[PLUG] TONIGHT! PLUG Meeting: Open Source and POSIX Environments for Windows
dexter at pdxlinux.org
Thu Oct 4 08:42:02 PDT 2018
Portland Linux/Unix Group General Meeting Announcement
Who: Michael Dexter
What: Open Source and POSIX Environments for Windows
Where: PSU, 1930 SW 4th Ave. Room FAB 86-01 (Lower Level)
When: Thursday, October 4th, 2018 at 7pm
Why: The pursuit of technology freedom
Windows has a hard-earned reputation for appalling security and
reliability but, better late than never, has matured into a relatively
stable and secure desktop and server problem. Windows can run many
popular open source desktop applications and has an incredibly-long
history of on-again and off-again supporting Unix/POSIX environments
such as Interix/SFU and Cygwin, and now ships with Linux emulation.
These tools vary wildly in their depth of frustration to Unix users but
do provide a gateway to some extremely-interesting yet
intentionally-vague open source opportunities that will be demonstrated.
Calagator Page: http://calagator.org/events/1250474369
Many will head to the Lucky Lab at 1945 NW Quimby St. after the meeting.
Rideshares to the Lucky Lab available
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