Archive for February 2003

 March Meeting on the 8th

Venue:
Heritage Institute of Technology Chowbhaga Road, Anandpur, PO East Kolkata Township, Kolkata -700 107
Directions:
Heritage Institute of Technology is at Anandapur, close to Ruby General Hospital . Heritage will be providing us a couple of cars or one of their buses to move from Ruby to HIT. If you wish to avoid the trouble, then be [...]

 New HOWTO on Bengali in GNU/Linux

There is a new HOWTO on Bangla in GNU/Linux at Bengalinux.Org. Check it out at bengalinux.org/howto/bengali.html.

 “Trusted” Computing and Digital Rights Management

Said I trust you but I lied!
Pre-amble
Recent reports available with news sites and also published in the Economic Times of India suggest that Microsoft [hereinafter referred to as MSFT] will be pushing through the Windows Rights Management Architecture & Services [WRMA & WRMS] by the 1st week of March, 2003. In the light of such [...]

 TCO for schools - Why schools need to understand Cost Metrics

One of the major consequences that happen with intriguing regularity when schools invest in computerization and/or modernization of existing computer labs is that the governing boards often fail to factor in long term costs for the efficient utilization of the assets. Schools need to evaluate options, form a sound judgment as to available options and [...]

 Favourite GNU/Linux Distro

Debian
2% (1 vote)
Red Hat
60% (25 votes)
Mandrake
17% (7 votes)
SuSE
12% (5 votes)
Slackware
0% (0 votes)
Gentoo
0% (0 votes)
Other (please comment)
7% (3 votes)
I have made my own distro - you dumbo!!
2% (1 vote)
I don’t have GNU/Linux installed - you insensitive clod!!
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 42

 [IMPORTANT] Saturday Meeting Cancelled

Due to unavoidable cicumstances, the meeting on the 8th of February has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We will be announcing the new meeting date on this date shortly.