Debian talks

This file intended to list links to talks that were given at various conferences and describe the Debian project or a specific angle of the project. If you would like to add a talk in this list, please follow these instructions.

Actually, this file is deprecated in favour of the equivalent wiki page. Please add your talks there.

Joey also set up a general framework for a Debian related talk that you may want to base your talk upon.



Title: Bits from the Release Team
Language: English
Author: Neil McGovern
Date: July 25th, 2011
Event: DebConf11, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Slides: HTML PDF

Title: Debian: 18 anos de um projeto genuinamente comunitário
Language: Portuguese
Author: Marcelo Santana
Date: July 22nd, 2011
Event: Encontro de Software Livre, Paraíba, Brazil
Slides: source PDF

Title: Transitando del Software Libre a la Cultura Libre
Language: Spanish
Author: Gunnar Wolf
Date: June 2nd, 2011
Event: Software Libre en México: Reflexiones y oportunidades, Mexico
Slides: source PDF

Title: Becoming a Debian Maintainer
Language: English
Author: Serafeim Zanikolas
Date: May 22nd, 2011
Event: What did Debian ever do for us?, Belgium
Slides: PDF

Title: Squeeze me — Neues in Debian 6.0
Language: German
Author: Alexander Reichle-Schmehl
Date: May 14th, 2011
Event: LinuxTag, Berlin, Germany

Title: The Debian Security Tracker
Language: German
Author: Moritz Mühlenhoff
Date: May 13th, 2011
Event: LinuxTag, Berlin, Germany

Title: Debian, 18 years and counting
Language: English
Author: Stefano Zacchiroli
Date: May 12th, 2011
Event: LinuxTag, Berlin, Germany
Slides: source

Title: How to get involved in Debian and Open Source - everyone counts!
Language: English
Author: Jörg Jaspert
Date: April 22nd, 2011
Event: SLAT 2011, Taipei, Taiwan

Title: Projeto Debian para tomadores de decisão governamentais
Language: Portuguese
Author: Andre Felipe Machado
Date: April 18th, 2011
Event: Palestras Técnica do CISL, Brazil
Slides: PDF

Title: Debian Med integrated software environment for all medical purposed based on Debian GNU/Linux
Language: English
Author: Andreas Tille, Steffen Möller, Micheal Hanke, Yaroslav Halchenko
Date: April 7th, 2011
Event: Med@Tel, Luxembourg
Slides: PDF HTML

Title: Debian: Su ubicacion en el universo de proyectos de Software Libre
Language: Spanish
Author: Gunnar Wolf
Date: March 31st, 2011
Event: Congreso Mexicano de la Sociedad de la Informaciòn y Conocimiento Libre (COSIT), Veracruz, Mexico
Slides: source PDF

Title: Configuration data upgrade during package upgrade
Language: English
Author: Dominique Dumont
Date: February 6th, 2011
Event: FOSDEM, Belgium
Slides: PDF

Title: Sharing package description between distributions
Language: English
Author: Dominique Dumont
Date: February 6th, 2011
Event: FOSDEM, Belgium
Slides: PDF

Title: Debian on ARM
Language: English
Author: Wookey and Hector Oron
Date: February 6th, 2011
Event: FOSDEM, Belgium
Slides: source

Title: Debian GNU/kFreeBSD - apt-get install freebsd?
Language: English
Author: Axel Beckert
Date: February 6th, 2011
Event: FOSDEM, Belgium
Slides: HTML

Title: Who the bloody hell cares about Debian?
Language: English
Author: Stefano Zacchiroli
Date: January 28th, 2011
Event: Linux.conf.au, Brisbane, Australia
Slides: source

Title: Smart cards in Debian
Language: English
Author: Ludovic Rousseau
Date: October 31st, 2010
Event: Mini-DebConf Paris, Paris, France
Slides: PDF

Title: Config::Model and configuration upgrades during package upgrade
Language: English
Author: Dominique Dumont
Date: October 31st, 2010
Event: Mini-DebConf Paris, Paris, France
Slides: PDF

Title: Latest dpkg-dev features
Language: English
Author: Raphaël Hertzog
Date: October 30th, 2010
Event: Mini-DebConf Paris, Paris, France
Slides: source PDF

Title: Debian: 17 years of free software, do-ocracy, and democracy
Language: English
Author: Stefano Zacchiroli
Date: October 23rd, 2010
Event: LinuxDay, Modena, Italy
Slides: source

Title: Debian, Ubuntu, and 101 other derivatives
Language: English
Author: Stefano Zacchiroli
Date: September 25th, 2010
Event: OssBarCamp, Dublin, Ireland
Slides: source

Title: Debian, how are you?
Language: English
Author: Stefano Zacchiroli
Date: August 2nd, 2010
Event: DebConf10, New York, United States
Slides: source

Title: Debian: Su ubicación en el universo de proyectos de Software Libre, y qué emerge de ella
Language: Spanish
Author: Gunnar Wolf
Date: May 14th, 2010
Event: Universidad de las Américas, Quito, Ecuador
Slides: source PDF

