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Fedora Events: LinuxTag 2009 Berlin, Germany

This page provides all the information that people need regarding Fedora's presence at LinuxTag in 2009.


LinuxTag is a free software expo and conference with an emphasis on Linux. It is relatively large, in 2008 over 11.000 visitors from around 30 nations, claiming that it is the largest expo of this kind in Europe. The LinuxTag byline in this year is "where .COM meets .ORG". This includes both representatives from not-for-profit/community projects and from companies.

When and Where

  • Tuesday June 23 -- Setup of booth, briefing for Ambassadors, and dinner.
  • Wednesday June 24 to Saturday June 27 -- Event.

LinuxTag 2009 is located at Messe am Funkturm, Berlin, Germany

The primary Ambassadors in charge of LinuxTag is GeroldKassube. FabianAffolter is the deputy, and together they lead the Fedora LinuxTag Team, which is organizing the event.

We have put together a Survival Kit for attendees.

Booth Personal

(in alphabetical order by first name)

Name Booth setup Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Clean-up Comments
Fabian Affolter X X X X X X X
Gerold Kassube X X X X X X X
Marco Ziesing X X X X X X X
Robert Scheck X X X X X X X
Thomas Woerner X X X X X X X


As with previous years, there will be a block of hotel rooms available for Ambassadors who are working to make the event successful.

Watch this page for more information.


The organization and booth setup staff is being organized here.

Items needed for the booth:

  • Stickers
  • Posters and Fedora textile banners.
  • Live CDs
  • Shirts and other swag.
  • Live USB station.
  • XO, EeePC, or other special hardware.

Daily Schedule

Tuesday 23 June

  1. Booth setup.
  2. Briefing for Ambassadors. (Short meeting specifically about LinuxTag).
  3. Dinner.

Wednesday 24 June

  1. Normal day of LinuxTag.
  2. also membership meeting of Fedora EMEA e.V. (for members and interested people)

Thursday 25 June

  1. Normal day of LinuxTag.

Friday 26 June

  1. Normal day of LinuxTag.
  2. Fedora Tracks takes places today.

Fedora Track

Organizer: JensKuehnel

Time frame Speaker Topic
10:00 - 10:10 xxx Introduction
10:10 - 11:00 xx xxx
11:00 - 12:00 xxx xxx
12:00 - 13:00 xxx xxx
13:00 - 15:00 Lunchtime
15:00 - 16:00 xxx xxx
16:00 - 17:00 xxx xxx
17:00 - 18:00 xxx xxx


  • JeroenVanMeeuwen -- topic TBA. Configuration Management Track: With help of other speakers, maybe we can set up a track consisting of Cobbler/Koan, Puppet/Augeas, Func/Symbolic and additional utilities (Genome, iClassify, IPA).
  • MaxSpevack -- topic TBA.

Saturday 27 June

  1. Final day of LinuxTag.
  2. Booth tear-down and cleanup after the exhibition hall closes.

Sunday 28 June

  1. Currently nothing planned.