[Muug-announce] MUUG Meeting, Mar 13, 7:30PM -- Usenet News Readers
Gilbert E. Detillieux
gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca
Wed Mar 7 10:28:08 CST 2001
[Posted to man.unix.general and other news groups]
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The Manitoba UNIX User Group (MUUG) will be holding its next monthly
meeting on Tuesday, March 13. The meeting topic for this month is
Usenet News Readers
This month, MUUG member Chris Hill will be giving us a look at Usenet.
The session will cover a brief history of the Usenet and news groups,
how to get a new news group assigned in the hierarchy, how to use news
readers such as Pine, Pan, and possibly others, what uuencode is, what
the binaries news groups are, and the meanings of the hierarchies.
We're also expecting a talk from an IBM representative on IBM's Linux
strategy, particularly in regard to Linux running on mainframes. Think
of thousands of copies of Linux running under VM on one mainframe!
The group holds its general meetings at 7:30 PM on the second Tuesday of
every month from September to June. (There are no meetings in July and
August.) Meetings are open to the general public; you don't have to be a
MUUG member to attend.
Please note our meeting location: IBM Canada's offices in the TD
Centre, at the corner of Portage and Main. We gather in the lobby on
the main floor - please try to be there by about 7:15 PM. Steve Moffat
will then take us up to the meeting room just before the meeting
starts at 7:30. Don't be late, or you may not get in.
Parking is available either in the parkade behind the TD building,
off Albert Street, or in the ground level lot just north of the TD
building. Entrance to the lot is from Albert Street, behind the
parkade. Either way, parking is a $1.25 flat rate for the evening.
You purchase your ticket from a dispenser, so make sure you've got
exact change - a loonie and a quarter, or 5 quarters.
For more information about MUUG, and its monthly meetings, check out their
Gilbert E. Detillieux E-mail: <gedetil at muug.mb.ca>
Manitoba UNIX User Group Web: http://www.muug.mb.ca/
P.O. Box 130, St-Boniface Phone: (204)474-8161
Winnipeg, MB, CANADA R2H 3B4 Fax: (204)474-7609
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