1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

LinuxTag 2012 Gathers Linux Stakeholders In Berlin

Free Software

Published on 22 May 2012 05:00 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
3 Comments

The annual LinuxTag 2012 conference is happening this weekend in Berlin, Germany.

From the 23rd of May through the 26th is the LinuxTag conference that once again is happening (the 6th time) at the Berlin Messe. This trade show and conference that's sponsored by the likes of Microsoft, Oracle, and Nokia usually has some interesting booths and sessions.

As far as what's interesting on the program this year, there's a few things, but it doesn't seem as exciting as in some of the past years. Likely the ones I'll be at with possible Phoronix or Twitter (live tweeting) coverage include:

- IBM embraces Open Source technology in its products

- Microsoft and Open Source: An Update on the Journey

- Success Factors for Open Source Adoption

- LibreOffice 3.5, the best free office suite ever

- VideoLAN VLC 2.0

- English Lima: Liberating ARM's Mali GPU

- Openmoko is dead: Long live OpenPhoenux!

Additional information on LinuxTag Berlin 2012 is available at their web-site.

When not in one of the sessions, I'll likely be out on the show floor. In particular, either by the openSUSE booth and/or the seating area chatting with Linux developers while enjoying some beers. (Promotional notice for openSUSE, I've heard they will have their openSUSE Linux beer at LinuxTag) For LinuxTag I will be in Berlin from Thursday to Sunday.

LinuxTag 2012 Gathers Linux Stakeholders In Berlin

For those that don't know me, I'm fairly easily to spot at such events when usually in (black) lederhosen, toe shoes, and usually a Phoronix Test Suite shirt. As usual as well, any beer tips are appreciated from the German Phoronix readers are also welcome for those who appreciate this site, benchmarking software, etc. E.g. here are the upcoming Phoronix articles. If it's a new beer I haven't experienced before or just a really good one (or multiple beers) for those bringing beer from their local region, it does earn a free Phoronix Premium subscription too.

For those not at LinuxTag but would like to support or just tip Phoronix, there is Phoronix Premium registration, PayPal tips, and Flattr. For the other German Phoronix readers wishing to meet up, from Sunday to Thursday (31 May) I'll then be in Munich, the night of 31 May in N├╝rnberg, and the following weekend back to Berlin.

Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Mini-Box M350: A Simple, Affordable Mini-ITX Case
  2. Overclocking The AMD AM1 Athlon & Sempron APUs
  3. AMD Athlon 5350 / 5150 & Sempron 3850 / 2650
  4. Upgraded Kernel & Mesa Yield A Big Boost For Athlon R3 Graphics
Latest Linux Articles
  1. A Quick Look At GCC 4.9 vs. LLVM Clang 3.5
  2. Are AMD Athlon/Sempron APUs Fast Enough For Steam On Linux?
  3. AMD Athlon's R3 Graphics: RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. Catalyst
  4. GCC 4.9 Compiler Optimization Benchmarks For Faster Binaries
Latest Linux News
  1. R600 Gallium3D Disables LLVM Back-End By Default
  2. Fedora 21 Gets GNOME 3.12, PHP 5.6, Mono 3.4
  3. Fedora Workstation Is Making Me Quite Excited
  4. Maynard: A Lightweight Wayland Desktop
  5. Chromium Browser Going Through Growing Pains In Ubuntu 14.04
  6. KDE 4.13 Is Being Released Today With New Features
  7. Trying Out Radeon R9 290 Graphics On Open-Source
  8. Intel Broadwell GT3 Graphics Have Dual BSD Rings
  9. Early Linux 3.15 Benchmarks Of Intel Core i7 + Radeon
  10. Red Hat Releases Its RHEL 7 Release Candidate
  11. New Features Coming To Xubuntu 14.04 LTS
  12. NVIDIA Officially Releases CUDA 6
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. The GNOME Foundation Is Running Short On Money
  2. Linux Kernel Developers Fed Up With Ridiculous Bugs In Systemd
  3. Change installation destination from home directory
  4. After Jack Keane, RuseSoft will briing Ankh 3 to Linux through Desura
  5. Bye bye BSD, Hello Linux: A Sys Admin's Story
  6. New tool for undervolt/overclock AMD K8L and K10 processors
  7. How to enable opengl 3.3 on r9 270?
  8. R290x sound problems