Centennial Library, starting at 18:30. Note the location and time change. We will be in this location for December. The Centennial Library is at 3870 Old Richmond Rd. in Bells Corners. Bus routes 88, 9, and 256 are listed as servicing that area. Note that we will be done by 20:30, as this library closes earlier than the other location.
New2Linux from 18:00 to 18:30 for discussion / learning.
After the meeting, there may be an optional social event at one of the nearby pubs or restaurants. A short discussion and vote as to location will be taken then.
Note: New speakers welcome. If you have a topic or know someone who may have a good topic for a meeting, feel free to suggest it to the board.
Linux or, more properly GNU/Linux, is the operating system built on the kernel derived from the seminal work of Linus Torvalds combined with developments of Unix tools from Gnu, or the Free Software Foundation. It is a family of distributions, that is, implementations of this combination of software, with various combinations of components such as window managers, desktop layouts, packaging tools and application sets. Or see What is Linux?
As this website is for Linux-Ottawa, otherwise known as the Ottawa Canada Linux Users Group, we strongly support the use and promotion of Linux. However, that does not mean it is for everyone, or for every purpose. Some of the reasons to use Linux are discussed on that link, along with some situations where Linux may not be the best choice.
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