February 2013 -- Beginners' Workshop
Start: Feb 16 2013 12:30
End: Feb 16 2013 17:00
VPAC Training Room, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South
Kathy Reid: A wrap up of Open Source Systems conference 2012 and
LinuxCon Europe 2012.
General Workshop Area:
At the LUV Beginner's workshop you can come along and work with Linux
enthusiasts to assist you in setting up your system the way you want. This
could include friendly advice on partitions, distributions,
configurations, networking and specific applications. Bring your laptop!
The Melbourne OLPC Club meetings are co-located with the Beginners'
Workshops. If you are interested in the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child)
project, please come and join in!
VPAC is on the ground floor of Building 91, RMIT, 110 Victoria Street,
Carlton, close to the corner of Swanston and Victoria Streets.
It is accessible by all Swanston Street trams and is is near to Melbourne
Central train station.
The Buzzard Lecture Theatre, Evan Burge Building, Trinity College Main
Campus Parkville Melways Map: 2B C5
Notes: Trinity College's Main Campus is located off Royal Parade. The Evan
Burge Building is located near the Tennis Courts. See our Map of Trinity
College. Additional maps of Trinity and the surrounding area (including
its relation to the city) can be found at
Parking can be found along or near Royal Parade, Grattan Street, Swanston
Street and College Crescent. Parking within Trinity College is
unfortunately only available to staff.
For those coming via Public Transport, the number 19 tram (North Coburg -
City) passes by the main entrance of Trinity College (Get off at Morrah
St, Stop 12). This tram departs from the Elizabeth Street tram terminus
(Flinders Street end) and goes past Melbourne Central Timetables can be
found on-line at:
Before and/or after each meeting those who are interested are welcome to
join other members for dinner. We are open to suggestions for a good place
to eat near our venue. Maria's on Peel Street in North Melbourne is
currently the most popular place to eat after meetings.
LUV would like to acknowledge Red Hat for their help in obtaining the
Buzzard Lecture Theatre venue and VPAC for hosting, and BENK Open Systems
for their financial support of the Beginners Workshops
Linux Users of Victoria Inc., is an incorporated association, registration
Lev Lafayette, mobile: 61 432 255 208