Spa Night at the LinuxFest!

First: I want to welcome those who I met from the Family Scholar House gala last night. It was a pleasure meeting you all, and I hope you visit this page for my favorite music, horse racing picks and spiritual progress. No guarantee you will win something, though. But you get to read about those…

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2011 Ohio LinuxFest coming up next week!

I’ve been a volunteer for the Ohio LinuxFest for five years, and I always look forward to being in Columbus for the LinuxFest. This year will be special as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Linux kernel. And we have very talented people! Bradley M Kuhn from the Software Freedom Conservancy and Cathy Malmrose…

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Ohio LinuxFest is coming up!

Tomorrow, the speakers list will go live, but I’ll share a bit of what’s going on. Most of the speakers have confirmed their presence, and we’re looking forward to celebrating 40 Years of Unix! We has several people planned for the fest. Here’s a sampling: Jorge Castro will be there, presenting “Building a Community Around…

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New Distro Installed

I recently got a new lappy, an ASUS K50IJ, as my HP went busted after 3 years of service. Did not go for the eeePC or any small netbooks as I preferred a larger laptop. I’ve upgraded Vista to Windows 7 RC and it worked great. But it took me a while to install the…

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Going for regional conferences

Got e-mail from the folks at O’Reilly about their 11th annual OSCON in San Jose. The Prediger and I put our heads together and after crunching numbers, checking our schedules and prayerful consideration…we decided that we are unable to attend this year’s conference. I loved attending OSCON, as it is the yearly event in which…

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Dual Boot on my laptop!

I wished for those small computers, especially the ones that the OLF gave away.  I thought that the time for me to get one would be far away.  But I remembered:  Hey!  I can install Ubuntu on my lappy and set up the dual-boot with Vista.  And right now, I’m using Intrepid Ibex from my…

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Ohio Linuxfest Recap

After a day of rest, I am ready to blog about my weekend in Columbus. It was a very busy weekend as I volunteered for the second year. I left Thursday evening, carpooling with Simon Ruiz and his wife Sarah. Simon is part of the Indiana Ubuntu Local Community Team and they are good folk.…

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Ohio Linuxfest in 2 weeks

The Ohio Linuxfest will be held in Columbus two weeks from now, and it’s a great gathering of Midwest FOSS geeks. This year, Joe Brockmeier (OpenSUSE) and Jono Bacon (Ubuntu) will do the keynotes. There will be a training cram session for the LPI exams on Friday, the OpenAFS hackathon on Friday as well, a…

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