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Call for Supplemental Wallpapers

August 19th, 2012 von buergermeister

Fedora brings in addition to the great design standard wallpaper always supplementary wallpapers. That wallpapers are collected from the community and the best 15 of them are chosen from the Design Team and packaged. Now its time to collect that supplementary wallpapers for Fedora 18 “Spherical Cow“.

There are some restrictions for what can be submitted some are technical nature:

  • Must use a format that can be read by software available in Fedora Package Collection. Preferred image formats include SVG and PNG. Master files, which may be further edited, should be maintained in non-lossy formats. Preserving vector graphics, raster layers, and channels is important for such materials.
  • Originals for landscape formats must be a minimum of 1600 pixels wide and 1200 pixels high. The larger the better. Photographic submissions should be made at the highest resolution the camera is capable of.
  • Should be provided in a 16 x 9 aspect ratio when possible.
  • No watermarks, signatures, photographer/creator names, or messages may be included in any part of the work. However if the license allows, and the photo is compelling enough, we could remove watermarks.

some are more organizational nature:

  • Must be covered by the Contributor License Agreement. We cannot accept contributions from individuals who have not signed the CLA in the Fedora Account System. The CLA allows us to properly license artwork submissions for distribution with Fedora and other Fedora projects.
  • Must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement. If your submissions include or derive from artwork created by other people, please make sure the license of the original work you incorporate is compatible with Fedora and that you are not violating any of the provisions of its license. Just because a work is licensed with a Creative Commons license does not mean it is free to use (make sure you provide attribution to artists that license their work with a CC Attribution clause.)
  • Should have the consent and approval of the author or creator
  • Are thereby licensed to the public for reuse under CC-BY-SA unless specifically identified as being licensed by another approved liberal open source license. See a list of approved licenses for Fedora

The deadline until you can submit your artwork is the 5th of September 2012 23:59 UTC. You can submit your material directly to the wiki: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/F18_Artwork/Submissions/Supplemental_Wallpapers. For further questions, you can send me a mail gnokii@fedoraproject.org. I am looking forward to many great submissions…

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Fake Tilt Shift mit Inkscape

August 15th, 2012 von buergermeister

Es ist wieder einmal Zeit für einen Screencast rund um Inkscape. Dieses Mal zeige ich wie man mit Inkscape eine Tilt Shift Grafik faked. Das Ergebnis dieser Bilder sieht dann aus, als ob man Miniaturen anstatt des Originales geschossen hat. Das Ganze läßt sich auch ohne die entsprechenden Objekte durch digitale Nachbearbeitung erreichen. Da es sich dabei eigentlich um Rastergrafiken handelt, ist man mit einem Werkzeug wie GIMP eigentlich besser beraten. Allerdings verfügt Inkscape auch über Funktionen, mit den man Rastergrafiken bearbeiten kann. Neben diesen Funktionen, wird in diesem Screencast auf Masken und Ausschneidepfade eingegangen.

Also viel Spaß beim anschauen und nachmachen, Kritiken und Anregungen wie immer in die Kommentare.

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Face of Spherical Cow

August 11th, 2012 von buergermeister

The Design Team had yesterday again a little meeting/hackfest for working on the design for Spherical Cow. And this is the result of the hackfest:

We merged Mizmos Steel Background with my spherical Nebulas. It looks beautiful now, from tha far it looks a little bit like snowflakes but it are definitly Qubits ;) Martin already packaged the background and it  just needs some reviews.

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Only 3 weeks until FrOSCon

August 5th, 2012 von buergermeister

There are only a few weeks and then one of the coolest FLOSS events in Germany will happen. Fedora will have an booth and an special track there. I putted the talks for the special track in the FrOSCon system now and the are published in the FrOSCon program now. We will share the room with other distributions and concentrate on the topic packaging.

 

  • Oliver Burger will give an introduction to RPM and will also show how to package for Mageia
  • Robert Scheck will introduce the Fedora packaging guidelines
  • Michal Hrusecky will show how the openBuildService works and what is new on functions on it
  • Ralph Angenendt will talk about how from the sources CentOS is build
  • Myself will talk about Fedora EPEL and after all talks there will be enough time for learning packaging in a 3 hours workshop.

All talks and lectures will be held in German or English, depending on the audience. Except the one for OBS because Michal dont speaks German. So if you are interested in that topic step by Fedora has room C130, but you are also welcomed on the Fedora booth.

