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Re: [vox] Need speaker for Feb

1 & 3 is good.



On 2/9/2012 5:15 PM, Alex Mandel wrote:
> I'm specifically referring to my experiences working on OSGeo Live
> http:\\live.osgeo.org
> It's a set of bash scripts that install and configures more than 40
> Geospatial applications into a distro we release as a VM image, iso for
> dvd and iso for usb usage. That install includes example data, projects
> and tutorials for all the applications.
> So a little bit of 1. and 3., lots of scripts, some deb, some jar, some
> source, and some other to get packages built on top of Xubuntu which
> when then make into a Live disc to give out at conferences, and some of
> use to install computer labs at universities for teaching all things
> related to Geospatial Science (aka GIS&  Remote Sensing).
> Thanks,
> Alex
> On 02/09/2012 04:58 PM, Mikies Runs Baal wrote:
>> Heya,
>> What do you mean by customizing a distro?
>> Are we just talking about  installing packages via the terminal and
>> running a batch file?
>> Are we talking about customizing the kernel and recompiling?
>> Are we talking about creating a customized bootable LIVE CD/DVD of
>> specific packages for specialty usage?
>> Lots of choices here and any one would make an interesting presentation.
>> IMHO,
>> MJR
>> On 2/9/2012 9:26 AM, Alex Mandel wrote:
>>> On 02/09/2012 08:43 AM, Brian Lavender wrote:
>>>> It looks like I have a preliminary offer from Alex to give a talk.
>>>> Alex, did you want to post to the list the topics you have in mind?
>>>> brian
>>>> On Wed, Feb 08, 2012 at 03:52:44PM -0800, Brian Lavender wrote:
>>>>> We need a speaker for Feb.
>>>>> Any volunteers?
>>> Here's a list of potential stuff, would love to hear feedback
>>> *Location Awareness - Spatial Databases (Spatialite, Postgis)+a little
>>> Geodjango
>>> *Making Maps at home - QGIS, Inkscape, Marble etc...
>>> *Customizing a Distro - OSGeo Live project
>>> *Everything Geospatial - an overview of the 40+ apps on the OSGeo Live
>>> disc (Desktop apps, web clients, web servers, programming libraries,etc)
>>> - at 2 minutes an app you can see how this will fill the time.
>>> *Getting Started on Android Development
>>> *Understanding Open Source Licenses and Business models - From a non
>>> lawyer perspective
>>> *Tips&   tricks from using Linux as my main Desktop OS for 7 years and
>>> doing hundreds of installs at Installfests.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Alex
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