What new people should bring Edit
If you're wanting to get Linux or other Free Open Source Software installed at an InstallFest, here are the things that you should bring:
- All the parts of your computer. This will include:
- The main box and screen.
- The mouse and keyboard.
- Everything else you want to get working. Printers, webcams, cameras, joysticks, and any other peripherals. Linux has a huge range of drivers built in, but it's always worth checking whether they working at the event.
- Power cables for all of the above, and a power board to plug it into.
- Labels for all your stuff. Computer equipment can often look incredibly generic and it's amazing how easy it is to have things swap owners unexpectedly.
- A box or a fabric bag is a great way to keep all your gear together.