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The 2011 Desktop Summit Is At Berlin's Humboldt

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Published on 06 October 2010 08:50 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Back in July we reported that there would be a 2011 Desktop Summit, a joint conference between the GNOME and KDE developers via combining their GUADEC and Akademy events, respectively, to one location at one time. There was a 2009 Desktop Summit held in the same fashion, but up until now all we knew is that there would be a 2011 Desktop Summit in Berlin during August, but the details were yet to be announced. Now we have the details for this open-source event.

This co-located event for 2011 will be held at Berlin's Humboldt University from the 6th to 12th of August. LinuxTag in Berlin is held at the Berlin Messe and the Chaos Communication Congress at the Berliner Congress Center, but having the Desktop Summit at Humboldt University on Unter den Linden should be actually quite convenient and definitely easier than at the Messe in terms of travel.

The announcement of the dates and location can be found at KDENews.org. There may be live coverage of the 2011 Desktop Summit on Phoronix. If you're interested in such live coverage, let us know on the forums.

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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