- Install Fest
- What kind of presentations (if any) do we want to do?
- How many presentations should we do?
- Who will be the presenters?
- If we are having presentations then we need to have them done by the dry run so that we can polish them a little.
- When are we going to have the live version?
- What kind of presentations (if any) do we want to do?
- Release Party
- Where are we going to hold it?
- Do we want to make it regional (Lexington, Louisville, etc)?
- What do we want to do there?
- How do we get the word out about it?
- We could post it on the Wiki (but how many will see it?).
- We could make flyers to hand out. (any graphic artists on the team?)
- Where are we going to hold it?
20:02 < etank> well is everyone ready to get started 20:02 < etank> Zuph said earlier that he may be out tonight 20:03 >>> email@example.com 20:03 < etank> if you don't have the agenda it can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KentuckyTeam/Meetings/2007Mar15 20:03 < tekk> y0 everyone. 20:03 < etank> !hi | tekk 20:03 < ubotwo> tekk: Hi! Welcome to #ubuntu-kentucky! 20:03 < etank> how goes it 20:03 < tekk> this is bnizzel 20:04 < etank> is everynoe ready? 20:04 < tekk> yup. glad i made it just in time 20:05 >>> venomous!i=ven0m0us@gateway/tor/x-709d5737282b2193 20:06 < zenwhen!n=troy@ubuntu/member/zenwhen [Remote closed the connection] 20:07 < etank> first thing on the agenda is the Install Fest 20:08 < etank> is this thing on? 20:09 < bonbonthe> yup :) 20:09 < bonbonthe> etank: where is the install fest going to be 20:10 < etank> well what are your thoughts about doing presentations at the install fest 20:10 < bonbonthe> eek :( 20:10 < venomous> was my place, but i'll be working that weekend in eastern ky 20:10 < etank> if so what kind and topics do we cover 20:10 < etank> who would be willing to do a presentation? 20:10 >>> firstname.lastname@example.org 20:11 < etank> !hi | bkingx 20:11 < ubotwo> bkingx: Hi! Welcome to #ubuntu-kentucky! 20:11 < bkingx> Howdy howdt 20:11 < bkingx> y! 20:11 < etank> I am willing to do some presentations 20:11 < bkingx> Present away, dude! 20:11 < EvilGold> what kind of presentations? 20:12 < etank> bonbonthejon: we were planning to do a dry run on March 24th 20:12 < etank> but that may have to change since venomous will be out of town 20:12 >>> email@example.com 20:12 < etank> for the live event we have not decided yet 20:12 < comfurtn> hey guys... 20:12 < etank> EvilGold: something showing to uses and benefits of Ubuntu 20:13 < etank> Zuph said that he would be willing to do one on server installs 20:13 >>> firstname.lastname@example.org 20:13 < etank> !hi | zenwhen 20:13 < ubotwo> zenwhen: Hi! Welcome to #ubuntu-kentucky! 20:13 < etank> !hi | comfurtn 20:13 < ubotwo> comfurtn: Hi! Welcome to #ubuntu-kentucky! 20:13 < etank> I was thinking that we are going to have new users there who may have never seen Linux before 20:14 < etank> we can do a presentation on how to do some task and then once their system is installed we help them do it 20:14 < etank> so that way they have seen it and also done it 20:14 < etank> that way the process is reinforced 20:15 < bkingx> Yup 20:15 < etank> if we are going to have some presentatios then we will need people to write them and then some to do the presentation 20:15 < etank> if you are a good writer but not a speaker then someone else can do the talking 20:16 < comfurtn> i'm a good writer, and am willing to help with anything,. 20:16 < etank> it would be good to have them done before the dry run so that way we can give some polish to them if needed 20:16 < etank> comfurtn: cool 20:16 < EvilGold> well i could defiantly write somthing 20:16 < etank> we need to come up with a topic list so we know what we need to be writing 20:16 < EvilGold> i write about linux stuff all the time 20:17 < comfurtn> etank: definitely. 20:17 < comfurtn> wiki page? 20:17 < etank> im thinking doing it in OpenOffice Impress 20:17 < comfurtn> i meant the topic list. 20:17 < etank> then we can use a projector 20:18 < etank> aaah 20:18 < etank> sure that sounds good 20:18 < comfurtn> ;) 20:18 < etank> we need to do it kind of quick though 20:19 < etank> who would be willing to write something? 