[announce] NYC*BUG Upcoming
announce at lists.nycbug.org
Wed Jan 26 19:19:18 EST 2011
Next week's meeting on February 2nd is a series of short presentations
on various BSD networking topics: from CARP to trunk/lagg, maybe some pf
optimization and more.
If anyone's interested in participating, let admin@ know. Nothing
extensive, just some insights for others to benefit from for any of the
The March 2nd meeting will feature Dru Lavigne--the well-known BSD
advocate, writer, educator--presenting on BlueButton
(http://www.bigbluebutton.org/), "open source web conferencing for
distance learning." Dru's blog is at http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/bsd-guru/.
Several more meetings are in the works after March, including a NetBSD
Bugfest, in which NYC*BUG meeting attendees get directly involved in
finding and documenting bugs in NetBSD.
Do you have an idea for a meeting? Particularly a topic that would help
your fellow sysadmins and developers around NYC*BUG? Ping us at admin@
and give us your thoughts.
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AsiaBSDCon (.org) is around the corner in March.
BSDCan (.org) is coming in May.
If you're going to either conference, make sure you ping others on the
talk@ list to discuss travel arrangements, etc.
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For those who haven't heard yet, NYCBSDCon 2010 raised over $14,000. A
remarkable feat for an open source conference. Better yet, that profit
meant that four checks of $3600 each went to DragonFly BSD, FreeBSD,
NetBSD and OpenBSD. Our impact on the community goes beyond mere
monthly meetings, and such an accomplishment illustrates that most clearly.
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