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-====== SLUUG Steering Committee Minutes - April 2007 ====== 
- 
-NOTE: Minutes posted on the wiki are always unofficial. 
-Schedules for upcoming presentations are always tentative. 
-(Some more tentative than others!) 
- 
-====== Location ====== 
-  Saint Louis Bread Company, 
-  (at Old Olive and Olive), 
-  10550 Old Olive Street Road, 
-  Creve Coeur, MO 63141 
- 
-====== Date and Time ====== 
-  * April 4, 2007 
-  * 6:30 pm - 
- 
-====== Attendees ====== 
-  * Person One 
-  * Person Two 
-  * Person Three 
-  * Person Four 
-  * Person Five 
-  * 
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-====== Secretary Report ​ ====== 
-  * Secretary is catching up with things. 
-    * MARCH - Should have print-outs of things by next month. 
- 
-====== Treasurer Report ====== 
- 
-== Deposits == 
-== Bank balance as of x/​xx/​07 ​     $ x,xxx.xx== 
-== Pending Deposits x == 
-== Pending AP x* == 
- 
-* Still have not received final bill from Wash U yet. 
- 
-====== Book Sales Report ====== 
-  * We had xx booksales and xx membership renewal(s). 
- 
-||Xxxxxxx xxx xxxx || 
-||Xxxx Xxxxx - membership|| 
-|| _______________________ || 
-||Total income: $xx.xx|| 
- 
-====== Membership Report ====== 
-  * Attendance for March 2007: 
-    * Mar 7 - Steercom: 4 
-    * Mar 14 - SLUUG: 23 
-    * Mar 15 - STLLUG: 14 
-    * Mar 20 - Solaris: NO MEETING 
-    * Mar 22 - STCLUG: 10 
-    * Mar 27 - HZWLUG: 7 
-    * Mar 28 - Security: NO MEETING 
-  * Attendance numbers were about like last month. 
-    * Two meetings had to be cancelled 
-    * SLUUG almost double 
-    * HZWLUG disappointing 
- 
-====== Presentation Review and Comments ====== 
- 
-===== March 2007 ===== 
- 
-==== SLUUG - Mar 14 ==== 
-  * Base: ??? 
-    * 
-  * Main: Zimbra as an Exchange Replacement by Matthew Porter 
-    * 
- 
-==== STLLUG - Mar 15 ==== 
-  * Base: ??? 
-  * Main: Survey of GUI Email Clients (Craig Buchek) 
-    * 
- 
-==== SOLARIS - Mar 20 ==== 
-  * NO MEETING THIS MONTH. 
-  * Canceled due to multiple conflicts. 
-  * 
- 
-==== STCLUG - Mar 22 ==== 
-  * TOPIC: Karaoke at the Keyboard/​Mouse aka Night at the Keyboard 
-    * Copy of STLLUG Ten-minute Tips (each person sits at the keyboard) 
-    * Went over very well, with lots of tips, interaction and discussion. 
-    * 
- 
-==== HZWLUG - Mar 27 ==== 
-  * Temporary change of location to Bridgeton Trails Branch Library. 
-    * This was necessary due to StLC Library Branch scheduling conflicts. 
-    * Was in smaller room than previous month, NO reliable WIFI avaliable. 
-  * TOPIC: Boot Loaders and Partitioning Hard Drives 
-    * Old Projector working, but not as expected. 
-      * Might have been Operator Head Space Gap. 
-      * Couldn not show boot loader activity live. 
-      * Demo of Live CD MEPIS 6.5RC3 went well. 
-    * 3 first time attendees. 
-    * Attendance otherwise low. 
-  * 
- 
-==== SECURITY - Mar 28 ==== 
-  * NO MEETING THIS MONTH. 
-  * Canceled at last minute. Clarence Johnson could not be there, NO access without him. 
-  * 
- 
-====== Small Business Expo - Review and Comments ====== 
-  * [[http://​www.sbmon.com/​expo/​index.htm | St. Louis Business Expo]] by St. Louis Small Business Monthly 
-    * March 20, 11:00-6:00 
-    * St. Charles Convention Center 
-  * Lee Lammert was in charge of setting up and getting volunteers to man the booth. 
-  * Steering Committee had approved $200 for booth cost and expenses. 
-    * We had a booth with two tables and electricity. 
-    * Wifi was too expensive. 
-      * Volunteered wireless cell card ... 
-  * Carl Fitch got some demo computers from EPC. 
-    * Installed Linux distros: MEPIS, SuSE, Xandros, and ??? 
-  * Novell provide SWAG (Penguins, SLES 10 CDs, etc.) 
-  * Fred Smith of Old Monroe printed 200 new SLUUG flyers. 
-  * Also used on hand Linux4Beginner and Password tri-fold flyers. 
