Phil Shapiro, Public Geek at the Takoma Park Maryland Library, which offers 28 Linux stations to the public seven days a week, will explain the many different ways he has created bridges to open source in the Takoma Park community -- introducing a wide variety of open source solutions to individuals who had seldom used them before. He will also explain exciting opportunities for future bridges to open source. Time will be allowed for group input, brainstorming and shared storytelling on this topic.
As a preview of this presentation, see how Phil lends out his Macbook, formatted with Linux, to the public at his public library job. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpsiyKgSYAk Phil loves to explain, "By the way, there's no Mac on this Macbook, but this laptop runs really well." People not only get a positive experience using Linux this way, they're able to explain to their friends, families and neighbors that Linux runs great on unexpected hardware -- made by Apple!
I'm going to be presenting an iPhone programming demonstration at the November 2009 NoVaLUG meeting. Yes, I know that this is a Linux Users Group, and there's not much open source about the iPhone, but it does derive from some open source material: OpenStep, which lives on today as GNUStep. Now, gentle reader, I know what you're thinking. "If GNUStep is the current open source version of OpenStep, why don't you demo development with GNUStep?
http://www.silicon-safari.com/gal.php announced that compiled
the Guardian Angel Linux (G.A.L) - a portable full featured operating system with a complete set of Applications, etc.
also they promised, in a few weeks time, that a GAL ISO will be released and mirrored on NOVALUG’s web site - seems, it isn't present here still now;
may be some one knows there I can find / download G.A.L ISO image?
thanks in advance
There was a recent request to have the ability to create polls to post questions to the NOVALUG audience, so we have gone ahead and enabled that option for all registered users.
You will be able to create/edit/delete your own polls and set time limits to the polls.
If anyone has any question or problems about using the polls feature or any other parts of the NOVALUG website please post your questions on the forums or the mailing list.
I recommend the Forums on the site as it is an excellent place to have "OT" discussions. (just my humble opinion)
The mailman server is DOWN. We hope to have a new server up very soon.
Install, Tweak, Share!
Date: 10 October 2009
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: 11925 Bowman Towne Dr, Reston, VA (Reston Library)
Novell announced through a press release today that the long awaited SUSE Studio is finally available for production use, along with a host of other capabilities and tools to help make it easier to develop appliances based on SUSE Linux Enterprise. These offerings include: