Last Month Cosimo came Beijing, and we had a meet up with Beijing GNOME User Group and Beijing Linux User Group in SUSE Office, Cosimo introduced ‘Looking ahead to GNOME 3.22 and beyond’, the flatpak bring lots of attention. Here I just shared some photos. Thanks for Cosimo’s coming!
This year summit held at Manav Rachna International University (MRIU), which is located in the Faridabad district Delhi, it’s a quiet, beautiful and very very hot place. It gave me a lot of wonderful memories.
I arrived at noon of 21th April, and so I participated the workshop “GStreamer in your GNOME: Hands-on multimedia hacking”, here I learned how to play audio and video from command line and code step by step.
For the 1st day of conference, the local team is very very enthusiastic, if you forgot to register, they will find you with the register book and ask you to fill the name, email and phone number.
After long officials speech, Cosimo and Pravin made the keynote speeches, the next billion GNOME users and Indian Languages in GNOME 3.20.
In 2nd day, I listened ‘contribute to GNOME’ from Daki, ‘GNOME in China’ from ZhengNing, and ‘5 years of GNOME3’ from Tobi. After each talk the dean of MIRU will award a certificate for thanking for the speaker.
In lighting talk I introduced local user group and GNOME.Asia.
At night, the local students were very patient to teach us how to play the Cricket which is very very popular in local.
In last day local team lead us to Taj Mahal.
Thanks for GNOME Foundation for sponsoring, and everyone who helped this awesome event happen.
Flickr group: https://www.flickr.com/groups/gnomeasia2016/
On Nov 16th, we had a small activity with PKUOSA(Peking University Open Source Association), Fangyi Xiong introduced git and github, Bin Lei introduced Hexo, and I talked about the GNOME 3.18.
On Nov 24th, our group visited the Beijing LongQuan temple which is probably the world’s most high-tech temple, and attracted a lot of top tech geeks here.
Emily and Martin which is from BLUG took us to discover the mystical of Beijing LongQuan temple.
More pictures could be found in here.
Although it’s a little late to know the birthday news from https://www.gnome.org/news/2015/08/happy-18th-birthday-gnome/ , I hope more people in China could learn and celebrate it!
Last week I wrote a highlight of 2015 GNOME.Asia Summit in Chinese, which I got the idea from Pictures from GNOME.Asia Summit 2015.
Hope it could let more people in China to feel optimistic about GNOME’s future in Asia.
Thanks sponsorship from GNOME Foundation.
GUADEC 2014 report
As one of GNOME.Asia 2014 organizers, GNOME Foundation sponsored me to attend GUADEC 2014 in Strasbourg.
Strasbourg is a wonderful city, I very like the amazing Illuminations of the Cathedral.
It is awesome four days where I listening to presentation about new technology, meeting old and new friends.
You can know more about us from flickr,
I got a lot from the topics in these days.
1) Reusing Libreoffice in your application, in each page there are lines for thanks to each one for their contribution!
Now libreoffice already be reused by a lot of applications, Markus introduced the LibreofficeKit and a lot of new features.
You can download his slide for more information.
2) What’s new in Gstreamer, talked about what’s done last year and new features.
What captured my attention is that they list the copyright of the pictures in slide at last!!
3) SDAPS: Easy to use paper surveying tool for GNOME
No so much listener interested this topic, but Benjamin still finished the topic seriously, and it’s very cool to develop this tool in University.
4) Fleet Commander: making GNOME 3 shine on large deployments
It’s a popular topic in second day, and this is a new project, with this tool you can deploy gnome’s configuration to other machines easily.
5) GPG, SSH, and identity for beginners
Federico use a very tradition way to show what’s the principle of public-key cryptography.
6) Flow based programming in the Gnome environment
It’s the first time to know about it, and NoFlo is cool tool, you can try the 2048’s demo.
I’ve also took part in below talks, thanks all your guys shared the top-edge technology.
- Hardware integration, the GNOME way
- Where are we with this “geo-awareness” dream?
- Open Source Design – how we do it in ownCloud
- Corebird: A Twitter client’s open source journey through Gnome land
- GTK+, dialogs, the HIG and you
- Where has all the Python gone?
- Next generation input methods
Thanks to the GNOME Foundation for sponsoring my travel and accommodation. Looking forward to the next year at Gothenburg.
And now GNOME.Asia 2015 is call for host!
Although it’s a little late to update the GNOME.Asia 2014, I worked for local team to host this year GNOME.Asia.
Before the conference we had workshop to training some students, and after that we had a one day trip to GreatWall.
We had 563 registration, and 355 were on site, so the ratio is about 63%. And we had about 10%, 35 women participants.
Thanks all volunteers and participants!
|GNOME.Asia 2014 2nd day|
|GNOME.Asia 2014 3rd day|
One day trip to Strasburg from Beijing to Paris, then to Strasburg. Thanks for sponsorship from GNOME Foundation.
|From I’m going to GUADEC|
I’m very honor that I could as an organizer to contribute to this summit.
I arrived Korea in May 23th, met with local team, visited the NIPA and debugged 3D printer together.
On May 24th, Karen show us her passion in GNOME, Allan Day’s 101 training is very good, and it gave me an idea to have same training in Beijing in future. And I got an gift as the winner of this years TShirt Design game.
On May 25th I gave a training for local students, how to use gnome-shell and how to write a simple extension for gnome-shell. After that, we made a lucky draw for the participant with the Lemote laptop. And I also listened the Eric and Tobias session, they are my favorites.
At night the speakers and organizers had a small beer party together.
Last day, I took part in tourist which organized by the local team.
In total, it’s a very impressive event for me in this year.
Thanks for GNOME Foundation to sponsor me to GNOME.Asia 2013 in Korea.
Below is some pictures which I took in this summit!
OBA GNOME Style. I submit 2 designs for participant and volunteer. Got 6 vote now!