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Fedora Events: Fedora 10 Install Fest - Paris, France

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When and Where

  • 6 and 7 December 2008
  • Paris, France
  • Cité des Sciences et de l'industrie, La Villette

Responsible Ambassadors


  • Contact as soon as the dates are official : Franz Maier, Max Spevack, Gerold Kassube, Yaakov Nemoy...


  • ...

  • Contacting local press to spread information (tbd)


  • Hotels
  • At some ambassador's home


  • Contacting local LUG for dates with the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie (done)
  • Discussing the agenda of the 2 days (sessions, booths organization)


  • no report... yet !


  • no pictures... yet !


Task Owner Status Observations
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Contact Thierry Stœhr QuentinDumont Checkmark.png Thierry confirmed to Emmanuel Seyman.
Contact Tristant Nitot Emmanuel Seyman (Parinux) Important.png
Get USB Station Artwork CarlosVassalo Checkmark.png A neutral version was made.
Print USB Station Artwork CarlosVassalo MathieuBridon Important.png The bid was requested to the suppliers
Make Fedora live fr_FR ks NicolasChauvet Important.png
Find hosting MathieuBridon Important.png
Find restaurants MathieuBridon Important.png
Goodies (pen with fedora logo) CarlosVassalo Important.png The pen have been ordered
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Contact news sites, press, ... ThomasCanniot Stop (medium size).png
Print flyers CarlosVassalo Important.png A version based on the Solar one is being prepared
Print a banner CarlosVassalo Important.png The bid was requested to the supplier
Create a template for presentations MohamedElMorabity
Get Ambassadors / contributors poloshirts MathieuBridon Important.png
Badges for Ambassadors / contributors CarlosVassalo Checkmark.png

Current discussions

Bochecha 14:51, 5 October 2008 (UTC) : Im putting here a summary of what we currently discussed by mail. We'll have to clean it up and sort it in the correct place (is this page for public display of the program or for us to organize the IP ?)

  • different stuff for each day ? (saturday for newbies and sunday for the hard geeks ?)


SATURDAY (general audience)
Subject Attendee Time Slides URL Accessibility Obs.
FP introduction ThomasCanniot 13:00 *
What's new in Cambridge ? PabloMartin-Gomez 13:50 *
Fedora-Fr presentation ThomasCanniot 14:40 *
Open Formats Thierry Stœhr
15:30 *
RedHat & Fedora William Hoffman
(RedHat France)
16:20 « 5 years of a success story »
OLPC Xavier Carcelle and Nicolas Thill
both from OLPC-France
17:10 **
  • There should be XOs.
  • Both attendees are members of the /tmp/lab, Nicolas also being an OpenWRT dev
  • The conference will have a technical part focusing on the software components of the XO and XS, which are based on Fedora.
SUNDAY (more technical audience)
Subject Attendee Time Slides URL Accessibility Obs.
FOSS organization MatthieuGautier 13:00 * for people who can understand
** (for people who probably be interested in)
Not specific to Fedora. How FOSS is organized, who do what and how.
Not a FS philosophy explanation.
Maybe we will see new contributors appear :-)
Alternative repositories NicolasChauvet 14:00 * for users
Virtualisation ArmelKermorvant 15:00
Bugzilla Emmanuel Seyman
System Security SouleymanDouar 17:00 ** can go much further depending on the audience
The web Tristan Nitot
(Mozilla Europe)
Emmanuel Seyman contacted him. NO RESPONSE YET

NB: Accessibility has 3 levels, represented here by stars. We'll decide later if we use symbols or simply words.