20:19 < comfurtn> count me in. 20:19 < EvilGold> me 2 20:19 etank is working on something now 20:19 < tekk> well what else would you all need done if someone didn't want to write 20:20 < etank> we will need to have members there to help the new users do the installs 20:20 < tekk> yeah 20:20 < comfurtn> so what's the latest on the previously scheduling march 24th event? 20:20 < comfurtn> sorry, i was late getting here.. 20:20 < etank> I have never done a install fest before so this is all new to me 20:20 < etank> any ideas are good 20:21 < tekk> i'll try to help with ideas 20:21 < etank> we need to either move the location or the date because venomous is out of town 20:21 < etank> or will be then 20:21 < etank> jkeyes0: you got any ideas? 20:22 < jkeyes0> ideas for presentations? 20:22 < EvilGold> how many new users are we expecting? 20:22 < etank> anyting :) 20:22 < etank> EvilGold: that is a good question 20:22 < venomous> before is ok, but after would work out a little better..... 20:22 < jkeyes0> I can almost certainly get us a projector. 20:22 < venomous> sorry 'bout the lag time tonight!! 20:22 < EvilGold> and how are we getting them to come? just friends and co workers? 20:22 < etank> how do we advertise this so that users come 20:22 etank is too slow tonight 20:23 < bonbonthe> where is this, just curious 20:23 < etank> not set yet 20:23 < bkingx> so is bkingx 20:23 < etank> we are hoping on getting a spot at UK but that has not been set yet 20:23 < EvilGold> If anyone wants to make flyers, i live right behind best buy, so i could give them out easily 20:24 < comfurtn> etank: i have to be at UK on the 24th, so that would be AWESOME! 20:24 < etank> i asked on the loco mailing list if any other team already had flyers made but i have not heard much back yet 20:24 < EvilGold> unfortunately i lack the artistic ability to make anything decent myself 20:25 < etank> the 24th was to be the dry run for just members so that we could meet each other and do a run through of what we are going to do at the live event 20:25 < etank> the live even would be late April i think 20:25 >>> XdarkXanarchyX!n=XdarkXan@74-131-216-19.dhcp.insightbb.com 20:25 < bkingx> I can do some of that stuff, but I will need some ideaz 20:25 < XdarkXana> Hello 20:25 < etank> !hi | XdarkXanarchyX 20:25 < ubotwo> XdarkXanarchyX: Hi! Welcome to #ubuntu-kentucky! 20:25 < etank> XdarkXanarchyX: said that he could do some graphic stuff i think 20:26 < bkingx> Yep...I heard that too. 20:26 < XdarkXana> Yeah, I'll give it a shot 20:26 < etank> we need some neat looking flyers to attract people to come to the install fest 20:26 < XdarkXana> But I just lost my main /storage directory today somehow... I'm about to work on recovering it... 20:27 < bkingx> NP...I'll work on throwing something together. 20:28 < etank> what is a good date for the live event and also the dry run 20:28 < etank> how about march 31st for the dry run? 20:28 < bkingx> Hmm...going on vac that day 20:28 < bkingx> Spring break 20:29 < etank> crap 20:29 < etank> any other ideas then 20:29 < bkingx> But you guys can still hold it. 20:29 < bkingx> The 24th was out, right? 20:30 < etank> venomous can not be there 20:30 < bkingx> Right 20:30 < bkingx> Hmm....weeknight? 20:30 < etank> may not be enough time 20:30 < EvilGold> I think somthing like this for a flyer would be good: 20:30 < EvilGold> http://eckenrodehouse.net/kubuntu/flyer1-1.pdf 20:31 < EvilGold> just simple 1 page layout 20:31 < etank> did you do that? 20:31 < XdarkXana> I agree. 20:31 < EvilGold> no 20:32 < etank> that is sweet 20:32 < EvilGold> if i didnt i would just say use it 20:32 < bkingx> nice!! 20:32 < etank> something like that would be very nice indeed 20:32 < EvilGold> I'm googling around for ideas 20:33 < bkingx> We need to consider cost on this. 20:33 < etank> FREE 20:33 < bkingx> Color is def more expensive. 