Start: Jul 7 2013 19:00
End: Jul 7 2013 21:00
The Buzzard Lecture Theatre. Evan Burge Building, Trinity College,
Melbourne University Main Campus, Parkville.
Alec Clews, Recent developments with Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized single-board computer developed in the
UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation with the intention of promoting the
teaching of basic computer science in schools.
Alec Clews is called alecthegeek on various social web site. He drinks
lots of espresso and works as freelance consultant on software process and
application lifecycle management. He first used Linux probably at patch
0.99p, founded the Greater London Linux User Group and organised the UK's
1st Linux conference.
Russell Coker, Server Transfers Using Xen
Xen is a hypervisor providing services that allow multiple computer
operating systems to execute on the same computer hardware concurrently.
Russell does general Linux programming and systems administration. He is
most well known for his work on NSA Security Enhanced Linux. Other
projects he has been involved in include Bonnie++ (lead developer), Postal
(lead developer), Debian (developer), Linux Security Modules (LSM)
(contributor), KDE (contributor), OpenSSH (contributor).
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
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Start:June 15 2013 12:30
End: June 15 2013 17:00
Location: VPAC Training Room, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South
Topic: Various backup solutions and options for Linux users.
Presenter: Wen Lin
This talk will focus on backing up of data for your personal computer, using a variety of free
and open source backup software.
The backup software I will be introducing a bit more will be:
- Back In Time
- command line rsync
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
It is accessible by all Swanston Street trams and is is near to
Melbourne Central train station.
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 i