[conspire] Peninsula Linux Users' Group, Thursday, Sep 23, 2004

William R Ward bill at wards.net
Tue Sep 21 14:26:28 PDT 2004

We have a meeting of the Peninsula Linux Users' Group (PenLUG) this
week!  Here are the details about this meeting.  For more information
or directions go to

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Date:		Thursday, September 23, 2004
Time:		7:00 - 9:00 PM
Location:	100 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, CA 94065
		Room 1op104

Conference Call: If you cannot attend in person, but would like to
dial in and listen, please send mail to conferencecall at penlug.org and
we will try to accomodate you.


7:00 - 8:30 PM:	Presentation by Bill Crooke: "Using your GPS with Linux"
8:30 - 8:45 PM:	Members' Minutes
8:45 - 9:00 PM:	GnuPG Key Signing by Rick Moen
       9:00 PM: Adjourn to IHOP (Belmont) for social & food time

Presentation by Bill Crooke: "Using your GPS with Linux"

This presentation will provide an brief introduction to GPS technology
and history, a description of some of the challenges to writing GPS
applications, as well as a review of useful applications and resources
that will enable users to quickly begin using their own GPS with

Bill Crooke is a software engineer who has worked on software
automation and development methodologies for a living, and uses linux
and his GPS as a hobby.

Members' Minutes

Members will have an opportunity to take a few minutes to...

    * Describe their latest Linux discovery
    * Ask questions and get help from other members
    * Discuss Linux projects

You can just stand up and talk, or give a short demo or presentation.
If you need audio/visual support for your Members' Minute, please
contact Bill in advance to arrange for your needs.

We have a limited number of books courtesy of Prentice-Hall to give
away as an added inducement to participate in this portion of the
meeting.  :-)

GnuPG Key Signing by Rick Moen

Rick Moen will lead a key signing party at the end of the meeting. To
participate, send your PGP or GPG key to Rick and bring a printout of
this Web page with you: http://linuxmafia.com/gpg/ (Don't print it
until as close to the meeting time as possible, as keys will be added
to it in the meantime!) For more information see our KeySigning page:


Although it is NOT required, we like to have an idea of how many
people to expect, so if possible please email rsvp at penlug.org if you
are planning to attend.

William R Ward               bill at wards.net             http://bill.wards.net
"Where a calculator like the ENIAC is equipped with 18,000 vacuum
 tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000
 vacuum tubes and perhaps weigh 1 1/2 tons." - Popular Mechanics, ca. 1947

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