[svlug] which distribution at installfest

Chris DiBona cdibona at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 14:00:13 PST 2008


Yes, that is Leslie's take on it as well.  (leslie works for me)

Chris

On Jan 25, 2008 1:30 PM, Paul Reiber <reiber at gmail.com> wrote:
> Warren; quick question; is that Leslie's take on things as well?
>
> I was under the impression that although you, individually, were
> unable to bring yourself to continue on within SVLUG (for extremely
> understandable reasons) that Google would indeed remain an SVLUG
> sponsor in the same capacities as it has in the past.
>
> Am I wrong in that assessment?
>
> Thanks and best regards,
> -Paul
>
>
>
> On Jan 25, 2008 1:06 PM, Warren Turkal <wturkal at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> >
> > wt
> >
> >
> > 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 thought it might be a bit outdated.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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