 

 

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backlog clipart campaign

August 2nd, 2012 von buergermeister

As I am running since a month a little campaign, its time to look for the results. Friends of mine started a campaign to collect money for new hardware for me and as I am feeling not so well accepting such gifts, I decided to draw for each 10€ a clipart and upload it to the OpenClipartLibrary. That means they are public domain then and useable for any purpose.

So thats what I am published last month. So that are 30 cliparts, so enjoy them. Right now I think it was a little bit stupid idea as I need for each between app. 3-4 hours to draw it. I didnt think that the sum on the pledgie will so fast growing and I have to draw so fast. So it will take me a while to draw the cliparts for the sum which is donated right now. Especcially I want not upload cliparts with low quality. But many thx to all donators (known and unknown) I am sure, I will catch up with drawing soon.

P.S. if someone is out there interested helping to make the service OCAL provides better, there is a Hackfest planned for September because right now, the loading times of OCAL are horrible.

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Spherical Cow needs a face

August 1st, 2012 von buergermeister

A german floss news page wrote yesterday that Fedora 18 has his shape now. What it still misses is a face and thats not so an easy task with an name like Spherical Cow. Some might read Mizmo’s post about the things that happend yesterday arround the design for Fedora 18. We had yesterday a little brainstorming what to do and it turned into an hackfest and things moved forward. There are some ideas for the design for “cosmic cow”, you can all see them in the post from Mizmo.

But I like to talk a little bit more about mine. In Vienna I saw at the Fedora booth the game OSMOS running, I dont know whats the game about but it creates beautiful spheres and I saw them and thaught thats how spherical cows look like. Gergely took a screenshot of some of them and reminded me yesterday on that idea. So I tried yesterday to create similar spheres with Inkscape. My creation turned out a little bit more “electrical” looking, but thats not bad because electricity is power and Fedora has power.

So thats the status now and right now, I am unhappy with. Especially with the background which contains simple formulas from quantum computing (which should be a cow) e.g. of a qubit. I am also unhappy with the colors. So maybe someone has a idea which brings me forward. You can find the source for playing with it on my fpo account.

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Inkscape-Workshop

Juli 16th, 2012 von buergermeister

Einige haben mich auf der letzten Ubucon angesprochen, ob es nicht möglich sei auch mal einen ausgiebigeren Inkscape-Workshop zu machen. Dieser soll weniger nach der Art, wir machen etwas zusammen, mit Inkscape sein sondern mehr  die Handhabung generell erklären und Tricks und Kniffe bringen. Von meiner Seite stellt das erst einmal grundsätzlich kein Problem dar. Jetzt, da sich bei mir die Planung für den Rest des Jahres abzeichnet, könnte man das in Angriff nehmen. Dazu brauche ich allerdings einige Antworten.

Besteht daran immer noch Interesse?

Für den Ort, im Moment denke ich an Chemnitz, da ich hier Zugriff auf einen Schulungsraum für 12 Personen habe, der keine Kosten verursacht. Was allerdings die Teilnehmerzahl begrenzt, ich würde allerdings ohnehin Obergrenzen setzen. Beginn wäre Freitag Abend, mit nur Vorbereitungen und Samstag/Sonntag dann den ganzen Tag. Kosten entstehen nur für die Unterlagen, die Anreise und Unterkunft, man findet aber hier sehr preisgünstige Unterkünfte. Wenn also immer noch Interesse besteht, einfach bei mir melden oder in die Kommentare schreiben.

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OpenClipart integriert Flattr

Juli 12th, 2012 von buergermeister

Wie sicher alle wissen, mag ich die OpenClipartLibrary und andere eigentlich auch, schliesslich benutzen Sie eine gepackte Version dieser. Die gepackte Version ist allerdings nur ein sehr kleiner Bruchteil dessen, was an Clipart eigentlich vorhanden ist. Es hat schon seit langer Zeit keine gepackte Version mehr gegeben. Dafür gibt es einen ganz simplen Grund, die Datenmenge, die eine solche gepackte Version umfasst.

