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ALE @ KSU-Marietta - Intro to Linux Installation

Sat, 09 Sept. 2017 10:00 - 12:00 EDT

This is a placeholder for the pre-InstallFest meeting at KSU-Marietta.


Primary goal is to provide steps for students to prepare their computers for installations of Linux in either a dual-boot or virtual machine setup.


As time allows, we will go over a little about Linux, show some applications, servers, and other capabilities like remote access, VPN use, and a little automation.


Things which must be performed BEFORE installing Linux - which must be performed before coming to the installfest on 9/16.


• Backups (always required before major changes)


• Defragmentation (Windows defrag)


• Hardware Checks (know the CPU, RAM, GPU)


• Free Storage requirements (15G min. 25G is comfortable)


• Available Partitions required (Need at least 2)


• CPU and RAM requirements for Virtualization (C2D or better w/ 4G or more RAM)


We will have HW questionnaires and have experts available to help pick which method and distribution would be the best choice for each attendee.


Cost $0


Sponsored by KSU-IEEE and ALE.

KSU-Marietta Campus, Atrium Bldg, Rm 161
Marietta
Atrium, 1100 South Marietta Pkwy SE, Marietta, GA 30060, USA , GA
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