[svlug] which distribution at installfest

Warren Turkal wturkal at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 13:06:14 PST 2008

Speaking of the Installfest, there is still mention of the
Installfests being at Google on the svlug.org page. Can someone please
correct that info?

Google is not hosting any events for SVLUG at this time.


On Jan 25, 2008 12:13 PM, Mark Weisler <mark at weisler-saratoga-ca.us> wrote:
> On Friday 25 January 2008 11:36:12 Chris Templeton wrote:
> > It doesn't look like they'll be an installfest at google this month
> > according to what other posts I've seen.  I viewed the FAQ on the svlug
> > website for popular distributions but once I came across the mention of OS2
> > thought it might be a bit outdated.  Whats the recommended or most popular
> > distribution people are installing for a desktop o/s.  I saw Mandrake and
> > SUSE but also saw Ubuntu.  I know there are lots of distribution but just
> > need to get one loaded and start learning to use linux maybe later I'll
> > switch.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Chris
> The scheduled SVLUG installfest was last Saturday but was cancelled.
> CABAL is another installfest/potluck/social event and there is one tomorrow.
> http://linuxmafia.com/cabal/
> You might wish to visit CABAL to gather more perspective on useful distros
> right now (things change quickly).
> It depends, of course, on your intended use and your computer but some distros
> to consider might include the Ubuntu suite (Kubuntu, etc.), sidux, Mint, and
> PCLinuxOS.
> http://distrowatch.com/ has many clues.
> --
> Mark Weisler
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