The Good Stuff At The Ubuntu Budapest Summit
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu on 8 May 2011 at 03:23 AM EDT. 1 Comment
The Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS) for Ubuntu 11.10, a.k.a. the "Oneiric Oncelot" release, is getting started tomorrow in Budapest, Hungary.

The complete summit details for this event running from Monday to Friday can be found on Ubuntu.com. Like usual, there's quite a lot happening at any given time during the day. I just landed into Budapest yesterday afternoon for UDS and am preparing my schedule for the week.


After previously sharing some of the planned highlights, here's my rough itinerary for the week. Of course, any interesting information coming out of any of these summit talks will be published to Phoronix. Obviously, most of the talks I'll be at are either related to Linux-graphics/X.Org/Wayland/kernel or performance/benchmarking/validation/certification.

Monday:

9.00: Keynote
10.00: Hardware Certification Roundtable Monday
11.00: Desktop Performance, General Wayland kicking around session / Desktop Certification scope, Benchmarking the toolchain
12.00: Improve Linux Kernel Storage Performanfr
14.00: Qt
14.30: The future of the universe
15.00: Linaro Graphics Memory Management Mini-Summit
17.05: Questioning the 700MB CD size limit

Tuesday:

9.00: QEMU OpenGL ES Acceleration / Hardware Certification Roundtable
10.00: General requirements for X.Org in Ubuntu 11.10
11.00: Continuous integration and building of Android
12.00: Wayland BoF for Ubuntu and Linaro
15.00: 11.10 Certification Testing
16.15: GTK 3 / GNOME 3 discussion
17.05: Continuous image building and validation

Wednesday:

9.00: Hardware Certification Roundtable
10.00: Retrospective
11.00: Ubuntu Friendly Community Hardware, OpenGL ES 2.0 support for Compiz
12.00: Discussion of graphics sub-systems for Linaro
15.00: Community Hardware Testing Infrastructure

Thursday:

9.00: Benchmarking OpenGL ES 2.0
10.00: X Input 2.1 status update
11.00: Improve Linux kernel general performance
15.00: Improvements to the validation lab, Ubuntu X.Org Team Work Planning
17.06: Server test suite in the field

Friday:

9.00: Free content traces for benchmarking
11.00: Linaro hardware needs
12.00: Removing HAL from the archive
16.15: Unity 2D improvements

I'm actually leaving Friday morning at 6.00 to go back to Berlin for LinuxTag that weekend, so I won't be present at any of the talks in Budapest on the last day, unfortunately.

The most interesting bits this week will be posted on Phoronix with my thoughts. I'll also be posting to my Twitter in real-time with more details. For those interested in remotely participating there will also be IRC and audio feeds for communication. Canonical is also using EtherPad this time around for handling the session notes.
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