*Saturday 17 March, 12 noon at 110 Grey Street, East Melbourne*
The next LUV Beginner's Workshop and Tutorial and the OLPC Corner will be
on the *17th of March*.
*"My Linux System" -- Daniel Jitnah -- 13:00 to 14:00*
In this talk, I will describe my own Linux system, which I have been using
for about 10 years with minimal change apart from regular upgrades.
I will cover the things I can do and can't do, things that work well and
not so well.
This is not meant to be an "ideal" or "best case" setup, but an
what has served me well and to give some ideas to beginners about what can
be done. At the very least, I don't think I could ever come close to having
such setup if I was using any "dark-side" OS!
This talk will include some live demonstrations.(assuming availability of
satisfactory internet connection)
This is mostly my experience and story; feedback on how things can be
improved will be most welcome.
*Short Bio of Daniel Jitnah:*
Daniel is a long time Linux user and runs his own Open Source and Linux
consultancy business GreenwareIT. He is also the Vice President of LUV and
a Director of Open Source Industry Australia. (OSIA)
In a past life he was a Secondary School Teacher, and has maintained a
strong interest in the use of Open Source and Linux in the Education
Sector. Daniel has never used a Microsoft product as his primary operating
system, and does not know the meaning of the word "PowerPoint".
*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 Beginner's
Workshops. If you are interested in the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child)
project, please come and join in!
The Drupal Melbourne meetings are also co-located with the Beginner's
Workshops, taking place in the Long Room.
*Links, Location, Transport:*
When: 17 December 2011
Workshop 12:00noon until 4:00pm
Tutorial: 1:00pm until 14:00
Where: The Melbourne Unitarian Church, 110 Grey Street.
Parking can be found at the church building and nearby..
For those coming via Public Transport:
*Train:* It is about a 10-15 minute walk from Parliament Station through
Google Map with directions: http://g.co/maps/pe3fv
*Tram:* The closest tram stop is Stop 15 on Victoria Parade, which is on
the Routes 24, 31, and 109.
Bus: The following bus routes will take you to the corner of Victoria
Parade and Powlett Street:
Otherwise, go to www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au
to work out the best journey
from your home.
LUV would like to acknowledge Red Hat for their help in obtaining the
Buzzard Lecture Theatre venue, BENK Open Systems for sponsoring the
Beginner's Workshops and VPAC for hosting!
Alexander Garber - Secretary
Linux Users of Victoria - luv.asn.au