MeeGo - The Mobile Linux Platform

Michael Meeks (Novell, Inc.)
Mobile
Location: D139/140
Tags: mobile, linux, meego
Average rating: ***..
(3.73, 11 ratings)

See the beautiful MeeGo netbook version, and it’s slick 3D accelerated graphics, ultra-fast boot time, and easy to use user-interface; all on the cheapest PCs you can buy in the highstreet.

Understand some of the technical choices underlying the platform, and see their result. Hear how we got outstanding boot times, pretty animations, a rich ISV platform story, speedy package management (on top of RPM), pervasive connectivity, and built-in social networking.

See slide-ware sketching the governance structures, and see how Meego fits together as a project.

Grasp how the OpenSUSE edition of MeeGo works, it’s distinctives and how you can build and contribute to it yourself, and even make your own derivative version.

Michael Meeks

Novell, Inc.

Michael is a Christian and enthusiastic believer in Free software. He very much enjoys working for Novell where as a member of the Desktop research team he has worked on desktop infrastructure and applications, particularly Moblin, OpenOffice.org, CORBA, Bonobo, Nautilus and accessibility, amongst other interesting things. He now works as an Architect, trying to understand and nudge the direction of our Linux Desktop work. Prior to this he worked for Quantel gaining expertise in real time AV editing and playback achieved with high performance focused hardware / software solutions.

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Nick Shobe
07/23/2010 12:01am PDT

Great subject, awesomely hilarious presentation ;0

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