[Balug-talk] LUGOD events: Feb. 18 Installfest; Feb. 20: Drupal CMS

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Mon Feb 13 12:04:02 PST 2006

LUGOD is holding an Installfest this weekend, and a general meeting
next Monday:

  Saturday, February 18, 2006
  10:00am - 6:00pm

  John D. Kemper Hall of Engineering
  Room 1131
  1228 Bainer Hall Drive
  UC Davis
  Davis, California

  Linux is a completely free, 'open source' operating system that can run
  on a wide variety of computer hardware.  It can act as a web-, file-,
  print- or game-server, run in a 'cluster' of computers to do 3D rendering
  or other intense math, or sit under your TV and record your favorite shows
  for later viewing.  Many people use it as an inexpensive, stable,
  virus- and spyware-free alternative to commercial software, such as
  Microsoft Windows.  It can be installed over, or alongside, Windows or
  Mac OS X.

  Members of the community are invited to bring their computers and laptops
  to this informal workshop, and volunteers from LUGOD will help you install
  and configure Linux... for FREE!

  If you wish to bring in your PC, you must RSVP beforehand to reserve a
  space.  The RSVP form, and lots of useful information about Linux and
  Installfests, and how to prepare for the event, are accessible on the
  web at:


  February 20, 2006
  6:30pm - 9:00pm

  Davis Public Library
  Blanchard room
  315 East 14th St.
  Davis, California 95616

  "The 'Drupal' Content Management System"
  Steven Peck

    Drupal (http://www.drupal.org/) is an Open Source
    content management system (CMS) that runs on top of other common
    Open Source software: Linux or BSD operating systems,
    the Apache webserver, the PHP scripting language, and
    MySQL or PostgreSQL databases.

    Drupal can support a variety of websites, ranging from personal
    web diaries ("blogs") to large community-driven website.


Borrow Books from LUGOD:
  LUGOD maintains a lending library containing nearly 150 books related
  to Linux, networking, programming and other topics.
  (See http://www.lugod.org/library/ for the complete list.)

  If you'd like for a book to be brought to this meeting so you may
  borrow it, contact: librarian at lugod.org

  The Linux Users' Group of Davis is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
  dedicated to the Linux computer operating system and other Open Source
  and Free Software.

  LUGOD holds regular meetings with guest speakers in Davis, California,
  as well as other events in Davis and the greater Sacramento region.
  Events are always free and open to the public.

  Please visit our website for more details:  http://www.lugod.org/

Bill Kendrick
pr at lugod.org
Public Relations Officer
Linux Users' Group of Davis

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