Andrew Thompson opened the meeting tonight with a welcome! Being both the KLUG Chair and KLUG Installmaster, he was a very popular fellow!
Andrew Gahan brought out his Sun Microsystems Enterprise 3000 for a viewing. See the graphics below for more about this fun project!
Jason brought in his HP laptop to get help with setting up his wireless connection drivers. He had Open SuSE v10.0 installed. Andrew and both Adams helped him find the needed files and with the YAST configuration.
Mike brought in a PC that was not making it through an OpenSuSE install. It was hanging up on the drive partitioning. Stu and Andrew were able to get YAST to format the drive and start the install.
Andrew, Jon, and Stu worked with Brock and Leola Who had printing problems after an upgrade from OpenSuSE v9.2 to v10.0. OpenSuSE v10.0 was being reinstalled on another PC for testing.
This meeting is intended for those who are just curious about Linux and Open Source software, who need some help getting started, or want some extra eyes to look at your advanced problem. You can also bring in your PC or laptop to get help installing Linux on it, at no charge. Try a Linux distribution that boots from a CD and requires no change to your system's current software. Make sure you arrange to get the software you want ahead of time. Check out http://kalamazoolinux.org/cd/ for more information.
If you would like to install Linux on a system, or you need help with Linux, please fill out a Help Request so that someone can research your hardware/software, etc... http://kalamazoolinux.org/meetings/installmeeting.php Installations and assistance are done by appointment ONLY. You must fill out the appropriate form at least one week prior to the meeting.