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Meet Debian at CeBIT 2011

The Debian Project is happy to announce that it will again be represented at this years CeBIT IT fair in Hanover, Germany [1] from
the 1st to the 5th of March. Debian will again be a present as “special
guest” at the booth of Univention GmbH [2], whose motto this year is
“Open source keeps the promises of the cloud” and which can be found
in hall 2 stand D36 [3][4].


Members of the project will be available for questions and discussions
and demonstrate new features of the recently released Debian 6.0
“Squeeze”, including the new port to the kernel of the FreeBSD project.
Visitors will also have the opportunity to bring USB thumb drives or
blank CDs in order to get a free copy of Debian 6.0.

In addition some of “Squeeze’s” new features will be presented in a
short talk at the Univention Open Source-Bühne [5] on Tuesday the 1st
of March at 13:30 and again on Thursday the 3rd of March at 15:30. An
audio stream of the first session will be provided by Radio Tux [6],
who will also open their Podcast on Saturday the 5th of March with
interviews with Debian Developers and Press Officers Meike Reichle and
Alexander Reichle-Schmehl.


We would like to thank our sponsors, notably Univention GmbH [7] and
Deutsche Messe AG [8] for again sponsoring Debian’s presence at this
yea’rs CeBIT, and the German National Library of Science and Technology
[9] for lending the demonstration hardware.


The Debian project invites its users, contributors, developers and all
interested persons to visit the booth and ask questions, discuss
technical issues and meet the Debian project and its developers in

About Univention

Univention GmbH was founded in 2002 and is based in Germany. It offers
Open Source complete solutions, the Debian-based enterprise Linux
distribution “Univention Corporate Server (UCS)”, identity- and
infrastructure management systems as well as groupware and desktop

Univention releases all its source code under the terms of the GPLv2,
the source code can be downloaded from the Univention Download Servers


About Debian

The Debian Project was founded in 1993 by Ian Murdock to be a truly
free community project. Since then the project has grown to be one of
the largest and most influential open source projects. Thousands of
volunteers from all over the world work together to create and maintain
Debian software. Available in 70 languages, and supporting a huge range
of computer types, Debian calls itself the “universal operating

Contact Information

For further information, please visit the Debian web pages at or send mail to .

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