[MVLUG] speaking of meetings...
joseph at pfeifferfamily.net
Thu Sep 11 20:24:50 MDT 2008
Don McCoy writes:
> 1. Package Management -- what it is, why it matters and how it is
> handled by several popular distributions. (beginner to
> intermediate topic)
I like this one (of course)
> 2. Intro to Free Software on Linux/GNU Systems -- a look at popular
> software packages and an even briefer look at how to use them.
> (beginner topic)
Not sure what this means
> 3. The Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) Protocol -- Open standards that
> are platform-, OS- and programming-language-independent. Used for
> networking consumer electronics among other things. A practical
> example being how to play your music that is stored on your PC
> through your stereo (in addition to internet-based radio
> stations!). Another example would be viewing photos or videos
> from the PC on your TV. (beginner topic)
Somehow, any topic that includes the word "protocol" seems like
something that couldn't be done in an interesting way at a beginner
>Can anyone suggest others?
>Joe, please correct the description of your topic if I've maligned it in
>some way! ;)
You gave it a better description than I did.
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