[ILUG-BOM] Minutes: Feb 2006 GLUG meet at HBCSE
Tue Feb 21 14:26:02 IST 2006
*Minutes of February GLUG-Meet @ HBCSE*
The GNU/Linux Users Group of Mumbai held its February GLUG meet on
19th February 2006 at HBCSE, Mankhurd. Meet was attended by about 25
people coming from all over the city. This meet consisted more of
technical sessions with handson demonstrations.
Following talks were held.
* Backup and restoring
We started with a talk about backup and restore of data. We saw the
demonstration on how one can use the utilities like tar/cp/rsync to
create incremental/differential backups.
* Professional Certifications - By Mr. Shankar Iyer (RedHat)
Shankar talked about the value of professional certifications in
today's scenario, and the various certifications available from RedHat
for upcoming professionals.
--- tea break :-)
* LaTeX document preparation system - By Ms. Meena (HBCSE)
Meena talked about the oldest and best document preparations system
availabe, LaTeX. Starting with few simple examples demonstrating the
basic text formatting capabilities of LaTeX, we moved on to see how
good LaTeX is at rendering mathematical equations, creating books,
thesis, letters etc.
LaTeX sources of examples covered in the talk are available here:
*Details of next GLUG meet*
Date: To be decided
-> Agenda : Talk on Qt/KDE development
-> Location: To be decided
Pictures taken in this meet have been posted on ILUG-BOM picture
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