Paul L. Snyder on 14 Sep 2014 07:28:19 -0700

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[PLUG] [plug-announce] Monday, September 15, 2014: PLUG West - "Supporting Linux as a Desktop OS" by Rohit Mehta (7pm at FIS in Malvern)

The Philadelphia Area Linux Users Group (PLUG) cordially invites you
to a PLUG West meeting on Monday, September 15 at FIS in Malvern, PA
from 7-9 pm.

This month, PLUG West welcomes Rohit Mehta, who will be speaking about
Linux as a replacement for another desktop operating system in the

    2014 is the year of the Linux desktop: The challenges associated
    with supporting the Linux desktop in Enterprise.

  We will consider some of the challenges in supporting Linux desktops in
  Enterprise.  What are the barriers?  What are the major functional
  requirements and gaps?  If best practices exist, what are they?

  Rohit is a new transplant to Philadephia area who has been a Linux
  enthusiast since the late 90s.  For about 10 years Rohit supported desktop
  Linux (and other IT functions) at a major public University (University of
  Connecticut).  He would like to share the evolution and history of this
  solution as well as delve into the more difficult challenges faced, what
  was "easy" and what was "hard". What were the requirements of this
  "standard desktop solution"?

  We can also talk other about other universities, other organizations and
  what their requirements are.  The hope is that as a group we can identify
  the major challenges involved in making 2015 the year of "the Linux

This month, PLUG West will host a general discussion night. Bring your
Linux of FOSS problems, projects, and questions!

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

The meeting will be at the FIS office in Malvern, PA:

  2 West Liberty Blvd, Suite 300
  Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355

For driving directions, please visit

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