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LCFG Users Day 2009

This year the day was split into two separate parts. In the morning of 10th December we ran a tutorial on writing LCFG components and using the new build tools. This was aimed at anyone who has, at least, a bit of experience with using LCFG (i.e. basic stuff such as working with LCFG resources). The tutorial had something to offer for all developers whether starting from scratch, looking to refresh knowledge or wanting to find out how to use the new buildtools.

In the afternoon of 20th November there was a series of talks and discussions. This covered a broad range of aspects of LCFG usage on both Linux and MacOSX. There were reviews of work done in the last year and discussions of what might be happening in the near future.

Afternoon Timetable

Time Title Speaker Abstract
2.00-2.15 Introduction and Welcome
2.15-2.45 "LCFG meets Virtualisation" Panagiotis Kritikakos Current state of development, use cases and future development.
2.45-3.15 "FreeNX" Matthew Richardson FreeNX is a free, low bandwidth, low latency remote desktop service technology. This talk describes an LCFG component which configures it and demonstrates its use in the School of Engineering and Electronics.
3.15-3.45 Break
3.45-4.15 "Herding Cats, LCFG on OS X" Geoff Lee A roundup of challenges, triumphs and todos while bringing OS X into the LCFG fold.
4.15-4.45 "It's 4pm, do you know where your servers are?" Simon Wilkinson A look at driving the Nagios monitoring system using the configuration data held in LCFG
4.45-5.00 "MDP LCFG Review" Kenny MacDonald A look at what people have been doing on the IS Devolved LCFG service during the past year.
There were several lightning talks scattered throughout the afternoon highlighting individual components, including lcfg-autoreboot, lcfg-flexlm, lcfg-etcprofilevars, lcfg-fileedit, lcfg-sleep, lcfg-pie, lcfg-sudo and lcfg-gconf.

-- Main.squinney - 2009-09-15

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