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2012 Phoronix Oktoberfest Meet-Up

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Published on 22 September 2012 11:15 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
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It's time for the annual Phoronix meet-up at Oktoberfest in Munich.

Unlike how it's usually been in past years where I'm at the Augustinerzelt on the wiesn for all of the days of Oktoberfest, this year I will only be there from the 23 September (Sunday; tomorrow) through 26 September (Wednesday). I should be there from about 10.00am on for all of those days.

2012 Phoronix Oktoberfest Meet-Up

For Phoronix readers wishing to meet up, while at the wiesn I will be at the Augustiner tent as always and sitting within the same area that I have been for the past five years; it basically comes down to the area on the side of the kitchen between the kitchen area and the restrooms, usually within the first few tables in.

2012 Phoronix Oktoberfest Meet-Up

My waiter at the Augustiner tent is Günther and the same waiter for the past five years. If you ask him for Michael or "Froschmann" (my wiesn nickname due to lederhosens with toe shoes), he will certainly tell you where I'm at.

2012 Phoronix Oktoberfest Meet-Up

As usual, for Phoronix readers that buy me at least one Maß, you do earn a free one-year subscription to Phoronix Premium. The beer is certainly great or if you simply want to buy a beer for all of the great Linux benchmarking work and XDC2012 coverage or whatever; separately you can subscribe to Phoronix Premium if you won't be at the wiesn but wish to support the site. At other Phoronix meet-ups, there's even been some to earn a lifetime subscription to Phoronix Premium.

2012 Phoronix Oktoberfest Meet-Up

If this is your first time to Oktoberfest be sure to read my guide to Oktoberfest and last year's recap.

2012 Phoronix Oktoberfest Meet-Up

Due to my only four-day stay at the Oktoberfest this year, there won't be any formal Phoronix meet-up but just come on by and have a beer or just to say "Servus!"

2012 Phoronix Oktoberfest Meet-Up

See you at the wiesn!

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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