Für alle Inkscape-Anwender tut das an der Stelle nichts zur Sache, schliesslich verfügt Inkscape über eine Importfunktion direkt aus der OpenClipartLibrary. Für die Exportfunktion, findet man zwar noch die Einstellungen in den Einstellungen von Inkscape, allerdings ist die Funktion selbst nicht vorhanden, sie wurde aus Stabilitätsgründen eingestellt. Und hier ist der Hund begraben, eigentlich bedürfte die Importfunktion der Verbesserung, OCAL selbst würde gern das packen der selbst erstellten Collections erlauben, all das würde allerdings weiteren Traffic und Last auf den Servern verursachen. Ich selbst würde mir viel mehr Stabilität des Services wünschen. Allerdings muss der Zauber irgendwann von jemand finanziert werden.

Vor wenigen Tagen gab es deshalb eine kurze Auseinandersetzung über die Einbindung weiterer Werbung in OCAL. Seit geraumer Zeit wird schon auf den einzelnen Seiten der Clipart und auf bestimmten Sucheseiten, Werbung eines kommerziellen Bilderdienstes angezeigt. Den Button für Spenden, den man direkt auf der Frontseite findet, den benutzt so gut wie niemand, eigentlich schade. Weitere Werbung sollte meines Erachten nicht wirklich sein, außerdem würde die Einbindung externer Services den Service den OCAL bieten kann nur weiter verschlechtern, die Ladezeiten sind jetzt schon teilweise jenseits von gut und böse.

Nicht das sich alles nur verschlechtert hat, es gibt auch gutes. Zum Beispiel kann man, falls man Rastergrafiken wünscht zum Download, deren Größe bestimmen. Auch ist die Qualität der Clipart in letzter Zeit gestiegen, Beitragende wie Visious-Speed, tzunghaor und hatalar205 allein haben schon sehr tolle Clipart veröffentlicht. Auch hier ist eine neue Funktion hinzugekommen, die die Spreu vom Weizen trennen soll, die Likes (auch wenn sie derzeit nur eingeschränkt benutzbar ist)

Damit die Entwicklung weiter gehen kann, ist aber eines von Nöten Geld und aus diesem Grund findet man auf den einzelnen Clipart-Seiten jetzt einen Flattr-Button. Btw. ich habe da auch gerade eine eigene kleine Aktion am laufen, weil ich ja nun mal ein neues Arbeitswerkzeug brauche. Also Leute, falls ihr Cliparts aus der Library verwendet, seit so nett und Hit The Button!

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FrOSCon 2012 – Search for talks!

Juli 5th, 2012 von buergermeister

End of August there will be the 7th FrOSCon in St. Augustin near Cologne/Germany. Fedora will have a booth there but still I search for personal to man it. Until now, we are only 2 persons for the booth, thats definitly not enough especially as I have an workshop with 3hrs length in the program of FrOSCon. Christoph also requested a room, like last year where we can have ur own program with Fedora related talks.

To make that happen we would need at least 5 or 6 talks for the day we have the room. So if you have something interesting to speak about, and I am sure there is a lot of new things arround Fedora to speak about. FrOSCon is definitly the target audience for Fedora, people with interests in programming and higher level of system administration and btw. the Koelsch & Barbecue party in the evening is famous. So if you interested in manning the booth or deliver a talk/workshop, add your ideas to the wiki page or speak with me.

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Inkscape – Export Tricks

Juli 3rd, 2012 von buergermeister

Ganz oft wird scheinbar nach “DEM” Tutorial für Icon-Design gesucht, ein solches kann es aber gar nicht geben. Es ist eine ganze Reihe an Dingen, die man wissen muss. Die Verwendung nicht nur der gleichen Farbpalette, sondern auch gleicher Farbverläfue sind nur eine Sache. Ganze Icon-Set in nur einer Datei zu bearbeiten hat den Vorteil, einen Farbverlauf auch nur einmal editieren zu müssen. Auch auf dem zu erwartendem Hintergrund zu arbeiten ist ein weitere Trick.  Im heutigen Screencast zeige ich einfach meine Vorgehensweise für Iconsets und wie ich sie auf die verschiedenen benötigten Größen skaliere und exportiere, keine große Sache, wenn man weiß wie.


Einen kleinen Haken hat die gezeigte Methode allerdings, auf diese Weise des Export kann nur mit 90DPI Auflösung exportiert werden, für andere Auflösungen muss man doch die Kommandozeile bemühen, aber auch hier ist die Umbenennung der Gruppen hilfreich.