20:33 < etank> just like the os 20:33 < etank> you mean printing 20:33 < etank> i thought you meant for the event 20:33 < etank> sorry 20:33 < bkingx> Right 20:33 < bkingx> Printing 20:34 < XdarkXana> I think it's like 15cents at the library per page. or 10cents for non-colour 20:34 < jkeyes0> off the record, I might be able to do some printing after-hours at work. we have color laser copiers. *cough*I'm the administrator*cough* 20:34 < etank> does anyone have a blog that they can post to? 20:34 < XdarkXana> (that's what I'd be doing, I don't have a printer of my own yet) 20:34 < XdarkXana> lol 20:34 < etank> would it even help 20:34 < venomous!i=ven0m0us@gateway/tor/x-709d5737282b2193 [Remote closed the connection] 20:34 < jkeyes0> someone post it to Digg with Ubuntu in the title. it'll be on the front page in 5 minutes. 20:35 < etank> EvilGold: did that site have an svg of the flyer? 20:36 < EvilGold> let me check 20:36 < etank> should we move to the next topic? 20:37 < bkingx> sure 20:37 < EvilGold> well there is a 14mb flyer.tar.gz 20:37 < EvilGold> i'll see what it is in a min here 20:38 < etank> next topic: Release Party 20:38 < etank> the date for that is April 20th but the location is not set 20:38 < XdarkXana> On 4/20? 20:39 < bkingx> This is basically a social gathering, right? 20:39 < etank> XdarkXanarchyX: yep 20:39 < etank> bkingx: yes 20:39 < bonbonthe> is there going to be one big party or a few small ones 20:39 < etank> just a time to get together and celebrate Ubuntu 20:40 < etank> bonbonthejon: i asked that on the forums and someone said that we could do it in one location 20:40 < bkingx> Cool....I suggest some food/drink location. 20:40 < bkingx> Could, or should, etank ? 20:40 < XdarkXana> I can talk to my job about it, I work at Hardee's. 20:40 < etank> someone suggested Panera Bread because of the food and free wifi 20:41 < tekk> what Hardee's ?? 20:41 < etank> im good with anything really 20:41 < XdarkXana> The one in Lexington, on Richmond Road. 20:41 < bonbonthe> what city works the best 20:41 < EvilGold> I think someplace with WiFI is best 20:41 < bkingx> If we are talking Lex, there are quite a few joints. 20:41 < etank> if we do regional the thought was one in Louisville and one in Lexington 20:41 < tekk> w0rd i got to that one for lunch maybe once a month 20:42 < tekk> if i run in to ya i'll be like wuzzz up 20:42 < XdarkXana> haha. I work 3rd shift and sometimes get stuck until lunch starts. i'm a manager, used to be in the back though 20:42 < tekk> oh damn 3rd shift 20:42 < tekk> nevermind. 20:42 < tekk> HAHA 20:42 < etank> there are 40 team members according to the LP site. How many do you think will show up. 20:42 < bkingx> 3rd shift at Hardees is ROUGH! 20:43 < bkingx> VERY busy! 20:43 < bkingx> I say 25% 20:43 < bkingx> about 10 20:43 < tekk> we are going to be hiring IT people where i work i can maybe get you people in lexington a job interview 20:43 < EvilGold> if anyones interested in that flyer's source code its here: 20:43 < EvilGold> http://eckenrodehouse.net/kubuntu/ubucon_flyer.tar.gz 20:44 < bkingx> Where is that tekk? 20:44 < tekk> IF some of you are looking for better work or what not 20:44 < tekk> EAS, Inc. 20:44 < tekk> on E. Rynolds Rd. 20:44 < EvilGold> I'm looking for any work right now 20:44 < bkingx> EAS? 20:44 < etank> side note: dude i need a new job BAD 20:44 < tekk> Expungement Assistance Services 20:45 < etank> back to the topic at hand 20:45 < tekk> it will pay at least $11 an hour starting out 20:45 < tekk> just because it entry level almost 20:45 < etank> what do we want to do at the party 20:46 < EvilGold> tekk will you stay around after the meet to discuss that 20:46 < bkingx> Eat Drink and be Merry! 20:46 < etank> im thinking eat and talk and that is about it 20:46 < tekk> indeed i shall 20:46 < XdarkXana> eat 20:46 < bkingx> etank: agreed 20:46 < jkeyes0> you wouldn't want to come back to the state, would you etank ? 20:46 < etank> nothing real technical 20:46 < EvilGold> I think we should all throw in for a stripper 20:46 < EvilGold> :-P 20:46 < bkingx> Joe B's os good. 20:46 < etank> jkeyes0: maybe 20:46 < XdarkXana> lol 20:46 < zenwhen!n=troy@ubuntu/member/zenwhen [Read error: 54 (Connection reset by peer)] 20:46 < jkeyes0> probably not high enough pay for you, honestly. 