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Marios Isaakidis
Marios Isaakidis
Personal Information
Birthday: {{{birthday}}}
Home: Limassol, Cyprus
Fedora-specific Information
FAS-Name: misaakidis
Miscellaneous Information
Private Mail: {{{pmail}}}
GPG-Key: 6D5999D6
IRC: Prometheas on in
#fedora-el #fedora-ambassadors #ubuntucy #ubuntu-gr #ellak
Badges (15)
Let Me Introduce Myself Involvement Ambassador Egg Embryo Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Tadpole Junior Badger (Badger I) Junior Editor Paranoid Panda Tadpole with Legs Adult Frog Don't Call it a Comeback Origin Froglet

About me

My name is Marios Isaakidis. I was born and spent my first years in Thessaloniki, a relaxed city in northern Greece. I am studying Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Information Technology at Cyprus University of Technology.
Currently I am working with the Serval Architecture researching on Service-Aware networking at ServalDHT.

Open Source Activities

  • Fedora Ambassador
  • Mozilla Rep
  • Member of ΕΛΛΑΚ (Greek Open Source community)
  • Member of Ubuntucy (Cypriot Linux and open source community)
  • Translator of projects like Limewire, Ubuntu, MeTV, WebMaker, Firefox...
  • Greek translation of "FREE CULTURE" by Lawrence Lessig
  • Open Source Ecology Cyprus
  • Co-founder of #hack66 hackerspace and innovation centre in Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Reviewing "Cyprus Access to Information Law"
  • seedbomb | #sporovomva, experimental, collaborative radio show at cut-radio and MYCyRadio on topics around the Open Culture.

Relative Events

  • [Participated] [Infosystem 2007, 2008 (Thessaloniki, Greece)]
  • [Participated] [Free Software Conference 2009 (Nicosia, Cyprus)]
  • [Co-Organized] [Free Software Conference 2010 (Limassol, Cyprus) (29/04/2010)]
  • [Presented] [Seminars: Introduction to programming and C programming language (Cyprus University of Technology) (October - December 2010)]
  • [Organized] [Fedora 14 Release party + 2 Billion Firefox Downloads (Limassol, Cyprus) (18/11/2010)]
  • [Volunteered, Fedora booth] [FOSDEM 2011 (Brussels, Belgium)]
  • [Presented] [Workshop: "Installing Software in Linux" (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, 2011)]
  • [Participated] [THATCamp Cyprus 2011, Proposed Open Source Software as a way to ensure accessibility and universality of information and tehcnological literacy (Limassol, Cyprus) (3-4/9/2011)]
  • [Participated] [Campus Party Milenio (Granada, Spain) (12-16/10/2011) Promoted FOSS among campuseros and hosted campushare, an FTP server based on fedora and proftpd)]
  • [Co-Organized, presented Workshop] [Free/Open Source Software Workshop 2011 (reloaded!), (Limassol, Cyprus) (21/10/2011), Presentation $ make install)]
  • [Organized] [11/11/11 Arcade Marathon, with 8bit music, Arcade games and free beers (Limassol, Cyprus) (11/11/2011)]
  • [Participated] [Unlike Us (Limassol, Cyprus) (23/11/2011)]
  • [Participated] [Arduino Workshop, Gameduino (TheHackerspace, Thessaloniki, Greece) (21/12/11)]
  • [Volunteered, Fedora booth] [FOSDEM 2012 (Brussels, Belgium)]
  • [Participated] [Hack Cyprus won best hardware hack, building a submarine based on raspberry pi (running fedora ARM!) and controlled by android over wifi (Limassol, Cyprus) (1-2/9/2012)]
  • [Participated] [Open World Forum (Paris, France) (11-13/11/2012)]
  • [Participated] [FUDCon Paris 2012 (Paris, France) (13-15/11/2012)]
  • [Volunteered, Fedora booth] [FOSDEM 2013 (Brussels, Belgium)]
  • [Co-Organized] [Ιnitiative to promote FOSS in municipalities and ministries in Cyprus (Limassol, Cyprus) (22/2/2013)]
  • [Volunteered] [Bank of Commons 4: Alternative Solutions for Cyprus, Open Source Ecology (Nicosia, Cyprus) (13-14/4/2013)]
  • [Organized] [Space Apps Challenge Limassol (Limassol, Cyprus) (20-21/4/2013)]
  • [Interviewed] ["Welcome to Hackerland", documentary about hacking and hacktivism]
  • [Presented] ["Advantages from using FOSS in the public sector" (Cyprus Productivity Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus) (14/6/2013)]
  • [Volunteered, Mozilla booth] [openSUSE Conference (Thessaloniki, Greece) (18-22/7/2013)]
  • [Participated] [Greek Ruby Meetup (Thessaloniki, Greece) (22/7/2013)]
  • [Participated] [EUhackathon Hack4yourRights, building 6thCens, (Brussels, Belgium) (24-25/9/2013)]
  • [Presented] ["6thCens: Crowdsourced visualization platform of government surveillance" Demodag (Malmo, Sweden) (1/10/2013)]
  • [Participated] [Mozilla Summit 2013 (Brussels, Belgium) (3-6/10/2013)]
  • [Presented] ["We are Mozilla, and we have a mission", CopenhagenJS October meetup (Copenhagen, Denmark) (17/10/2013)]
  • [Participated] [Douglas Crockford - Which Way Is Forward, (Malmö, Sweden) (6/11/2013)]
  • [Co-Organized] [MozCoffee Thessaloniki (Thessaloniki, Greece) (9/1/2014)]
  • [Volunteered] [FOSDEM 2014 (Brussels, Belgium) (1-2/2/2014)]
  • [Presented] [Collaboration Technologies in Open Source Communities, Guest lecture at Cyprus University of Technology (Limassol, Cyprus) (13/3/2014)]


  • IRC Channels: #fedora-el #fedora-ambassadors #ubuntucy #ellak @ freenode (nickname Prometheas)
  • Email: misaakidis (@)
  • Jabber: (you can also add me to your googletalk account)
  • Twitter: @misaakidis
  • Blog: thoughts
  • Repos: github