FOSDEM '09 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.


openSUSE Developer Room

Room: H.2214

openSUSE Developer Room

The openSUSE project is a worldwide community program sponsored by Novell that promotes the use of Linux everywhere.

The openSUSE project gives Linux developers and enthusiasts everything they need to get started with Linux.
The goals of the openSUSE project are:

  • Make openSUSE the easiest Linux distribution for anyone to obtain and the most widely used open source platform.
  • Provide an environment for open source collaboration that makes openSUSE the world's best Linux distribution for new and experienced Linux users.
  • Dramatically simplify and open the development and packaging processes to make openSUSE the platform of choice for Linux hackers and application developers.

When Event Speaker Media
Saturday 2009-02-07
Sat  13:00-13:15 Welcome to the openSUSE devroom Martin Lasarsch
Sat  13:15-13:45 Who can you trust ? Marko Jung
Sat  13:45-14:30 openSUSE Community Dinar Valeev
Sat  14:30-14:45 openSUSE Build Service overview Adrian Schroeter
Sat  14:45-15:30 Collaboration in the openSUSE Build Service Hendrik Vogelsang
Sat  15:30-16:15 Putting Cross Development Support into OBS Martin Mohring
Sat  16:15-17:00 Create your own Linux Distribution Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Sat  17:00-17:45 Creating customized openSUSE versions with SUSE Studio Daniel Bornkessel, Cornelius Schumacher
Sat  17:45-18:15 Legal aspects of distribution development Jürgen Weigert
Sat  18:15-19:00 Apport - Automatic Application Crash Reporting for openSUSE Jan Blunck
Sunday 2009-02-08
Sun  10:00-10:45 openSUSE education Andrea Florio, Lars Vogdt
Sun  10:45-11:15 Zypper - openSUSE's command line software manager Ján Kupec
Sun  11:15-12:00 Wine - the free Windows Emulator Marcus Meissner
Sun  12:00-12:45 MirrorBrain - Free CDN for Free Software Projects Peter Poeml
Sun  12:45-13:30 openSUSE on Netbooks Stefan Seyfried
Sun  13:30-14:15 YaST2 - Future Roadmap Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett
Sun  14:15-14:45 openFATE - How to get your most wanted features into openSUSE Thomas Schmidt
Sun  14:45-15:30 Architecture of Collaboration Brent McConnell
Sun  15:30-16:15 Bits from your GNOME team (with build service fun inside!) Vincent Untz
Sun  16:15-17:00 Putting the 'open' in openSUSE : Community-driven KDE development Will Stephenson