FOSDEM '08 is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.


CentOS+Fedora Developer Room

Room: H.1309

Joint CentOS and Fedora Developer Room

CentOS - Community Enterprise OS

CentOS is a an Enterprise community distribution, based on the sources from Red Hat Enterprise Linux. CentOS conforms with the upstream redistribution policy and aims to be 100% binary compatible.

The benefits of CentOS include a proven and stable enterprise platform, 7 years guaranteed low-risk security updates and low maintenance. These characteristics make CentOS suited for server environments, appliances and desktop systems.

As a community effort, CentOS has a big installation base, a vivid community and extra package repositories that complete the experience.

The CentOS booth is available to introduce you to CentOS 5.1, our latest release. For more advance inquiries you can find CentOS experts at the CentOS devroom to help you.


Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute. It is built by people across the globe who work together as a community: the Fedora Project. The Fedora Project is open and anyone is welcome to join.