[SWLUG] Re: Quietest Meeting Ever

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Wed Mar 29 21:56:25 UTC 2006

On Wed Mar 29 22:52:46 2006, Julian Hall wrote:
> Chris M. Jackson wrote:
>> Be warned that when reading the above, I've no idea how that would
>> actually work, and given SWLUG has a great deal of inertia (lots of
>> busy people without the time to do this), it would be up to you to
>> research it, and look into making it happen (bear in mind the issue
>> with laptops).  If you're around for the next LUG meeting in 
>> Cardiff,
>> there'll probably be someone there who might know something.
>> Good luck,
> Just a thought.  The PCs in UWIC all have front-mounted USB ports.  
> If the ones in Cardiff University have as well, and it was just a 
> matter of demonstrating how to do X in Linux, couldn't a small 
> distro on a USB stick suffice?  Assuming the BIOS is set to allow 
> boot from USB of course.  Non-invasive to the installation but 
> useful enough for demonstration purposes.  Failing that a Live 
> distro on a CD.
Bear in mind also that not all demonstrations require internet 
access. And even those that do can be done over GPRS at a pinch.

           You see things; and you say "Why?"
   But I dream things that never were; and I say "Why not?"
    - George Bernard Shaw

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