[Ubuntu-US-PA] Fwd: [PLUG] [plug-announce] Mon, Aug 15, 2016: "Ubuntu 16.04" by Elizabeth K. Joseph (7pm at ATS in Malvern)

Josh Miller jam at synthetica.org
Mon Aug 15 14:42:58 UTC 2016


Will you have any copies with you at FOSSCON this weekend?


On 08/15/2016 10:38 AM, Elizabeth K. Joseph wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Forwarding along details for the PLUG West meeting I'm presenting at
> this evening.
> Should be fun to play with the Ubuntu tablet, so consider coming out!
> And in addition to giving out a copy, I'll also have some discounts
> for The Official Ubuntu Book, 9th Edition if anyone who joins us is
> interested.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Paul L. Snyder <plsnyder at drexel.edu>
> Date: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 12:06 PM
> Subject: [PLUG] [plug-announce] Mon, Aug 15, 2016: "Ubuntu 16.04" by
> Elizabeth K. Joseph (7pm at ATS in Malvern)
> To: plug-announce at lists.phillylinux.org
> The Philadelphia Area Linux Users Group (PLUG) cordially invites you
> to a PLUG West meeting on Monday, August 15 at ATS in Malvern, PA
> from 7-9 pm.
> This month, PLUG West welcomes back Elizabeth K. Joseph, who will be
> giving a talk on Ubuntu 16.04.
>    Ubuntu 16.04 is the latest Long-Term Support (LTS) release from the
>    Ubuntu community and Canonical. This talk will be a tour of new
>    features, including disabling of Amazon search by default, replacement
>    of the Ubuntu Software Center, replacement of init system with systemd
>    (new since the last LTS release), ability to move the Unity launcher
>    to the bottom of the screen, inclusion of ZFS and the introduction of
>    Snappy. An update on the progress of Ubuntu on phones and tablets will
>    also be presented, with a demonstration of the first convergence
>    device on the market, the bq Aquaris M10 Ubuntu edition.
>    Elizabeth K. Joseph is a Senior Automation and Tools Engineer at HPE
>    working on the OpenStack Infrastructure team. She is a former member
>    of the Ubuntu Community Council and is a co-author of the 8th and
>    9th editions of The Official Ubuntu Book. She lives in San Francisco
>    where she serves on the Board of Directors for Partimus.org, a
>    non-profit providing Linux-based computers to area education and
>    low-income housing centers in need.
>       http://www.ubuntu.com/
> She'll be bringing along a copy of The Ubuntu Official Book, 9th Edition
> to give away at the meeting:
>       http://www.informit.com/store/official-ubuntu-book-9780134513423
> Interested in Linux, BSD, and Free Software? Whether you're already an
> enthusiast or want to learn more, come and join us! PLUG meetings are
> free and open to everyone, and anyone who is curious is invited to
> attend.
> The meeting will be at the ATS office in Malvern, PA:
>   ATS Group & IBM Innovation Center
>   1200 Atwater Drive, Suite 170
>   Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355
> For driving directions, please visit
>   http://www.phillylinux.org/locations/ats.html
> For more information about PLUG, please visit our website at
>   http://www.phillylinux.org
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