[Announce] March 7, 2018 CINLUG General Meeting

Michael Schultheiss schultmc at cinlug.org
Wed Mar 7 08:30:57 EST 2018

The January meeting of CINLUG, the Central Indiana Linux Users' Group,
is scheduled for 6:00PM on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.  The meeting is
being held at the Glendale Mall branch of the Indianapolis Public
Library (IndyPL) - 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. Michael Schultheiss  will be
giving an introductory presentation on KVM.  KVM (for Kernel-based
Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86
hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V).
Using KVM, one can run multiple virtual machines running unmodified
Linux or Windows images. Each virtual machine has private virtualized
hardware: a network card, disk, graphics adapter, etc. KVM is open
source software. The kernel component of KVM is included in mainline
Linux, as of 2.6.20. The userspace component of KVM is included in
mainline QEMU, as of 1.3.More information is available at

The meeting agenda includes:

Call to order
Summary of the board meeting minutes
Discussion of upcoming events
Introduction of Meeting Attendees
Introduction to KVM by Michael Schultheiss
General Discussion
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
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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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