This is the 11th meeting of the Iowa Team, starting at 20:00 CDT and finishing at 21:31 CDT
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Ubuntu 10.04 Release Party @AtomicSpark@
- Meeting frequency @Iowan@
- Discussed IRC channel topic posting time (20 20:20:02 2010)
- f0o's new daughter
- Mentioned reducing meeting frequency (no discussion)
- Discussed Iowa City Lucid release party (Saturday, April 30 - no decision on where or what time)
- Discussion about Pella
- Gaming discussion
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Apr 22 20:00:16 <Iowan> #startmeeting Apr 22 20:00:34 <Iowan> Welcome to #11 in the series of Iowa LoCo meetings! Apr 22 20:00:37 <Iowan> PRESENT Apr 22 20:01:51 <Infl8ableSoulm8> HEAR Apr 22 20:04:16 <Iowan> While we wait for others - I just noticed that had AtomicSpark waited another 18 seconds to post the topic... Apr 22 20:05:00 <Iowan> 20 20:20:20 2010 Apr 22 20:05:35 <AtomicSpark> You're an odd one. :P Apr 22 20:06:28 <Infl8ableSoulm8> doesn't that mean it was posted at 20 20:20:02 2010? Apr 22 20:06:33 <Infl8ableSoulm8> close enough. Apr 22 20:07:07 <Iowan> Yes - 18 seconds later would have been... ? Apr 22 20:08:18 <Infl8ableSoulm8> yeah, but 02 is just 20 backwards, unless you are doing math Apr 22 20:08:23 <Infl8ableSoulm8> or bitwise stuff Apr 22 20:08:59 <Iowan> Still enough 2's and 0's to get cross-eyed. Apr 22 20:09:22 <Iowan> (start of a great meeting, eh?) Apr 22 20:09:35 * F0o (~email@example.com) has joined #ubuntu-us-ia Apr 22 20:10:36 <Iowan> F0o: hit the keyboard a few times so we'll know you're here... Apr 22 20:11:16 <F0o> Iowan: funnny Apr 22 20:11:36 <Iowan> Never know - mighta been a bot... Apr 22 20:12:18 <F0o> Iowan: i feel like a bot with the lack of sleep the baby has been putting us thru Apr 22 20:12:59 <Iowan> Amazing how that works... 9 months of waiting for THIS??? Apr 22 20:13:32 <F0o> Iowan: no doubt i forgot what the newborn stage was like.. and i didnt miss it Apr 22 20:13:55 <Iowan> I missed the announcement - when was birthday? Apr 22 20:14:37 <F0o> baby rebekah april 2nd 10 pounds 22 ounces Apr 22 20:15:02 <F0o> thats right 10 pounds ridiculous i know Apr 22 20:15:10 <Iowan> hefty! Apr 22 20:15:25 <F0o> indeed Apr 22 20:15:44 <Iowan> Good start on life... Apr 22 20:16:52 <F0o> ok enough of this baby biz.. what other action is happening you running 10.04 rc Apr 22 20:17:34 <Iowan> F0o: I'll need to look - machine was updating a few minutes ago Apr 22 20:17:48 <Iowan> This one still runs Hardy Apr 22 20:18:42 <Iowan> AtomicSpark: With that lead-in, you're first on the agenda Apr 22 20:21:11 * Iowan checks Lucid machine Apr 22 20:22:15 <F0o> im dl the rc throw it on a laptop see how it goes Apr 22 20:23:10 <Iowan> Errors - that can't be good... Apr 22 20:25:04 <F0o> errors just from pushing updates Apr 22 20:26:30 <Iowan> Probably gonna be a busy night for servers Apr 22 20:27:21 <F0o> no doubt Apr 22 20:28:22 <Iowan> AtomicSpark: Feel free to jump right in with your agenda item... Apr 22 20:29:09 <jimerickson> sorry i'm late guys is the meeting still