Subject Attendee Accessibility Obs.
LiveUSB creation NicolasChauvet *(*) Each one can make his own key or create for other (teaching to contribute)
Installing Fedora alone CarlosVassalo
* Shows how easy it can be, might make people promote Fedora and install it for their friends. Removes the need for one people for each install.
RPMs creation NicolasChauvet
*(*) Initial Packaging Environment -> Common problems/Best Practices
Using Fedora MathieuBridon
Administrating Fedora MathieuBridon
  • Depending on the audience, it can be very basic or go much further in details
  • People following this workshop should have already followed the « Using Fedora » workshop
Internet 3G in Fedora Twentyfour-fr *(*) Install and use 3G usb key in Fedora (Workshop and support current user)
Mutt EmmanuelSeyman ** The greatest MTA ever
LaTeX: Office in a different way MathieuBridon **

Living in Paris

Bochecha 14:55, 5 October 2008 (UTC): Come and stop by in #fedora-paris in Freenode to discuss with the people in Paris. We can host several people, we know some restaurants,...

  • Friday night:
+ People coming in Paris
Needs a place to sleep Hosted by Obs. (cat allergy and such...)

+ People living in Paris
Parisian How much room? Obs. (I have a cat, bring your sleeping bag, ...)
MathieuBridon 1
Milanito 1 I have a cat
Souley 1 I live in the suburbs, a little far from Paris

  • Saturday night:
+ People coming in Paris
Needs a place to sleep Hosted by Obs. (cat allergy and such...)
llaumgui MathieuBridon

+ People living in Paris
Parisian How much room? Obs. (I have a cat, bring your sleeping bag, ...)
Milanito 1 I have a cat
Souley 1 I live in the suburbs, a little far from Paris

  • Restaurants:
+ Saturday Diner
Who How much people Obs.
ThierryDelmonte 0
MathieuBridon 1 Pas un truc de fruits de mer plz...
SouleymanDouar 1 Peut etre 2 a confirmer
CarlosVassalo 1
MatthieuGautier 1
PabloMartin-Gomez 1
Quentindumont 1 Normalement c'est OK mais A confirmer.
GuillaumeKulakowski 1
ArmelKermorvant 1
Sabine Herbin (Yipyip) 1
RemiCollet 1
NicolasChauvet 1

USB keys

  • Remember to tell people to bring their own key so we can install Fedora on it
  • Buy keys for distributing to people who don't have
    • Carlos has a contact in his company marketing
    • 2GB ?
  • Nicolas has a preview Kickstart
  • Design for customization should not be F10-specific

Communicating on the event

  • Blogs / planets
    • coordinate everyone so that articles are publicated not in the same time
  • News paper / sites. Emphasys should be set on press that is not specialized in FOSS
  • Distributing flyers
    • universities / schools
    •  ???
  • Invite some reporters to the event, so that they can write news about it (which will lead to more publicity for next event)


Item Who ? URLs
LiveUSBs creation station bochecha / Luca Foppiano / CarlosVassalo Old IP Cambridge design Neutral design
Logos CarlosVassalo / Thierry ? Fedora Paris
Web art Thierry / CarlosVassalo Latest message with all and sources
Flyers CarlosVassalo Solar Flyer
Slides template MohamedElMorabity
LaTeX theme
OpenOffice French Theme
OpenOffice English Theme
Banner MatthieuRondeau
Badges CarlosVassalo Ambassador


Installing Fedora

Could be a workshop

  • only one or two installers required instead of one by machine
  • makes it more "community oriented"
  • Bochecha 14:51, 5 October 2008 (UTC): seen in a Ubuntu IP, was really nice


  • ThomasCanniot has some
    • Do we need more ?

Badges for Attendees

Name Aka Ambassador Contributor Obs.
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MathieuBridon bochecha Checkmark.png Attention à la casse du pseudo, pas de majuscule ! :)
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ThomasCanniot MrTom Checkmark.png

Closed discussions


Closed by MathieuBridon on 1 November 2008

Name Size Quantity Category Need to be sent by mail
CarlosVassalo XL 2 Ambassador
GuillaumeKulakowski L 1 Ambassador
MathieuBridon M 1 Ambassador
MatthieuGautier M 1 Ambassador
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SouleymanDouar L 1 Ambassador
SylvainBourdouleix XXL 1 Ambassador
XavierLamien M 1 Ambassador
PabloMartin-Gomez M 1 Contributor

Fedora Business Cards

Closed by CarlosVassalo on 17 November 2008

Name Quantity URL front
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GuillaumeKulakowski 100 Checkmark.png
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