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by James
Wed Jun 04, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Climate Change training in Glasgow and Edinburgh this June
Replies: 0
Views: 1456

Climate Change training in Glasgow and Edinburgh this June

Passed on in case anyone is interested ...
by James
Sun Jun 01, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Computers are shitted
Replies: 3
Views: 4285

was it reseating the cables again?
I just came in to do that but you beat me to it.
I couldn't find the glue gun which is apparently in the craft room.
I will ask bloo about it.
by James
Fri May 30, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: XSLT tutorial
Replies: 5
Views: 5329

I would be interested to, I think.
by James
Thu May 29, 2008 12:42 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: my dream cafe jukebox
Replies: 5
Views: 6452

my dream cafe jukebox

would be a pc with a hard drive full of mp3s. It would have a web server making pages available inside the cafe LAN. People would be able to log on and see what tune was currently playing, who the band was, and get a URL for futher info - the big problem is the cafe is you never know who is playing....
by James
Wed May 28, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The Forest introduces Open Source: A series of talks
Replies: 3
Views: 2791

The Forest introduces Open Source: A series of talks

The Forest introduces Open Source software: A series of talks These days, Open Source Software is becoming more and more mainstream. Favoured by technical people for decades (did you know most websites are hosted on Open Source software?) it is now so easy to use that normal people everywhere are di...
by James
Tue May 27, 2008 9:30 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: mural in downstairs hall way for august
Replies: 12
Views: 8203

mural in downstairs hall way for august

last year, the theatre and the cafe felt very separate. People would come thru the bright airy double doors direct from the street and not realise a beautiful cafe lay beyond that dark dingy set of double doors underneath the stairs. sad :-( This august, can we have a bright colourful mural saying "...
by James
Tue May 27, 2008 4:20 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: graphic design vollies wanted!
Replies: 0
Views: 1497

graphic design vollies wanted!

I need a little bit of design work done for a forest project ... anyone want to oblige?
As usual in The Forest, the only payment will be free tea and hugs .. sorry.
by James
Mon May 26, 2008 10:02 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Promoting Open Source
Replies: 23
Views: 15544

Right. Have PM'd and emailed people to get confirmation that they will lead things with my help (btw, the reason I'm doing this is because I don't consider myself proficient in a lot of this - some of this is also for me :-) Do we know anyone good who does open source sound and video editing? Would ...
by James
Mon May 26, 2008 3:13 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: FaceLess: the film
Replies: 4
Views: 4558

me and swithun got a taster DVD with the full film or whatever they are called and watched it. we thought it wasn't good enough to stand by itself but could be good as an event with something else, maybe a talk about CCTV culture and effects from someone ... we were going to talk to Shannon about it...
by James
Tue May 20, 2008 9:49 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Promoting Open Source
Replies: 23
Views: 15544

Milk, I'd rather do Ubuntu last. If you do it first, its just an abstract thing that people might not see the benefit of. If you do it last, people will have seen the great things OS can do and will be more open to it. Honestly, most people don't care about the OS anymore. I found my sister looking ...
by James
Mon May 19, 2008 12:08 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Promoting Open Source
Replies: 23
Views: 15544

Ubuntu itself as the 4th workshop then. as I said to milk last night, (lets replay the whole conversation!) I'd be happy to hand out Ubuntu CD's at a session on Ubuntu, but I wouldn't want to hand them out without telling people about it first. Don't want them to get scared off if it's all to new .....
by James
Mon May 19, 2008 12:03 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: High Res pictures of Forest?
Replies: 8
Views: 4694

pm me your email address

I'd like a small credit somewhere if at all possible .....
by James
Mon May 19, 2008 12:30 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: High Res pictures of Forest?
Replies: 8
Views: 4694

I am uploading a couple I took tonight when it was busy right now.
Have a look again.
by James
Mon May 19, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Promoting Open Source
Replies: 23
Views: 15544

I want these to be practical introduction sessions to get people into things ... not sure about the 3rd one now. Might it be to specialist and complicated? But maybe the 4th could be Ubuntu itself?
by James
Sun May 18, 2008 3:55 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Promoting Open Source
Replies: 23
Views: 15544

OK - we are going to take over a Tuesday evening slot in the action room. 1st & 3rd tue of each month - 6 to 8 (although chances are I can only be there at 6:10pm sometimes as I come from work.) On the 1st Tuesday of every month there is another booking starting at 8pm, so we would have to be out sh...
by James
Sat May 17, 2008 2:18 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: anyone else crew at Knockengorroch?
Replies: 1
Views: 1831

anyone else crew at Knockengorroch?

