[clug] Beginners' CLUG & Install Fest

Lana Brindley lanabrindley at gmail.com
Wed May 20 02:36:53 GMT 2009

2009/5/20 Robert Edwards <bob at cs.anu.edu.au>

> Lana Brindley wrote:
>> 2009/5/19 Paul Wayper <paulway at mabula.net>
>>> I'd also like to start organising what we'll need.  We had a switch last
>>> time,
>>> which was handy, and I have a wifi access point.  I think Bob had a big
>>> box
>>> of
>>> network cables; do you have that box of power boards and extension cables
>>> still, Bob?  If anyone can think of anything else to bring, then please
>>> mention it in reply :-)
>> I can probably put together some power boards and extension leads, and a
>> bit
>> of cat5, if that helps. What is needed in terms of hardware? I've got my
>> HP
>> running F9 but it's more or less on the way out (I'd like to have my new
>> netbook by the 30th, so we could install $DISTRO, but it's a slim chance).
>> I've also got my eeepc running standard xandros (not sure if that's in any
>> way useful), and an IBM Thinkpad running RHEL5 (it is a Red Hat owned
>> machine though, so no hacking allowed!).
>> L
> I have some powerboards, powercords and network cables, but more would
> be great in case we run out on the day. Thanks Lana.
> http://mirror.linux.org.au is located in the building and we'll get
> good access to it... We can set up another server on the day with any
> other distros etc. that people might want to install. I'll look at
> setting up a network installer for Jaunty and Lenny (latest stable
> Ubuntu and Debian, respectively).
> Between Paul and myself, we'll get wireless set up as well.
> Cheers,
> Bob Edwards

It sounds as though you two have things pretty much sorted out. I forgot to
mention that I also have an ex-windows box (tower) that I'm intending to
wipe and put RHEL on, so I can bring that in too if you think it would be


Cheers! Lana

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