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Ubuntu Hardware Summit 2011
Grand Victoria Hotel - Taipei, Taiwan
8 December 2011
Building on the success of 2010 (over 200 attendees), the 2011 Ubuntu Hardware Summit promises to deliver more.
With keynote speeches from various members of the Canonical team, and a more focused technical delivery, register below to avoid disappointment.
December 8th starting at 9AM
Grand Victoria Hotel
No. 168, Jingye 4th Rd., Taipei, 10466 Taiwan
Tel: (02) 8502-0000
Who should attend:
Engineers and Product Managers at OEMs and ODMs with responsibility or interest in deploying Ubuntu on new devices and computers.
Topics for 2011 include:
- An overview of multitouch support in Ubuntu, covering kernel drivers, the X input stack, and applications. A demonstration of Ubuntu multitouch support will be provided.
- Ubuntu Server in the cloud, as the thin OS that serves your virtual instances bringing the tools that you need from a trusted source, or Ubuntu Server as the cloud IaaS tool allowing to quickly respond to your infrastructure challenges. This session will explain why we believe Ubuntu is the future of the cloud and cloud computing the future of computing.
- The Ubuntu Cloud proposition
- A general look at the debugging process of Linux Kernel suspend/resume errors.
- An overview of how OEMs and ODMs can work more efficiently with Canonical to build successful Ubuntu-based devices.
- A brief overview of the bug flow process as well as an overview of how we work with ODM/OEMs to ensure the bugs are private as we work to address issues encountered during enablement. There will also be an introduction to the testing ISO images.
- An introduction to the Ubuntu Kernel Team. Topics discussed are organisation, mission, how the team communicates, policies, procedures and how to join in the development discussion for the Ubuntu Kernel.
- A session on the gesture suite. The code is published under GPLv3 and LGPLv3.
- An explanation of issues to avoid and good practice to follow with BIOS and ACPI to ensure firmware works well with Linux first time.
- An explanation of PulseAudio's timer-scheduling mode and its mixer, and what sound drivers, BIOS and hardware must support for these features to work.
- An overview to familiarise OEM/ODMs with the QA process within Canonical's OEM Services
- Boot time and hardware enablement, debugging, multitouch, networking... and much more.
The Event is sponsored by Canonical and is free of charge. Lunch and refreshments will be provided by Canonical.
Send an email to the UHS team