[nylug-announce] Installfest this Sunday April 27th, ISP Discount for Gnubies and Gnubies organizers meeting. (fwd)

Jim Gleason jgleason at nylug.org
Thu Apr 24 11:09:39 EDT 2003

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Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2003 03:42:26 -0700 (PDT)
From: lo+gnubies at eskimo.com
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Subject: Installfest this Sunday April 27th,
     ISP Discount for Gnubies  and Gnubies organizers meeting.

The monthly installfest will be this Sunday, April 27th.  As Always the
most up-to-date information is on our website at
   http://www.gnubies.org or http://www.eskimo.com/~lo/linux
There are plans to continue these installfests on a monthly basis.

You can come with computers to have free software installed, or just come
and watch and have fun.

There are several important things to consider before having GNU/Linux or
other free software installed at an installfest.

Most important - if you have anything you want to save back it up.  You
should also check out your hardware.

It is important that you realize that these installfests are just a group
of people helping each other out with installing free software.  Neither
the location nor any groups or individuals involved bear any
responsibility for your property or your person.

Sunday, April 27, 2003
11:00am - 4:00pm

16 West 32 Street 10th Floor

This is one block south of the Empire State Building
  between 5th Avenue and Broadway/6th Avenue.

Subways Include:
    1,2,3,9,N,R,F,Q,W to 34th Street
    6 to 33rd Street

Bus: M4 bus to 5th Avenue/Madison, M5 bus to Riverside Drive/5th Av,
    M6 bus to Broadway/6th Avenue, M7 bus to Columbus/Amsterdam
    M16 bus 34th Street Crosstown, M34 bus 34th Street Crosstown
    Q32 bus Jackson Heights

PATH: 33th Street

The ISP where GNUBIES pages can be found -- Eskimo North, is now offering
discounts for GNUBIES members.  I have been quite happy with it and since
Gnubies has been there it has gotten more and more GNU/Linux friendly.
Currently they don't have high speed connections, but for dialup (with
shell accounts) etc. it is quite good and the people are great.

There will also be a meeting for those who want to be involved with
organizing Gnubies events and activities.  If you would like to help out,
the meeting will be  on Friday April 25 at 6 pm at the Three Jewels Cafe.
The Three Jewels Cafe is located at 211 East 5th Street between 2nd and
3rd Ave.

Gnubies Organizational Meeting
For those who want to help.
April 25th, 2003
6:00 pm

The Three Jewels Cafe
211 East 5th Street

6 Train to Astor Place or
N/R to 8th Street
The next regular Gnubies meeting will be, as usual, on the second
Wednesday of the month -- May 14th, 2003 -- and at the IBM building
at Madison Avenue and 59th Streert.  The speaker and topic are to be
announced.  As usual the details will be posted to the website first
then there will be an announcement a few days before the meeting.

We look forward to seeing you there.

The New York GNU/Linux/Free OS Beginners' Group

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