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November 11th, 2010, 10:52 PM
Hi guys: Here's the copy from the announcement email:

Wednesday, November 17, 2010
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
590 Madison Ave, 12th Floor
corner of 57th Street

*** RSVP Closes at 4:30 PM the day of the meeting (sharp!) ***
Please RSVP for EVERY meeting at this time.
Register at http://rsvp.nylug.org/
Check in with photo ID at the lobby for badge.

Mark Russell
- on -
Ubuntu Server Explained!

Unlike the flashier desktop edition Ubuntu is better known for, Ubuntu
Server is a lean, mean, no hand-holding OS. We'll take a dive into what
makes Ubuntu Server a great choice for the datacenter, as well as on EC2,
and other virtualization platforms. We'll talk about the release of 10.10
Server and what is planned for 11.04.

We'll also take a close look at “cloud-init”, an open source package
written by Canonical's Scott Moser, that allows you to dynamically
configure your EC2 and private cloud instances on startup. This allows you
to maintain fewer server images that are capable of bootstrapping
themselves to handle a wider variety of tasks and roles.

More information:

* Ubuntu Server

* Ubuntu Cloud

* Getting Started with Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud

* Official Ubuntu Images for UEC and EC2

About Mark Russell:
Mark Russell is a system engineer working at Canonical, supporting major
customers using Ubuntu Desktop and Server, Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud, and
Landscape Server. Before jumping into Linux support full-time with Novell
a few years ago, he spent 10 years in the IT trenches, supporting a bit of
everything, including some less than open platforms. However, he has found
true FOSS bliss in the Ubuntu community and will never go back to the dark

Meeting Location:
Please note that this meeting will be held at IBM, 590 Madison Ave,
12th floor, corner of 57th Street, and not at Google. This is
the building with the IBM logo on the front of the building.


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'll be over at TGI Friday's
(677 Lexington and 56th Street, Second floor, Northeast corner),
but we are also evaluating other options for the future and welcome
your suggestions.


Coding Workshops/Hacking Society:
This is a group of people that wants to learn about and work on coding
in Python, Smalltalk, Ruby, C++, and other languages, and hack on code.
There will also be help given for those who wish to install Linux for the
first time.
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 November 23, and December 7.
See the calendar at: http://nylug.org/hackcalendar

Please see our home page at http://www.nylug.org for the HTMLized
version of this announcement, our archives, and a lot of other good

November 12th, 2010, 08:34 PM
Good to see this going on.

November 13th, 2010, 06:19 AM
Can I attend?