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[Fsuk-manchester] Reminder: MFS Meeting. Tue, 21 Jan. Discussion: "Munic
[Fsuk-manchester] Reminder: MFS Meeting. Tue, 21 Jan. Discussion: "Munich switch complete. [GNU/]Linux Voice magazine. GUIX. FSF Appeal 2013."
Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:44:39 +0000
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A reminder that the MFS Meeting is tomorrow (Tues).
On 15/01/14 21:31, Michael Dorrington wrote:
> Please feel free to forward this to those that would welcome it.
> * Event: Manchester Free Software's January Meeting
> * Date: Tuesday, 21st January 2014 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
> * Start time: 19:00
> * Finish time: 20:30 (and then on for drinks)
> * Location: Madlab. (Manchester Digital Laboratory).
> - http://madlab.org.uk/
> * Address: 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester. M4 1HN.
> - Opposite "Common" on Edge Street, Northern Quarter.
> - http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/53.48413/-2.23639
> The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software
> This meeting will be a series of discussions on the Free Software
> implications on the following:
> * Munich switch complete
> Following on from Bob Ham's "Free Software advances around the world"
> talk is the news that Munich has completed its migration from a
> Microsoft Windows based infrastructure to a GNU/Linux one.
> * [GNU/]Linux Voice magazine
> A new magazine has been launched by using "crowd sourcing" and has
> interesting aspects. What affect will it have on Free Software?
> * GUIX
> A novel package management system for GNU called GUIX is on the road to
> version "1.0".
> * FSF Appeal 2013
> The FSF's Appeal 2013 ends on 31st January and the work of the FSF is
> needed now more than ever.
> Feel free to raise similar items in the meeting for discussion.
> The meeting will be followed by informal discussion and socialising in
> the bar opposite, Common <http://www.aplacecalledcommon.co.uk/>.
> The meeting will take place at the usual venue of Madlab, details above.
> The venue provides wifi.
> Around the venue there are parking meter bays that become zero
> cost after 8pm on Tuesday so you will have to pay up until then and the
> maximum stay is 2 hours BUT MAKE SURE YOU VERIFY ALL THIS on parking.
> There are paid parking lots around the venue, they are marked by a blue
> P in this OpenStreetMap centred on Madlab
> <http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/53.4843/-2.2365>. Most of those
> parking lots are owned by NCP <http://www.ncp.co.uk/>.
> If you can’t decide otherwise then park in Manchester Arndale
> Public Transport
> Manchester Victoria (MCV) train station, Shudehill tram and bus station,
> and Manchester Piccadilly bus station are all fairly close to Madlab,
> see OpenStreetMap centred on Madlab
> Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train station and Manchester Central Coach
> Station are not too far away either.
> More Information
> Information about Manchester Free Software can be found on the
> Manchester Free Software pages on LibrePlanet
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