This day is open to the public with events of interest to a wide audience.
The schedule of today's events include, among others:
- A Newbie's Newbie Guide to Debian
- Ask Anything About Debian
- Debian Packaging 101
- Debian InstallFest
- Presentations or workshops related to free software projects and local organizations.
Everyone is welcome to attend! It is a great possibility for interested users to meet our community and for Debian to widen our community.
See the full schedule for today's events at https://debconf17.debconf.org/schedule/open-day/.
If you want to engage remotely, you can watch the video streaming of the Open Day events happening in the "Rex" room, or join the conversation in the channels #debconf17-rex, #debconf17-potato and #debconf17-woody in the OFTC IRC network.
DebConf17 Schedule Published!Tue 25 July 2017 by DebConf team with tags debconf17 debconf openday
The DebConf17 orga team is proud to announce that over 120 activities have been scheduled so far, including 45- and 20-minute talks, team meetings, and workshops, as well as a variety of other events.
Most of the talks and BoFs will be streamed and recorded, thanks to our amazing video team!
We'd like to remind you that Saturday August 5th is also our much anticipated Open Day! This means a program for a wider audience, including special activities for newcomers, such as an AMA session about Debian, a beginners workshop on packaging, a thoughtful talk about freedom with regard to today's popular gadgets and more.
In addition to the published schedule, we'll provide rooms for ad-hoc sessions where attendees will be able to schedule activities at any time during the whole conference.
The current schedule is available at https://debconf17.debconf.org/schedule/
This is also available through an XML feed. You can use ConfClerk in Debian to consume this, or Giggity on Android devices: https://debconf17.debconf.org/schedule/mobile/
We look forward to seeing you in Montreal!
New Debian Developers and Maintainers (May and June 2017)Sun 02 July 2017 by Jean-Pierre Giraud with tags project
The following contributors got their Debian Developer accounts in the last two months:
- Alex Muntada (alexm)
- Ilias Tsitsimpis (iliastsi)
- Daniel Lenharo de Souza (lenharo)
- Shih-Yuan Lee (fourdollars)
- Roger Shimizu (rosh)
The following contributors were added as Debian Maintainers in the last two months:
- James Valleroy
- Ryan Tandy
- Martin Kepplinger
- Jean Baptiste Favre
- Ana Cristina Custura
- Unit 193
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Platinum Sponsor of DebConf17Fri 23 June 2017 by Laura Arjona Reina with tags debconf17 debconf sponsors HPE
"Hewlett Packard Enterprise is excited to support Debian's annual developer conference again this year", said Steve Geary, Senior Director R&D at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. "As Platinum sponsors and member of the Debian community, HPE is committed to supporting Debconf. The conference, community and open distribution are foundational to the development of The Machine research program and will our bring our Memory Driven Computing agenda to life."
HPE is one of the largest computer companies in the world, providing a wide range of products and services, such as servers, storage, networking, consulting and support, software, and financial services.
HPE is also a development partner of Debian, and provides hardware for port development, Debian mirrors, and other Debian services (hardware donations are listed in the Debian machines page).
With this additional commitment as Platinum Sponsor, HPE contributes to make possible our annual conference, and directly supports the progress of Debian and Free Software helping to strengthen the community that continues to collaborate on Debian projects throughout the rest of the year.
Thank you very much Hewlett Packard Enterprise, for your support of DebConf17!
Become a sponsor too!
DebConf17 is still accepting sponsors. Interested companies and organizations may contact the DebConf team through email@example.com, and visit the DebConf17 website at https://debconf17.debconf.org.
Debian 9.0 Stretch has been released!Sun 18 June 2017 by Ana Guerrero Lopez and Laura Arjona Reina with tags stretch
Let yourself be embraced by the purple rubber toy octopus! We're happy to announce the release of Debian 9.0, codenamed Stretch.
Already a happy Debian user and you only want to upgrade? You can easily upgrade from your current Debian 8 Jessie installation, please read the release notes.
Do you want to celebrate the release? Share the banner from this blog in your blog or your website!