I've added you for the 2:30 time slot. You are also welcome to come
and setup in the foyer area and demo/talk about your project. If
other people are interested in setting up and showing of whatever cool
interesting project or application they are currently working
on/interested in etc... just let us know.
For instance there was a great demo on FOSS musical applications last
time we held SFD at the uni. If someone wants to do something like
that again, we'd love to see it. I will have a small display w/ a
midi-controller and LMMS ready, but I can't remember who it was who
demonstrated Arduor and some other music apps last time.
We'd also like to invite Windows/Mac users to show off any FOSS
applications they may be running on their platform.
If your interested in a presentation or setting up in the foyer area
let us know so we can add you to the page here:
On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 4:28 AM, Chris McClimans <wlug(a)hippiehacker.org> wrote:
A couple of guys from Tauranga want to introduce the
local community to a
project call instant infrastructure. We are presenting at SFD in Tauranga
We want to enable non-technical people to install operating systems and
applications (in possibly complex and interdependent configurations) to
computers that have blank or format-able hard drives.
The computers may be configured to be centrally managed over the network for
ongoing support and maintenance. This could happen from a smart phone or usb
On the technical side I've be trying to get Virtualbox booting the
infrastructure from Ubuntu and after that it won't be long until it's
selfhosted starting from Windows, OSX, or Linux.
This would allow people from many different experience levels and
backgrounds to participate in sharing solutions.
This process starts by using most computers ability to run programs from the
network, even if they don't have anything on the hard drive.
It's possible to target raw hardware in addition to cross
platform virtualization which we can script/automate via ruby.
We can automatically provision them via chef-solo with vagrant.
We want to test the hardware and virtually deployed systems using test
This is the ticket I'm working on today, take a peek if your interested.
We'd love to present at Software Freedom Day in Hamilton and gain feedback
from the community on how to incorporate more people into the process and
make it a tool everyone can use.
I tried to add us to the presenters page, but I was only able to add a
comment. I see three time-slots remaining, could we have one?
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