Installathon Presentations Spring 2011

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== [Attempted] topics/suggestions from previous Installathons (for your inspiration) ==
 
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* How to choose a Distro (panel)
 
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* Intro to Linux Command Line
 
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* Digital Rights Management
 
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* Linux on tablet computers
 
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* Desktop effects
 
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* PFsense
 
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* Basic linux
 
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* Intro to Ubuntu
 
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* Photoshop running with Wine
 
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* Open Source Games
 
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* Schemeing on the command line (scsh)
 
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* Installing from a flash drive (debootstrap)
 
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* Bash and Fortran
 
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* Installing Linux on Playstation 3
 
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* Installing Linux on Nintendo Wii
 
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* History of Linux
 
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* Homebrew PVR (MythTV)
 
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* Linux Applications/Productivity Apps
 
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* Firewall - Basic iptables (commandline)
 
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* Internet Security
 
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* Vim
 
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* IPSEC
 
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* Linux on the Desktop (Project Utopia)
 
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* Perl
 
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* LaTeX
 
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* Webservers, PHP and mySQL
 
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* Basic Samba Administration
 
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* Ubuntu vs. Windows 7 : A comparison
 
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* Computer Games in Wine
 
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* NUXI's Security Theatre
 
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* SSH Tips and Tricks
 
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* Computer/Network Security(including wireless)
 
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* Web applications/Scripting
 
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* ''[http://lug.mtu.edu/mediawiki/index.php?title=Presentation_sign-up&action=edit Your brilliant suggestion]''
 
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==Possible Event Ideas==
 
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* Bring in professors to talk about how they use Linux in research or in industry
 
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* Bring in other orgs like AITP and PSG or Enterprises that can talk/show off how they've used Linux
 
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* Offer things like programming help
 
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==Advertising==
 
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* Flyers in each building/labs where allowed
 
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* Table tents in each cafeteria
 
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* Email out to lug-l, pfrc-l, various classes of cs, cnsa, cpe, ee, other computer-related majors
 
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* Visit classes and give a brief overview. Use it as an event to gain members
 
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* EDS is free
 
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* Film board advertising is cheap
 

Revision as of 19:49, 22 September 2011

Installathon Time Slots

TimeName Title Brief Description
12:00 Andrew Meyer Microcontroller Development on LinuxSetting up toolchains and development environments to do dev work for AVR and ARM MCUs.
12:30 Jacob Wiltse and Nick TrierweilerArch Linux Comparing and contrasting Arch Linux with other distros, and going over my experiences with it.
13:00 Josh Knight Intro to Blender Getting started with 3D modeling/animation in Blender
13:30
14:00 Kaleb Elwert and Jay VanaGeneric RPG developmentTrials and tribulations of a semi-non-professional 2D RPG development team. Also, a little about our work and experience with C, SDL, OpenGL, Glut, image loading, project management and Lua.
14:30 John Pastore Installing MIDPssh Stupid Shenanigans with a semi-modern Phone.
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15:30
16:00
16:30
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