WYLUG Monthly Meeting: Monday 12th May 2008

Our next meeting will be on Monday 12 May 2008 in Leeds University’s Stoner Building.

The meeting room is sign-posted from the main EC Stoner Building entrance.

The meeting officially starts at 7.00pm, but the room will be open for coffee, tea, biscuits and chat from 6.30pm.

Talk: Hardy Heron on the EeePC

Ubuntu’s new LTS version Hardy Heron was released last month and James Holden is going to give a talk on getting it to work on the EeePC.

  • How to trial it on an SD card
  • Backing up the existing OS
  • Installation options (netboot, USB CD etc)
  • Wireless support
  • ACPI
  • Sound
  • External monitor
  • Improving boot speed
  • Fonts and cosmetic tweaks
  • Visual effects


Active Learning Lab., (Level 9, near staircase 2)
E.C. Stoner Building (aka Physics/Admin)
University of Leeds
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds UK



James’ slides can now be found on the WYLUG wiki in both OpenOffice Presentation (odp) and PDF formats.

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