On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 11:57 AM Tom Callaway <tcallawa(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On 05/23/2018 11:49 AM, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 11:47 AM Aurelien Bompard
> <abompard(a)fedoraproject.org <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> Hey folks!
> I'll be at Flock in August, and I'd like to propose an activity for
> our informal fun'n'games evening.
> I don't know if you are the right people to contact for that, if not
> please tell me and I'll re-send.
> I'm CCing flock-planning(a)lists.fedoraproject.org
> <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> which is probably the
> right place.
> I happen to be a karaoke fan, and I have karaoke software on my
> (Fedora) laptop. The software is opensource, it's called Performous
>  and it's not in Fedora because it uses ffmpeg, but it's in
> RPMFusion. I have a couple of USB mics that work with it. I have
> also collected over the years a fair amount of songs to butch^W sing
> to. I have songs in English, French, Spanish, some German and a
> couple songs in other languages (like Swedish or Japanese)
> Would you be interested in me organizing a karaoke session for that
> evening? I'll just need a videoprojector and a (small) sound system
> to plug into. The downside I can think of is that it's likely to
> make the room less suitable for silent board games.
> What do you think?
> Sounds like fun! Depending on what the policies are for the venue, we
> might be able to get you set up in one of the smaller meeting rooms
> where we already will have projectors and the like.
I like this idea, but it would definitely need to be in a
I think the projector will not be an issue, but the sound system
probably not be something that we have available. What exactly do you
need? Perhaps you could identify something that would work well (and not
cost too much) that Fedora could purchase for this (I can see it being
useful for future Flocks too)?
And other events probably. There are some small units, suitable only for
karaoke and speeches for small rooms/audiences (30-60) for around USD 200.
Mid-sized units more suitable for an open or larger space, or outside, are
available in the USD 500-800 range. Stands, mics, and cables would add a