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Those things that made FUDcon Blacksburg unique – Fun? Come and join us at :) Link Those things that made FUDcon Blacksburg unique – Fun? Come and join us at :) Link

Si eres de habla hispana, da click en este enlace para leer la versión en español I will try to make a weekly post about how is FUDcon planning going on. This will be the first time I organize an event where people from different countries and that’s pretty cool. For those of you who don’t know what is FUDcon, is the Fedora Users and Developers Conference, a major free software event held in various regions around the world, usually annually per region. FUDCon is a combination of sessions, talks, workshops, and hackfests in which contributors work on specific initiatives. Topics include infrastructure, feature development, community building, general management and governance, marketing, testing and QA, packaging, etc. FUDCon is always  [ Read More ]

El Festival Latinoamericano de Instalación de Software Libre (FLISoL) es el evento de difusión de Software Libre más grande en Latinoamérica. Se realiza desde el año 2005. Su principal objetivo es promover el uso del software libre, dando a conocer al público en general su filosofía, alcances, avances y desarrollo. A tal fin, las diversas comunidades locales de software libre (en cada país/ciudad/localidad), organizan simultáneamente eventos en los que se instala, de manera gratuita y totalmente legal, software libre en las computadoras que llevan los asistentes. Además, en forma paralela, se ofrecen charlas, ponencias y talleres, sobre temáticas locales, nacionales y latinoamericanas en torno al Software Libre, en toda su gama de expresiones: artística, académica, empresarial y social. En Venezuela,  [ Read More ]

We are internet addicts and there is no way we can hide it. We live from 10 to 20 hours using our gadgets and jet mad when others ask us to stop and “enjoy the real world for a while”… This is OUR real world, why can’t people understand it? Our social live, or some part of it, happens inside a screen, and we are uses to help because we learn from someone who also took part of his/her time to show us how special Fedora community is. But every fairy tale has his dark side… What happens when people doesn’t understand that is not a requirement to be 24/7 waiting for someone who needs help? Problem is’t them… We  [ Read More ]

FUDcon is always about knowledge and fun, and this is not the exception. We all arrive in time (I think for the first time) to the *late opening* and had a really interesting list of barcamp session proposals so people could vote. After that our higly recognized lord of the zombies and aliens from Fedoraland, Jared Smith, gave his talk. I must say that after saw Russell photographic gear I must say “Yes master”. We had so many interesting topics that we all the time look people running through the hallways trying to make it in time for other talks. Is kind of amazing to see people interested in learn and teach as much as possible just making FUDcon a  [ Read More ]