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Drawing for a new laptop

Juli 2nd, 2012 von buergermeister

Some of my friends decided that I would need a new laptop. So they started a campaign to collect the money for a new one. That is indeed true I would need a new one, since my sheeba broke I take one of the company, but thats not always possible and then I use my old one but old means old.
But people who know me, know I feeling not very well accepting gifts. So I decided to do something for it. I will for each 10€ that will be collected make a clipart and put it to the OpenClipartLibrary what means it will be public domain. Means on the end 90 new cliparts available there.

As there is already some money on the moneybox, I started yesterday uploading a clipart set. Hope you can enjoy them, you can do whatever you want with it.

P.S. a few minutes ago I got a mail, someone asked me, if he can use the map clipart for an geo tagging app. Of course you can!

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Distributionen bestaunen…

Juli 1st, 2012 von buergermeister

Wer schon immer einen Blick auf andere Distributionen werfen wollte ohne diese erst aus dem Internet herunter zu laden und selbst zu installieren, der hat bisher immer einen Blick zu Distrowatch geworfen und dort den einen oder anderen mehr oder minder aktuellen Screenshot gefunden.  Da gibt es aber eine weitere Möglichkeit, Chris Haney hat eine Datenbank mit Screenshots der Distributionen aufgebaut. Die Datenbank umfasst derzeit rund 400 verschiedene Distributionen, von denen man sich nicht nur die aktuelle sondern auch ältere Releases in Form von Screenshots anschauen kann. Der Mann muss ziemlich viel Zeit mit Installationen verbringen :D

 

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  • Inkscape – Kreideschmierereien

    Juni 26th, 2012 von buergermeister

    Ich habe einmal wieder einen kleinen Inkscape-Screencast produziert. Dieses Mal zeige ich, wie man mit Hilfe von LPE eine Schrift erzeugt, die wie mit Kreide geschrieben ausschaut.

    Viel Spaß beim ansehen und nachmachen, Kritiken und Anregungen, wie immer in die Kommentare.

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    LinuxTag Wrap-up

    Mai 29th, 2012 von buergermeister

    Last week I was in Berlin for LinuxTag, “Europes leading Open Source Event”. But I wasnt alone, there was other Fedorians too and I saw also some “Beefy Miracles”. ;)

    As always the event begins with the travel to it. This year I had bad luck with it. First of all I couldnt go by car so I had to take the train. And that is with all the stuff really hard, not the sitting in the train but moving it from train to train or from the station to the venue. So as I arrived I really sweated especially I had to take a long detour for the construction area  opposite the fairground. After the preparation of the booth we all went to our accommodations. The day ended for me with some beer and a little barbecue.

    Wednesday is allways a day with a lot of people wearing ties so more business as community. This year there was definitly more people at this day as last year. Next to the Fedora booth was Centos and a HotDog Place, so we had some vouchers for HotDogs because we couldnt handout real Beefy Miracles. A guy named Michael Larabel found them really tasty. The wednesday ends for me tradionally on the GUUG evening. On thursday and friday the halls begun to be more crowded. Every media I brought to Berlin was gone friday evening, we had only 1 DVD left saturday morning. I used the time in Berlin also to speak with some people about the upcoming Linux Color Management Hackfest in Brno.
    Saturday in the morning, I had a shift as session chair and in the same track together with Kai-Uwe Behrmann our talk “Bring Color To The Game“. The honor on this day goes to cwickert, who presented Fedora in a Beefy Miracle costume on the Projects Fast Forward and also took part for Fedora in the Distro Battle, a longer track where different Linux distributions can show, how tasks in with there distribution can be done.
    I had to go this year a hour before the LinuxTag ended, for fetch my train and the travel home was again an adventure with delayed trains.

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    Linux Color Management Hackfest

    Mai 22nd, 2012 von buergermeister

    One of the good things that happend on LGM, was that Richard Hughes and Kai-Uwe Behrmann found time to speak with each other and found a way how they can work together in the future. That brought a new spirit to OpenICC and made a lot of people happy. Since then there was a lot of work on metadata key and also on some discussions about color managed printing. But this is mostly theoretical work and both like to write also code. So time to move forward there also.

    There was since a long time the idea to an Hackfest on color management stuff. On LGM we had all three together also the time to speak about this topic, and we all had the feeling that would move color management on the free desktop forward. So now we made some plans and the hackfest will be in November. As you can see Kai-Uwe and also Hughsie blogged already about it.