going on? Apr 22 20:29:21 <Iowan> ... or we could move on to the second agenda item Apr 22 20:29:28 <Iowan> welcome jimerickson ! Apr 22 20:29:37 <jimerickson> hello! Apr 22 20:29:48 <Iowan> (no htat's not the 2nd item - but welcome anyway! Apr 22 20:30:43 <Iowan> With summer's busy schedule, should we consider reducing the frequency of meetings? Apr 22 20:30:50 <Iowan> Is weekly to frequent? Apr 22 20:31:01 <Iowan> to=too Apr 22 20:31:18 <AtomicSpark> Oh hi. Apr 22 20:31:30 <AtomicSpark> What was my agenda? Apr 22 20:31:36 <Iowan> AtomicSpark: Good evening!! Apr 22 20:31:43 <Iowan> release party Apr 22 20:32:01 <AtomicSpark> I agree, we should have one. Apr 22 20:32:10 <AtomicSpark> Mayhaps with food and beverages. Apr 22 20:32:18 <AtomicSpark> Somewhere downtown? Apr 22 20:32:40 <Iowan> "where" could dictate the food choices Apr 22 20:33:05 <AtomicSpark> True. Apr 22 20:33:11 <F0o> or just beverage Apr 22 20:34:02 <Iowan> I'd be game - it'd be good if DM group could have party, too... though I probably wouldn't be able to attend Apr 22 20:34:24 <F0o> whats the date for this dig Apr 22 20:34:34 <Iowan> That was my ??, too Apr 22 20:35:03 <AtomicSpark> Next weekend? Apr 22 20:35:39 <AtomicSpark> Comes out on the 29th. I'm assuming the mirrors will be hammered till friday or saturday. Apr 22 20:37:03 <F0o> may 1 Apr 22 20:37:46 <Iowan> Yes you may... oh, sorry - that was a date. Apr 22 20:38:01 <AtomicSpark> Sure. We could screw around at the library if you insist on installing it (I've been running it for months now) Apr 22 20:38:07 <AtomicSpark> We could like... pass out CDs. Apr 22 20:38:08 * AtomicSpark shrugs Apr 22 20:38:24 <AtomicSpark> I'm open to many ideas. Apr 22 20:38:37 * AtomicSpark wonders off for a min Apr 22 20:40:06 <Iowan> food/beverage selection @library isn't great... Apr 22 20:40:33 <Iowan> CD's will end up as coasters @watering holes, though Apr 22 20:40:56 <F0o> i guess it depends on what where doing , are we just getting together or installing it and what not Apr 22 20:42:25 <F0o> hey where is gringo Apr 22 20:42:35 <Iowan> I'll probably update my machine (unless that error goes critical) rather than fresh install Apr 22 20:43:24 <AtomicSpark> I vote for saturday for I have a date with freddy on friday. Apr 22 20:44:43 <Iowan> I have Scout camp work day next Saturday, but will be available later in the day Apr 22 20:46:04 <F0o> for merely selfish reasons i vote earlier the better since im driving an hour and half Apr 22 20:47:41 <AtomicSpark> hour and a half?! Apr 22 20:47:52 <Iowan> DM? Apr 22 20:48:06 <F0o> pella Apr 22 20:49:27 <AtomicSpark> F0o: hows the radiation up there? :P Apr 22 20:51:38 <Iowan> Wow - time flies when the conversation is lively... Apr 22 20:52:07 <Iowan> AtomicSpark: Any favorite place in mind? Apr 22 20:52:09 <F0o> AtomicSpark: radiation thats news too me, sounds like you know sumin i dont, do share Apr 22 20:52:22 <AtomicSpark> F0o: isn't that were the power planet is? Apr 22 20:52:38 <AtomicSpark> Or is pella the tulips place. Apr 22 20:52:50 <Iowan> tulips and windows? Apr 22 