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FOSDEM 2011: Sunday

In advance of FOSDEM 2012, I’m publishing previous years’ notes. Here’s 2011 day two: Sunday. Barebox Reason for attending this talk: to understand more of the technical details behind fast boot of Linux devices, which will be an important factor … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2011: Saturday

In advance of FOSDEM 2012, I’m publishing previous years’ notes. Here’s 2011 day one: Saturday. FOSDEM is the Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting, an annual free event hosted in Brussels and entirely organised and run by volunteers. … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2010

Although I’ve been a regular at FOSDEM for a few years now, I’ve been rather poor in ensuring my notes got onto this blog. In advance of FOSDEM 2012, I’m publishing previous years’ notes. Here’s 2010. The Free and Open … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2011

In a few hours I’ll be hopping on the Eurostar to Brussels… This year the schedule is as good as ever, and I already have the usual dilemma of which talks to attend. I’ve managed to narrow it down to … Continue reading

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Meego review

I’m off to FOSDEM next weekend, so I’ve got my aged EeePC 901 out of the cupboard. It’s the only laptop I have that can stand up to really long days without a power socket. I’m trying out a selection … Continue reading

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GUADEC 2010

GUADEC is the GNOME Users’ and Developers’ European Conference, and I got to go there this year, following my visit to the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit last year and LiMo’s announcement of GNOME Foundation sponsorship. GUADEC is the place to … Continue reading

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Oracle vs. Google

This is ‘fun': “Oracle filed a complaint in federal court in California, alleging the infringement of seven patents and copyrights by Google’s Android mobile operating system software.” http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oracle-sues-google-for-patent-infringement-2010-08-12 “Android (including without limitation the Dalvik VM and the Android software development … Continue reading

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LinuxTag and WIPJam

(This post originally appeared on the LiMo Foundation blog) A couple of weeks ago I went to Berlin for the annual LinuxTag event and to participate in the WIPJam running on the first day. This was my first visit to … Continue reading

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UDS Maverick

I’m here at the Maverick Ubuntu Developer Summit for a couple of days. It’s been a great experience so far, and the quality of the discussion has been outstanding. I’m primarily here to listen in on the Ubuntu on ARM … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2010

I’m off to FOSDEM tomorrow, for a weekend of free and open source software talks, discussions, and Belgian beer. Somehow I’ve ended up doing two talks (my original plan was for a quick lightning talk on LiMo). The talks are … Continue reading

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