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2005 May 19 10:09

LUGOD at the 2005 Whole Earth Festival

LUGOD had a booth at the 2005 The Whole Earth Festival, "an annual student run event that brings over 30,000 people together to discover and celebrate sustainable and conscious living on Planet Earth." The Festival took place Friday May 6th through Sunday May 8th.

and was held in the 'quad' at UC Davis.

(LUGOD has exhibited at the previous festivals, as well: 2002, 2003, 2004.)


Check out the photos from LUGOD's booth at WEF 2005!

Our Purpose:

  • To talk to people about Linux and Open Source, and get the word out about LUGOD and the other local LUGs
  • To hand out pamphlets containing information about LUGOD, Linux and Open Source
  • To hand out CDs containing useful Open Source software (Linux distributions, Linux 'live-CDs', and compliations of OSS software for Windows)

2005's Volunteers:

The following people volunteered to lend a hand with this event. (Others from LUGOD and SacLUG showed up to help or show support, as well. Apologies to those not mentioned!)
  • Bill Kendrick
  • Bryan Richter
  • Daphne Pareas
  • David King
  • Jimbo
  • Jonathan Stickel
  • Ken Bloom
  • Mike Simons
  • Rick O'Shaughnessy
  • Robert Greenlee
  • Ryan Castellucci
  • Tim Riley

2005's Disc Burns (Approx.)

  • Knoppix: 85
  • TheOpenCD: 35
  • The Open Source Software CD: 45
  • Ubuntu Live CD: 105
  • Ubuntu Install CD: 105
  • PPC Linux LiveCD: 5
  • GNUWin II: 20
  • "Writer's Software" (LUGOD disc with OSS for writers): 10
Left over:
  • 10 Ubuntu
  • 20 Knoppix
  • 20 GNUWin II
  • 30 TheOpenCD

Flyers Copied (Approx.)

  • "About LUGOD": 200
    (on reverse of "Linux in Schools" & "Free Computer Software", below)
  • "Linux in Schools": 100
  • "Free Computer Software": 130
    (aka "OSS for Windows")
  • LUGOD Business Cards: 30
  • "Brief Overview of Linux & OSS": 30
  • "Linux Users' Group of Davis: 30
  • "The Open Source Definition": 30
  • Crossover Office flyers: 30
  • GNU and Free Software pamphlets: (many!)

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For donating some give-aways for our meetings.