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01.06.2011 Open Music @ LinuxTag: New edition of "Penguin Planet"

For LinuxNacht 2011, DJ lynX edited a trance track of the Open Music CD from 2001.

30.05.2011 Featured: Vincent Untz, GNOME/Novell

We thought he doesn't want to participate in the Speaker Fetaures - but due to an email delivery error his answer reached us just this late, after LinuxTag! Quel malheur... Frenchman Vincent Untz joined the GNOME project in 2002 and startet working on the Linux distribution openSUSE at Novell in 2008. The 30-years-old engineer says his job is crazy, but he loves it all the more, and his perfect day features awakening on a snowy winterday.

23.05.2011 C L O S I N G R E P O R T

LinuxTag 2011: Linux puts a smile on everyone’s faces 17th edition of LinuxTag attended by 11,582 visitors from the open source community and from companies - Meeting place of the international community of developers - Successful debut of Security und Academy Day

12.05.2011 Featured: Gonéri Le Bouder, FusionInventory.org

Gonéri Le Bouder is both an employed software developer and a Debian developer. Debian is sometimes referred to as the best example for those projects, which get mad at the idea of commercial interests. Gonéri from Paris gives some hints for a definition for this conflict: For example, volunteers like new features, whereas companies prefer long term support.

11.05.2011 Featured: Walid Nouh, FusionInventory.org

Walid Nouh from Brussels says, he discovered a brandnew world with open source software. The IT consultant and developer worked the last five years exclusively on free software. He realizes that customers frequently ask about it: They don't know, but they want to try. Since 20 years now, he is also a strong believer in roller skates, so-called quadskates - still promoting them to the disadvantage of inline skates.

11.05.2011 Three, two, one… lift-off for LinuxTag 2011

Tomorrow, 11 May, sees the start of Europe’s leading event for Linux and Open Source - 77 independent projects, 43 commercial exhibitors, hundreds of papers and international keynote speakers – more than 10,000 visitors are expected – Linux and Open Source will be on gaming servers and with moon landing projects Berlin, 10 May 2011 - On Wednesday, 11 May, at 10 a.m., the official opening event will mark the launch of LinuxTag, Europe's leading trade fair and conference on Linux and Open...

09.05.2011 LinuxNacht: The LinuxTag Social Event, May 12, 2011

One of each year's highlights at LinuxTag is the spectacular social event called LinuxNacht which could be translated as LinuxNight. More than 600 guests wrap up the evening in a relaxed lounge atmosphere and celebrate the Open Source Community. Great food, relaxed music, comfortable lounges and refreshing cocktails are the main ingredients that make LinuxNacht the perfect place to chill and party.

08.05.2011 Featured: Rico Barth, c.a.p.e. IT GmbH

Rico Barth is probably able to spell the expanded meaning of the acronym OTRS ("Open Ticket Request System") backwards and forwards: The mathematician worked as system integrator for several years and made IT infrastructure and service management in 2006 with the founding of cape IT GmbH his very own business. His day starts at 5 a.m., he loves boogie woogie and he collects hats.

07.05.2011 Featured: Dominik Oepen, OpenPACE

Berlin based Dominik Oepen graduated with his Diploma thesis about "Authenticatin in the mobile web - usability of eID based authentication on NFC cellphones". He researched how the new German ID cards interact with mobile phones. The PhD student is one of two founders of the OpenPACE project, that builds upon OpenSSL and implements the PACE protocol (Password Authenticated Connection Establishment). It serves as a building block for additional projects.

09.05.2011 LinuxTag: Security by Transparency

One thing is certain: computer security using open source technology will be a wide-ranging key issue at LinuxTag, Europe’s leading trade fair and conference on Linux and Open Source, which will be taking place on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds for the fifth time from 11 to 14 May.

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