[nSLUG] Halifax Computer Club (HCC) March 27th, 2019 Meeting

Jack Warkentin jwark at bellaliant.net
Sun Mar 17 16:10:27 ADT 2019

Hi Oliver

I have been a Debian GNU/Linux user for 17 years or so, but I still have 
much to learn, so would welcome your presentation.

Would it be possible to include a few minutes on how to install Debian 
GNU/Linux without systemd?



Oliver Doepner wrote:
> Hi Frank and everyone,
> Everyone, please respond to this email with a short indication of
> interest, if the following topic seems like a good idea to you. I will
> only do this if more than 5 people express interest. :D
> I would gladly offer the topic: "Debian GNU/Linux - The Universal
> Operation System".
> I have given a similar presentation before. I would update the agenda a little.
> The old, but mostly still relevant slide deck is here:
> https://www.slideshare.net/OliverDoepner/slides-16316714
> I volunteer giving an updated presentation, including several
> command-line demo parts that could show some of the basics, like how
> to enable sudo, package management using apt, the "alternatives"
> system, and maybe (if time permits) how to build a custom deb package
> after making a minor source code change.
> As a miscellaneous note: The graphical desktop environment used will
> be XFCE. Long-winded debates about which text editor / desktop
> environment  / web browser "is better" will be draconically
> suppressed. ;)
> Thanks
> Oliver
> On 3/16/19, Frank Geitzler <frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca> wrote:
>> The meeting page of the website was updated this afternoon.
>> We meet near the end of each month (except in December) at Sobeys on the
>> corner of Windsor and North Streets, in the Community Room on the second
>> floor. There is an accessible lift which is usually available for those
>> with mobility problems -if you require it, and it is locked or is
>> otherwise out of service, check with the Courtesy Desk -they are usually
>> very helpful, but we really can't guarantee it. *Guests are welcome*. I
>> updated the meeting page of the website this morning to show the date of
>> the March meeting, but at present we have no proposed meeting topics.
>> *You are encouraged to reply to me, to bring up any topics on which you
>> would like information, ****or on which you would like to provide
>> information, for this or future meetings**. ** Our website meeting page
>> is: **http://hcc.chebucto.org/meetings.html**Frank Geitzler*

Jack Warkentin, phone 902-404-0457, email jwark at bellaliant.net
39 Inverness Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3P 1X6

More information about the nSLUG mailing list