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NYC LOCAL: Thursday 20 January 2011 UNIGROUP: Unix/Linux Command Line Ti


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Subject: NYC LOCAL: Thursday 20 January 2011 UNIGROUP: Unix/Linux Command Line Tips and Tricks : Part 2
Date: 19 Jan 2011 09:14:15 -0500

<blockquote
  what="official UNIGROUP announcement"
  rsvp="registration requested, see below"
  entrance-fee="yes, see http://www.unigroup.org/unigroup-fees.html";
  location="The Cooper Union School of Engineering, see below"
  info="http://www.unigroup.org";
  edits="some paragraphs removed so notice fits in mailboxen">

 Subject: UNIGROUP 20-JAN-2011 (Thu): Part 2 of Unix/Linux Command Line Tips & 
Tricks

 Unigroup is this Thursday...
 Please RSVP if you will be attending...

 ====================================================================
 UNIGROUP OF NEW YORK - UNIX USERS GROUP - JANUARY 2011 ANNOUNCEMENTS
 ====================================================================

    --------------------------------------
 1. UNIGROUP'S JANUARY 2011 MEETING NOTICE
    --------------------------------------

       When:  THURSDAY, January 20th, 2011    (** Regular 3rd Thursday **)

      Where:  The Cooper Union  <http://www.cooper.edu>
              School of Engineering  (*** New Building ***)
              41 Cooper Square  (3rd Avenue @ 7th St, between 6th & 7th Streets)
              East Village, Manhattan
              New York City, 10003
              Meeting Room: LL101_CS  (LL1=Lower Level, Note: Room Changes 
Month-to-Month)
              ** Please RSVP **

       Time:  6:15 PM - 6:30 PM  Registration
              6:30 PM - 6:45 PM  Ask the Wizard, Questions,
                                 Answers and Current Events
              6:45 PM - 7:00 PM  Unigroup Business and Announcements
              7:00 PM - 9:30 PM  Main Presentation

       Cost:  See the Meeting+Membership Fee Schedule Below.

              ----------------------------------------------
      Topic:  Unix/Linux Command Line Tips & Tricks : Part 2
              ----------------------------------------------

   Speakers:  Panel Discussion

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    INTRODUCTION:
    -------------

    Happy New Year!
    Unigroup is pleased to announce our January 2011 meeting on
    Part 2 of Unix/Linux Command Line Tips & Tricks.

    RAID Inc., who was scheduled to present "Open Source Cluster
    Parallel File Systems" this month, needed to postpone their
    presentation, so we have re-scheduled them for our March 2011
    meeting.

    Since there appeared to be good interest in our Tips & Tricks
    meeting in November 2010, we will hold a followup meeting this
    month on the same topic, picking up where we left off.

    Please bring your best Tips & Tricks to our meeting, and share
    them via interactive demonstration with other Unigroup members!

    Unigroup Elections: Unigroup holds Board of Director Elections
    every January.  If you are a Unigroup Member and would like to
    run for the Unigroup Board, please contact us on or before our
    January 2011 meeting.  Board members are expected to regularly
    attend Unigroup General and Board Meetings, and basically help
    the rest of the board run Unigroup.  If you would like to help
    out Unigroup, but not join the board officially, please let us
    know.  Unigroup needs your help!  Unigroup is a not-for-profit
    volunteer organization, and has been serving the Greater NYC
    Metro Unix Users Community for around 30 years!

    We are also trying to set up a Field Trip to HP in February.
    This meeting is still in the planning stage, so stay tuned.

    Our tentative next meeting schedule is:
    17-FEB-2011: Tentative Field Trip to HP - Still Planning
    17-MAR-2011: Open Source Cluster Parallel File Systems
                 (Speaker: RAID Inc.)

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
    ---------------------

    To REGISTER for this event, please RSVP by using the Unigroup
    Registration Page:
          http://www.unigroup.org/unigroup-rsvp.html

    This will allow us to automate the registration process.
    (Registration will also add you to our mailing list.)
    Please avoid Emailed RSVPs.

    Please continue to check the Unigroup web site and meeting page,
    for any last minute updates concerning this meeting.  If you
    registered for this meeting, please check your Email for any last
    minute announcements as the meeting approaches.  Also make sure
    any anti-spam white-lists are updated to _ALLOW_ Unigroup traffic!
    If you block Unigroup Emails, your address will be dropped from
    our mailing list.

    Also, if you have an interest in Unigroup, be sure to receive
    Unigroup information DIRECTLY from Unigroup, via direct receipt
    of Emails and by visiting the Unigroup Web Site.  NO OTHER SOURCE
    provides timely, accurate and complete Unigroup information.

    Please RSVP as soon as possible, preferably at least 2-3 days
    prior to the meeting date, so we can plan the food order.
    RSVP deadline is usually the night before the meeting day.

    Note: RSVP is requested for this location to make sure the guard
          will let you into the building.  RSVP also helps us to
          properly plan the meeting (food, drinks, handouts,
          seating, etc.) and speed up your sign-in at the meeting.
          If you forget to RSVP prior to the meeting day, you may
          still be able to show up and attend our meeting, however,
          we cannot guarantee what building security will do if
          you are "not on the list".

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    MAIN PRESENTATION
    -----------------

    Topic:  Unix/Linux Command Line Tips & Tricks

    Introduction & Description of Talk:
    -----------------------------------

    Panel Discussion with interactive demonstration.

    Outline of Talk:
    ----------------

    - Panel Discussion on Tips & Tricks, with Audience Participation.

    - Please BRING YOUR OWN FAVORITE TIPS & TRICKS!
      Review of Tips & Tricks from the Audience (let us know at the
      start of the meeting that that you brought some tips with you!)


