[OLPC-AU] Melbourne XO Club meeting

Sridhar Dhanapalan sridhar at laptop.org.au
Thu Aug 4 23:26:28 EDT 2011

The Melbourne XO Club meets on Saturday 20 August. Details below.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Jiri Baum <jiri at baum.com.au>
Date: 5 August 2011 13:15
Subject: August Beginner's Workshop - Computer Hardware with Linux
To: luv-announce at luv.asn.au

Saturday 20 August, 12 noon at The Hub @ Docklands
near cnr Bourke St and Harbour Esplanade, Docklands

The next LUV Beginner's Workshop and Tutorial and the OLPC Corner will be on
the 20th of August. This month, Lev Lafayette will give an introduction to
Computer Hardware with Linux. The tutorial will start one hour into the
workshop, at 1pm.

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.

Link: http://luv.asn.au/2011/08/20

When: 20 August 2011
   workshop 12:00noon until 4:00pm
   tutorial: 1:00pm

Where: The Hub @ Docklands, 17 Waterview Walk, near cnr Bourke St
and Harbour Esplanade, Docklands - look for the giant rabbit sculpture;
Melway reference 2E H7; http://luv.asn.au/content/venue-maps#hub

Parking can be found nearby.

For those coming via Public Transport, the City Circle, number 48 (North
Balwyn - Docklands), number 86 (Bundoora - Docklands) and number 70 (Wattle
Park - Docklands) all stop on the corner of Bourke Street and Harbour
Esplanade. Southern Cross Station is just across the overpass over
Wurundjeri Road.

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!

Jiri Baum - Secretary
Linux Users of Victoria - luv.asn.au

Sridhar Dhanapalan
Engineering Manager
One Laptop per Child Australia
M: +61 425 239 701
E: sridhar at laptop.org.au
A: G.P.O. Box 731
     Sydney, NSW 2001
W: www.laptop.org.au

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