MeeGo - The Mobile Linux Platform

Michael Meeks (Novell, Inc.)
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,, 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
07/22/2010 5:01pm PDT

Great subject, awesomely hilarious presentation ;0

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