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LinuxTag is a free software expo and conference with an emphasis on Linux. It is relatively large, in 2006 over 9.000 visitors from around 30 nations, claiming that it is the largest expo of this kind in Europe. The LinuxTag byline in this years is "where .COM meets .ORG". This includes both representatives from not-for-profit/community projects and from companies.

When and Where

  • Wednesday, May 30th till Saturday, June 2nd, 2007
  • Messe am Funkturm, Berlin, Germany (-> Map )



  • LinuxTag Team (AndreasRau FabianAffolter GeroldKassube JanGruenwald JensKuehnel RobertScheck StefanHeld) takes care for all open issues and organizes all for Fedora Project to have all we need


rooms are fixed right now

Booth Personal

(in alphabetic order)

Name Setup booth Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday clean up booth Misc
Andreas Rau X X X X X X
Christoph Wickert X X X X X X
Fabian Affolter X X X X X X
Francesco Ugolini X X X X X X
Gerold Kassube X X X X X X
Jan Gruenwald X X X X
Jeroen van Meeuwen X X arriving 29/5 17:41, departing 3/6 12:39
Jens Kuehnel X X X X X X
Joerg Simon X X X X X X
Kushal Das X X X X X X
Max Spevack X X X X X X arriving 5/29, leaving 6/3
Mike McGrath X X X X X X
Nayyar Ahmad X X X X X X
Pawel Sadowski X X X X X
Robert M. Albrecht X X X X X X
Robert Scheck X X X X X X
Sandro Mathys X X X X X
Sebastian Vahl X X X X X (X) leaving 3/6 1 pm
Stefan Held X X X X X X
Thorsten Leemhuis X X by train; maybe tuesday evening already
Thomas Canniot planning to go, will know soon

Fedora related Speaker (partially at the Fedora booth)

(in alphabetic order)

Name !Topic Details FUDCon Talk ID
Gerold Kassube Opening FUDCon and introduction details Opener of FUDCon
Jens Kuehnel Fedora 7 details
Max Spevack Keynote and Introduction in F7 details 69
Thorsten Leemhuis Merge of Core and Extras details
Alan Cox Refurbishing ATA details
Jens Kuehnel SELinux in progress details
Alasdair Kergon Clustered Volume Management in Fedora details 72
Mike McGrath Mirror of Fedora details 73


We need to know who is helping with the booth setup. Please sign up -> BoothSetup
  • Number : 12.73
  • Hall : 12
  • Position : Overview of Hall 12 search for 73 (immediate "big" neighbors are Novell and IBM)
  • Size : 21 sqm (6 m x 3.5 m)

Booth Furniture

Messe Berlin is providing the following fourniture for the booth.

  • 3 Infopoints
  • 1 Bar
  • 1 large table (4-6 persons)
  • 1 table for the troubeshooting contest
  • 2 Discussion table (round, 2-3 persons)

The carpet will be anthracite.

Booth program

  • Virtualization: Xen
  • Troubleshooting contest (./)
  • Mac mini running Fedora (./)
  • OLPC (./) (./)


  • StefanHeld has done a great job. RTS is sponsoring the following things:
  • 3x white large banners with Fedora Logo
  • 1500 - 2000 Flyer 4 pages, 4 colors printed and welted
  • 100x A0 Poster for LinuxTag
  • Acronis Germany did another great job (on behalf of RobertScheck) and is sponsoring the following things:
  • A big carton with branded lanyards, biros, dextroses and drops (some of these things can be used as goodies e.g. for troubleshooting contest)
  • Five software packages/licenses with "Acronis True Image 10 Home" for the use as price at the troubleshooting contest
  • They're also providing us live CDs with Disk Director for users with uncommon partitioning tables at the InstallParty
  • ETES is provides (on behalf of RobertScheck) a couple of DIN A4 table positioners (Tischaufsteller) e.g. to be able to present information from DIN A4 papers better


1. FAD (preSocialEvent for Ambassadors) also briefing for LinuxTag

Date 2007-05-29
Location Pegasus Hostel
Responsible Ambassadors AndreasRau GeroldKassube FabianAffolter
more details FADLinuxTag2007
status (./)

2. FUDCon

Date 2007-05-31
Location Messe am Funkturm, Berlin
Responsible Ambassadors GeroldKassube FabianAffolter
more details FUDConLinuxTag2007
status (./)

3. Installation Party for F7

Date 2007-05-31
Location Messe am Funkturm, Berlin
Responsible Ambassadors StefanHeld RobertScheck
more details InstallPartyLinuxTag2007
status mostly (./)

4. Troubleshooting contest

Date 2007-05-31
Location Booth
Responsible Ambassadors JanGruenwald JensKuehnel
more details TroubleshootingContest
status (./)


  • check the meeting minutes from Preparation Meeting 2006-04-21



Event Pictures