[vcf-midatlantic] UNIX TOWN --- Repair Workshop Signup for March 30 & 31, 2019

Jameel Akari jakari at bithose.com
Thu Mar 28 11:32:42 EDT 2019

On 2019-03-27 21:43, Andrew Diller wrote:
> I have a cool plotter i will bring and have it doing SGI and Apple
> logos just for entertainment value. It won't be connected to the UNIX
> systems since it's USB... unless I can find an old plotter and UNIX
> software to drive it.
> We can write a little logbook in bash for people to play with--- or
> also maybe a version of Eliza they can talk to.

My wife and I talked about this some last night, because that's a thing 
we do, and she came up with some other/related concepts for the exhibit 
as a whole and for guest interactivity.  We can talk and handwave 


>> On Mar 27, 2019, at 3:57 PM, Jameel Akari via vcf-midatlantic 
>> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> On 2019-03-27 13:11, Ethan O'Toole via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>>> Anyone that is participating in UNIX Town at the VCF East --- if you 
>>>> have availability to meet up at the Repair Day SAT - the 30th please 
>>>> do attend.
>>> Unfortunately I have a SCUBA class that day and can't make it.
>>> I am ordering a SCSI2SD for my TT030, I already got the video adapter
>>> in, and will image off the Atari UNIX for it.
>>> Will pull out the Sun Voyager that I'm bringing to unixtown soon as 
>>> well.
>>>> My Idea is to try and get a MUD running on one of our systems, and 
>>>> have a common set of accounts setup across the systems we network 
>>>> together so people can stop by, use a terminal and login and play 
>>>> some MUD or jump around to different machines.
>>> Good idea!
>>> Maybe come up with IP scheme in advance for all the hosts? Maybe a
>>> hosts file and accounts we should add?
>> IPs we've got on the Google Sheets spreadsheet.  Maybe we add a tab 
>> for things like users/creds.
>> A MUD is pretty cool, though a bit involved for passerbys.  Something 
>> more like a guestbook?
>> Visit all the machines, get a THIS IS UNIX TOWN! printout with your 
>> name?
>> If you've got X11, bzFlag?
>> --
>> Jameel Akari

Jameel Akari

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