[linux-elitists] Fwd: Welcome to The UbuCon - New York City - February 16, 2007

Ruben Safir ruben@mrbrklyn.com
Tue Feb 20 16:37:12 PST 2007

Just a few

On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 02:22:19AM -0800, John Mark Walker wrote:
> FYI... any NYC-area elitists?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: John Mark Walker <johnmark@johnmark.org>
> Date: Jan 24, 2007 2:21 AM
> Subject: Welcome to The UbuCon - New York City - February 16, 2007
> To: theubucon@theubucon.org, nylug-talk@nylug.org
> Hello folks,
> I am happy to tell you about the 2nd UbuCon, an Ubuntu user and
> developer event, to take place at Google's New York City offices on
> February 16. Some of you may recall that the first UbuCon was held in
> August at Google headquarters in Mountain View, CA.
> Sign up for the mailing list:
> http://www.theubucon.org/mailman/listinfo/theubucon
> Visit/edit/add to the wiki: http://wiki.ubuntu.com/TheUbucon
> Read the blog: http://theubucon.blogspot.com/
> February 16 will be a special day for Ubuntu users and the Ubuntu
> curious. If you're already an Ubuntu user, come on by - tell your
> story of how you're using Ubuntu Linux; help out at the installfest;
> or just hang out with some interesting people. If you're not an Ubuntu
> user, then here is your chance to learn what the fuss is about.
> The UbuCon New York will be held at the brand new Google offices in
> Manhattan, located at  76 9th Avenue (or 111 8th Ave, depending on
> which side of the building you enter). Part un-conference, part
> installfest, and part user group meeting, The UbuCon will take place
> simultaneously in one large auditorium and 3 - 6 small (~20 people)
> conference rooms. Lunch will be served on-site.
> Participants and attendees are all welcome, and true to form with free
> software, everyone can be both. If you have an Ubuntu story to tell,
> whether it's as a sysadmin, developer, or home user, please tell us
> about it.
> If you're interested in participating or helping out in some way, the
> first IRC meeting will take place this Friday, 6pm ET on #ubucon on
> irc.freenode.net.
> I hope to see you there. Please forward this to whoever you think
> would benefit. If you plan to attend, please RSVP. There is a limit of
> 200 people.
> Thanks,
> John Mark Walker
> Founder, The UbuCon
> Community Manager, Hyperic
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