[arch-dev-public] Arch Linux (Brazil) on FISL

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 11:12:23 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 8:39 AM, Hugo Doria<hugodoria at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Last week we had the first brazilian Encounter of Arch Linux Users,
> during the tenth edition of the International Forum of Free Software
> (FISL), in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
> The event was huge (more than 8000 people), great and we got new users
> (a lot of them). We had a stand where we gave free CDs (i686 and
> x86_64), did some installs and gave some lessons. Also, we made four
> lectures in the event:
> Introduction to Arch Linux (by Rodrigo Flores)
> >From * to Arch (by Kessia Pinheiro)
> Arch Linux Brazil: past, present and future (by Douglas Andrade)
> How to create packages for Arch Linux (by me)
> Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (the president of Brazil) went to the event
> and met some distributions. I hope that our president use Arch. :P
> There are some pictures from the event here (just the first two days.
> i will upload the other two soon):
> http://hugodoria.org/fotos/?Qwd=./fisl10
> Some pictures from our stand and the arch linux brasil people, that
> were very important for our encounter and made everything happen:
> http://hugodoria.org/fotos/?Qwd=./fisl10/archlinux-br
> Douglas Soares (dsa) was there too:
> http://hugodoria.org/fotos/?Qwd=./fisl10/archlinux-br&Qif=IMG_0450.JPG&Qiv=thumbs&Qis=M
> Pictures taken by others:
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/fisl/
> I want to bring some of you guys for the next FISL, that will happen
> in 2010. I tried this year, but i lost the deadline to try.

Neat! I like the old man with the big beard - he's my favorite :)

Nice poster too

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