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Re: [vox] Need speaker for Feb



I'm specifically referring to my experiences working on OSGeo Live
http:\\live.osgeo.org
It's a set of bash scripts that install and configures more than 40
Geospatial applications into a distro we release as a VM image, iso for
dvd and iso for usb usage. That install includes example data, projects
and tutorials for all the applications.

So a little bit of 1. and 3., lots of scripts, some deb, some jar, some
source, and some other to get packages built on top of Xubuntu which
when then make into a Live disc to give out at conferences, and some of
use to install computer labs at universities for teaching all things
related to Geospatial Science (aka GIS & Remote Sensing).

Thanks,
Alex


On 02/09/2012 04:58 PM, Mikies Runs Baal wrote:
> Heya,
> 
> What do you mean by customizing a distro?
> 
> Are we just talking about  installing packages via the terminal and 
> running a batch file?
> 
> Are we talking about customizing the kernel and recompiling?
> 
> Are we talking about creating a customized bootable LIVE CD/DVD of 
> specific packages for specialty usage?
> 
> Lots of choices here and any one would make an interesting presentation.
> 
> IMHO,
> 
> MJR
> 
> On 2/9/2012 9:26 AM, Alex Mandel wrote:
>> On 02/09/2012 08:43 AM, Brian Lavender wrote:
>>> It looks like I have a preliminary offer from Alex to give a talk.
>>>
>>> Alex, did you want to post to the list the topics you have in mind?
>>>
>>> brian
>>>
>>> On Wed, Feb 08, 2012 at 03:52:44PM -0800, Brian Lavender wrote:
>>>> We need a speaker for Feb.
>>>>
>>>> Any volunteers?
>> Here's a list of potential stuff, would love to hear feedback
>>
>> *Location Awareness - Spatial Databases (Spatialite, Postgis)+a little
>> Geodjango
>> *Making Maps at home - QGIS, Inkscape, Marble etc...
>> *Customizing a Distro - OSGeo Live project
>> *Everything Geospatial - an overview of the 40+ apps on the OSGeo Live
>> disc (Desktop apps, web clients, web servers, programming libraries,etc)
>> - at 2 minutes an app you can see how this will fill the time.
>> *Getting Started on Android Development
>> *Understanding Open Source Licenses and Business models - From a non
>> lawyer perspective
>> *Tips&  tricks from using Linux as my main Desktop OS for 7 years and
>> doing hundreds of installs at Installfests.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Alex
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