Linux Users' Group of Davis - "LUGOD 2001.03.06 Meeting Notes"
2001.03.06 Meeting Notes
- IBM announced Linux has been ported to their new 64bit PowerPC
- IBM announced a massive Tux-based, 1960s-style Linux ad campaign
- Sanyo announced a Linux-based PDA is in the works
- Demo - Next demos will be Sat. March 10th. Cory from Border's
has left, because his position has been cut, company-wide!
- DCN - LUGOD held an Intro-to-Linux class on March 5th.
About 20 people signed up, and most attended. We used DemoLinux,
a version of Linux that boots and runs off of CDROM (no installation
- Other LUGs
- Mar. 7th - SVLUG meeting (San Jose). Anne P. Mitchell on MAPS
(spam blocking service).
- Mar. 10th - LUGOD holds Linux demo at Borders in Davis.
- Mar. 14th - SacLUG meeting (Sacramento). Bill Northrup on security.
- Mar. 18th - Linux Installfest in Davis.
- Mar. 20th - BALUG meeting (San Francisco). Topic TBA.
- Apr. 4th - SVLUG meeting (San Jose). Greg Stein and Karl Fogel
- Apr. 21st - LUGOD holds Linux demo at Borders in Davis (TENTATIVE).
- Installfests - The next Installfest will be Sunday, March
- LERT - No news.
- Financial Report - $46.64 in voluntary dues were
- Yopy - Chris DiBona brought a prototype "Yopy" (Samsung's ARM-based,
- ISDN Modem - Bill Kendrick gave away an ISDN modem to whoever
- Netaverse - Netaverse send a collection of Win4Lin CDs and
a t-shirt, which we gave away.
- Chuck Polisher did a talk on building the Linux Kernel.
- Bill Kendrick
- Rhonda Bailey
- Edwin Groot
- Lynn Wood
- Jim Riffel
- Henry House
- Lee Welters
- Matt Henningson
- Seth Nagao
- Jeff Roush
- John Lin
- Jeff DeFay
- Ed O'Neil
- Brian Lavendar
- Trace Melton
- Kirk Shroeder
- Craugh Coughlin
- Chris DiBona
- Larry Shnider
- Chuck Polisher
- Kevin Murakoshi
- Nick Henders
- John Foster
- Steven Helms
- Jen Rutherford
- ... and 6 others
of this meeting
Quote of the Meeting
- "Menuconfig: Yay! XConfig: Boo!" - Chuck Polisher
- "The odd ones - some people call them bad names, things we label
criminals. They call them... 'unstable.'" - Chuck Polisher, on Kernel
LUGOD: PO Box 1336, Davis, CA 95617
2002 Feb 04 13:54