Meeting Minutes

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes; Date: April 19, 2007

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes
Date: April 19, 2007
Location: Waller Creek

Called to order by Paul Elliott 7:30pm. Discussion of security concerns.

Adjourned 8:55pm.

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes; Date: April 12, 2007

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes
Date: April 12, 2007
Location: Waller Creek

7:00 pm Denis Oxford sets up his openBSD $75 dollar computer.

Connects to net. Search for fingerprint reader driver.

Generalized discussion.

7:50 Denis Oxford shows his 75$ openbsd box.

10sec to bring up firefox, lyx. google maps works. abiword starts in 10 seconds.

adjourn 8:30pm

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes; Date: April 5, 2007

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes
Date: April 5, 2007
Location: Waller Creek

called to order 7:30pm Denis Oxford.

Power transferred to Denis Oxford.

Presentation on Linux on obsolete slow hardware.

Paul Elliott has a IBM Thinkpad 390e that runs Linux slow but usable.

Runs open office WP, presentations, Konqueror, Firefox.

128Meg memory, 300 mhz, 6Gig. Bought for $50. No battery.

Ubuntu will not boot usable without swap partition. Open Suse will not install without a swap partition preinstalled.

Adjourn 8:21pm

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes; Date: March 29, 2007

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes
Date: March 29, 2007
Location: Walnut Creek

called to order 7:30pm Newton Hammett.

Election of officers.

Denis Oxford President.

Paul Elliott Secretary.

System Administrators Carl Perry

Mailing List Carl Perry

Web Administrator Seth.

Program Coordinator: Newton Hammet

Discussion:

Agreed: Joe Barr was an great Program Coordinator that will be difficult to replace. The position is critical for ALG. Any member can and should arrange and schedule a presentation.
Url: http://austinlug.org/node/add/flexinode-2

At first there was a proposal to decentralize and leave unfilled the position of PC (Program Coordinator) unfilled but then the meeting changed its mind and elected Newton Hammet PC. It was agreed that the PC does will have sole responsibility for finding speakers; This is a duty of the entire membership. PC will coordinate.

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes; Date: March 22, 2007

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes
Date: March 22, 2007
Location: Walnut Creek

called to order 7:30pm. 4 people attending.

General discussion.

Linux vs. Windows on iscsi. Linux better (of course).

Denis Oxford has IBM Thinkpad. He is planning to install BSD.

adjourn 8:50pm

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes; Date: March 15, 2007

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes
Date: March 15, 2007
Location: Walnut Creek

Called to order 7:30pm, 3 people attending.

Informal discussion.

Power over power lines, radio propagation.

adjourn 8:00pm

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes; Date: March 08, 2007

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes
Date: March 08, 2007
Location: Walnut Creek

Called to order 7:30pm.

General discussion.

Discuss: LOPSA League of Professional System Administrators.

Help visitor with Laptop.

9:30 pm adjourn.

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes; Date: March 01, 2007

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes
Date: March 01, 2007
Location: Walnut Creek

7:30pm
Presentation by Paul Elliott on hacking HP16C emulator so it works on LINUX.

Obsolete calculation methods.

Sliderules. Sliderule emulators that work on LINUX.

sliderules and most calculators are designed for calculations of analog values.

HP16C was designed for digital results.

Hex octal decimal integer arith. settable word size. 1's or 2's complement.

http://www.hp16c.com/

has a java based hp16c emulator. Does not work under LINUX or firefox.
Author does not answer mail.

hack described to make the calculator work under LINUX.

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes; Date: February 22, 2007

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes
Date: February 22, 2007
Location: Walnut Creek

General discussion:
XML question: stylesheet.

Network security: re connect to BBC

New Elections coming up due by April 1.

obsolete military Systems.

sendmail configuration problem discussed.

sendmail vs. postfix discussion.

mailman discussed.

Adjourn 9:00pm

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes; Date: February 15, 2007

Austin Linux Group Meeting Minutes
Date: February 15, 2007
Location: Walnut Creek

3 people attending.
brief discussion HP16C calculator.
8:00 adjourned.

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