[Ubuntu-SG] Software Freedom Day plans
dave33bravo at yahoo.com.sg
Mon Sep 7 03:04:46 BST 2009
On Mon, 2009-09-07 at 09:50 +0800, Chow Loong Jin wrote:
> On Monday 07,September,2009 09:34 AM, Muhammad Heidir wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Thank you for your encouraging support!
> > I'll run down a few details:
> > 1. Stickers on USB, I didn't mean to paste the stickers onto USBs. I meant to say, stickers can come handy if people want them. As for the USB bootable, in case someone asks for them, we can fix up for them on the spot(no need to paste stickers)...
> Looks like we'll need to stock up on ISOs to feed into usb-creator. Hopefully
> I'd have already gotten sg.releases.ubuntu.com back online and can grab ISOs
> from there by then. :-)
> > 2. Loong Jin, we rely on you to get the Internet shared connection. By the way, how many LAN cables do you have? Currently I have about 3 pieces.
> I have two (confirmed) pieces. One more I need to dig around to see if I brought
> it to Singapore. I might have left it in Malaysia.
Great! I'll dig around too.
> > 3. The switch which I intent to bring has 16 ports. The router can always be connected to the switch or the other way round.
> That sounds pretty awesome. Speaking of which, from what I've heard, NLB has a
> 512k line which will probably be shared out via WiFi and LAN on that day.
I have a wireless broadband, 7.2Mbps capable. Just need to get this
fixed up for sharing. I worry the 512k line will lag too much.
> > 4. (Ho Yi Hao) Floor plan and event information: http://sfds.foss-alliance.sg/PublicExhibits
> > Our booth is at T12. You can hook with us there. We are friendly bunch of people. Just pop in and introduce yourself.
> > 5. (Francis) Bring it on!
> > Current Logistics:
> > [...]
> If I'm not mistaken, NTUOSS has some Ubuntu CDs which we will be giving out on
> 18th (SFD within NTU). If there are extras, I'll see if I can bring them along.
> > Members:
> > 1. Billy
> > 2. Nick HS
> > 3. Heidir
> > 4. Ho Yi Hao
> > 5. Francis Bond
> > 6. Loong Jin
> > Suggestion:
> > We have 4 laptops and 1 netbook, is it possible for them to be assigned a specific task? In my previous email, I wrote that will be loading the netbook with Netbook Remix.
> > Just choose or suggest an item for the laptop.
> > 1. Netbook - Netbook Remix
> > 2. XPS - Ubuntu + Edu stuff and games
> > 3. Frets on Fire (Loong Jin)?
> I've got that installed on my notebook.
Great, ready to play!
> > 4. Customised Ubuntu? Mac-a-like, Win7-a-like, funky-theme
> Mine's themed a little like Mac, but not completely like either. (Docky, Aurora
> Smooth Gtk+ theme)
Will be good enough. I'm thinking whether it will be possible if you
could create different accounts for different themes? Just a suggestion.
> > 5. Gaming? (Urban Terror) we can hook up 2 or more systems, any system actually, be it Windows or Linux and play online
> Well if we've got a switch, then this is a definite possibility. I'll bring my
> mouse along then. Also, we should bring the installer along on thumbdrive or
> something for those who don't have it installed.
Urban Terror does not need to be installed. Just copy the folder and
click on the appropriate executable file. Easy and simple! All in one
single package for both OS.
Multiply:doksg | Yahoo!:dave33bravo
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