Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Reminder: BLU Desktop GNU/Linux SIG Meeting - Build a GNU/Linux Super Desktop on a Budget - Weds, Aug 6, 2014

When: Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 6:30PM

Location: Akamai, 8 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA

Directions
http://www.akamai.com/html/about/driving_directions.html <http://www.akamai.com/html/about/driving_directions.html>
Also easily accessibly by T.

Notes

1) RSVP isn't required, but appreciated to help me
plan space / food.

2) Please note the location is different from BLU's
standard MIT meeting location.

3) Akamai has generously agreed to provide space
and 'free as in food' for this meeting.
Thank you to our sponsor!
http://www.akamai.com/

Summary

Want to build your own PC and
run your favorite GNU/Linux
distro? Brian DeLacey did all
the research and suffered the
battle wounds, so you don't
have to. See how he built a
super GNU/Linux desktop for
under $400 and get your
questions answered.

Brian has recently built
GNU/Linux PCs for under $400,
under $300 and under $200!
Find out how he did it. As an
added bonus, Brian will demo
the newest Beagle Bone Black
running Debian. There is truly
something for everyone in this
talk. And as always, everyone
is welcome so bring a friend.


Transportation & Parking

The Akamai office is a short walk from the Kendall Square T
stop and other public transportation.

Metered parking is normally available near our location.

More Events & Announcements

How to Build Your First Android App (Adam Stroud)
Wednesday, Sept 3
http://meetu.ps/2pH6md

Linux InstallFest LIII at MIT
Saturday, September 13, 2014 9am - 5pm
http://blu.org/cgi-bin/calendar/2014-ifest53 <http://blu.org/cgi-bin/calendar/2014-ifest53>

Software Freedom Day at Industry Lab in Cambridge
September 20th, 9am-5pm
http://meetu.ps/2sB29b

Learning to Change the World (Walter Bender of Sugar Labs)
Wednesday, November 5
http://meetu.ps/2pxLP8

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