[Ubuntu PA] [Project] Girls Inc date shifted to June 9th

Elizabeth Bevilacqua lyz at ubuntu.com
Fri Jun 1 04:46:58 BST 2007

On Thu, May 31, 2007 at 11:26:28PM -0400, Kevin Valentine wrote:
> Good news!  About 5 girls are supposed to show up.


> Age ranges of the girls: 12 to 15 years old.
> This should help us decide what software to install.


> Attached is a PDF I got from Terri that contains a lot of detailed info
> on the PC hardware.  To summarize:
>   * 1.7GHz P4
>   * 256MB RAM
>   * 20GB HD
>   * NVidia Vanta display adapter (can this support compiz / beryl?)

Oh good, those are some nice machines! NVidia Vanta should be able to
handle compiz/beryl, but it might be slow. Worth testing.

> Windows 2K is installed with an NTFS partition.  Looks like we can split
> the drive down the middle and use straight Ubuntu for the other half. 
> The memory is a bit low.  Perhaps we can scrape together an extra 256MB
> for each PC.  We'll see what type of mem it uses on Saturday.
> One of these ten PCs will be brought to the install-fest on Saturday. 
> I'm still not clear on who is bringing it.  It may be me.  I'll find out
> tomorrow when I speak with Terri again.

> Don't know about the newspaper contacts yet.  I think Greg is sorting
> that out.

I'm going to email the Philadelphia LinuxChix Chapter mailing list now
to let them know - can we put a word in to the newspaper people that
PhillyChix is involved? We could use the press...

Elizabeth Bevilacqua // lyz at ubuntu.com
Ubuntu Women Project: www.ubuntu-women.org
Ubuntu PA US LoCo Team: www.meetlinux.com

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