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The final talk list is out at [1]. We'll be having a mini-conf along with a couple of talks in the main conference


Hotel Pai Viceroy Hotel. No.6 / J.C Road 1st Cross, Near Minerva circle / Bangalore 2, Bangalore, 560011 Tel: 918026701494,918026535400,918026533701, 2 rooms, shared by four people. Booked under the name of Amit Shah from December 14th to December 18th 2010. 12 PM to 12 PM is counted as one day. Complimentary/free breakfast and free internet wi-fi access.

No. Name T-Shirt Size Comments Accommodation Booth Duty Sponsored? (link to ticket)
1 Hiemanshu Sharma XL Local No Yes No
2 Aditya Patawari M Sharing room with Arun Required Yes
3 Saleem Ansari L will sponsor stay No '
4 Arun SAG M Sharing room with Aditya. Required No
5 Dinesh Kumar M Local N/A Yes No
6 Suchakra L Local Contact No Yes
7 Neependra Khare L Local Contact No No
8 Amit Shah L Sharing room with Shreyank Gupta. Required No
9 Rahul Sundaram XL will sponsor stay No No Yes. Will reimburse directly
10 Siddhesh Poyarekar XL Local Contact No No
11 Shreyank gupta M Sharing room with Amit Shah Required Yes


Travel and accommodation are sponsored by Red HatCommunity Architecture team to enable Fedora contributors in India to get together as part of the event. The following is a list of contributors we are sponsoring for this event. It is a overall estimate and helps provides transparency.

Name Amount Comments
Aditya Patawari 7826 INR
Amit Shah INR Amit Shah has booked 2 rooms for 4 mini conf speakers and will reimburse directly
Arun Sag 6700 INR
Saleem Ansari 5935 INR
Rahul Sundaram 5299 INR
Neependra Khare 6300 INR
Shreyank Gupta 5711 INR
Suchakra 5181 INR
Siddesh Poyarekar 6213 INR

Main Conf Sessions

Session Name Description Duration Audience Level Owner
Getting started with Fedora Embedded and QEMU/ARM hands-on This talk is focussed from a beginner's perspective about Embedded/Linux development and utilizing the maximum from the environment provided by Fedora Embedded. A hands-on with QEMU/ARM for setting up a boot-loader, kernel image, root file system and thereafter on how to customize it further. Finally summarizing the talk with various tools which can be used for development, testing and deployment, and how to contribute back to Fedora Embedded 30-45 min Beginner/Intermediate Saleem Ansari
Failures of Fedora and what we learned from it Experiences from Fedora for 7 years and 14 releases and what we learned from our mistakes 1 hour Beginner/Intermediate Rahul Sundaram

Mini Conf Sessions

Session Name Description Duration Audience Level Owner
Fedora Virtualisation: How it Stacks Up I'll talk on the various components that make the Fedora virt system and also on the Fedora Cloud efforts. There will be sufficient hints for volunteers looking for areas to contribute. 30-40 minutes Intermediate/Advanced Amit Shah
Fedora Summer Coding and Fedora KDE Netbook Remix The talk will help students to know more about Fedora Summer Coding, how to participate and do's and don'ts for FSC and similar events. Also the building of KDE Netbook remix will be discussed. 30 min Beginner/Students Aditya Patawari
Exploring Emacs in Fedora - tips and tricks, packaging extensions This talk is about various Emacs extensions i maintain for Fedora and how you can use them to enhance your emacs experience 30 mins Beginner/Student Arun SAG
Four Seasons of Code Talk on FSoC Student Project Management System 1 hour Students/Organisations Shreyank Gupta
Using tracing tools to debug kernel issues Talk on ftrace, trace-cmd to debug kernel 45 min Intermediate/Advance Neependra Khare
Linux-on-a-Box, Straight Through a Web Browser This talk is about accessing Linux on embedded devices remotely using a simple web-browser and its use for educational, administrative and development purposes. This has been made possible by the use of FOSS such as Ajaxterm and setting up a web-server. Some scripts are written for queuing users trying to access the actual hardware at remote end. 20 min Beginner/Intermediate Suchakra


Session Name Description Duration Audience Level Owner
Bugzapping in Fedora A workout on bugzapping in Fedora Day long parallel activity Beginner/Intermediate Siddhesh Poyarekar
FedoraForKids A workshop kind of event where we'll talk about how to create a remix, what all packages should be included for a "Fedora For Kids" Spin and what all apps needs to be packaged for the same. We'll try to roll out the remix, if possible, by the end of This idea can be refined a lot, needs a lot of community input. A Couple of hours or Day Long depending upon what we target. Beginner/Intermediate Aditya Patawari

Event Owners

Event ticket for keeping track of details at (Only event owners can look at the ticket)


Please take up any item that you can. Also add if you want anything.

Tasks Sub tasks Owner Comments
Planning meeting # Initial meeting between owners
#General meetings
Contact/Update tentative participants # fedora-india list
# fedora-ambassadors list
# lug lists
# blog posts
Get in touch with organisers for # Venue for Fudcon/Devcon
# Booth
# Participation/setup fees/charges
Swags # DVD
# T-shirts
# Stickers
# Buttons
# USB Sticks
# Posters
# Leaflets/brochures