[act-ma] 9/16 Linux Class @ SETC
steve at srevilak.net
Sat Sep 13 19:48:11 PDT 2014
Have you heard about Linux? Linux is a computer operating system
that's developed by hundreds of groups from all around the world, and
it's a viable alternative to corporate-controlled systems like
Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.
Linux is "free software". That's "free as in freedom"; you can
install free software on as many computers as you want, use it for any
purpose you want, and give copies away to your friends. Free software
is as much a social movement as it is a technology movement.
We give linux classes on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from
6:30 - 8:00 pm, at the South End Technology Center , 359 Columbus
Ave, Boston, MA, about a block away from the Back Bay T station.
On Tuesday, September 16th, we want to help you install Linux on your
laptop. If your machine is running (the now unsupported) Windows XP,
bring it in! We'll help you install Linux alongside of (or in place
of) your creaky old copy of Windows.
Hope to see you Tuesday night.
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