Notes from Nick:
About seven people showed up in the Mavenspire Conference room.
Question re: Ubuntu (installation)
-> Graphics libs, why do these matter & how do they fit into general scheme of OS
-> Ubuntu has customized some of these, apparently raising concern in community… why is this generating such hullabaloo?
What is the GPL?
(Led to polite comparison with traditional commercial license arrangement,
exploration of idea of copy-left)
Difference between top and ps?
See also: pstree (pstree -pL is noted as being handy; htop (spelling?)
What does mount do?
What is / why use a VM?
Show and tell -> mythTv with Silicon Dust device
…various Opensuse questions… / mavenspire guy
Build.opensuse – offers solution to put your proj. on their system & get compatibility checking
SLED for OpenSuse – enterprise is Nice!
Dewal with SUSE and Microsoft, side effects of…
Asterisk training coming to town
Videoconferencing in room is working
What do you load…. back to vmware (player or workstation) & related tools Qemu, Virtubox Xen Virtuoso KVM Codeweavers wine mod. — occasionally released as blocks of free “protest copies” (by CEO)
Desktop effects – demo of the “cube” tool
Tomboy stickynote tool.
Linux antivirus: avira, clamav