Meet Debian at CeBIT 2011
February 23rd, 2011
The Debian Project is happy to announce that it will again be
represented at this year's CeBIT IT
fair in Hanover, Germany from the 1st to the 5th of March. Debian will
again be a present as
special guest at the booth of Univention GmbH, whose motto this year is
Open source keeps the promises of the cloud and which can be found in
Members of the project will be available for questions and discussions
and demonstrate new features of the recently released Debian 6.0
Squeeze, including the new port to the kernel of the FreeBSD
project. Visitors will also have the opportunity to bring USB thumb drives or blank CDs in order to get a free copy of Debian 6.0.
In addition some of
Squeeze's new features will be presented
in a short talk at the Univention
Open Source-Bühne on Tuesday the 1st of March at 13:30 and again
on Thursday the 3rd of March at 15:30. An audio stream of the first session
will be provided by Radio Tux, who will also
open their Podcast on Saturday the 5th of March with interviews with Debian
Developers and Press Officers Meike Reichle and Alexander
The Debian project invites its users, contributors, developers and all interested persons to visit the booth and ask questions, discuss technical issues and meet the Debian project and its developers in person.
Univention GmbH was founded in 2002 and is based in Germany. It offers Open
Source complete solutions, the Debian-based enterprise Linux distribution
Univention Corporate Server (UCS), identity- and infrastructure
management systems as well as groupware and desktop solutions.
Univention releases all its source code under the terms of the GPLv2, the source code can be downloaded from the Univention Download Servers.
The Debian Project was founded in 1993 by Ian Murdock to be a truly
free community project. Since then the project has grown to be one of
the largest and most influential open source projects. Thousands of
volunteers from all over the world work together to create and
maintain Debian software. Available in 70 languages, and
supporting a huge range of computer types, Debian calls itself the
universal operating system.
For further information, please visit the Debian web pages at http://www.debian.org/ or send mail to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.