Ken Kenschaft hosted the meeting, mainly as a brainstorming session of what members want out of the group, what we'd like the group to do and to be.
As an R&D platform:
How to set up a Linux box as a file server in a local area network where users can run NNTP on the local net and use UUCP to download their email
Use Linux to learn Unix and programming techniques; explore the operating system.
Use Linux for scientific computation by compiling scientific applications on Linux. Fortran-to-C translator.
Good environment for CS students because it has Pascal-to-C
Ptolemy - circuit simulator
Linux uses the hardware more optimally in regard to paging and number crunching applications
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