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FOSDEM 2012: Four Weeks To Wayland, X.Org & Games

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Published on 08 January 2012 10:47 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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There's just four weeks to go until FOSDEM 2012 takes place in Brussels, Belgium. The initial schedule for this leading open-source European event is set, there's lots of interesting discussions to be had, and at least one surprise.

The FOSDEM 2012 schedule is now available from this area of the FOSDEM.org web-site.

Among the interesting talks that are going on during the main tracks include Kristian Høgsberg talking about Wayland, KVM virtualization, the EFL tool-kit for mobile Linux devices, LibreOffice On-line, Coreboot, and Apache Cassandra.

Besides the main trackers, there are also development tracks for X.Org / Wayland, gaming, and other areas of free software development. Various free software projects will also be hosting stands for the weekend event.

There will also be at least one announcement during FOSDEM that will be of great interest to many Phoronix readers.

As always, the Free Open-Source Developers' European Meeting is taking place at the university in Brussels, Belgium. Anyone is welcome to attend the meetings and there is no registration required. For those that have never been to FOSDEM, it's one of my favorite Linux events in Europe, if not the world. This year FOSDEM is taking place on the 4th and 5th of February.

I'll be back at FOSDEM 2012 and hope to see you there. For more information visit FOSDEM.org.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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