20:52:56 <F0o> AtomicSpark: tulip 75th year Apr 22 20:53:00 <F0o> and vermeer Apr 22 20:53:03 <AtomicSpark> windmills? Apr 22 20:53:18 <F0o> windmills and wooden shoes Apr 22 20:53:34 <AtomicSpark> Oh. It's in Palo. Apr 22 20:53:34 <Infl8ableSoulm8> pella == netherlands sans amsterdam Apr 22 20:53:36 <AtomicSpark> Close enough. Apr 22 20:54:07 <F0o> Infl8ableSoulm8: thats about right Apr 22 20:55:26 <Infl8ableSoulm8> btw, any linux gamers amongst us? Apr 22 20:55:45 <Iowan> not yet... Apr 22 20:55:51 <Infl8ableSoulm8> http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=steam_linux_script&num=1 Apr 22 20:56:36 <F0o> its about time i use to run css thru wine Apr 22 20:56:44 <Infl8ableSoulm8> If Valve released steam for linux, it would be a huge ++ Apr 22 20:56:57 <F0o> Infl8ableSoulm8: agree Apr 22 20:56:57 <AtomicSpark> Infl8ableSoulm8: I saw that. :) Apr 22 20:57:22 <Infl8ableSoulm8> I run a bunch of source engine game servers. Apr 22 20:57:36 <AtomicSpark> I ran Garry's Mod... Apr 22 20:57:44 <AtomicSpark> ... Apr 22 20:58:03 <F0o> i never like garys, does anyone still play css Apr 22 20:58:22 <Infl8ableSoulm8> there are still a bunch of people who cheat at CSS Apr 22 20:58:33 <Infl8ableSoulm8> I'm not sure anyone actually *plays* it Apr 22 20:58:36 <F0o> Infl8ableSoulm8: thats all been the case Apr 22 20:59:09 <Infl8ableSoulm8> we're getting ready to put up a CSS server, ourselves. Apr 22 20:59:20 <F0o> in iowa Apr 22 20:59:30 <Infl8ableSoulm8> but we've got to get permissions locked down ont he server first. Apr 22 20:59:39 <F0o> rotating maps or what Apr 22 20:59:50 <Infl8ableSoulm8> well, the box our clan runs is in chicago Apr 22 21:00:00 <Infl8ableSoulm8> yeah Apr 22 21:00:00 <F0o> which clan is that Apr 22 21:00:11 <Infl8ableSoulm8> probably dust2, office... the popular ones. Apr 22 21:00:17 <Infl8ableSoulm8> Brothers of Chaos Apr 22 21:00:27 <F0o> sweet Apr 22 21:00:41 <Infl8ableSoulm8> we are primarily TF2, though Apr 22 21:00:57 <F0o> tf2 i dont know what that is Apr 22 21:01:06 <Infl8ableSoulm8> but we put up a DODS server and have been having fun with it, and we have a few L4D2 servers Apr 22 21:01:12 <Infl8ableSoulm8> Team Fortress 2 Apr 22 21:01:17 <F0o> ah thats right Apr 22 21:01:32 <AtomicSpark> I run a single tf2 server. Apr 22 21:01:38 <F0o> you guys rent the server or what Apr 22 21:01:46 <AtomicSpark> Mine is free. Apr 22 21:01:53 <Infl8ableSoulm8> yeah, we have a dedicated box provided by nuclearfallout Apr 22 21:02:04 <AtomicSpark> For we advertise for them or something. :P Apr 22 21:02:10 <Infl8ableSoulm8> and I have one of the left 4 dead 2 servers on my linux box in des moines. Apr 22 21:02:36 <Infl8ableSoulm8> well, provided in that we pay for it Apr 22 21:02:45 <Infl8ableSoulm8> not sponsored or anything :D Apr 22 21:02:48 <F0o> what do you do for bandwith Apr 22 21:03:14 <Infl8ableSoulm8> my server is hosted at the Iowa Network Services datacenter downtown Apr 22 21:03:25 <Infl8ableSoulm8> by Internet Solver Apr 22 21:04:00 <F0o> sweet Apr 22 21:04:31 <Infl8ableSoulm8> the BoC box is in an