How are you getting up there for Wednesday eve?
by James
Fri May 16, 2008 5:33 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: High Res pictures of Forest?
Replies: 8
Views: 4694

Don't think I have as many of The Forest as I really should have .... but http://www.doubtlesshouse.org.uk/other/TheForest/ and anything @ Forest Fringe Studio in http://www.doubtlesshouse.org.uk/edfringe07/ Take your pick, email me I will add more of other peoples exhibitions in the gallery over th...
by James
Thu May 15, 2008 12:33 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: meadows tent
Replies: 25
Views: 12020

I'm in.
by James
Thu May 15, 2008 12:30 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Promoting Open Source
Replies: 23
Views: 15544

Promoting Open Source

So, When I went to Big Blether I wasn't sure what I could talk about ... but then someone mentioned Open Source software round the camp fire, and I offered to do a talk about it. Sunday evening I spent a hour telling two newbies about it in practical and ideological terms, and trying to stop one oth...
by James
Thu May 15, 2008 12:21 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: EVS Party
Replies: 11
Views: 6340

can we organise a dance off, in the traditional folk style of their respective countries?
by James
Sat May 10, 2008 7:57 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: 4th computer has DHCP problems
Replies: 3
Views: 3733

the eth0:avhi interface that had a IP4 address was fine, I read some ubunut forums and apparently that's normal. What did you change in the config? the relevant part was just setting it to DHCP, there wasn't much to change there.
by James
Fri May 09, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: 4th computer has DHCP problems
Replies: 3
Views: 3733

i moved it and it seems to work. strange.
by James
Fri May 09, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: action room computer locks
Replies: 1
Views: 2605

action room computer locks

sorted.
one set of keys is in the downstairs safe
the other set of keys is living with me for safe keeping.
by James
Fri May 09, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: action room computer loose cables
Replies: 6
Views: 5444

glue gun sounds good. lets do it.
by James
Fri May 09, 2008 10:15 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Freedom Summer of Code
Replies: 0
Views: 2113

Freedom Summer of Code

"The radical tech collective behind riseup.net announce an initiative to help soocial movements with tech needs. Modelled on Google's Summer of Code, they want to help projects with code, support and cash." http://scotland.indymedia.org/node/10312 https://we.riseup.net/fsoc I wish they would sodding...
by James
Fri May 09, 2008 10:03 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: action room computer loose cables
Replies: 6
Views: 5444

so what do they then do if they actually want to remove the cables? can you melt it off or something?
by James
Thu May 08, 2008 3:22 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: action room computer loose cables
Replies: 6
Views: 5444

action room computer loose cables

2nd computer from left had
ATP4.00
errors.

i reseated the cables and it seems to work
this is a consistent problem
what can we do about it?
by James
Thu May 08, 2008 3:21 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: 4th computer has DHCP problems
Replies: 3
Views: 3733

4th computer has DHCP problems

I don't understand it ...
the network cable is fine, i tested it
it was working on sunday
anyone want to have a look?
by James
Thu May 08, 2008 12:51 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The Forest wants your: VGA monitor cable
Replies: 1
Views: 1585

The Forest wants your: VGA monitor cable

With male connectors each end.
(That is actually the technical term, and it means sticky out bits that go into things, as opposed to female connectors that have holes things go into.)
If you can donate this to The Forest, we would be grateful!
Thanks.
by James
Sun May 04, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Artist Facilities WG meeting 1/5/08
Replies: 5
Views: 6107

cables ordered.
by James
Fri May 02, 2008 1:44 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Artist Facilities WG meeting 1/5/08
Replies: 5
Views: 6107

I saw this in Maplin in Dalry road this morning. They only had two in stock http://www.maplin.co.uk/module.aspx?ModuleNo=47382&doy=2m5#overview Would lock the computers to the table and lock the computer shut its just what we need. Computer budget is overdrawn but with WG permission we can do it. I ...
by James
Thu May 01, 2008 9:11 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Artist Facilities WG meeting 1/5/08
Replies: 5
Views: 6107

Greame has the DIY skills and is going to look into computer security in various ways.

I should have been at this meeting and was on a bus back from Glasgow instead. Bad Me. No Biscuit. (sorry. that was very bad of me.)
by James
Wed Apr 30, 2008 1:10 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Fothcoming Volunteer Party
Replies: 14
Views: 7346

Sat 31st May - MP3 Vollie Party
Sat 5th July - Kegger Vollie party
tis booked.
more details to come soon.
by James
Mon Apr 28, 2008 11:41 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: File server setup
Replies: 11
Views: 8758

That can do SSH? nice.

