Fedora 9 Release Party in Italy

Yesterday night I spent about 6 hours (between 9.00 pm to 3.00 am!!!) on Fedora 9 Release Party in Lodi, the first official party in Italy (next will be in Florence and Rome by the end of the month).

It was great!

There were about 30/40 people, interested in new features but also interested in “how to join” Fedora Project, and -of course- interested in beer! I, Luca and Gianluca (North Italy Fedora Ambassadors have being present) helped these guys to make their usb live key bootable, solve their questions about Fedora 9 and open their bottles! ;-)

Thanks to FAMSCO budget we could buy a lot of yummy food! And also thanks to moms and grandmothers that cooked cakes and pies with “volunteer” contributions :-)

You can see some shots taken during the party on flickr

Last but not least, thanks to Luca Foppiano. He organized all aspects of event: “spamming” by email, do the shopping, make the slides and so on, and all of these stuffs went really really well!

Keep up the good work Luca!

Beer is not enough!

Yummy food!

Fedora 9 USB Filling Station


4 Comments so far »

  1. Gianluca Varisco said,

    Wrote on May 14, 2008 @ 11:35 am

    Many thanks to you, Lucia, Luca and all the guys that helped us yesterday! ;-)

    The release party went very well. I’m really looking forward to the next event!


  2. axelilly said,

    Wrote on May 14, 2008 @ 4:58 pm

    Looks like a great release party! Thanks for organizing it.

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