InterNAP datacenter in Chicago. Apr 22 21:04:53 <Infl8ableSoulm8> or at least, it's on InterNAP bandwdth Apr 22 21:05:22 <F0o> are you running wn7 with steam Apr 22 21:05:36 <Infl8ableSoulm8> yeah, 7 ultimate 64 Apr 22 21:05:46 <F0o> steam works ok on it Apr 22 21:06:50 <Infl8ableSoulm8> yeah... never really had any problems with steam Apr 22 21:06:53 <AtomicSpark> F0o: Yes. Apr 22 21:07:06 <F0o> cool Apr 22 21:07:16 <AtomicSpark> Although my Windows install kind of pooped on me. I'll have to reinstall. This I do not enjoy. Apr 22 21:07:19 <AtomicSpark> For it takes forever. Apr 22 21:07:38 <F0o> i hate to dedicate a box to windows just for gaming Apr 22 21:07:38 <Infl8ableSoulm8> I'm even running the new beta client that they are going to release along with their release of steam on mac osx Apr 22 21:09:02 <Infl8ableSoulm8> well, my gaming box is my interface to the world, I guess, and it is solely win7 Apr 22 21:09:19 <Infl8ableSoulm8> but most of the time I'm sshed into my server downtown Apr 22 21:09:29 <AtomicSpark> F0o: There is a job offering that interests me in pella but pella is :( Apr 22 21:09:33 <Infl8ableSoulm8> like, my irc client is irssi in screen Apr 22 21:10:08 <F0o> the unix admin at pella corp Apr 22 21:10:25 <F0o> AtomicSpark: is that the one Apr 22 21:13:04 <AtomicSpark> F0o: Yes. :P Apr 22 21:14:00 <F0o> you dont want it cause you dont like pella Apr 22 21:14:51 <F0o> a friend of mine is a head hunter looking to fill that job i could get you in Apr 22 21:15:08 <AtomicSpark> Well it would be a big change. Moving out and into a new city. Apr 22 21:15:29 <F0o> its hardly a city, only 10k people live in pella Apr 22 21:15:37 <AtomicSpark> Haha. Apr 22 21:15:55 <AtomicSpark> I mean, it's a good fit for me. I might have to make their website less ugly too. :P Apr 22 21:16:01 <AtomicSpark> How far is pella from des moins? Apr 22 21:16:07 <F0o> hour Apr 22 21:16:20 <AtomicSpark> Ugh. Apr 22 21:16:26 <F0o> lotta good house for sell just make the move Apr 22 21:16:48 <F0o> are you a unix admin now Apr 22 21:17:29 <AtomicSpark> I was a network admin at a furniture company for four years. Apr 22 21:17:43 <F0o> what do you do now Apr 22 21:17:44 <AtomicSpark> It was a small company so I pretty much ended up being the office manager lol. Apr 22 21:17:51 <AtomicSpark> I'm currently unemployed. Just a student. Apr 22 21:18:03 <AtomicSpark> Have a networking degree and security cert. Working on computer information systems now. Apr 22 21:18:14 <AtomicSpark> Probably will work on certs this summer. Apr 22 21:18:26 <F0o> cissp? Apr 22 21:19:04 <AtomicSpark> I've taken the cisco classes. I dont have the cert though. Apr 22 21:19:54 <F0o> i hate networking shit / you know route/switch Apr 22 21:22:43 <F0o> AtomicSpark: how the hell do you make rent and what not being a student Apr 22 21:24:26 <AtomicSpark> Networking is cakewalk Apr 22 21:24:30 <AtomicSpark> I live with the mom :P Apr 22 21:25:43 <AtomicSpark> Riverside casino is hiering again lol Apr 22 21:31:11 <Iowan> 9:30 - time to close Apr 22 21:31:16 <Iowan> #endmeeting