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NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 15 April 2009 NYLUG: Jon Stanley on Rolling Your Own Linux With Fedora
15 Apr 2009 15:31:15 -0400
what="official NYLUG announcement"
From: NYLUG Announcements <address@hidden>
To: NYLUG Announcements <address@hidden>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 15:00:02 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: [nylug-announce] TODAY! NYLUG 4/15 Meeting: Jon Stanley on Roll Your
Own Linux With Fedora (last NYLUG?)
Reply-To: Announcements from NYLUG <address@hidden>
REMINDER: You have less than an hour left to RSVP list for this meeting!
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
590 Madison Ave, 12th Floor
corner of 57th Street
** RSVP Closes at 4:30pm the day of the meeting (sharp!) ***
Please RSVP for EVERY meeting at this time.
Register at http://rsvp.nylug.org/
Check in with photo ID at the lobby for badge.
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Rolling Your Own Linux With Fedora
Please join us for possibly the last NYLUG meeting any time soon*,
and pizza, on Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 at 6:30 PM.
Have you ever wanted to make your own custom remix of Linux that suits
*your* needs, rather what someone else decided your needs might be?
It's easier to do this with Fedora Linux than you probably think.
First, we'll talk about why you might want to roll your own customized
distribution of Linux, and then all of the the Open Source tools you'll use
to do this with Fedora, (livecd-creator, pungi), and which tool to choose.
Then we'll actually perform the process for a livecd, and use the USB
creation tools to put that on a USB stick, and then give away that USB
stick to a lucky audience member :)
Then, courtesy of Fedora, there will be pizza!
Jon will also have assorted Fedora swag (stickers, some buttons, a few
shirts, media, etc).
About Jon Stanley:
Jon Stanley is a NYLUG member, and a Fedora Ambassador, and can be found
at FUDcons, LUG meetings, and in various channels on IRC, and is on the
Fedora Engineering Steering Committee. His blog can be seen here or on
Please note that this meeting will be held at IBM, 590 Madison Ave,
12th floor, corner of 57th Street, and not at Google. This is
the building with the IBM logo on the front of the building.
Our friends at Prentice-Hall kindly provide us with review copies
of various new titles. One of these could be yours, all you have
to do is agree to review the book within a reasonable period of
Swag (Give Away):
During/after the meeting... unusually terrific Fedora swag will
be given away.
After the meeting ... You may wish to join up with other NYLUGgers
over at TGI Fridays located at 677 Lexington Avenue and 56th
Street, second floor. Northeast corner.
We are rounding up a group that wants to learn about Python.
This would be a great time to attend our workshop, whether you
are just starting with Python or use it professionally.
The workshops meet every other Tuesday, at the NY Public Library,
Hudson Park Branch. 66 Leroy St. NY NY from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Next meetings are April 14, followed by April 28.
See the calendar at: http://nylug.org/pythoncalendar
Please see our home page at http://www.nylug.org for the HTMLized
version of this announcement, our archives, and a lot of other good
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Jay Sulzberger <address@hidden>
Corresponding Secretary LXNY
LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.
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