[Wlug] Meeting Ideas...

Marc Hughes mhughes@wpidalamar.com
Tue, 10 Dec 2002 09:09:29 -0500

Since the ipaq install was described as a mini-demo, perhaps a PDA
IPaqs, zauruses, palms, whatever else.  

I'd suggest...
How to install linux on them. (including explanation of distros, and
package formats)
How to sync them with a linux desktop.
How to sync the linux pda with a windows desktop.
Other cool stuff? 

Hmm... Not sure how easy it is to show off PDA stuff to a large group
due to the screen size.  I bet there's solutions to that (run vnc on the

And also... Perhaps another talk someday could be "Linux on unusual
devices" ... PS2, dreamcast, toasters, refidgerators, whatever weird
things linux is running on.  Anyone got any ideas there?


-----Original Message-----
From: wlug-admin@mail.wlug.org [mailto:wlug-admin@mail.wlug.org] On
Behalf Of Stephen C. Daukas
Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2002 8:23 AM
To: wlug@mail.wlug.org
Subject: [Wlug] Meeting Ideas...

Now that is a great idea for a meeting (says he who has an IPAQ)! 
 Anyone else think installing Linux on an iPAQ would be interesting?

>This will probably make for an intersting mini-demo at a meeting. It's 
>been a
>long time since i've gone through all this stuff though (since i
>linux on my ipaq a year and a half ago and a lot has changed). 

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