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{{Timeline Years}}
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[[Category: Redbrick History]]
 
==January==
 
==January==
 
* 20th - New direct attached storage array arrives. Named [[Worf]], to get back at [[User:lil_cain|lil_cain]] for giving us 2 years of [[Minerva|terribly]] [[Sprout|named]] [[Daniel|machines]]. Since it doesn't actually have a hostname, this won't matter though.
 
* 20th - New direct attached storage array arrives. Named [[Worf]], to get back at [[User:lil_cain|lil_cain]] for giving us 2 years of [[Minerva|terribly]] [[Sprout|named]] [[Daniel|machines]]. Since it doesn't actually have a hostname, this won't matter though.
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* 16th - Lotta Mikkonnen ([[User:attol|Attol]]), David Glennon ([[User:azrael|Azrael]]) and Craig Gavagan Mac Entee ([[User:credak|Credak]]) man the Redbrick Refreshers Day table and attract ~6/7 new people. [[User:credak|Credak]] '''voluntarily''' spends most of the day in the infamous brick mascot.
 
* 16th - Lotta Mikkonnen ([[User:attol|Attol]]), David Glennon ([[User:azrael|Azrael]]) and Craig Gavagan Mac Entee ([[User:credak|Credak]]) man the Redbrick Refreshers Day table and attract ~6/7 new people. [[User:credak|Credak]] '''voluntarily''' spends most of the day in the infamous brick mascot.
 
* 16th - Virtual machines are made available on a this-will-probably-asplode-at-any-moment-alpha basis. It rapidly begins [[RBVM_Bugs|asploding]], but it's a huge step in the right direction.
 
* 16th - Virtual machines are made available on a this-will-probably-asplode-at-any-moment-alpha basis. It rapidly begins [[RBVM_Bugs|asploding]], but it's a huge step in the right direction.
* 20th - Linux is put back on [[Murphy]]. Redbrick is free from Solaris \o/
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* 20th - Linux is put back on [[Murphy]]. Redbrick is free from [[Rage|Solaris]] \o/
 
*26th-28th - Redbrick visit Skynet to attend a series of talks. Speakers include Matt Zimmerman, David Coallier and Laura Czajkowski. Terran(Skynet) takes GW, Attol and Spanza on a tour of Limerick. Not much sleep is had on the nights due to partying and chatting. Tyrion(Skynet) abuses "Kevin". A random drunk dude who wandered into our booth in Costelloe's to have a nap. Maiden parties on down with Skynetters
 
*26th-28th - Redbrick visit Skynet to attend a series of talks. Speakers include Matt Zimmerman, David Coallier and Laura Czajkowski. Terran(Skynet) takes GW, Attol and Spanza on a tour of Limerick. Not much sleep is had on the nights due to partying and chatting. Tyrion(Skynet) abuses "Kevin". A random drunk dude who wandered into our booth in Costelloe's to have a nap. Maiden parties on down with Skynetters
  
 
==March==
 
==March==
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* 2nd - Admin training for 2010 begins with a session on shell scripting presented by [[User:receive|Andrew Harford]].
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* 8th - Start of Tech Week 2010:
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  Monday, 1PM - Hackerspaces, Jeffrey Roe
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  Monday, 8PM - Launch party, Nubar
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  Tuesday, 6PM - Game Programming, [[User:kineada|Tom Cashman]]
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  Tuesday, 7PM - Django, [[User:atlas|Eoghan Gaffney]]
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  Tuesday, 8PM - Film, Strange Things
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  Wednesday, 2PM - Past Multimedia Projects, Declan Tuite
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  Wednesday, 4PM - Build Your Own PC, [[User:revenant|Sean Hand]]
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  Wednesday, 5PM - QZar
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  Thursday, 6PM - Sustainable Computing, [[User:doc|Dave O'Connor]], Google
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  Thursday, 7PM - Ubuntu Ireland Community, Laura Czjakowski
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  Thursday, 8PM - Strange Things Quiz
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  Saturday - [[Botwars NUIG|Robot Wars, NUIG]]
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* The Annual Redbrick Table Quiz was held, Prizes were 1st External Hard Drives, 2nd Sega Mega Drives, 3rd Nerf Guns, The raffle prize of a Dell Mini 10v was won by Andrew Harford. Debate Soc came first, again.
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==April==
 
