LUV July 2013: Raspberry Pi and Server Transfers with Xen

Jul 2 2013 19:00
Jul 2 2013 21:00

The Buzzard Lecture Theatre. Evan Burge Building, Trinity College, Melbourne University Main Campus, Parkville.

Alec Clews, Recent developments with Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized single-board computer developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation with the intention of promoting the teaching of basic computer science in schools.

Alec Clews is called alecthegeek on various social web site. He drinks lots of espresso and works as freelance consultant on software process and application lifecycle management. He first used Linux probably at patch 0.99p, founded the Greater London Linux User Group and organised the UK's 1st Linux conference.

Russell Coker, Server Transfers Using Xen

Xen is a hypervisor providing services that allow multiple computer operating systems to execute on the same computer hardware concurrently.

Russell does general Linux programming and systems administration. He is most well known for his work on NSA Security Enhanced Linux. Other projects he has been involved in include Bonnie++ (lead developer), Postal (lead developer), Debian (developer), Linux Security Modules (LSM) (contributor), KDE (contributor), OpenSSH (contributor).

The Buzzard Lecture Theatre, Evan Burge Building, Trinity College Main Campus Parkville Melways Map: 2B C5

Notes: Trinity College's Main Campus is located off Royal Parade. The Evan Burge Building is located near the Tennis Courts. See our Map of Trinity College. Additional maps of Trinity and the surrounding area (including its relation to the city) can be found at

Parking can be found along or near Royal Parade, Grattan Street, Swanston Street and College Crescent. Parking within Trinity College is unfortunately only available to staff.

For those coming via Public Transport, the number 19 tram (North Coburg - City) passes by the main entrance of Trinity College (Get off at Morrah St, Stop 12). This tram departs from the Elizabeth Street tram terminus (Flinders Street end) and goes past Melbourne Central Timetables can be found on-line at:

Before and/or after each meeting those who are interested are welcome to join other members for dinner. We are open to suggestions for a good place to eat near our venue. Maria's on Peel Street in North Melbourne is currently the most popular place to eat after meetings.

LUV would like to acknowledge Red Hat for their help in obtaining the Buzzard Lecture Theatre venue and VPAC for hosting, and BENK Open Systems for their financial support of the Beginners Workshops

Linux Users of Victoria Inc., is an incorporated association, registration number A0040056C.


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