[Fose] FOSE 2010 (long)
David A. Cafaro
dac at cafaro.net
Wed Jan 20 11:08:57 EST 2010
Quick note on the Internet front, I have a wireless bridge that I can
bring which would turn one of those wireless connections into a
wireless connection terminating in a 4 port switch.
Might be helpful with demos and such (assuming they aren't limiting by
dhcp IP address assigned, that would make it a tad more complicated..)
On Jan 20, 2010, at 10:57 AM, Nick Danger wrote:
> Are these going to be web accessible? I don't think anyone wants to
> bring in/bring out machines and monitors and we'll probably use our
> various laptops. The fact that we have a network connection is
> awesome as we haven't had one in the past. If we can set these two
> machines up on a network for use in the demos listed below, then we
> don't have to move the machines in or out.
> On 01/20/2010 10:09 AM, Peter Larsen wrote:
>> GREAT list Rich!
>> I'm having some issues getting enough time to do what I planned to
>> do. We had a NovaLugger donate two HP Proliant boxes to us - I have
>> them at my house planned to install several of your suggestions on
>> them for FOSE. I'm running out of time, and work has me working
>> 10-12 hour days right now.
>> If anyone is interested and has the time, let me know. I'm in the
>> McLean area every day, and I can bring the boxes to you if you're
>> in this area or somewhere on I66 west from there.
>> Note - there are NO harddrives in the boxes. They need standard old
>> PATA drives.
>> Best Regards
>> Peter Larsen
>> Wise words of the day:
>> I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it.
>> -- Groucho Marx
>> On Tue, 2010-01-19 at 18:35 -0500, Rich Goodwin wrote:
>>> Please pass this to any Linux User Group or Open Source user group
>>> who is able/willing to assist.... especially CALUG.
>>> I would like to start some discussions about FOSE. We have a
>>> booth 1507, a 10’ x 10’ booth with a draped table, 2 chairs,
>>> carpeting, a waste basket, electrical service (1 quad box or power
>>> strip) and 2 wireless internet connections. FOSE is scheduled for
>>> 23-25 March at the DC Convention Center. tux.org has participated
>>> for many years with the booth being donated by the show
>>> organizers. We are fortunate to again to be able to participate.
>>> The FOSE wiki is up for sign ups. This year, though, we are
>>> looking for volunteers in three ways - to man the booth, configure
>>> demo applications and to reach out to vendors for swag -
>>> magazines, CD/DVDs, etc...
>>> I am looking to demonstrate Linux and other Open Source efforts
>>> that will help with Technology Solutions for the Business of
>>> Government (in line with FOSE's tagline). If we created a demo of
>>> a tux.org enterprise with a variety of applications that would
>>> interest business & government, I believe it would be extremely
>>> advantageous. Some sample demos could be
>>> Web (OpenID for the identity)
>>> Drupal Joomla
>>> MySQL Postgres
>>> SugarCRM openCRX vtiger
>>> OpenERP openBravo
>>> PatientOS openEMR FreeMedFoms, FreeMed OpenTAPAS OpenMEDIS
>>> GPG TrueCrypt OSSEC, Nessus, Snort
>>> Office/ADmin Products
>>> OpenOffice AbiWord Networking Nagios
>>> • Virtulaization XEN Virtual Box
>>> The list is huge - that is the point. The items I listed are not
>>> the only ones - simply representative. The goal is to demo things
>>> the attendees would benefit in seeing. I suggest we use the
>>> wireless connections at FOSE to reach back to the "tux.org
>>> I am looking for volunteers who can help set things up to be
>>> professional and beneficial for attendees. his is an opportunity
>>> to learn something new. We can setup an OpenLDAP with folks in
>>> the enterprise and integrate, where possible, the various
>>> Rich Goodwin
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