Meeting Notes Feb 5 2007

Annapolis Linux Logo

Everyone came late this evening.
The meeting started around 7:15pm.

Topics:
Webhosting
virtual server space vs. regular physical server

Home networking:
ssh tunnels
verizon dsl / verizon high speed fiber

Distro Wars
Ubunto vs Debian vs Mandrivia
Alien for transforming rpms into deb packages

Building machines from scratch
Cases: coolmaster vs lain-li case

Filtering Spam

Newsgroups and how to use them in contrast to subscribing to lists

video game copy protection and how they did it in the past and what they do now.
Some playstation games use some really neat ways to prevent pirates from copying their software.

Gossip:
Rieser FS creater Hanns is in jail for killing his wife.
Windows Bashing Vista