We had the party as planned.
We had about 10-15 people overall. Most were there to help or, well, party.
People who wanted help:
- One person with windows wanting help installing Linux in Virtualbox
- One person with windows 7 wanting to dual boot. We successfully installed Ubuntu via universal linux installer after learning that Ubuntu will not install correctly if booted through UEFI but requiring custom partitioning (i.e. not devoting full disk to ubnutu). Fedora faired well, however user wanted Ubuntu.
- One person came with an eeepc with linux and wanted some help, maybe @Uri can clarify.
- One person came looking for a place to work, and also wanted some linux, but @daonb was more interested in partying.
Overall I had a great time, thanks for everyone coming! If it turns out to be the siren song, I’m glad to say I had a linux install party, even if 20 years late