April 2014 Beginners' Workshop: GNOME 3

Apr 19 2014 12:30
Apr 19 2014 17:00

VPAC Training Room, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South

Configuring the Gnome 3 Desktop, by Terry Kemp.

Terry writes:

Since version 3 of the Gnome desktop environment came out a lot
of us have been trying various alternative Desktops. I myself
have multiple desktops, including KDE, Xfce, Cinnamon, Razor-Qt,
plus a few others. Early this year I read an article about
Gnome 3 and a well known person, and it piqued my interest. In
this presentation I will show what I found out about configuring
Gnome 3 with a hands-on session.

I am a member of LUV and long-time Linux user from the early
days of Slackware -- until one day I saw at a LUV install feast at
MLC an install of SUSE, which I have been using since. I was on
the committee of Melbourne PC, and convenor of the Linux and
Open Souce SIG.

General Workshop Area:

At the LUV Beginners' Workshop you can come along and work with
Linux enthusiasts to assist you in setting up your system the
way you want. This could include friendly advice on partitions,
distributions, configurations, networking and specific
applications. Bring your laptop!

The Melbourne OLPC Club meetings are co-located with the
Beginners' Workshops. If you are interested in the OLPC (One
Laptop Per Child) project, please come and join in!

VPAC is on the ground floor of Building 91, RMIT, 110 Victoria
Street, Carlton, on the north side of Victoria Street, about 50m
east of Swanston Street, opposite the north side of Melbourne
City Baths.

Public transport: frequent trams run along Swanston Street; VPAC
is a few minutes' walk from Melbourne Central train station.

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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