2009-10-29

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10 Officers' Reports

  • Ubuntu release going well, server's not very fast at the moment.
  • Penguicon is coming up.
    • We get money from USG for conventions, this applies.

11 Shirts for sale

  • Will be here in a few minutes

22 SIF Jan 19, please start thinking of some awesome demonstration

  • We need a booth. Anyone want to volunteer?

20 Open Floor

  • Ubuntu may introduce a paid distribution model within synaptic. How would this effect things?
    • Probably not much.
  • Firefox clicking problems.
    • We don't have any suggestions, but dig around on launchpad.

30 Flashfire OS

  • A customized ubuntu by one of our members
  • aims to improve the user's experience out of the box, including beter
  • It's like c++ for ubuntu, ubuntu incremented.
  • Includes:
    • gwibber, integrated with desktop notifications
    • multimedia codecs and flash
    • desktop notification greetings for new users
    • a web-based package manager based around apt-url
    • chromium snapshot
    • vlc, realplayer
  • Meant to still be lightweight
  • public beta next week
  • Search for 'flashfire os' on facebook, also twitter
  • http://flashfireos.delgadoservicesonline.com
  • http://build.reconstructor.org to make your own distro

40 QA

50 Shell Server/Dismissal

60 SLEEP 604740

70 GOTO 10 # Next week