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NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 15 September 2010 NYLUG: Richard Darst on The Debia


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Subject: NYC LOCAL: Wednesday 15 September 2010 NYLUG: Richard Darst on The Debian Packaging System
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 16:01:13 -0000

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  what="official NYLUG announcement"
  and="Tuesday 14 September 2010 NYLUG Hack Workshop meets,
       see below"
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 From: NYLUG Announcements <address@hidden>
 To: NYLUG Announcements <address@hidden>
 Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2010 20:30:13 -0400 (EDT)
 Subject: [nylug-announce] NYLUG Presents: 9/15 @ 6:30PM Richard Darst on The 
Debian Packaging System (Debian, Ubuntu, Knoppix, Fink, Mint, gNewSense)
 Reply-To: Announcements from NYLUG <address@hidden>

 Wednesday, September 15, 2010
 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
 IBM
 590 Madison Ave, 12th Floor
 corner of 57th Street

 *** RSVP Closes at 4:30 PM 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.


                                 Richard Darst
                                    - on -
                     The Debian Packaging System (Debian,
                    Ubuntu, Knoppix, Fink, Mint, gNewSense)

 The Debian packaging system is much more than dpkg and apt-get.  There are
 many other features and utilities which can make life easier and more
 enjoyable for the casual user and the sysadmin.  These tools apply not only
 to Debian, but to other distributions using the dpkg/APT packaging system
 such as Ubuntu and Fink.  

 This talk will begin by explaining some nomenclature and concepts behind
 the Debian packaging system, then move to advanced usage of the basic tools
 and finally a summary of other related utilities.  

 More Information:

   * Rolling Your Own Debian Packages: Part One
     http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/336

   * Rolling Your Own Debian Packages: Part Two
     http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/337

   * Basics of Debian Package Management
     http://www.debian.org/doc/FAQ/ch-pkg_basics

   * Debian Policy Manual
     http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/

   * Debian NYC
     http://wiki.debian.org/DebianNYC

 About Richard Darst:
 Richard Darst is an advocate of Free Software, a longtime Debian user, and
 became involved in the Debian project by helping to secure DebConf10 for
 New York City before helping organize and run DebConf10.  Since that
 running start, he has become a contributor to a number of free software
 projects and communities in and outside of the New York area.  He has
 presented at NYLUG in September 2009 and has become a valued volunteer on
 the video crew.  Richard is currently a graduate student in chemical
 physics at Columbia University, and is a member of the informal DebianNYC
 group which meets in various places to hold workshops and socialize.

 Meeting Location:
   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.

 Map:
   http://nylug.org/mapofibm

 Swag (Give Away):
   During/after the meeting... unusually terrific swag may be given
   away.

 Stammtisch:
   After the meeting ... You may wish to join up with other NYLUGgers
   for drinks and pub food.  This month we'll be over at TGI Friday's
   (677 Lexington and 56th Street, Second floor, Northeast corner),
   but we are also evaluating other options for the future and welcome
   your suggestions.

   http://nylug.org/tgifridays

 Coding Workshops/Hacking Society:
   This is a group of people that wants to learn about and work on coding
   in Python, Smalltalk, C++, and other languages, and hack on code.
   Sometimes they go out to eat afterward.

   Bring something to show off and discuss!

   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 September 14, and September 28.
   See the calendar at: http://nylug.org/hackcalendar

 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
 stuff.
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Distributed poC TINC:

Jay Sulzberger <address@hidden>
Corresponding Secretary LXNY
LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.
http://www.lxny.org


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