Paul L. Snyder on 1 Apr 2015 07:40:03 -0700

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[PLUG] [plug-announce] Wed, Apr 1, 2015: PLUG Central - "HOWTO get started with Linux" with Anthony Martin and Keith Perry (7pm @ USP)

PLUG Central will be meeting on Wednesday, April 1, at USP in
Philadelpha, beginning at 7pm. Directions to the meeting location
at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia can be found at
the end of this email.

This month's meeting will give you all the information you need
on how to get started using Linux. PLUG members Keith Perry and
Anthony Martin will give you a crash course on getting setup,
working with Linux, and next steps for diving in deeper.

If you can't make this talk, we'll also be scheduling repeats of
this talk at both suburban PLUG chapters.

Tonight, we'll also have copies of books from Pearson Publishing
to give away, thanks to visiting-from-Californian-exile PLUGger
Elizabeth Joseph, co-author of "The Official Ubuntu Book, 8th Edition".

Books that will be distributed are:

  The Official Ubuntu Book, 8th Edition (Lyz is a co-author, amd will
  sign it for people if they want)

  A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux, 4th Edition (signed by author Mark G.

  Ubuntu Unleashed 2015 Edition: Covering 14.10 and 15.04, 10th Edition
  (alas, not signed)

The meeting will be held at our usual location:

  University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USP)
  Griffith Hall (Room "C" or "A", look for the signs)
  600 South 43rd Street
  Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

USP is located in University City. Driving directions are
available at, or, both of which have an aerial
view of the campus buildings. USP is also easily accessible by
public transportation.

There will be an open Question & Answer session at 7PM, prior to
the main presentation at 8PM. This is an open meeting; all are
welcome and encouraged to attend.

Usually, a number of members get together after the meeting at a
nearby restaurant for food and perhaps a beer or two. Come join
the camaraderie!
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