[TriLUG] Linux Installfest Saturday at Splat*Space

Steve Burnett burnett at pobox.com
Wed Oct 13 08:54:29 EDT 2010

On Wed, 13 Oct 2010, Carl Crider wrote:

> Been waiting for an installfest to happen so that I could help out.
> Unfortunately, I will be
> out of town. Can you tell us more about this new Splat*Space?

Carl, here's a link or two that might help answer some of your questions.


Steve Burnett    burnett at pobox.com    http://bit.ly/steveburnett

> On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 9:01 AM, Scott G. Hall <ScottGHall at bellsouth.net>wrote:
>> I will be hosting a Linux installfest this Saturday evening at 7:00pm
>> at the new Triangle Hackerspace, Splat*Space in Durham.
>> Bring your PC, laptop, or 4GB flash drive, or USB harddisk with at least
>> 13 GB on it.
>> New to Linux?  Now's your chance to step into it.  Experienced?  Learn
>> some advanced administration techniques to tune, customize and optimize
>> your installation.
>> We will be building full-boot and dual-boot systems, Virtual-Box virtual
>> images, and bootable thumbdrives, using the latest in SuSE, Fedora, Ubuntu,
>> Mint Linux (a variant of Ubuntu) and PC Linux.  I will have burned CD's
>> handy and a machine or two to copy images from.  I will also be providing
>> some of my personal administrators scripts and shortcuts, and showing you
>> how to customize your installation.
>> Most of the installs will be focusing on using lighter resources for older
>> and slower machines, and to make virtual images faster.
>> Experienced persons welcome to help mentor others, and show off you own
>> special techniques and tools.
>> Splat*Space is located in the basement of the Snow Building,
>> 331 W. Main St., Durham.  Directions:
>> http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=331+West+Main+Street,+Durham,+NC&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=47.704107,46.142578&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=331+W+Main+St,+Durham,+North+Carolina+27701&z=16&iwloc=A
>> --
>> Scott G. Hall
>> Raleigh, NC, USA
>> ScottGHall at BellSouth.Net

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