[plug] Fwd: Worldwide 2008 Mandriva Linux Installfest

Richard Meyer meyerri at westnet.com.au
Sat Nov 17 00:38:35 WST 2007

Worth looking at - ANY Linux is acceptable - they're all packages of
kernel, tools, and (if you're not Slackware) a package manager - AND a
bunch of likeminded people ....

On Fri, 2007-11-16 at 23:14 +0800, Caleb Duggan wrote:
> Hi
> Just received this somehow...perhaps sometihg PLUG should look at doing,  
> when was the last installfest?(this doesn't mean I use mandriva btw)
> Caleb.
> ------- Forwarded message -------
> From: "Mandriva Team" <return at mandriva.com>
> To: caleb.duggan at gmail.com
> Cc:
> Subject: Worldwide 2008 Mandriva Linux Installfest
> Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2007 22:35:40 +0800
> Mandriva rallies the community of Linux users in many cities across
> the globe on November 17th.
> In order to bring Linux to new users and present the new features and
> technologies available in Mandriva Linux 2008, Mandriva is mobilizing
> its network of Linux User Groups (LUGs) to coordinate a worldwide
> Installfest on November 17th 2007.
> Installations of Mandriva Linux One will take place all around the
> world, thanks to the Linux community. Major participating locations
> will include the Ecuador, China, Poland, Russia and France. Expert
> Mandriva Linux users are invited to assist beginners to help them get
> started with the operating system. Participants will be able to:
>     * Get help on installing Mandriva Linux 2008 on their laptop or
>       desktop free of charge.
>     * View demonstrations of all that can be done with Mandriva Linux
>       2008.
>     * Get answers to their questions.
>     * Meet other Mandriva Linux users, and chat with their local
>       community.
> The installation is often the toughest step for a beginner willing to
> adopt a new operating system. This is why Mandriva invites anyone
> wishing to know Linux better to join the free install fests on
> November 17th or 24th. These installfests are made possible thanks to
> the power of the knowledge sharing spirit, one of the keystones of the
> open source community.
> Be sure to check where installfests are located within your area:
> http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Community/Events/InstallParty2008
> Get more information about Mandriva Linux:
> http://www.mandriva.com/
> Have a look at our Mandriva Club with all the information you need to
> get started:
> http://club.mandriva.com/
> Mandriva Community Team
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Richard Meyer <meyerri at westnet.com.au>
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