The Conference

LinuxConf [ZA] 2021 is a conference aimed at the Linux and Open Source community within Southern Africa. It provides anyone working on or with Linux and Open Source tools & applications, or with a passion for Open Source development, to discover new trends, network with like-minded individuals, irrespective of whether the attendees are developers, system or database administrators, or anyone else working with Linux and Open Source applications.

Topics covered at the conference will range from Linux Kernel and OS, Linux Distributions, Containers, Virtualisation, System Administration, Open Source Applications, Networking and Development Environments.

LinuxConf [ZA] takes place in the same week as PostgresConf South Africa, the PostgreSQL database conference, and PyConZA, the Python programming conference.

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LinuxConf [ZA] 2021 takes place in Open Source Week along with PostgresConf South Africa 2021 and PyConZA 2021, so head over to their sites and look at their schedules too.

Monday, 4 October is the main conference day for LinuxConf [ZA] 2021. There will be 2 tracks of talks.

All talks, tracks, sessions and workshops will be held online and how to connect will be communicated just prior to the conference.

08:00 - 09:00


09:30 - 09:40

Opening & Welcome

12:30 - 13:30


15:50 - 16:10



Gold sponsor

Silver sponsor

LinuxConf [ZA] offers a number of sponsorship opportunities for your organisation to connect and interact with IT professionals in Southern Africa across multiple disciplines, all with an interest in Linux, Open Source products and networking.

If you would like to become a sponsor, please download our Sponsorship Information document or get in touch with us.


LinuxConf [ZA] 2021 will be held entirely online this year.

The links for accessing the talks/workshops will be sent out just before the conference.

Code of Conduct

LinuxConf [ZA] is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form.