Linux Users' Group of Davis - "LUGOD 1999.10.04 Meeting Notes"
1999.10.04 Meeting Notes
- Intel has announced its new chip
- RedHat 6.1 has been released
- Defcon 2000 will be held in Las Vegas, July 28-30, 2000
- Linux Business Expo will be held in Las Vegas, November 15-16, 1999
- USENIX 2000 will be held in San Diego June 18-23, 2000
- Some LUGOD members discovered that the game lxdoom (a Linux port
of idSoftware's Doom) does not work when played behind an ipmasq
- Doom is now GPL
- A new version of Tux: A Quest for Herring has been released
- A new e-zine called Linux Games (linux.gamers.net) has begun and
is looking for articles and columnists
- VA Linux Systems has offered to pay for LUGOD-based stickers and
- PPP How To - No change.
- Resnet How To - Hans Uhlig has offered to provide floppy
disks, and Bill Kendrick and Harry Souders have volunteered to copy
the Resnet How To docs to them, if UCD IT is willing to pass
- Tax Exempt Club Status - The forms and money have been
- Farmer's Market - Since we can technically meet up to 11
more times this year (since the 12 meeting limitation is per
calendar year, not per 12 month period), we are planning on going
a few more times. We will meet on Saturdays October 16th and
30th. Contact Hans Uhlig if you wish to help out.
- Davis Community Network - Foo was not at the meeting.
Last we heard, DCN was moving from one trailer to another.
- Ambassador to other LUGs - SVLUG
meets on the Wednesday, October 6th.
SacLUG meets on Wednesday, October 13th.
Mike Machado will be explaining the CVS (Concurrent Versions System),
a source code version control system. Brian Lavendar will explain
GRASS, Geographic Raster Analysis ? System.
- Financial Report - We collected $48.00 in voluntary dues. Our
account now holds $333.88.
- Meeting Location - Mike Simons will look into reserving a
room at the Davis library. The room holds at least 150 people, but
does not allow food. Reservations must be 3 to 6 weeks in advance,
so the first meeting we can have there won't be until at least November.
- Allan Hollander explained Python, an object-oriented, interpreted
scripting language available for Linux and other operating systems.
- Remington Stone
- Allan Hollander
- Bill Kendrick
- Mike Simons
- Marianne Waage
- Hans Uhlig
- Greg Young
- Andrew Stein
- Christine Scobee
- Pete Salzman
- Matthew Curran
- Ralph Haygood
- Matt Snelham
- Steve Lawrence
- Tom Kelly
- Jessica Leudtke
- Zach Johnson
- Tim Maurer
- Harry Souders
- Brian Lavender
- Mark Kim
- Beau Hilkene
- Mike O'Niell
- Evan Scarisbrick
- and a few others
LUGOD: PO Box 1336, Davis, CA 95617
2001 Jul 18 14:16