    References & Web Resources:
    ---------------------------

    To-be-announced.

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    Speaker Biography:
    ------------------

    Panel.

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    Company Biography:
    ------------------

    Panel.

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    Giveaways:
    ----------

    Addison-Wesley Professional/Prentice Hall PTR, and O'Reilly have
    been kind enough to provide us with review copies of some of their
    books, which we will continue to raffle off as giveaways at our
    meetings.  The publishers always ask that the persons receiving
    the books provide a review and/or feedback about their books.

    Unigroup would like to thank both companies for the support
    provided by their User Group programs.

    As always, all of the books will be available for review at the
    start of the meeting.

    We have some Solaris Related CD-ROMs from our friends at the
    local NYC Sun Microsystems Office.

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    Fee Schedule:
    -------------

    Unigroup is a Professional Technical Organization and User Group,
    and its members pay a yearly membership fee.  For Unigroup members,
    there is usually no additional charges (ie. no meeting fees) during
    their membership year.  Non-members who wish to attend Unigroup
    meetings are usually required to pay a "Single Meeting Fee".

        Yearly Membership (includes all meetings):      $ 50.00
        Student Yearly Membership (with current! ID):   $ 25.00
        Non-Member Single Meeting Fee:                  $ 20.00
        Non-Member Student Single Meeting (with! ID):   $  5.00

      * Payment Methods: Cash, Check, American Express.

      ! Students: We are looking for proof that you are
        currently enrolled in classes (rather than working
        full-time), and as such, your Student ID should show
        a CURRENT date.  We have been presented Student IDs
        containing NO dates whatsoever, and in the
        current environment, perpetual/non-expiring access
        to university facilities just does not feel right.
        If your ID contains no date, please bring
        additional proof of current enrollment.  Thanks,

    NOTE: Simply receiving Unigroup Email Announcements does
          NOT indicate membership in Unigroup.

    Members: Remember to bring your Unigroup membership card with
             you to the meeting, to confirm your yearly renewal date!

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    Food:
    -----

    Complimentary Food and Refreshments will be served.  This
    includes "wraps" such as turkey, roast beef, chicken, tuna
    and grilled vegetables as well as assorted salads (potato,
    tossed, pasta, etc), cookies, brownies, bottled water and
    assorted SOFT beverages.

    Wind River said they would sponsor the food service for this
    meeting.  Thanks Wind River!

    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    Directions:
    -----------

      The Cooper Union  <http://www.cooper.edu>
      School of Engineering  (*** New Building ***)
      41 Cooper Square (3rd Avenue @ 7th St, between 6th & 7th Streets)
      East Village, Manhattan
      New York City, 10003
      Meeting Room: ** (See Above, Room Changes Month-to-Month)

    Located on the East side of Cooper Square.  Look for the
    new building with the non-traditional appearance.
    Entrance is at the corner of 3rd Avenue and 7 Street.

    Building lobby sign-in is required at the guard's desk.
    Enter the building, check in with the guard at the lobby for
      directions to Unigroup (the room varies from month-to-month).

    Nearest mass transit stations are:
      '6'           to Astor Place (stops right at The Cooper Union),
                    then walk 1 block East and 1 block South.
      'R'           to 8th Street, then walk about 2 blocks East
                    then 1 block South.
      '4/5/6/R/N/Q' to Union Square, then walk South and East.
      'B/D/F/V'     to Broadway-Lafayette, then walk North and East.

    Free street parking in the area becomes available at 6pm.

    There are also parking lots on Broadway, at (or just south of)
      Astor Place (8th Street).

    -----

    Please mark this meeting on your calendar and join us!
    Please tell your friends about Unigroup!

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    --------------------
 5. UNIGROUP INFORMATION
    --------------------

    Unigroup is one of the oldest and largest Unix User's Groups serving
    the Greater New York City Regional Area since the early 1980s.
    Unigroup is a not-for-profit, vendor-neutral and member funded
    volunteer organization.  Unigroup holds regular and special event
    meetings throughout the year on technical topics relating to Unix
    and the Unix/Linux/BSD User Community.

    Unigroup holds regular meetings planned for (at a minimum) the Third
    THURSDAY of Odd Months.  We generally try to hold Field Trip or
    Vendor Specific Meetings on the Even Months, although we do have the
    ability to hold monthly meetings at our regular meeting location.

    Planned regular meeting dates are (usually 3rd Thursdays):
      1/20/2011, 2/17/2011 Field Trip?, 3/17/2011, 5/20/2011, 7/21/2011,...
    Also watch for Special Event meetings and "Field Trips" to the
    facilities of local hardware and software vendors.

    =========================================================================
    = For Unigroup Information, Events and Meeting Announcements be sure to =
    = visit our World Wide Web Home Page:                                   =
    =       http://www.unigroup.org                                         =
    =========================================================================

    For further information or to get on the Unigroup Electronic Mail Mailing
    List send an EMail message to:
         unilist (-a_t-) unigroup.org

    To contact the Board of Directors of Unigroup, send an EMail message to:
         uniboard (-a_t-) unigroup.org

    If you have recently attended a meeting and you are not receiving
    Email announcements, please send us an Email and we will make
    corrections to our lists.

    Please Email the Board with any suggestions, especially potential
    meeting topics and speakers.  Unigroup welcomes contributions and
    content suggestions for our newsletter.  Unigroup is a volunteer
    organization and we need your assistance!  Please let us know if you
    can help!

 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 -Rob Weiner
  Unigroup Executive Director
  unilist (-a_t-) unigroup.org
  http://www.unigroup.org
  
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