The new FAmSCo election guidelines

After months of – sometimes controversial – discussion I am happy to announce the new FAmSCo election guidelines. For those of you, who did not follow the discussion, here is a brief summary of the three most important changes: More continuity Instead of electing all seats once a year, we follow the example of the […]

Linux New Media to ship thousands of Fedora DVDs

F15 Multiboot DVD with GNOME and KDE As some of you might know I started writing for the German Linux Magazin in April. I am now in the lucky position to know quite a few people at Linux New Media and one of them asked me if I had an idea for the DVD they […]

Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2011 revisited

Last weekend I attended the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2011, one of the biggest community events here in Germany. The reason I didn’t blog about it earlier is simple: I didn’t know what to write except: It was like every year.   This doesn’t mean that the event was bad, by far not. It was just as […]


Finally – and right in time for CLT – the Fedora 14 Media for EMEA have arrived! I was shocked 😯 when the guy opened his truck and revealed an euro 6 pallet. I didn’t expect 3000 media to be so much! Last time I got 1600, but they were in 4 parcels of 4 […]


From Fedora’s GNOME 3 feature page: Where has the appearance capplet gone? GNOME 3 is deemphasizing user customization, or ‚theming‘ in favour of a ‚just works‘ and ’slick out of the box‘ approach. Therefore, theme changes are no longer exposed in the core configuration UI, except for accessibility themes such as ‚High Contrast‘ or ‚Inverse‘, […]