    The hackfest will be from 16th-19th of November 2012 in Brno, RedHat offices. There is already a wiki page for the hackfest. Planned is to get some experts in color management together with authors of applications, also working color managemed printing, move some browsers forward on this topic and also work on color management in toolkits. Some people from QT showed already interest.

    So if you are interested, contact me or Kai-Uwe or simple join the #openicc channel on freenode.

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    Mandriva community driven???

    Mai 18th, 2012 von buergermeister

    Vor fast 2 Jahren kam es bei Mandriva zum Eklat und ein Fork, den wohl die meisten kennen Mageia war die Folge. Während die Mageia Community wächst und Version 2 in den nächsten Tagen erscheinen wird, hat Mandriva immer noch mit Problemen zu kämpfen. Mitte April hat Jean-Manuel Croset im Zuge der Vorbereitungen der Aktionärsversammlung von Mandriva, die Community aufgerufen sich zu Wort zu melden. Unter der Ãœberschrift “Mandriva Linux will return to the community” hat sich Jean-Manuel Croset als CEO von Mandriva nun wieder zu Wort gemeldet und sagt, dass eine Entscheidung getroffen wurde Mandriva Linux an eine von Mandriva unabhängige Einheit zu transferieren. Eine Arbeitsgruppe aus Communityvertretern wäre gebildet worden, der es nun obliegen würde, die Strukturen, Prozesse und Organisation dieser neuen Einheit zu definieren.

    Meiner Meinung nach ist dieser Blogeintrag wieder mal ziemlich schwammig und wird wohl auch nichts weiter bringen, den Zug Mandriva den habt ihr verpasst.  Das Mandriva dann wohl der Upstream für Business-Produkte von Mandriva SA werden soll, da braucht man nicht erst auf den Businessplan warten den Mandriva SA veröffentlichen wird. Warum Mandriva SA nicht Mageia unterstützen will dürfte auf der Hand liegen, auch in der Mandriva Einheit, wie auch immer die aussehen wird, wird es wohl ein Entscheidungsgremium geben in dem Mandriva SA sich wohl ein Veto-Recht sichern zu meinen scheint. Naja schauen wir mal, wie es weiter geht in diesem Zirkus….

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    Tickets für LinuxTag

    Mai 11th, 2012 von buergermeister

    Auch dieses Jahr gibt es wieder die Möglichkeit von mir ein Wochenticket für den LinuxTag zu bekommen und wie in den vergangenen Jahren auch, dafür einfach eine Mail schreiben oder hier einen Kommentar hinterlassen. Keine Angst es sind schon ein paar da ;)

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    day +3 LGM/Linuxwochen

    Mai 9th, 2012 von buergermeister

    Saturday the 5th of May was the last day of Libre Graphics Meeting and also of the Linuxwochen Vienna. It was the day of Beastie and Puffy invasion, because the european BSDday.eu was also in the venue. In the morning I had again a Inkscape workshop on the Linuxwochen, which was better visited as the one on the day before. So I had no time for the talks at the Libre Graphics Meeting. After a short lunch break a second workshop followed. It was a workshop about the whole workflow for preparing magazines/books and of course working with free software. Planned was to prepare a book with all the paper of LGM in that workshop, but I only got 3 of them. So on the end it was more a BoF-session about all the work which have to be done preparing a magazin or book. Thats already a lot, book sizes, book layout, font decission and all that.

    After the workshop my voice was gone at least until I had a drink. But I needed not really my voice anymore that day. I joined Pete Ippels talk Transitional Work Flow For Artists Making The Libre Graphics Leap and and It Builds Character a talk from Nathan Willies introducing new free software tools for font development. After that the LGM ended and there was a short discussion where the next one should be. So next LGM will be in Madrid and there are some voices doing it in Asia. And thats problematic, there are to much people who like to protect what they have, an LGM in Europe or Montreal. But we will see…

    The day ended for most of us in the same restaurant we went on tuesday evening, so that meant “Schnitzel” for the most of us. This time the crowed was bigger as in tuesday so we needed another table extra. But we stayed not to long as some of us, already started there travelling home directly from there or at the next morning.

    pictures Nicu & Tom Lechner, both CC-BY-SA

    Nicu managed already to upload most of his pictures and Mizmo did also made a bigger upload. For Taticas pictures I think we have to wait for a few days, she is in “zombie mode” after her arrival at home yesterday evening.

