[sf-lug] Reminder: PenLUG meeting this week on Thursday Dec 14: Jamie Cameron, Webmin

Bill Ward bill at wards.net
Tue Dec 12 08:41:17 PST 2006

Remember, due to the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, we are
moving to the second Thursday for November and December.  So our next
meeting is next week, on Thursday, December 14.

You are invited.  RSVP is not required, but so we can get an idea of
how many people to expect please send mail to rsvp at penlug.org to let
us know if you are planning to attend.  For full details about the
group, as well as directions to the meeting, visit www.penlug.org.

Free pizza, hors d'ouvres and soft drinks, courtesy of Open Country,
will be provided.  Free review copies of books from O'Reilly,
Prentice-Hall, APress, and/or other publishers, will be given out as
door prizes.  Be on time for the eary bird drawing.

Date: Thursday, December 14th, 2006
Time: meeting 7:00 - 9:00 PM, social/networking until 10 PM
Location: Twin Pines Park, 1225 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA 94002
Speaker: Jamie Cameron
Topic: Webmin

Webmin is an open-source web-based system administration interface for
Linux systems. It lets you perform tasks like managing BIND, Apache,
Sendmail, Unix users and so on without having to manually edit
configuration files in the /etc directory, all through a web browser
running locally or connecting to the Linux box over the network. Jamie
will give an introduction to Webmin and a demo of its capabilities,
talking about how it can be useful for managing a home system or small
network server, and then covering some of the work he has been doing
with OpenCountry to add a Bacula backup module.

Jamie was born in Australia but is now working for Google in
California. He started work on Webmin in 1997 while working in
Singapore, as a way to avoid having people pester him for trivial DNS
updates, and has been developing it ever since. He is married with 2
children, and currently lives in Santa Clara.

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