[Chester LUG] Install Fest

Les Pritchard les.pritchard at gmail.com
Fri Mar 27 12:53:47 UTC 2009

That's interesting to hear.  Yes the netbooks have really introduced a lot
of people to it, although wasn't that some stats released the other week
that the share of linux on netbooks has declined?  It did say that the share
of linux in the server market has increased.

Let us know if Liverpool LUG has any good ideas for an event like this.


On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 11:51 AM, Richard Smedley <smedley358 at btinternet.com
> wrote:

> On Fri, 2009-03-27 at 09:41 +0000, Les Pritchard wrote:
> > The idea of running an Install Fest has been mentioned a couple of
> > times at the LUG (including last night).  I think it could be a great
> > idea to hold something where we can demo Linux to people and between
> > us I'm sure we have enough laptops running completely different
> > versions / looks to please most people!
> Happy coincidence :-)  we've just been discussing something
> similar at Liverpool LUG. Specifically, an afternoon of
> Netbook installs, as there are a lot of new GNU/Linux users
> thanks to Netbooks, and many are curious about Ubuntu netbook
> re-mix & all the rest, but would like a friendly face to
> walk them through it :-)
>  - Richard
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