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NYC LOCAL: Thursday 8 November 2012 NYLUG: Thomas Bushnell on Ubuntu at

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Subject: NYC LOCAL: Thursday 8 November 2012 NYLUG: Thomas Bushnell on Ubuntu at Google
Date: 8 Nov 2012 00:15:50 -0500

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 Subject: [nylug-announce] NYLUG Presents: 11/8 @ 6:30PM Thomas Bushnell on 
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 Thursday, November 8, 2012
 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
 Chelsea Market Office
 75 Ninth Ave, 2nd Floor
 NY, NY 10011
 *** RSVP Closes at 12:00 PM the day of the meeting (sharp!) ***
 Please RSVP for EVERY meeting at this time.
 Register at or

                                Thomas Bushnell
                                    - on -
                               Ubuntu at Google

 Thomas will speak about the distinctive challenges of supporting Ubuntu for
 the diverse user population of Googlers, and the underlying engineering
 principles that govern the work of Site Reliability Engineers across

 More Information: 

   * Ubuntu

   * zdnet article about goobuntu

 About Thomas Bushnell:
 Thomas Bushnell, BSG, is a tech lead for Google's Goobuntu team, which is
 responsible for maintaining the internal Ubuntu-based standard
 distribution.  Thomas has been a Debian developer for many years, and is a
 long-term member of the free software community.  He has a Ph.D.  in
 philosophy from the University of California, Irvine, and a bachelor's
 degree in philosophy and classics from the University of Massachusetts,
 Boston.  Thomas is based in Los Angeles, California.

 Meeting Location:
     Please note that this meeting will be held at Google Chelsea Market Office 
at 75 Ninth Ave, 2nd Floor, NY, NY 10011. You must RSVP for this meeting at or


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

   After the meeting ... You may wish to join up with other NYLUGgers
   for drinks and pub food.  This month we are trying McKennas Pub at
   250 West 14th Street.

 Coding Workshops/Hacking Society:
   This is a group of people that wants to learn about and work on coding
   in Python, Smalltalk, Ruby, C++, LaTeX, and other languages, and hack on 
   There will also be help given for those who wish to install Linux for the
   first time.
   Hardware hacking projects are also welcome, and we can also teach people
 the basics of hacking with Arduino and other open source hardware.
   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 October 23, and another future date.
   See the calendar at:

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LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.

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