June 11, 2002

June 12 at GNUbies in NYC: Wendell Anderson on choosing a GNU/Linux distribution

We are pleased to have Wendell Anderson back once more to speak to GNUbies
on "GNU/Linux Distributions: Which One for You?: An Update" this
Wednesday, June 12, 2002. Wendell's past presentations on GNU/Linux
distributions have been very helpful and well-received, and there have
been many developments with both new and familiar distributions recently.
Whether you are about to try Linux for the first time, are considering
upgrading or trying a new distribution, or simply want to keep up with
what is happening with GNU/Linux distributions this talk should be of
Wendell is as a consultant to businesses in Information Technology,
primarily to the International Hospitality (Hotel) Industry in Bermuda and
the Caribbean. He has represented GTE Telenet Services for International
Data Network services in late 1980s, and as a full time user, reseller and
consultant for SuSE (linux), GmBH in the mid to late 1990s.

The meeting, as usual, will be held at the IBM building in Manhattan --
please see below for the procedures required for attending meetings at
IBM. We are grateful to IBM for continuing to provide us with space
for our meetings.

Wednesday, June 12, 2002

6:30 - 7:00pm General Questions and Answers

7:00 Wendell Anderson on
"GNU/Linux Distributions, which one for you: an update."

The IBM Building,
590 Madison Ave. (New York City)
(57th Street and Madison Avenue)

As always, the meeting is free and open to the public.
As usual the most up-to-date information is on our web site at
http://www.gnubies.org (or http://www.eskimo.com/~lo/linux.)

We look forward to seeing you at this meeting.

The GNU/Linux/FreeOS Beginners' Group

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