20:46 >>> email@example.com 20:46 >>> venomous!i=ven0m0us@gateway/tor/x-47a19326373d1f98 20:47 < etank> should we do a poster to advertise this too? 20:47 < bkingx> Joseph Beth. 20:47 < tekk> where i work we all are about to get paid ALOT more 20:47 < etank> we may want to get with whatever location it is and let them know 20:48 < bkingx> Naw...etank 20:48 < tekk> it's a 2 year old company 20:48 < tekk> i'll brb all 20:48 < bkingx> I think we can keep it within our team 20:48 < tekk> leave me a message if you need me 20:48 < bkingx> For the Release party anyway 20:48 < etank> i dont know 20:48 < bkingx> No? 20:48 < etank> i think that we should open it up to anyone that is interested 20:48 < EvilGold> Were doing the install fest after the release party rent we? 20:48 < etank> yes 20:49 < jkeyes0> release party being open could lead to more people coming to the install fest. 20:49 < EvilGold> I think we should just do the release party someplace public, and we'll hopefully meet some new people to invite to the IF 20:49 < etank> release party first then later in the month install fest 20:49 < etank> EvilGold: good idea 20:49 < EvilGold> hopefully we can have flyers ready by then 20:50 < etank> we can post it on the wiki too at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FeistyReleaseParties 20:51 < bkingx> Good enough for me! 20:51 < etank> once we have something firmed up that is 20:52 < bkingx> SO back to location 20:52 < zenwhen!n=troy@ubuntu/member/zenwhen  20:52 < bkingx> Have we settled on Lexington? 20:53 < comfurtn> lexington is most convenient for me. 20:53 < EvilGold> same here 20:53 < etank> im good with that (but then i live here) 20:53 < XdarkXana> me too. 20:53 < bonbonthe> seems central enough 20:54 < etank> so how about a location? 20:54 < bkingx> I think that is the plan then...lexington. 20:54 < EvilGold> well what places do we know of that have free wifi 20:54 < bkingx> Now, how about Joseph Beths? 20:54 < etank> Panera 20:54 < etank> Fazolis 20:54 < bonbonthe> i think panera or some coffee shop with wifi 20:54 < bkingx> Cici's 20:55 >>> firstname.lastname@example.org 20:55 etank thinks that Coffee is good 20:55 >>> email@example.com 20:55 < dad_e_man> missed it didn't I? 20:55 < etank> zenwhen: what is the name of the coffee shop that you go to? 20:55 < bkingx> nope,, dad_e_man 20:55 < etank> dad_e_man: we are still meeting 20:55 < bkingx> Welcome back! 20:55 < dad_e_man> cool cool 20:55 < etank> talking about a location for the Feisty Release Party 20:55 < dad_e_man> thanks 20:56 < zenwhen> third street stuff 20:56 < zenwhen> its a cool place 20:56 < etank> zenwhen: they have free wifi right 20:56 < zenwhen> pretty big. lots of seating 20:56 < etank> how about space? 20:56 < zenwhen> yes free wifi 20:57 < etank> how about that place then? 20:57 < zenwhen> I am up for it because I already love the place 20:57 < zenwhen> lol 20:57 < etank> zenwhen: we are talking about some place for a release party 20:57 < zenwhen> oh nice 20:57 < etank> do you think it would work well? 20:57 < zenwhen> it would be a nice reason to get together 20:58 < comfurtn> what is third street stuff near? (non-lexington resident here) 20:58 < etank> we are talking about doing this on April 20th 20:59 < XdarkXana> I have no idea where anything is. 20:59 < etank> so would everyone be good with that as a location? 20:59 < etank> i have never been there before 21:00 < jkeyes0> works for me. coffeeshops are great for discussions 21:00 < jkeyes0> never been there though 21:00 < zenwhen> I am the only person here who has been to it, but I can assure you it does not suck 21:00 < etank> how about a vote for that as the location 21:01 < zenwhen> +1 21:01 < zenwhen> lol 21:01 etank +1 21:01 bkingx +1 21:01 EvilGold +1 21:01 jkeyes0 +1 21:01 < zenwhen> did I just wander into a meeting? 