That's a good start then. It won't store our preferences, but at least we will have a central place to store our files and it will be secure.
by James
Sun Apr 27, 2008 9:34 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: File server setup
Replies: 11
Views: 8758

I did NIS 5 years ago, I'll have to refresh myself. With NIS you would also use NFS with /home shared as you describe. I will have to read carefully, if I remember rightly there wasn't much security built in and we are on a wide open network (laptops and wifi). But file server - could start this wit...
by James
Sat Apr 26, 2008 11:01 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: File server setup
Replies: 11
Views: 8758

Yeah we need this, the new action room computers are filling up with files all over the desktop, and people are all sharing the one user account and complaining that other people keep changing the user preferences, especially for printing. Could we set up user accounts such that people can use the ...
by James
Sat Apr 26, 2008 10:48 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Fothcoming Volunteer Party
Replies: 14
Views: 7346

Yup, I've seen many similar events advertised. Not an original thought, just thought it could be fun.

We will chat to Bryony.

Events book makes weekends look very full. Guess I'll phone round and ask people to move?
by James
Fri Apr 25, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Fothcoming Volunteer Party
Replies: 14
Views: 7346

clearly.

Me and pockets could have a crack at a MP3 vollie party ... we'll have a laptop and people can bring ipods, cd's, memory sticks and play a few of their fravorite tunes ..
by James
Fri Apr 25, 2008 10:58 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: CCTV Meet - 20th Apr
Replies: 22
Views: 15742

oh wait, think i misread you post. sorry. but my point about what the point of the argument is about still stands.(if that point makes any point)
by James
Fri Apr 25, 2008 10:56 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: CCTV Meet - 20th Apr
Replies: 22
Views: 15742

Implementation wise, I feel we should keep it simple and either go with no CCTV at all or have it on on all the time. I am not sure it is a good idea to have it turning on and off. Does this make it even less likely to get snaps of people? Particularly when something has been stolen, or if some tro...
by James
Fri Apr 25, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: CCTV Meet - 20th Apr
Replies: 22
Views: 15742

Martin, I don't think its true the quality is always shit. Some certainly, and we should make this a point we check up on, but we shouldn't rule out commercial systems entirely. Heres something to start the discussion with ... http://www.maplin.co.uk/module.aspx?ModuleNo=220753&doy=25m4#overview htt...
by James
Mon Apr 21, 2008 8:54 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: CCTV Meet - 20th Apr
Replies: 22
Views: 15742

CCTV Meet - 20th Apr

A productive meeting was held .. the mass crowd of 10 turned up. The plan for break out groups was thrown away and we just sat round a table in the cafe and chatted. Noone took proper minutes. I should have ensured this happened. Bad me. But from the meeting: A barred book will be started and kept i...
by James
Fri Apr 18, 2008 2:57 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Behind The Scenes - 17th April 2008
Replies: 16
Views: 12445

cool, will study folder later This external group and its massive budget will need more explaining to me. its seems a bit of an arbitrary split to me. Why should a book launch or record launch not in the forest suddenly be in a different group to one in the forest? it'll be the same people surely? h...
by James
Fri Apr 18, 2008 2:46 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Forest Jukebox: Greatest Hits
Replies: 11
Views: 9132

so, talking of devolving power to the working groups ...
why is this thread in FWG? I see no need or no secrets here.
why is it not in the shop forum? Admin!
by James
Fri Apr 18, 2008 10:42 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Behind The Scenes - 17th April 2008
Replies: 16
Views: 12445

Re: Behind The Scenes - 17th April 2008

Budgets Budgets have started. At each WG meeting each one should look at their budgets and what was spent. Events is down already by -185. When numbers go negative each WG needs to make spending decisions, not individuals. Early days and it's working okay. Cool. Where can FWG members view all the b...
by James
Thu Apr 17, 2008 10:35 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Photos for the Press
Replies: 6
Views: 4982

ps. Jethro, have I talked to you before outside a Blender gig at 2am one night last year?
by James
Thu Apr 17, 2008 10:33 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Photos for the Press
Replies: 6
Views: 4982

All my photos are from a canon 30D and are the required 300dpi quality.
I do need some more general ones of the venue itself and not just events tho I guess.
Any other suggestions or feedback as to what goes in a press pack would be good tho ...
by James
Thu Apr 17, 2008 12:08 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Photos for the Press
Replies: 6
Views: 4982

I have emailed her some links.

http://www.doubtlesshouse.org.uk/other/TheForest/
http://www.doubtlesshouse.org.uk/edfringe07/ (Look for Forest Fringe Studio)

Good suggestion on working on a portfolio.
by James
Tue Apr 15, 2008 6:45 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Anyone else for the Ansel Adams exhibition?
Replies: 2
Views: 3596

I've already been, its very good. Enjoy. :-)
by James
Tue Apr 15, 2008 1:26 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Photography Day Saturday 12 April
Replies: 2
Views: 1482

some of my photos from the day are at:
http://www.theforest.org.uk/bb/viewtopic.php?t=4442
although I think you have to logged in to see them.