- For the Debian configuration management system, see "debconf (software package)".
DebConf is the yearly conference where developers of the Debian operating system meet to discuss issues around the further development of the system.
Besides the scheduled workshops and talks, Debian developers take the opportunity to hack on the Debian system in a more informal setting. This has been institutionalised by introducing the DebCamp in the Oslo DebConf in 2003: a room is set aside and computing infrastructure provided.
Locations of past and future DebConf events:
|DebConf0||2000||July 5–9||Bordeaux, France|
|DebConf1||2001||July 2–5||Bordeaux, France|
|DebConf2||2002||July 5–7||Toronto, Canada|
|DebConf3||2003||July 18–20||Oslo, Norway|
|DebConf4||2004||May 26–June 2||Porto Alegre, Brazil|
|DebConf5||2005||July 10–17||Helsinki, Finland|
|DebConf6||2006||May 14–22||Oaxtepec, Mexico|
|DebConf7||2007||June 17–23||Edinburgh, Scotland|
|DebConf8||2008||August 10–16||Mar del Plata, Argentina|
|DebConf9||2009||July 24–30||Cáceres, Spain|
|DebConf10||2010||August 1–7||New York, USA|
|DebConf11||2011||July 24–30||Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|DebConf12||2012||July 8–14||Managua, Nicaragua|
|DebConf13||2013||August 11–18||Vaumarcus, Switzerland|
|DebConf14||2014||August 23–31||Portland, Oregon, USA|
This is a smaller Debian event, held annually at the Australian Linux Conference, linux.conf.au.
Locations of past and future Miniconf events:
|Debian GNU/Linux: Australian Mini-Conference 2002||2002||Feb 4–5||Brisbane, Australia|
|Debian Miniconf2||2003||Jan 20–21||Perth, Australia|
|Debian Miniconf3||2004||Jan 12–13||Adelaide, Australia|
|Debian Miniconf4||2005||Apr 18–19||Canberra, Australia|
|Debian Miniconf5||2006||Jan 23–24||Dunedin, New Zealand|
|Debian Miniconf6||2007||Jan 15–16||Sydney, Australia|
|MiniDebConf Centroamérica: Panamá||2010||Mar 20–23||Panama City, Panamá|
|MiniDebConf 2010||2010||Jun 10–11||Berlin, Germany|
|MiniDebConf 2010 India||2010||Aug 7–8||Pune, India|
|MiniDebConf 2013 India||2013||Feb 22–24||Kozhikode, India|
According to a 2013 brochure, the conference had about 30 attendees in 2000 while in 2011 there were around 300 attendees, and about 250 are expected.1
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