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Fosscomm 2009

When and Where

9 -10 May 2009 , Larissa GREECE

Fosscomm official site (in greek)


During the event on Sunday 10/4 and on Monday 11/4 there will be a hackfest on Fedora 11 with:

  • Beta testing
  • Bug hunting
  • Translations
  • Lightning Talks


  • Fancy Fedora corner/helpdesk
  • Live USB stick creation station
  • CD/DVD distribution
  • "I <3 fedora" t-shirts (for sell)
  • Flyer distribution (What is Fedora, etc)
  • Wearing Fedora Shirts ;)
  • Pierros Papadeas will probably give presentation
  • Kostas Antonakoglou will probably hold a workshop (on FEL ? )
  • Subscribe people to our announcement mailing list
  • Possibly there could be a hackfest on Fedora 11 during the event
    • Under consideration

Current action items - TODOs

  • CD/DVD acquisition
    • 350 Live CD's (pap)
    • Fedora 11-pre CD-DVD
  • 15 T-Shirts "I <3 fedora" (pap)
  • 3 laptops set-up as USB stick creation stations (pap, ant, cmph)
  • Huge Tux poster (glz)
  • Fedora poster
    • Have them from previous events (pap)
  • Flyer
    • Have them from previous events (pap)
  • Collateral printing (...):
    • Stickers (thousands of them!)
      • Have them from previous events (pap)
  • Need a good blue tablecloth (pap)
  • Fedora and generally FOSS related videos (cmph)
  • Greek FOSS magazines (cmph, glz)
  • Some FOSS books maybe? (cmph, glz)
  • Giant Fedora Banner (pap)
    • To be printed
  • Post invitation/announcement on linux-greek-users, open-source etc.
  • Blog a lot to let people know


Currently under consideration. I you have any ideas drop some here!

Booth Personnel

(in alphabetic order)

Name Booth setup Saturday 9/5 Sunday 10/5 Clean-up Comments
Kostas Antonakoglou X X X X
Christos Bacharakis X X X X
Dimitris Glezos
Pierros Papadeas X X X X


Name Owner Date
Accommodation via Fosscomm team cmph 22 March
Workshop submission ant 5 April



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Recaps, and Blog Posts

Pierro's Blog

Chris' Blog

Dimitris' Blog