[opensource] Winter Involvement Fair
dinan at cse.ohio-state.edu
Sun Jan 1 18:57:57 EST 2006
Alexander J. Lingo wrote:
> Yes. The Ubuntu Live CD contains Windows versions of software such as
> Gaim, OO.O, and The Gimp along with some open source Windows screensavers.
> Does anyone know if the PPC/Mac version comes with Mac software?
There's no mention of it on the CD jacket. On the 32 and 64 bit PC
editions, the live CD contains Windows stuff.
> Beyond having CD's available, what else can we do? We should have a demo
> box or two set up showing some of common computer tasks, such as playing
> video, music, instant messaging, and web browsing. We could a box with
> several different sessions, each running a different window manager,
> such as KDE, Gnome, IceWM, Enlightenment, etc.
Would anyone be comfortable bringing a laptop to use for a demo? We
would of course be very protective of it and never leave it unattended.
Even if we were to lug one of our boxes over, those things are pretty
ancient - we'd look more like the computer history club.
> Also, we could get a banner. I remember seeing something about CS&E
> groups or students being able to have banners printed for free. I could
> be wrong however.
Yes, we do have access to an oversize printer in the SOC lab. Anyone
interested in putting together a poster??
James Dinan <dinan at cse.ohio-state.edu>
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