Linux-Ottawa December 2022 Meeting.
Thursday December 1st at 7pm
1. Online over Jitsi https://meet.jit.si/oclug-2022-12-01-gentoo
2. Check mailing list for in-person clusters being hosted by other members.
Tug Williams - The Joy of Gentoo. Introduction into why to like Gentoo Linux, followed by general discussion about different approaches for distros.
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