September 3, 2002

Wednesday GNUbies meeting: Randy Wright on networking and security for GNUbies

We are pleased to announce that Randy Wright will be speaking at our
September 2002 GNUbies meeting on "Networking and Security for GNUbies"
this Wednesday, September 4th. This month's meeting is being held one week
early to avoid meeting on September 11th. We will subsequently return to
our regular schedule of meeting on the second Wednesday of each month. I
hope this schedule change doesn't inconvenience you.
Randy is a senior developer at New York University who has been using
GNU/Linux since 1992. His previous talk at GNUbies in March of 2000 was
extremely well received and many people have requested that we have hime
back to speak at one of our meetings again. We are fortunate to have him
back for our September meeting this coming Wednesday, September 4th. You
can see the details below. As usual IBM is generously providing us with
the space for our meeting. Please note the security procedures required for
attending meetings at IBM below.

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Date:
Wednesday, September 4, 2002

Time:
6:30 General Q&A
7:00 Randy Wright

Topic:
Networking & Security for GNUbies

Location:
the IBM building, 590 Madison Ave.
(57th Street and Madison Avenue)

Security Procedures:

In order to attend the meeting you must present photo ID at the entrance
and send in your name as it appears on that photo ID in advance. You can
send return mail to this message iff you are receiving it directly, you can
use the mailto information from our website, or you can send email with the
Subject "September 2002 Gnubies" to us at lo+gnubies@eskimo.com. We regret
the fact that this procedure is necessary and have been assured by our IBM
contacts that the information will not be used for anything other than
security at the time of the meeting.

Some software CDs will be available at the meeting (e.g.some demo
version(s) of GNU/Linux )

After the meeting we generally go out together to continue talking over
food and/or drink. Please join us. It would help if you knew in advance
if you will be joining us so we can let them know roughly how many people
there will be. But please feel free to join us regardless.

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As always the most up-to-date information can be found at our website at:

http://www.gnubies.org

We now have links on our webpage to the audio from the talk Bradley Kuhn
(Executive Director of the Free Software Foundation) gave at our July
GNUbies meeting, so don't worry if you missed it. The files are in Ogg
Vorbis format. For more on Ogg Vorbis format see the follwing links:

http://www.xiph.org/ogg/vorbis/index.html
http://news.com.com/2100-1023-945228.html
http://www.xiph.org/ogg/vorbis/letter.html

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Lyn
GNUbies
The GNU/Linux/Free OS Beginners' Group

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