[clug-talk] Linuxfest topic ideas... I'm coming up short.

Jon me at jonwatson.ca
Mon Apr 17 17:48:58 PDT 2006


A fine question.

Can I assume that if I bring my laptop, I'll be able to hook it up via standard VGA output (no s-video on this baby) to the big screen?

J

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From: "Mitchell Brown" <mbgb14 at gmail.com>
To: "CLUG General" <clug-talk at clug.ca>
Subject: Re: [clug-talk] Linuxfest topic ideas... I'm coming up short.

> Nice idea!
> What's available at LF to accomodate tutorials? Is there a giant-ass screen
> or something of the sorts?
> 
> On 4/17/06, Jesse Kline <jesse at kline.ca> wrote:
> >
> > You don't have to do a comparison with Windows in order to a
> > presentation on desktop Linux. Here's some ideas:
> >
> > > - Embedded development (Linux target and host)
> >
> > Installing Linux on your PALM/PocketPC device
> >
> > > - Viewing and serving webpages
> >
> > Beginners guide to firefox/apache
> >
> > > - (web) Email and IM
> >
> > Communicating with evolution/kmail/gaim
> >
> > > - Listening to streaming music
> >
> > Finding internet radio streams and playing them with
> > streamturner/realplayer/xmms/etc.
> > Ripping streams with streamripper
> >
> > > - Playing DVDs
> >
> > Setting up DVD playback under Linux
> >
> > > - Reading Usenet
> >
> > Using Pan for communication or using Klibido for binaries
> >
> > > - Number crunching (OO.o Calc, Matlab, etc.)
> >
> > Replacing excel in a SOHO environment with OO.org Calc
> >
> > Jesse
> >
> >
> >
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