The following table lists some speakers and what they are willing to talk about.

And check individual TWiki pages (for example: BruceDawson) to see find topics that person is willing to talk about. And see MeetingIdeas for topics that people have requested. And see the VolunteerList for general volunteers. And don't begin a sentence with the word "and".

Person Topics
Richard Soule Oracle database
RobLembree Home automation, X11, embedded linux, kernel internals
BruceDawson TWiki, X10, home automation, CollaborationTools
BenScott Security, IPTables/Netfilter, DNS, networking, Samba and SMB, Windows interop, dual-headed X, Linux as SOHO server, LVM, backups, IPsec, OpenS/WAN, OpenVPN, L2TP, X.509, diald, Wiki, random stuff
Mark Komarinski Security
Paul Iadonisi RPM
PaulLussier LyX, GnuCash, exmh, security
Karl Runge SSH tunneling/VPN
Rich Payne PHP, php-gtk, DNS, NIS, NFS, TCP/IP, Hammer/x86-64
BenBoulan IPTables, Network Monitoring, Managing DNS, Expect
EdLawson (Mail) gLabels (a great little label maker for all types of labels), Thunderbird (Mozilla e-mail program), Straw (RSS feed reader), J-Pilot (Palm applicationBasic productivity/office applications, Palm)
BillSconce (Mail) Pilot (HTML for presentations), SciTE (a great, lightweight, intelligent, (and cross-platform) text editor), Fluxbox (a lean, mean window manager), Libranet (a packaging of Debian), Gentoo (a two-pane, highly configurable-by-GUI file manager for GTK), Newbie scripting intro, Newbie CUPS intro, Newbie Wi-Fi intro
TedRoche WebMin, Introductory LAMP, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, SQL, database design and normalization, NX,
MattBrodeur PGP Introduction/keysigning, automated system installs (kickstart), network monitoring (nagios)
Bill Stearns ssh, LVM, and others. See
DavidBerube perl, php, ruby, web spidering, rss aggregation, web development, apache, DTC GPL control panel
Barrie North Joomla, business

Some potential "vendor speakers" from Linux World 2006 Boston are: (they indicated an interest in speaking to GNHLUG)

  • Vault Logix; Zak Karsan; 78 Turnpike Rd, Route 1; Ipswich, MA 01938 1-877-VAULTLOGIX, 1-978-356-3555x22; zkarsan@vaultlogix*REMOVE*.com - Backup/storage solutions
  • Novell; Skip Paul; 404 Wyman St STE 500; Waltham, MA 02451; 781-464-8000; 781-464-8031; spaul@novell*REMOVE*.com - talk on Novell, SuSE, ...
  • Next Computing; Jeanne Ledwell; NextCom LLC; 131 Burke St; Nashua, NH 03060; 603-459-2472 - scalable, mobile computing.

-- BruceDawson - 09 Apr 2006

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