ubuntu-us-nj Revolution OS screening, Boonton, NJ - March 31st.
jzacsh at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 00:44:29 GMT 2010
I have gotten this email before, so yes it must've gotten out. I'm relatively new to Linux, but I woulf just email canonical's sales address. I know I've seen a few of there email addresses printed in plain text on the Canonnical site.
via mobile phone
From: murph <murph at murph.info>
Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2010 19:42:07
To: Mailing list for the Ubuntu New Jersey LoCo Team<ubuntu-us-nj at lists.ubuntu.com>
Subject: Re: ubuntu-us-nj Revolution OS screening, Boonton, NJ - March 31st.
Did this message get out? Anyone have any feedback to offer?
On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 12:42 AM, murph <murph at murph.info> wrote:
> Let me know what you folks think. Hopefully, we'll get a good
> turnout and spread some awareness.
> Also, does anyone know who I should talk to at Ubuntu about getting
> some CD's to give away? I'm thinking a dozen or two. I've already
> got some on the way from Fedora, I'd like to have Ubintu as well.
> The New Jersey Linux User's group would like to announce the
> presentation of the film "Revolution OS" at the Darress Theatre in
> Boonton NJ on Wednesday, March 31st 2010.
> Revolution OS is a documentary detailing the roots of the Free
> Software and Open Source movements that resulted in Linux, as well as
> many other free software projects.
> From the Revolution OS website:
> "REVOLUTION OS tells the inside story of the hackers who rebelled
> against the proprietary software model and Microsoft to create
> GNU/Linux and the Open Source movement.
> On June 1, 2001, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said "Linux is a cancer
> that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything
> it touches." Microsoft fears GNU/Linux, and rightly so. GNU/Linux and
> the Open Source & Free Software movements arguably represent the
> greatest threat to Microsoft's way of life. Shot in cinemascope on
> 35mm film in Silicon Valley, REVOLUTION OS tracks down the key movers
> and shakers behind Linux, and finds out how and why Linux became such
> a potent threat.
> REVOLUTION OS features interviews with Linus Torvalds, Richard
> Stallman, Bruce Perens, Eric Raymond, Brian Behlendorf, Michael
> Tiemann, Larry Augustin, Frank Hecker, and Rob Malda."
> The movie will be shown at 7:30 pm with a brief question and answer
> session afterward. With the permission of the director, The showing is
> free of charge, but there will be a collection (amount of your choice)
> to cover the costs of the theatre. All additional proceeds will be
> donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Free Software
> Copies of various GNU/Linux distributions and other free software will
> be available for at no charge after the showing as well.
> More information and updated details can be found at the North Jersey
> Linux User's Group at http://njlinux.org
> Information and trailers for the film can be found at http://revolutionos.com
> Information for the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Free
> Software Foundation can be found at http://eff.org and http://fsf.org
> Information about and maps to the Darress Theatre can be found at
> Any questions can be directed to BobM at NJlinux.org
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