==April==
==May==
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==June==
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* 15th - Annual AGM is held in CG04 with an amazing turnout. Resolution to reduce Helpdesk from three people to two people passes by a clear majority. Elections were held and the new committee was chosen.
==July==
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Chairperson:
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  Lotta Mikkonen (attol) was the only candidate and was elected by a show of hands
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Secretary:
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  Nina Hanzlikova (geekity) was the only candidate and was elected by a show of hands
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Events Officer:
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  Emma Gallagher (emma) was the only candidate and was elected by a show of hands
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PRO:
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  Carri Fuery (carri) was the only candidate and was elected by a show of hands
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Admins:
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  James Reilly (fun) and Seamus Ronan (train) ran, both were elected
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Webmaster:
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  Craig Gavagan Mac Entee (creadak) was the only candidate and was elected by a show of hands
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Helpdesk:
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  Paul Bunbury (bunbun) and Shane Stacey (isaac702) ran, both were elected.
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The First Year Rep, Treasurer and the Third Admin will be elected at an EGM in October.
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==August==
 
==August==
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* 12th - Servers are taken offline to prepare for the move to our new server room. [[Minerva]], [[Morpheus]] and [[Worf]] are moved to ISS's server room in the library to maintain services during the downtime. The brick is "accidentally" destroyed in the process. Meeting room 3 becomes Redbrick storage.
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* 26th - [[Minerva]], [[Morpheus]] and [[Worf]] are brought back online in their new home. Normal services are restored.
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==September==
 
==September==
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* 16th - A new brick (costume) is created. It awaits a red covering of some kind.
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* 20th-24th - Orientation Week in DCU. Redbrick sets up a table in the hub. [[Heisenberg]] is put on show. Fun's laptop is used to show off Redbrick's services. Spam ensues in #lobby. Red paper is used to cover the brick as a stop gap solution, [[User:isaac702|isaac702]] models it.
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* 23rd - Our new server room is cleaned and organized. Meeting room 3 is no longer used as Redbrick storage.
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==October==
 
==October==
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* 4th - Air-conditioning malfunctions in the server room. [[Data]], [[Daniel]] and [[Carbon]] are temporarily taken offline.
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* 5th/6th - Clubs and Societies days. The 16th generation of redbrick members register. Ceiling Cat is brought out running a copy of the unreleased Redbrick Ubuntu 10.4. Fun's laptop is setup as a bridge to give Ceiling Cat access to the internet. DCU's LDAP server goes down. Panic ensues. Redbrick gains its 7000th member.
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* 7th - The Introduction to Redbrick tutorial is held. Followed by the Redbrick freshers ball in the Slipper. Attendance is decent at both. Cake is eaten.
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* 13th - EGM is held in QG21. Elections for the positions of Treasurer, Events Officer, Admin and First year rep are held.
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First Year Rep:
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Dave Larkan (tziegler) and Micheal Daly (mdaly) both ran. tziegler was elected by a show of hands.
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Treasurer:
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<pre>
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Conor Forde (fordy) was the only candidate and was elected by a show of hands.
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</pre>
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Events Officer:
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<pre>
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Aisling Mulholland (crash) was the only candidate and was elected by a show of hands.
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</pre>
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System Administrator:
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<pre>
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Gautam Wadhwa (gw) and Austin Halpin (haus) both ran. haus was elected by a secret ballet.
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</pre>
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* 18th - Redbrick goes to the cinema (The Social Network) as its second Monday Social Night. Subsidized tickets are quickly allocated. Many more arrive for the event.
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* 19th - Linux install-fest takes place in LG26. Fun demonstrates. A surprisingly large number of people turn up to install Linux. Grub 2 fails...
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* 30th - Redbrick is taken offline as power testing takes place in the hub. Redbrick withdrawal symptoms set in amongst members due to the prolonged downtime.
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==November==
 
==November==
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* 3rd - Redbrick's servers are brought back online as power testing in the hub is completed.
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* 11th - Redbrick is taken offline due to maintenance to the power systems in the hub.
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* 14th - Redbrick's servers are brought back online as maintenance to the system's in the hub is completed. Uptime is announced.
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==December==
 
==December==
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* 1st onwards - Adverse weather conditions (Snow) curtail DCU's opening times and result in the cancellation of many Clubs and Society events.
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* 8th - The annual Christmas party is held in the Slipper with Booksoc, LGBT, Airsoft, Strange Things and GamesSoc.
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* 12th - This years set of Redbrick Hoodies arrive. [[User:geekity|geekity]] distributes.

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