[RndTbl] MUUG Meeting, April 14, 7:30pm -- Xubuntu on a Mini-ITX System

Gilbert E. Detillieux gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca
Tue Apr 7 15:43:07 CDT 2009

The Manitoba UNIX User Group (MUUG) will be holding its next monthly
meeting on Tuesday, April 14.  The meeting topic for this month is
as follows:

   Xubuntu on a Mini-ITX Single-Board System

   Single-board  PC's  are becoming increasingly small, cheap and
   plentiful. The Mini-ITX motherboard offers almost everything you
   need to set up a basic system running a scaled-down or full-featured
   Linux distribution. Just add an enclosure, power supply and disk,
   and you're good to go. But there may be a few "gotchas" along the

   In this interactive demo presentation, Scott Balneaves, from Legal
   Aid  Manitoba,  will  bring  a  few surplus Epia 5000 Mini-ITX
   motherboards along. In his demo, he plans to do the following:

    1. Step  through the mobo's features, identifying pinouts for
       headers, etc.
    2. Install a mobo in a case, demonstrating connecting PSU, disk,
       cdrom, etc.
    3. Install Xubuntu on the system.

The group holds its general meetings at 7:30pm on the second Tuesday of
every month from September to June.  (There are no meetings in July and
August.) Meetings are open to the general public; you don't have to be a
MUUG member to attend.

   Please note our meeting location: The IBM offices, at 400 Ellice Ave.
   (between Edmonton and Kennedy). When you arrive, you will have to
   sign in at the reception desk, and then wait for someone to take you
   (in groups) to the meeting room. Please try to arrive by about 7:15pm, 
   so the meeting can start promptly at 7:30pm. Don't be late, or you may
   not get in.  (But don't come too early either, since security may not
   be there to let you in before 7:15 or so.) Non-members may be required
   to show photo ID at the security desk.

   Limited parking is available for free on the street, either on Ellice
   Ave. or on some of the intersecting streets. Indoor parking is also
   available nearby, at Portage Place, for $3.00 for the evening. Bicycle
   parking is available in a bike rack under video surveillance located
   behind the building on Webb Place.

For more information about MUUG, and its monthly meetings, check out their
Web server:


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Gilbert E. Detillieux		E-mail: <gedetil at muug.mb.ca>
Manitoba UNIX User Group	Web:	http://www.muug.mb.ca/
PO Box 130 St-Boniface		Phone:  (204)474-8161
Winnipeg MB CANADA  R2H 3B4	Fax:    (204)474-7609

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