[sf-lug] Meeting Monday evening 15 November
eric at ericwalstad.com
Tue Nov 16 09:32:33 PST 2010
It sounds like the meeting was a good time. I started this year with
the intention of making it to more [P|L]UG meetings but family and
work have taken priority. Anyhow, I appreciate hearing about the
meetings and learning second-hand. Thanks for taking the time to
write up the summary.
On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 9:15 AM, jim <jim at systemateka.com> wrote:
> What a terrific summary! Let's hope grant will
> post his solution to the list: basically there's
> a little program that one adds to the Grub menu
> that facilitates booting from a medium that BIOS
> won't boot from.
> Christian's December 15 event is a fund-raiser
> for the Partimus effort to get Linux into more
> schools. I hope he posts details.
> Thanks, Bobbie!
> On Tue, 2010-11-16 at 08:17 -0800, Bobbie Sellers wrote:
>> I got here first about 5:45 then Jim Stockford,
>> Christian, Grant, followed by Mikki
>> and Bill Hill, then Eric. by 1852.
>> Christian is looking for more community
>> activity. Benefit scheduled for 15 December.
>> He had to leave early.
>> Mikki has a problem with her netbook as she
>> wants to boot an external CD/DVD reader
>> and it is not easy to reset the BIOS. As
>> a matter of fact it is impossible to reset that
>> BIOS it appears.
>> Grant solved this problem with a small
>> program and a script as he writes about in
>> his post.
>> Bill wants to play commercial DVDs on his
>> external drive reader. He worked on it for
>> nearly an hour but unfortunately he did
>> not get to test whether or not his solutions
>> from the
>> <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats >
>> actually worked for him as he had no commercial movie
>> DVD to test it with.. I had dug this up earlier for someone
>> else and found it for Bill.
>> Meeting broke up about 2000 and with a ride from
>> Jim I was home by 2030, Jim took Eric and Grant to
>> their destinations or connection points after that.
>> Altogether this was the best meeting in months.
>> Wish you could have made it
>> Next meetings at Cafe Enchante will be on Dec 5th
>> and 20th.
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