Advocacy planning for 2003.

Some freeform notes from the meeting:

Apply for a WEL Energy Trust grant - perhaps purchase data projector

We need topics for the year (need about 9 or 10)

  • Desktop Linux

    • the LUG should select a "desktop linux distro" of choice and look at having a common platform for supporting users issues
    • a distribution for business users
  • An introduction to Unix - what it is, why it does what it does etc, the Unix model; similar to what was covered in Uni tutorials

    • What is a load average?
  • Installfest? (See Distro of Choice)
  • What can linux do now (that it couldn't do previously)

    • Multimedia - music, video, cd copying
  • Windows + linux compatiblity
  • Wireless and wardriving - CRCNet presentation?
  • Anti spam and anti virus
  • Advanced routing, gateway, qos, source based routing,

Work to establish the WLUG Library.


  • IBM
  • O'Reilly
  • McGraw? Hill

  • Apple
  • Member owned books/loans - need some system for this

Throw a Linux lan party?

Need diversity of membership - try and up membership numbers in both Linux professionals and new users

Use Knoppix to show Linux off to new people

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