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FAI Developer Workshop 2010

From 2nd to 4th of July 2010 the FAI developer workshop will take place at the Linuxhotel in Essen/Germany. FAI? FAI is the abbreviation for Fully Automatic Installation. It’s a non-interactive system to install, customize and manage Linux systems and software configurations on computers as well as virtual machines and chroot environments, from small networks to large-scale infrastructures and clusters.

As the name states the workshop is targeted towards FAI developers. We – the FAI developers – want to get FAI into shape for squeeze, discuss pending issues like Ubuntu packaging, release management and of course meet in real life for networking and socializing. Our rough roadmap for the FAI weekend looks like this:


  • Setup of the network
  • Introduction round, hello to everybody
  • Define things that need to be worked on with high priority for the squeeze release
  • Start of work


  • Work on things for squeeze release
  • Discussion: Features for squeeze
  • Read access from /dev/beer


  • Work on things for squeeze release
  • Final round: What did we manage to do this weekend

Further details are available in the FAI wiki at

The meeting wouldn’t be possible without sponsors – so special thanks to:

If you are interested in sponsoring the FAI Developer Workshop as well please contact FAI lead developer Thomas Lange.

3 Responses to “FAI Developer Workshop 2010”

  1. Jeremiah Says:

    I guess Spotify must use Debian somewhere – otherwise, why would they sponsor?

  2. mika Says:

    @Jeremiah: Not just “somewhere”, but “everywhere” comes closer to it. :)


  3. Jeremiah Says:

    Wow. Very cool. :-)