Marin County Free Library — Technical Services

  Marin County Technology Users Group  
   May 8, 2008, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

South Novato Library

  1. Updates
     
    1. LAN Party updates: 2008 Schedule so far
      • SNO April 30 (see photos)
      • MCI 7/31 Thurs 5-8
      • PRE 8/06 Weds 3-5
      • NOV 8/08 Fri 1-4
      • CCE 8/14 Thurs 530-800
      • SNO 8/27 Weds 5-8
      • Waiting for CMA and any others
    2. Windows XP SP3 now available (as is Vista SP1)
    3. Network Update: CCE done, only SGV left for fiber
    4. Reminder: Changing passwords in OWA: look under Options
    5. PLA, vendors and long term trends

  2. Topics

    1. Useful Listservs for Library Technology
    2. Demo of newest Linux (Ubuntu)
      • Super emergency alternative to Windows
      • It's free! (Unless you value your time.)
      • Better for servers: currently using 5 linux/unix servers
      • It's beginning to look a lot like Windows

    3. LAN Parties: Setting up PS2 and PS3 games
      • Setting up game console
      • Projector setup
      • Sound setup (external speakers)
    4. Training and informational issues raised:



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