[Linux-aus] About a User Conference (was...)

Mary Gardiner mary-la at puzzling.org
Thu Feb 24 03:50:04 UTC 2005

On Wed, Feb 23, 2005, Michael Still wrote:
> I would like to volunteer to run such an event. The operational concept 
> is that of "AusLUG". This is a national event styled on a bigger LUG 
> meeting for two days.

A cool idea.

> is much simpler than LCA. The concept has room for growth into a fuller 
> conference in future years, dependant on demand. I propose that the 
> event have two streams -- a user stream focused on introductory / LUG 
> grade topics (such as how to install and use Apache, what distribution 
> might be right for you, email environments, how iptables works and how 
> to set it up, that kind of thing)

A proposal that was made to SLUG some time ago and not followed up was
to have about six meetings worth of these kinds of talks on video to be
shown at each SLUG meeting on rotation (in parallel with a live
intermediate/advanced talk). The video of AusLUG would be a good
resource for LUGs around the country.


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