Sunday, April 10, 2011

GNOME 3.0 Launch Party - Zurich

GNOME 3.0 Release
On April 6th 2011, GNOME 3.0 released, the long awaited Linux Desktop to the world. It is one of the most powerful and easy to use desktop of GNOME. It includes most of the revolutionary changes in desktop world like GNOME Shell and Activity Journal. In Zurich Switzerland, the GNOME release party took place on 8th of April. This happened in the premises of ETH,the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich.

GNOME 3.0 release party featured live demonstrations of GNOME 3.0 in different Linux distributions and talks about the new features. I gave a short talk on Free software in general and few screens of Gnome 3.0. Marcus Muller, the man behind frOSCamp Zurich, gave an excellent live demonstration of GNOME 3.0 using Fedora, there were couple of active participants in this party. Marcus presentation was in German.

Bruno Friedmann, Ambassador of openSUSE in Switzerland,gave an in-depth live demonstration on openSUSE and how to get GNOME 3.0 in it. it included many powerful features and services of openSUSE like SUSE Studio. Bruno in his presentation demonstrated many powerful feature-rich solutions to th real-world situations. I have published few snaps here.

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