[Ubuntu-SG] Speaker Request for NUS SFD, 19 Sept 2008 @ NUS
Thanh.Dang at Sun.COM
Tue Sep 2 16:36:18 BST 2008
And I wonder if NUS got services to help the students to load
linux/ubuntu on their thumbdrive on that day. If there is it'll be good
using this, http://klik.atekon.de/liveusb/ <-- Unfortunately we don't
have this service. However if you want, you can provide on the day.
John Thng wrote:
> It's good someone get windows applications preinstalled on WINE first
> on the demo set or so.
> The steps to get some prominent stuff on WINE will turn people off on
> first run.
> World of Warcraft
> Office 2007
> And others.
> Just don't focus too much on WINE ...
> And also intro some cross-platform tools to ease the difficulty of
> switching to linux.
> And I wonder if NUS got services to help the students to load
> linux/ubuntu on their thumbdrive on that day. If there is it'll be
> good using this, http://klik.atekon.de/liveusb/ .
> As for Wubi, it'll be great if there is a working demo set to show, it
> can boot out, appeared in the control panel so they can remove it.
> On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 10:19 PM, Chew EK <chew4097 at gmail.com
> <mailto:chew4097 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> We got one hour presentation. It's not a lot of time, but also
> can be too long. The presentation must be convincing in getting
> people to try Ubuntu. Yet, it mustn't be too anti Windows, to
> avoid misleading the audience (one of the complaints from newbies
> in the ubuntuforums ;-p ).
> It would be great if we can share the presentations among a few
> people, each talking about different areas. For instance, I knows
> only a little about wine and even less about wubi, so it would be
> tough to talk about them.
> Let me throw out a list of topics. I know it's a long list and
> might not be able to cover all; anyone want to have their 15
> minutes of fame :-), please volunteer.
> What is Ubuntu? Just a short intro about alternative OS to set
> the stage.
> Applications demo for normal computing
> Community service
> Ubuntu philosophy "Humanity towards others"
> The Ubuntu promise
> This part is talking about sharing and collaboration, rather than
> "me me me" philosophy, should be attractive to the young crowd?
> More demos
> Free games
> Compiz Fusion
> How to get Ubuntu, two ways to install: single/multi boot, wubi
> Two ways to install anything in Ubuntu: Add/Remove, Synaptics
> Switching from Windows issues
> Finding equivalent alternative software
> Install Windows application with wine
> Free and legal internet video, music.
> Joining Team Ubuntu Singapore
> Ubuntu-SG mailing list
> Ubuntu-SG at lists.ubuntu.com <mailto:Ubuntu-SG at lists.ubuntu.com>
Dang Thanh Son
Sun Campus Ambassador at National University of Singapore
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