June Beginners Workshop: Doing the naughty thing in Linux!

Jun 16 2012 12:00
Jun 16 2012 17:00

110 Victoria Street, Carlton

Note change of venue!

In this talk, Daniel will look at options available to Linux users to use Windows applications on Linux. Why would someone want to do that? Mostly because someone else has made the choice for them and they are stuck - (Accountants are common culprits here!).

We'll look at options: virtualisation, Wine and alternative FOSS applications that provide equivalent functionality, things you may want to look for and at the end of the day, why you should really not be doing it at all!

LUV June Meeting: BTRFS and Other Filesystems, Lightning Talks

Jun 5 2012 19:00
Jun 5 2012 21:00

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

* Avi Miller, Oracle, BTRFS and Other Filesystems
* Lightning Talks

Btrfs ("Butter FS") is a new copy on write filesystem for Linux aimed at implementing advanced features while focusing on fault tolerance, repair and easy administration. Initially developed by Oracle, Btrfs is licensed under the GPL and open for contribution from anyone.

This tutorial will take users through some of the new features of the btrfs file system, including:

LUV Beginner's Workshop: 21st April, East Melbourne - LibreOffice

Apr 21 2012 12:00
Apr 21 2012 12:00

110 Grey Street, East Melbourne

The next LUV Beginner's Workshop and Tutorial and the OLPC Corner will be on the *21st of April*.

LibreOffice - Wen Lin

LibreOffice is a free and open-source office suite highly compatible with other major office suites, and is available for a variety of platforms. The applications include a word processor, a spreadsheet, a presentation program, a database system, a vector graphics editor, and an application for mathematical formula.

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