Title: Debian GNU/kFreeBSD - apt-get install freebsd?
Language: English
Author: Axel Beckert
Date: February 7th, 2010
Event: FOSDEM, Belgium
Slides: HTML

Title: Debian - an Open Source {Project,OS,Community}
Language: English
Author: Stefano Zacchiroli
Date: June 20th, 2009
Event: Hack Meeting, Italy
Slides: source PDF

Title: Bringing closer Debian and Rails
Language: English
Author: Gunnar Wolf
Date: August 14th, 2008
Event: DebConf8, Mar del Plata, Argentina
Slides: source PDF

Title: Integrating Perl in a wider distribution: the Debian pkg-perl group
Language: English
Author: Gunnar Wolf
Date: August 28th, 2007
Event: YAPC::Europe 2007, Vienna, Austria
Slides: source PDF

Title: Debian: a social success
Language: English Spanish
Author: Christian Perrier & Niv Sardi
Date: July 2005
Event: Encuentro Mayo, Chile
Slides: source PDF

Title: Why Linux, Why Debian
Language: English
Author: Manoj Srivastava
Date: February 25th, 2004
Event: The Nashville Linux Users Group Meeting, United States
Slides: source HTML

Title: Debian – Was ist das
Language: German
Author: Gerfried Fuchs
Date: March 2003
Event: Linuxwoche, Germany
Slides: source HTML

Title: Debconf: Use and Abuse
Language: English
Author: Matthew Palmer
Date: November 2002
Event: Debian Special Interest Group of Sydney Linux User's Group, Sydney, Australia
Slides: HTML

Title: Debian Med
Language: English
Author: Andreas Tille
Date: October 2002
Event: LinuxDays, Luxembourg
Slides: HTML

Title: Debian Internal Projects
Language: English
Author: Andreas Tille
Date: October 2002
Event: LinuxDays, Luxembourg
Slides: HTML

Title: Lessons Learned Porting Debian GNU/Linux to 5 Other Architectures
Language: English
Author: Bdale Garbee
Date: July 2002
Event: Debian Conference 2, Toronto, Canada
Slides: HTML MagicPoint

Title: Debian Internal Projects: Debian-Med & Debian-Junior
Language: English
Author: Andreas Tille
Date: June 2002
Event: LinuxTag, Karlsruhe, Germany
Slides: HTML MagicPoint

Title: Debian-Med — free software in health care
Language: German
Author: Andreas Tille
Date: May 2002
Event: LinuxTag, Magdeburg, Germany
Slides: HTML PDF

Title: Introducciòn a Debian GNU/Linux
Language: Spanish
Author: Gunnar Wolf
Date: May 2002
Slides: source PDF

Title: Debian GNU/Linux
Language: Czech
Author: Marcel Kolaja, Martin Povolny
Date: March 2002
Slides: HTML

Title: Debian GNU/Linux for PARISC and IA-64
Language: English
Author: Bdale Garbee
Date: February 2002
Event: Linux Conf Australia, Brisbane, Australia
Slides: HTML MagicPoint

Title: Creating Missions that Make a Difference
Language: English
Author: Bdale Garbee
Date: January 2002
Event: GELATO Strategy Council, United States
Slides: HTML MagicPoint

Title: Evolution of the Debian package management system
Language: English
Author: Wichert Akkerman
Date: October 2001
Event: OSDN-JP 2001, Tokyo, Japan
Slides: HTML MagicPoint

Title: Debian walkthrough
Language: English
Author: Wichert Akkerman
Date: August 2001
Event: LinuxWorld Conference & expo 2001, San Francisco, United States
Slides: HTML MagicPoint

Title: Debian GNU
Language: German
Author: Martin Schulze
Date: July 2001
Event: LinuxTag, Stuttgart, Germany
Slides: Abstract HTML

Title: Debian — What's that then?
Language: English
Author: Wichert Akkerman
Date: March 2001
Event: Linux Forum 2001, Copenhagen, Denmark
Slides: HTML MagicPoint

Title: A quick guide to the Debian Package Management system
Language: English
Author: Wichert Akkerman
Date: January 2001
Event: Linux.conf.au, Sydney, Australia
Slides: HTML MagicPoint

Title: Introduction to Debian
Language: English
Author: Frank Neumann
Date: September 1999
Event: Linux Kongress, Germany
Slides: MagicPoint

Title: Debian GNU
Language: German
Author: Martin Schulze
Date: June 1999
Event: LinuxTag, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Slides: Abstract HTML

Title: The Debian Project and the Evolution of the Free Software concept
Language: English
Author: Wichert Akkerman
Date: June 1999
Event: Linux Expo, Paris, France
Slides: HTML MagicPoint



Submit a talk

If you want to submit a new talk, or if you know of a missing talk, please include the following information in an email to events@debian.org (please don't change the subject line). The submission should be sent in English. If you don't speak English, please send your submission to the appropriate translation list. Notice that your submission mail will be posted to a public mailing list.

  1. Title of the talk
  2. Language of the talk
  3. Author
  4. Date
  5. Event, location
  6. Slides' and/or Abstract's URL (HTML, PDF, sources, MagicPoint). If the talk is not available online, please include it as an attachment.