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LXDE at the 25C3 Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin

25c3

Members of the LXDE community are currently meeting at the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin. The 25C3 is one of the biggest hacker and developer events in the world with more than 3000 hackers gathering for 4 days just after Christmas.
LXDE at the 25c3 Chaos Communication Congress
Mario Behling, Maces, alx

It is exciting to be here and see that many people already installed LXDE or try it out at the congress after our demo.

Trying out LXDE at the 25c3

The first Chaos Communication Congress took place in 1984 and is expanding every year. This year has been another amazing milestone. The maximum of 3000 tickets was sold out on the first day. The base for the LXDE project was set up in the hackerspace in the basement in a cozy corner with our friends from OpenWRT, freifunk.net, guifi.net, OLSR and Openpattern.

Elektra (Villagetelco), Xavier Carcelle (Openpattern.org), Roger Baig (guifi.net) Mario Behling (LXDE/Freifunk.net)
elektra, Xavier Carcelle, Roger Baig, Mario

We also got some work done during the congress. Lars of OpenWRT just finished work on packages of LXDE components for OpenWRT and we got together with Xavier Carcelle of Openpattern for preparations of the OpenTechSummit 2009 in Taiwan and pushing the idea of Open Hardware.

LXDE Meeting in Shenzhen – Video

There is now a video online of the gathering with the Shenzhen Linux User Group and our discussion about Open Source and LXDE provided from Zhang Le. Thanks a lot!

Google Video: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-9072456269136280272

Avi-Link: http://www.gentoo-cn.org/~zhangle/szlug/mario_lxde_20081122.avi

LXDE presentation at ICOS 2008 in Ilan, Taiwan

Fred Chien, core developer of LXDE, and me had a presentation of LXDE at ICOS 2008 in Ilan Taiwan.

今年的會議議程,將從『政府』、『教育』、『商業』、『社群』及『非營利組織』等五 大族群,邀請政府官員、民意代表、企業代表、學術研究人士,社群計畫發展人員、 非營利組織應用發展代表等,共同參與各項發表會、座談會。希望藉由這個研討會 的舉辦,提供一個網路之外的交流機會,透過各方英雄好漢的分享經驗及心得交 換,也期望能為未來相關領域的發展及合作提供一些助力。 本研討會之議程委員皆在自由軟體相關單位、產業界、學術界或相關社群享有 盛名,具有高度成就。本大會將著重於:

  1. 「自由軟體/開放源碼」與政府相關政策;
  2. 「自由軟體/開放源碼」與教育的關係;
  3. 「自由軟體/開放源碼」於國際社會發展脈動及合作;
  4. 「自由軟體/開放源碼」之商業應用模式;
  5. 「自由軟體/開放源碼」之非營利組織應用模式;
  6. 「自由軟體/開放源碼」社群的現況及發展。

本次會議預計將會吸引來自各地的學者、專家、研究生及相關社群人士與會。 希望能提昇國內產官學研等單位人士對自由軟體、自由軟體社群、自由軟體共同開 發平台之瞭解。並建立自由軟體有助於增進數位學習、縮減數位落差之形象。建立 產官學社群交流之機制並提昇各界對國家自由軟體政策推動之認識。(Aug, 30, 2008, http://www.slat.org/icos2008/)