[ubuntu-us-ma] Inner City Ubuntu Hour 2
mikestechno at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 10:35:30 UTC 2011
Awesome looks like your doing great work...
On 07/02/2011 04:36 PM, Martin Owens wrote:
> Hey Guys,
> Today was the second Inner City Ubuntu Hour, myself, Dave Hunt and
> Ralph DeGenero met at Winter Street and Tremont on this beautiful july
> forth weekend to talk geek about Ubuntu.
> First stop we went to Starbucks to get some drinks and use up Rio's free
> drink card. Then onwards to have some food at Pho Pasture in Boston's
> China Town. We talked about the etymology of language and lots of
> various geeky subjects. The main event followed:
> We took the T (train) to Andrew Sq. and walked over to the Mary Ellen
> Community Center. I showed off the computer lab with full Ubuntu
> machines and how the network was administered and kept in sync.
> Particularly interesting was the way the package syncing worked and the
> new user registration gdm. You can see a video of me demonstrating
> the user registration system here.
> I also have a set of scripts to notify users and track their session
> times using libnotify and app-indicators. You can check out the
> client and server scripts here and the session manager here
> We tested the Orca screen reader and attempted to upgrade it for the lab
> to 3.1, but the new versions are having trouble with Maverick at the
> moment. So they were quickly downgraded.
> With that, we ended to Ubuntu Hour which was extended into over time to
> show off some really cool stuff.
> I hope more people can make it to the next Ubuntu Hour next month.
> Special guest PaulTag! :-D
> Best Regards, Martin Owens
> 1. http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-us-ma/1027/detail/
> 2. https://code.launchpad.net/~doctormo/gdm-commmunity-greeter/trunk
> 4. https://code.launchpad.net/~doctormo/+junk/client-scripts
> 5. https://code.launchpad.net/~doctormo/+junk/server-scripts
> 6. https://code.launchpad.net/~doctormo/+junk/session-manager
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