21:01 < bkingx> http://www.google.com/maps?num=30&hl=en&safe=off&q=third+street+stuff&near=Lexington,+KY&radius=0.0&latlng=38049167,-84500278,3910748001610978393&sa=X&oi=local&ct=authority 21:02 < zenwhen> what luck! 21:02 < bkingx> Ever thurs, zenwhen 21:02 < etank> zenwhen: we meet every thursday at 8:00 21:02 < comfurtn> bkingx: thanks. 21:02 < zenwhen!n=troy@ubuntu/member/zenwhen  21:03 < bkingx> better make sure that is right, though. 21:03 < XdarkXana> +1 21:03 < etank> and he is gone again :( 21:03 < etank> so there we go then 21:03 < etank> we have a place and a date 21:03 < etank> what about a time? 21:04 >>> firstname.lastname@example.org 21:04 < etank> wb zenwhen 21:04 < bkingx> Yeah...that looks like it is it. 21:04 < XdarkXana> I probably have to go into work at 23:00 so any time before that would be good for me. 21:05 < etank> i was thinking more like 15:00 or 16:00 21:05 < bkingx> On a Frid? 21:05 < XdarkXana> I think 16:00 would be great. 21:05 < zenwhen> Had to switch over to my big lcd 21:06 < etank> no should be Saturday 21:06 < bkingx> I think the 20th is a Friday. 21:06 < bkingx> 21st is Saturday. 21:06 < etank> make that April 21st then 21:06 < zenwhen> that should work 21:07 < bkingx> OK...4/21 @ 16:00? 21:07 < zenwhen> All of my plans are sort of "hit and miss" right now, since I am house shopping 21:07 < etank> April 21st at 16:00 at Third Street 21:07 < bkingx> I was hoping/thinking a bit later, but whatever is the most popular 21:08 < etank> bkingx: what time were you thinking? 21:08 < bkingx> maybe 1900 21:08 < XdarkXana> How long is this supposed to go on for? 21:08 < zenwhen> the place will be much less busy with regulars if we do it earlier 21:08 < etank> maybe 1.5 to 2 hours 21:08 < bkingx> I wouldn't think more than an hour or so. 21:08 < zenwhen> I go in there before the date and see if I can set aside some seating 21:08 < XdarkXana> An hour goes by very fast I think. 21:08 < etank> like 16:00 - 18:00 21:09 < etank> zenwhen: that would be great 21:09 < zenwhen> I know some activist groups have meetings there when i am in there, and they have a large seeting arangment, so I think it is very possible 21:09 < zenwhen> seating* 21:10 < bkingx> OK...sounds like a good plan then! 21:11 < zenwhen> 16:00 then? 21:12 < etank> works for me 21:12 < etank> vote for 16:00 21:12 etank +1 21:12 < comfurtn> +1 21:12 < XdarkXana> :+1 21:12 < jkeyes0> +1 21:13 < dad_e_man> please.. don't let me interrupt.. but when someone has sec. how do you make a hanging indent in open office? 21:14 bkingx +1 21:14 < etank> so it is set 21:14 < bkingx> Yep! 21:14 < etank> zenwhen: is going to set it up with the location them 21:14 < etank> s/them/then 21:15 < etank> I will add it to the wiki 21:15 < etank> so as of now all we need to do is come up with a date for the dry run install fest and also the live event 21:15 < etank> and work on the presentations 21:16 < bkingx> Thanks zenwhen !! 21:16 < dad_e_man> I would love to come to that.. too bad it's so far away.. 21:16 < bkingx> Only 3.5 hours for your, dad_e_man !! 21:16 < etank> dad_e_man: you could check with the TN team to see if they are doing anything closer to you 21:16 < bkingx> LOL 21:17 < dad_e_man> I joined today 21:17 < etank> so that is all i have for tonight. does anyone have anything else to add to the meeting? 21:17 < dad_e_man> haven't had the time to check back w/ it yet.. to see all the details 21:17 < jkeyes0> reminder about your Ubuntu Membership meeting, etank? 21:18 < dad_e_man> I'm a n00b but I'm quickly convincing a few windoze guru's to at least try it out 21:18 < etank> oh yeah 21:18 < dad_e_man> gave them my ship-its 21:19 < etank> if any of you could make it to the next CC meeting on March 20th at 2:00PM to cheer for me that would be great 21:19 < etank> it will be in #ubuntu-meeting 21:19 < bkingx> PShhhhh.....Yeah right! 21:19 < bkingx> ;) 21:19 < jkeyes0> 3/20 at 2pm? I'll be at work, but I'll try to be there. 21:20 < etank> yeah i was hoping for something after i get off work too 21:20 < XdarkXana> I might be asleep but if I remember I'll wake up. 21:20 < jkeyes0> its on my outlook calendar 21:20 < etank> well I say we adjurn for the evening 21:20 < etank> meeting wise that is