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    day +2 LGM/Linuxwochen

    Mai 9th, 2012 von buergermeister

    Friday the 4th of May was the 3rd day of Libre Graphics Meeting and the 2nd of Linuxwochen Vienna. The day of the goat invasion or the day I had not really fun. Why, I missed all the talks I was really interested in. For example Johan Engelen with the development of Powerstroke in Inkscape. I missed them because I had at the same time an Inkscape workshop on Linuxwochen. The workshop wasnt so crowed as they normally are. Because it was friday in the morning, a lot of people have to work. But there was no other time slot left. So I couldnt enjoy all the interesting talks from the GIMP world.

    At 3pm was a bigger slot with an panel: Doing Design In The World Of FLOSS which Mizmo, Allan Day and me was planned for, Peter Sikking joined us also. The problem sitting on the end means, very often the points are taken. After that I skipped one talk and watched later Nicus talk about Free Culture meets Free Software: Wiki Loves Monuments and after that a video presentation from Bassam Kurdali about the Tube movie project. I had an conversation with Bassam a week before LGM started about that, because there was the idea to do a free movie session on the Linuxwochen after party on friday. But before we went to that, there was another q/talk planned like the day before. This time about open hardware, Pete Ippel talked about the MilkyMist One, Richard Hughes about the ColorHug and normally Mickey Lauer was planned but he didnt make it, so Zoltan joined the round and talked about the Nanonote.

    After the q/talk I played again the role of a tourist guide and we went to the MuseumsQuartier. That is one of the places I like most, there is a lot of art and its also a place for Geeks as there is the quartier 21 for digital art and life style. The Linuxwochen after party wasnt invaded from LGM people like Nicu wrote, it was actually planned this way. Normally the after party its just a bigger table with arround 20 people as the most speakers are on there way home after there talk. Thats a problem of a longer event, you will never get all together. I tried to show some free movies, but it was already to late for that. On the social event Elisa de Castro Guerra went to me and used one of the few chances to speak with me, it was actually funny, because she works also for Doudou Linux, where I did last year made a submission to the Logo Contest and we had time to talk a little bit about it. Later we went for a couple of hours to the Metalab, Viennas hackerspace, which isnt far from the MQ and then home.

    pictures Nicu & Kai-Uwe Behrmann

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    day +1 LGM/LinuxWochen

    Mai 8th, 2012 von buergermeister

    May the 3rd was the second day of Libre Graphics Meeting and the first one of Linuxwochen Vienna. So in the foyer of the UAS Technikum opened the exhibition area and also DrupalDay.at and the first talks of Linuxwochen helped to fill the area with people. Of course there was a Fedora booth at the exhibition and it was the biggest one. I brought the table cloth and one of the rollups to Vienna, and also what was left from FOSDEM on stickers. Mizmo brought also some stickers and flyers and also some DesignSuite DVD. Zoltan brought cheatcubes, DVD and an OLPC. So the booth was well prepared. The Fedora booth was also photographed from the Der Standard and published on his online platform. As you can see not only the both was photographed, also Taticas keynote was topic. She had later an interview with Der Standard and got there own article. The topic on migration to Linux is really from interest for the people in Vienna, as the migration in that city failed and they have to spent now again every year a lot of mon€y for licenses. On the end the topic was from so much interest, that the organizers decided to give a second slot to Tatica speaking about the situation arround Open Source in Latinamerica. Together we managed the spontaneously additional talk.

    On the Libre Graphics Meeting side Mizmo and Emichan had their talk: An awesome FLOSS design collaboration workflow presenting SparkleShare, Magic Mockup, GlitterGallery and DesignHub. I didnt see a lot of talks on LGM on this day, but this one I didnt miss. The day on the event ended with an traditional q/talk from q/uintessenz. The topic on that panel discussion was “Open Content, Free Culture” the guests was Pete Ippel, Ricardo Lafuente and Ana Carvalho who work together on Libre Graphics Magazin and the guy who does always Free & Open Movie Nights, I think he is called gnokii ;) So an second additional talk at this day. We didnt went out for dinner this evening and I prepared a dinner in our appartment, “Zwiebelkuchen” and 2 nice bottle of wine.

    photo by Nicu.

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