[sclug] Linux Day suggestion

Simon Huggins huggie at earth.li
Wed Mar 3 17:14:28 UTC 2004


On Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 04:41:18PM +0000, Simon Heywood wrote:
> I think it'd be good to have something not too dissimilar from the
> install day, i.e. lots of local events in places with an Internet
> feed, except with the emphasis on showing off Linux capabilities and
> discussing recent things like Wi-Fi and Freevo. And if anyone wants
> technical help then there's a room full of experts handy.

Do you have any offers of a place to do this?  You mentioned the uni on
the train.

> I suppose the first step would be to solicit opinions on the idea
> (hello!) and set up a site.

You're most welcome to use the wiki to jot down ideas.

> So, what do you think? And would you be willing to help out at the local
> event?

I think it sounds like a good idea and I'd be happy to help out
demoing/explaining and so on.

Have any other LUGs produced good leaflets etc?  I think it's important
to have something that people can take away with them as well which can
explain about linux and about local support structures (like us, and
surrounding LUGs).


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