-  * Booth was manned by Lee Lammert, Carl Fitch, Gary McGee, Phil Bunch, Stan Reichardt, Ted Palmer (?) 
-  * Observations:​ 
-    * Center facilities quite nice. 
-    * Our booth way too small. 
-    * Carl Fitch can sell free software. 
-    * Need newer logo on SLUUG sign. 
-    * Other? 
-  * Next year? 
- 
-====== Presentation Schedule ====== 
- 
-===== April 2007 ===== 
- 
-==== SLUUG - Apr 11 ==== 
-  * Base: Handcrafting Weekly Events with VIM by Stan Reichardt 
-    * A few slides and live demonstration of VIM techniques used 
-    * Requires laptop (using Carl'​s) and Internet link desirable 
-  * Main: TBD. 
-    * 
- 
-==== SOLARIS - Apr 17 ==== 
-  * TOPIC: TBD. 
- 
-==== STLLUG - Apr 19 ==== 
-  * TOPIC: TBD. 
-  * 
- 
-==== Special Event - Apr 23 ==== 
-  * Richard Stallman lecture at UMSL. 
-  * TOPIC: Goals of the Free Software Movement. 
-  * SLUUG and all SIG web pages carry announcement blurb with link to PDF flyer and maps. 
-  * On the April calendar and will appear in ANNOUNCE Weekly Events. 
-  * What else can we do to promote this event? 
- 
-==== HZWLUG - Apr 24 ==== 
-  * Back at the regular Prairie Commons Branch Library location. 
-  * TOPIC: TBD. 
-  * 
- 
-==== SECURITY - Apr 25 ==== 
-  * TOPIC: Extraordinary SSH Use by Carl Fitch (re-scheduled from last month) 
-  * 
- 
-==== STCLUG - Apr 26 ==== 
-  * TOPIC: TBD. 
-  * 
- 
-====== Sponsorships ====== 
-  * Effort should be directed to find new sponsors. 
-  * No effort means no new sponsors. 
- 
-====== Dial-up Line Removal ====== 
-  * WU had cancelled lines 
-  * Billing was still in dispute. 
-    * WU procedure was ignoring our responses 
-    * Lee Lammert was to work with Wash U to correct the problem. 
-    * 
- 
-====== System Administration ====== 
-  * Dark keeps crashing 
-    * Has slowed down. 
-      * This supports the overheating theory. 
-    * Need to quickly move to new systems or replace dark's hardware. 
-      * Gary had predicted increasing failure rate and to be more than once a day by end of month February. 
-      * Current System may DIE in APRIL! 
-      * This project needs **emergency priority!** 
-    * Gary was to ask Allen @ Wash U if heat may be a problem! 
-  * Barry talked to John Hodge about assisting with installing more AIX disk space. 
-    * Mike Knight reminded all that hardware is issue, not space. 
-  * Michelob 
-    * Had re-cycling transmission of ANNOUNCE email item 
-    * Mike Knight fixed 
-  * Bud, Budlight - see Server Migration Project below. 
- 
-====== Server Migration Project ====== 
-  * MARCH - Carl fixed (hopefully) the sign-up CGI page to reduce spam. 
-  * MARCH - Craig has been working on testing email. 
-    * MARCH - Craig to compare notes with Carl on Postfix configuration. 
-  * MARCH - Craig has been working on installing and configuring latest Drupal. 
-  * MARCH - Need to work on getting clients to configure to use IMAP. 
-  * MARCH - Jeff Muse got Mailman working and tested. 
-    * MARCH - Craig found a Drupal module for Mailman. 
-    * MARCH - Will be quick and simple to migrate mailing lists once we move the MX record. 
-  * MARCH - Craig and Carl were to get together to work on things, but weather and Craig moving got in the way. 
- 
-====== Website Library ====== 
-  * Stan R. and Ted P. 
-  * No routine presentation uploads yet - waiting for migration 
-  * No migration means no real progress this month. 
- 
-====== MARCH Follow-up and Action Items ====== 
-  * MARCH - Craig - print out previous minutes. 
-  * MARCH - Craig - finish up work on email server. 
-  * MARCH - Craig - get people to test using IMAP to connect to Bud from their email clients. 
-  * MARCH - Craig - get with Chris Byrd to work on Drupal and other stuff. 
-  * MARCH - Carl and Craig - get together to work on new servers. 
-  * MARCH - Gary - get Sun 1U boxes from Craig, and install them at Primary. 
-  * MARCH - Lee - provide power, food, and drink for those working on servers. 
- 
-====== Other Old Business ====== 
-  * none 
-  * 
- 
-====== New Business ====== 
-  * none 
-  * 
- 
-====== Blue Sky ====== 
-  * anything up there? 
-  * 
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