BringABox 11th February 2006
Hosted kindly by JohnW. Thanks John!
- A Sample of OpenOffice V2.0 video from NewsForge
- See Beginners Links, and look at the "Software Guides and Information" section for more information, and the videos in question via the NewsForge site
- Partimage - a partition imaging program similar to ghost - IanGibbs
- This talk gave a real life usage of how to use partimage to backup your partitions over a network, by use of a live CD and an NFS server - this can be customized. Scripts to follow!
- Recovering disks with "Tom's Root Boot" diskette - JohnW
- John gave a short talk on how he was able to use a Tom's Root Boot disk to log into a box where he could not use a live CD.
- Ideas were raised about how to go about getting access to facilities at a university. Dominic is a member of a society at university which is possibly able to host events in rooms or labs. This subject needs further discussion.
- VMWare Server Demo with CentOS - Clive osde.info
- Clive gave a demo on the new (free) VMWare Server, and player, explaining how it is now possible to remove the requirement for VMWare Workstation for most uses.
- Network booting - Juergen cancelled
- Juergen had to cancel this talk due to other commitments