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Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts

Promoting Linux and Open Source Software Freedom in Atlanta Since 1994
Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts (ALE) is a diverse group of friendly people who enjoy the freedoms and benefits of GNU Linux Computing and Free Liberating Open Source Software technologies. From novices to network administrators, from smart phones to data centers, we strive to empower every information technology user with freely distributable software and to improve every computing environment with the superior security, functionality and flexibility of Open Source Operating System solutions. -- more about ALE --

ALE-NW@SPSU MTG. for Thurs., Nov. 10, 7:30pm

Filed at 5:47 pm under by Ruscetta


The next ALE-NW@SPSU meeting is being held
Thursday, Nov. 10th, 7:30pm in room J110
of the Atrium (J) building on the SPSU campus.

The thematic banner for the meeting is
BACKUP-APALOOZA

with discussions focused on the practical considerations of data
backup through some compare and contrast overviews of a few
popular backup tools from the Linux / FLOSS universe.

Scheduled talking points include:
* Backup Religion – Get Saved Before Your Data Apocalypse
* Rsync
* Rdiff-backup
* Visit Snapshot City with Back-In-Time
* Duplicity
* Amanda
With Presenters:
* JD Pflugrath
* Aaron Ruscetta
* David Tomaschik

If you aren’t happy with your current backup solutions, one
of our featured tools will probably fit your needs nicely.

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For a campus map and a link to directions please see
http ://www.spsu.edu/visitspsu/campusmaps/index.htm
Parking in non reserved spaces in the P60 deck is best.
building J, the Atrium building, is a short distance east
of the parking deck.
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ALE-NW@SPSU meetings are open events and we hope
you will join us! Also remember that topic suggestions
and presentation offers the meetings can be emailed to
[ jdp (at) algoloma ]
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DECEMBER MEETING NOTICE:
ALE-NW will NOT have a meeting for December, so
this will be the last meeting of 2011.

ALE CENTRAL MTG. for Thursday, Oct. 20, 7:30pm

Filed at 10:26 pm under by Ruscetta

Our Featured Topic for the Thursday, Oct. 20th,
7:30pm ALE Central meeting will be

“Clearing the Myth(st) from some Cloudy Concepts”

and will feature a pair of casual HowTo demonstrations of
two notable options for Linux based virtualization platforms:

“Explorations of the RedHat Enterprise Virtualization Platform”
presented by Jim Kinney

“Trying out Eucalyptus Cloud on a Small Cluster”
presented by [Michael | Wolf] Halton

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Our ALE Central meetings are usually held at Emory
Law School in the Gambrel Hall lecture room 1C.
Our meeting time frame is 7:30pm to ~9:30pm
Directions to Emory Law School can be found at
http://ale.org/?page_id=2

ALE-NW@SPSU MTG. for Thurs., Oct. 13, 7:30pm

Filed at 12:18 pm under by Ruscetta


The next ALE-NW@SPSU meeting is being held
Thursday, Oct. 13th, 7:30pm in room J110**
of the Atrium (J) building on the SPSU campus.

The central topic for our meeting will be a presentation
and dialogue on how Linux users of any skill level can
more effectively utilize the extensive FLOSS community
resources available to them. Whether seeking solutions
for system issues or simply mining the FLOSS universe
pursuing education, interests and curiosity, knowing how
to frame your queries and where to present them is the
fastest path to useful answers and information:

Leveraging the Linux Community
(or how to ask a smarter question)

Presented by JD Pflugrath

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** For a campus map and a link to directions please see
http ://www.spsu.edu/visitspsu/campusmaps/index.htm
Parking in non reserved spaces in the P60 deck is best.
building J, the Atrium building, is a short distance east
of the parking deck.

Directions, parking suggestions and additional details
are also available on the ALE wiki:
http://tomshiro.org/twiki/view/ALE/AleNwOrg