LUG Meeting on the 8th August at Jadavpur University

The monthly meeting of iLUG-Cal will be held at Jadavpur University on the 8th of August, 2003 (Friday) from 18:00 hours (IST) onwards. Please click on the “Read More” link below for more information.
The meeting will be held at the Computer Science & Engg Dept premises (at Amitava Dey Memorial Hall, 4th floor, Multi-Dept Building) from 6.00 P.M onwards. We will start off this time on time, so please try to reach the venue by 5:45.
The map below (taken from the JU site) shows the exact location of the building (colored black).


1. “Introduction to Logical Volume Manager” by Arijit Mazumdar
Duration: 1 hr.
Abstract: The talk is about Logical Volume Manager, a relatively new tool to effectively manage and administer block devices (typically harddisks) and partitions.
A platform independent conceptual discussion will follow a linux specific discussion on implementation and administration with potential advantages. A short discussion on distro specific issues may follow.
2. “What’s coming up in GNOME 2.4 - a look at GNOME 2.3? by Sayamindu Dasgupta
Duration: 30 minutes .
Abstract: Will speak on his experience of the latest GNOME release and the imminent Gnome 2.4 release in September 03 – how to get & build it from source – the gotchas and pitfalls.
(caveat: provided he is free enuf to turn up for the meeting Eye-wink
3. “Introducing LinuxThek (GLT) programme as part of Linux Outreach Program” by Indranil Das Gupta
Duration: 15 - 20 minutes
Abstract: Outline of the plan on how to spread GNU/Linux to our individual neighbourhoods. Will cover the initiatives taken so far and call for others to come forward and take this ahead.
4. Regular BOF Session
A 30 min Birds-of-feather session between members to yawk, grumble and/or gush over their individual likes/pet peeves etc. etc. etc. Smiling

Public Transport Available to Venue
Bus Routes: 45, 45A, 45B, 80B, 17B, 218, 206, SD 16, SD4, 1A, 1B, 5, 5A, C5, C2, B1, E1, S19, S31, S9, S14, S17, 8B, 9, S24, Garia, Ramgarh, Baishnabghata, Jadavpur, Santoshpur, Jadavpur-Airport, Jadavpur-Saltlake minibuses
Train: Train to Jadavpur station (South Sealdah)
With warm regards –Indra.

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