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[Fsuk-manchester] Reminder: MFS Talk. Tuesday, 15th June. Michael Dorrin
[Fsuk-manchester] Reminder: MFS Talk. Tuesday, 15th June. Michael Dorrington, "GNU's Not Linux: kFreeBSD and Hurd kernels for the GNU System"
Mon, 14 Jun 2010 20:10:23 +0100
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Michael Dorrington wrote:
> * Talk: GNU's Not Linux: kFreeBSD and Hurd kernels for the GNU System
> * Speaker: Michael Dorrington
> * Location: The Lass O' Gowrie's Salmon Room (upstairs).
> * Address: 36 Charles Street, Manchester. M1 7DB
> * Date: Tuesday, 15th June 2010 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
> * Start time: 19:00
> * Finish time: 20:30
> This talk is by Michael Dorrington on the alternative kernels of
> kFreeBSD and Hurd to Linux for the GNU System. The talk will explain
> what a kernel is and its role in a system, it will explain the GNU and
> Linux in GNU/Linux, it will then investigate GNU/kFreeBSD and GNU/Hurd
> including showing them running. If you are interesting in Linux or Free=
> Software or GNU or FreeBSD or Hurd then this talk should be of interest=
> to you.
> Michael has been using GNU/Linux for many years, and is very interested=
> in the GNU project. The Hurd project has been of interest to him for
> many years too but in the last year he has actually got to use it via
> the Debian GNU/Hurd project. In the last year or so he also heard of th=
> Debian GNU/kFreeBSD project and he wishes to help make Debian
> GNU/kFreeBSD an official architecture of the next Debian release, Squee=
> The meeting will take place at the usual time, 7pm, at the Lass O'Gowri=
> <http://www.thelass.co.uk/> pub on Charles Street in Central Manchester=
> We will be located in the Salmon Room upstairs, although there will be
> people around a little earlier downstairs (probably sampling the food
> and drinks on offer). Just ask at the bar if you can't find us. Their
> website has full details of how to get there and the fine selection of
> food and drink available. The venue also provides WiFi.
> More Information
> General information about Manchester Free Software meetings can be foun=
> on our websites.
> * http://groups.fsf.org/wiki/Manchester/Meetings
> * http://groups.fsf.org/wiki/Manchester/2010-06-15
> * http://manchester.fsuk.org/blog/meetings/
> If you would like five minutes to tell us about something, please
> contact us at <address@hidden>.
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