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SLUUG Steering Committee Minutes - April 2006
NOTE: Minutes posted on the wiki are always unofficial.
Schedules for upcoming presentations are always tentative. (Some more tentative than others!)
Saint Louis Bread Company,
10550 Old Olive Street Road,
Creve Coeur, MO 63141 (at Old Olive and Olive)
Date / Time
April 5, 2006
7:00 pm - 8:25 pm
March attendance figures:
8 - UNIX - 23
16 - STL LUG - 15
22 - Security - 9
23 - STC LUG - 3
28 - HZW LUG - 5
8 - UNIX
Base: KDE Control Center by Carl Fitch
Stan said it was pretty good.
Main: FreeNX by Jim Roe
16 - STL LUG
Main: Blender by JT Moree
Best presentation in 2 years.
22 - Security
Main: dd_rescue and dd_rhelp by Carl Fitch
A bit disjointed. Not enough time.
23 - STC LUG
Main: dd_rescue and dd_rhelp by Carl Fitch
Better the second time around, with more time.
28 - HZW LUG
Hands-on Troubleshooting Juno dial-up script for Xandros 3.0 by Phil Bunch
SLUUG - April 12
STLLUG - April 20
Base: [CLI] Simple Redirection by Stan Reichardt
Main: TENTATIVE - Ruby on Rails by Jeff Barczewski (Craig is confirming, might be June)
ALTERNATE: CUPS Printing by Carl Fitch
EPC Warehouse Sale - April 22
HZW LUG - April 25
Security - April 26
STCLUG - April 27
SLUUG - May 10
STLLUG - May 18
HZWLUG - May 23
Security - May 24
STCLUG - May 25
SLUUG - June 14
STLLUG - June 15
Main: Ruby on Rails by Jeff Barczewski (via Craig) (tentative, if he can't make April)
Alternate: Distro Updating Installfest
STCLUG - June 22
HZWLUG - June 27
Security - June 28
SLUUG - July 13
STLLUG - July 21
STCLUG - July 27
HZWLUG - July 27
Security - July 26
InkScape (STLLUG) - Mark Jarnowski volunteered (via Craig)
MythTV / Freevo / TiVo - (STLLUG?) - (via Sarah on the Perl list)
WiFi - Jerry @ OCI (via Gary)
CVS/Subversion - Sanjiv, JT, Ed Howland
VPN (hands-on preferred, good for a Security meeting)
CVS for Config Files
Oracle Application Express
How To Update Your System - apt, yum, etc.
Music - Linux on iPod, iPod on Linux, Ogg, players, etc.
Lee volunteered to send invoices to our list of previous sponsors. ($200)
Clarence and Stan will start working to gather information about previous sponsors.
Stan received an email from Angela Trotter from Unidev, wanting to sponsor our group and post job listings.
PROJECT: New servers
Several of us met at Computers and Things on March 18 to discuss how to proceed, and to get some work done.
Configured SLUUG.ORG web site on new server.
Copied over all the data.
Configured a redirect back to old systems for user pages for short-term.
Will redirect to users.sluug.org, which can remain in place after the full migration.
This will allow us to move the web site without having to move the users.
Need to determine how to do the mailing list sign-up pages.
Need to determine how to proceed with non-SLUUG sites we host.
Next step is to test the new site, before we point our production DNS
Make sure everything is there and working.
Make sure we copy over any updates from the old web site.
Make sure the redirect to user pages is working.
Make sure the SIG sites/pages work.
Get the mailing list sign-up pages to work.
Craig is working on email infrastructure.
We need some versa-rails to mount the servers.
Craig has a 1U UltraSparc with Solaris 10 to donate and install at Primary.
We could use a rackmount switch.
A board meeting was held in order to agree upon the proposals listed above. Quorum was met, with Lee, Carl, and Stan in attendance.
Called to order @ 8:25.
Motion by Lee to reduce number of phone lines to 4.
Motion by Lee to approve proposed fee structure for accounts/memberships.
Move to adjourn by Lee.
Meeting adjourned @ 8:27.
Follow-up and Action Items:
Carl - Complete tax-exempt status paperwork.
Carl - Follow up with O'Reilly about bringing someone in to speak to our group(s).
Craig - Write up info on membership levels for web site and hand-outs.
Craig - Print out meeting minutes for inclusion in secretary folder.
Craig - Continue working on new servers.
Craig - Go into Primary and measure the rack depth.
Craig - Follow up on email by Angela Trotter from Unidev, wanting to sponsor our group and post job listings.
Ted - Get abstract for May 10 presentation.
Stan - Update web sites w/ info on April presentations.
Stan - Confirm April 12 tutorial with Stanford Baldwin. Get topic/details.
Lee - Finish QB transfer & financials.
Barry - Look into Webmin and Majordomo/Mailmain for new servers.