[Announce] December 2, 2015 CINLUG Meeting at Glendale Branch, IMCPL
schultmc at cinlug.org
Wed Nov 18 09:23:03 EST 2015
The December meeting of CINLUG, the Central Indiana Linux Users' Group, is
scheduled for 6:00PM on Wednesday, December 2, 2015. The meeting is being
held at the Glendale Mall branch of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public
Library (IMCPL) - 6101 N. Keystone Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46220.
Directions can be found at http://www.cinlug.org/about/directions/Glendale
Anyone is welcome to attend the meeting. Dan Langille will be giving a
presentation titled "FreeBSD: Not a Linux Distro." FreeBSD is a Unix-like
operation system used around the world by companies such as Sony, Verisign,
Apple and Juniper Networks. Many may not know of its roots or how it is not
even a Linux distro at all. FreeBSD offers powerful innovations such as
ZFS, Jails and Dtrace but still makes it easy to use since it is a complete
operating system and not just the kernel. Get started today with this
friendly little Daemon. More information is available at
Dan Langille has been using FreeBSD since 1998 and almost immediately he
started documenting his experiences. This online journal eventually became
The FreeBSD Diary. Along the way, he founded a couple of conferences
(BSDCan, PGCon) and created a few other websites. He is very good at
describing the step-by-step procedures to perform a wide variety of tasks,
from changing your prompt to creating and maintaining jails.
Additionally, CINLUG will be having a pitch-in holiday party - please bring
a dish to share with fellow CINLUG attendees.
The meeting agenda includes:
Call to order
Summary of the board meeting minutes
Discussion of upcoming events
Introduction of Meeting Attendees
FreeBSD: Not a Linux Distro by Dan Langille
Close of meeting
More information is available at http://www.cinlug.org
Info from the web site (http://www.cinlug.org):
CINLUG meetings are typically held on the first Wednesday of each month
They start at 6:00pm and the presentations usually last about 1 - 1.5
hours. The meeting is usually followed by an open discusion for any
questions you may have about anything.
Annual dues are $30, collected each February and prorated biannually.
Paid membership is _not_ required for attendance, but are encouraged to
help with funding events and expenses. For more information on the
benefits of CINLUG membership, visit
www.cinlug.org/about/member_benefits If you would like to become a
CINLUG member, there is a Paypal button available on www.cinlug.org for
your convenience. Cash and checks are also accepted at meetings.
CINLUG is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Donations are tax
deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Visit
www.cinlug.org/501c3/ for more information.
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