Akademy ES is the yearly meeting of KDE developers and users in Spain. It is organized by the KDE Spain Association, and started in 2008. This year the event was organized in collaboration with the ClÃºster de Entidades Pro Software Libre de AragÃ³n, the Zaragoza Council and the FundaciÃ³n Zaragoza Ciudad del Conocimiento. Akademy ES took place during the 18th, 19th and 20th of May 2012. Of course, openSUSE was there with a number of talks! Read on for a report on the event from our ambassador, Rousinopoulos Athanasios-Ilias. (more…)
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LinuxTag in Berlin is still going and openSUSE is having a lot of fun at the event. At our booth we feature daily talks about ownCloud (13:00-14:00), AppArmor (15:00-16:00) and if you were there Thursday a talk about color management and related tools.
You can also come by for our Old Toad beer and of course for openSUSE DVD’s, flyers, stickers and all the answers to your questions. We sorry to not have t-shirts this year but we promise to do better next year. So, come by the booth and talk to us!
Last but not least, if you are not at LinuxTag, either because it’s a long walk from where you are or you can’t make it due to other responsibilities – openSUSE has a nice treat for you. A team of Geeko’s is busily recording talks at LinuxTag, encoding them and putting them on our blip and youtube channels! That’s right, you can watch a selection of LinuxTag talks on blip.tv and on our openSUSE TV channel on youtube. Enjoy!
Once again, the Greek openSUSE community was present and rocked in the Free open source software communities meeting, which took place this year in the beautiful town of Serres. We had 5 talks and 1 workshop.
- The openSUSE Project-talk (Kostas Koudaras)
- Yast-talk (Kostas Koudaras-Stathis Agrapidis)
- openSUSE Medical-talk (Stathis Iosifidis)
- OwnCloud-talk (Stathis Iosifidis but originally registered from Chris Loukas)
- OBS-workshop (Stathis Agrapidis)
- Gnome Extensions-talk (Stathis Iosifidis)
- Animal Shelter Manager-talk (Stathis Iosifidis) (more…)
It’s that time of the year again – FLISOL, the “Festival Latinoamericano de InstalaciÃ³n de Software Libre” (Latin American free software install fest) will start in about 6 weeks! If you live in Latin America, you can join one of the hundreds of install fests happening all over the continent on April 28th. And if there is nothing close by, there is no reason you can’t organize it yourself… (more…)
The openSUSE 12.1 distribution is released. After 8 months of hard work by the openSUSE community, the result could be something less than awesome. It is true that openSUSE 12.1 has received the best reviews of all famous open source sites and also has begun to gain many new members at the community, users and contributors.
Time to celebrate!
As is known the openSUSE community after the hard work done to release another great distribution, wants to celebrate it! And why not! Around the world communities, Linux groups and LUGs organize release parties.
The G(r)eekos Way!!!
openSUSE 12.1 is already installed on our machines by November 16. The Greek openSUSE community in collaboration with other communities, university Linux teams and LUGs invites you to come and celebrate the brand new release of openSUSE 12.1. Release parties are organized in many Greek cities! If you’re near a city where a party is organized do not hesitate to meet us, attend an Install Fest or a presentation about openSUSE 12.1, drink lots of beers, talk with us and have fun!
We expect to meet you at one of the parties, as well as help you organize one in your town! Good company, beer and goodwill are the key ingredients of a successful Release party!
On Thursday 1 December we will celebrate in Larisa with a presentation and an Install Fest at 13:00 and afterward we will go at a local tsipouradiko. Moreover, on Saturday 3 December in Kastoria at 19:00 at Zaza bar. Furthermore, on Sunday 4 December we will celebrate in Thesaloniki at Bar Pierrot Le Fou at 22:00. Last but not least there will be 3 more parties that are going to be announcend the next few days.
Have a lot of fun!
The IT world moves fast and along with it does social networking. It’s been only a few days since Google announced the limited availability of Google+ pages and already thousands of Google-plussers have created a Google+ page. Of course, we’re social too and thus the openSUSE project now has an official Google+ page!
In less than 3 weeks, our little baby, openSUSE 12.1, will be released into the wild. Now as you know, babies need lots of attention! This is where we need YOU.
openSUSE 12.1 needs to be promoted everywhere! That is, on your blog; on twitter, facebook, Google plus; and much more! Read on for details and tips on how you can help us spread the word! (more…)
Friday 16.09, while working on the openSUSE 12.1 marketing actions during the Marketing Hackfest, two of us had the spontaneous idea to suggest an interview to Michael Miller(Vice President of Global Alliances & Marketing for SUSE), asking him a few questions we could have in the openSUSE community. We did not have the time to go around, to find the FAQ or to choose the â€œbest questionsâ€. It was kind of â€œshall we do that, around a cup of coffee ? Why not ?â€. And Michael Miller accepted our proposition, without any objection or any â€œjoker’s needâ€.
A big kudos to all our ambassadors who are working very hard to let the world know about openSUSE! They have been organizing events, speaking to people and writing about the awesomeness of openSUSE Project. Below are a few events that were openSUSE boosted in the last few days by our ambassadors. We probably still missed some as it can be hard to track everything that’s going on!