doug at prairiegeeks.com
Tue Jan 29 02:50:49 GMT 2008
Be cure to reply to or copy the list in your replies so everyone can see the
I'm all for skype as my wife and I use it already. Maybe we could add
skype/im contact info to our member pages. Having a sort of virtual meeting
is definitely a good option for a state as spread out as ours.
Sadly, I don't have any ubuntu business cases to contribute (yet), but
anyone and everyone is free to contribute to the wiki and comment any
changes made. It'd be a great addition.
On Jan 28, 2008 8:39 PM, <rodd at ahrenstorff.us> wrote:
> Another thought might be a video conference every once in a while
> between our groups...for special events? Skype or Ekiga work well.
> I would also like to see some 'business case' stories put up on our SD
> Ubuntu wiki to promote the business use of Ubuntu. We currently have
> our company Intranet portal hosted on Ubuntu in addition to a VMWare
> server (hosting several company virtual machines). I know we'll
> continue to use Ubuntu in conjunction with Red Hat Enterprise. I plan
> to purchase two Ubuntu support licenses later this year (after the
> next LTS release).
> As to the Google map...I've not set one up before, but I can't imagine
> it would be too difficult.
> Quoting Doug Jennewein <doug at prairiegeeks.com>:
> > That's not a bad idea, Rodd. Chamberlain is a good half-way point --
> > equalize the distance for most everyone. I've driven through it many
> > but I'm not familiar with any facilities there. Anybody have any ideas?
> > On a relate note, it'd be nice to set up a google map or something to
> > where all the different members are located -- I had no idea there were
> > many west river members. Anyone had any experience setting something
> > that up or want to volunteer to figure it out?
> > -Doug
> > On Jan 28, 2008 8:09 PM, <rodd at ahrenstorff.us> wrote:
> >> Sorry for slow reply, but I 'could' meet in SF if I had other
> >> business. Otherwise it's bit expensive since gas prices are so high.
> >> Maybe the west river folks could share the cost and ride together. I
> >> also have family in SF and we could possibly stay there (room for 4-6).
> >> Otherwise, a meeting in Chamberlain would be cool...let's discuss more.
> >> Quoting Doug Jennewein <doug at prairiegeeks.com>:
> >> > Hey, Everyone:
> >> >
> >> > A couple of us in Vermillion have talked about having a meetup for
> >> of us
> >> > SD Ubuntu users. What do you all think? Where should it be, and
> >> would
> >> > you want to do (bbq sounds good to me!) ? Maybe we could piggyback
> >> > another event like a tech conference in Sioux Falls or Rapid. Any
> >> for
> >> > or against? If people are interested, we can hammer out the details
> >> here on
> >> > the list or on the forums.
> >> >
> >> > Let me know what your ideas are.
> >> >
> >> > -Doug Jennewein
> >> >
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