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Linux users meet in Darby

Linux sharing group meets in Darby Library
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Friday, August 2nd from 10:00-noon
Friday, August 9th from 10:00-noon
Friday, August 16th from 10:00-noon
Friday, August 23rd from 10:00-noon
Friday, August 30th from 10:00-noon

If nothing else, we can use the Darby Library’s great community room, hard-wired and wired high-speed Internet, savor the air conditioning. I expect, however, that those of us with an interest in learning or increasing our knowledge of Linux operating systems will share knowledge, tips, tricks and discoveries among the features and thousands of free programs that cover the gamut of tools the big, expensive operating systems offer.

Linux is the third most popular personal computer operating system in the world. Certainly an obvious attraction is that Linux is FREE. Better, thousands of applications that run under Linux are also free – and do nearly everything that the Windows and Mac software does. Word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, video editing, design … and on and on. You want it, download it and put it to work… Free.

Linux is lean and tight, making the most of your computing power without the baggage that the big boys build in. Interestingly, over 90% of the world’s fastest computers use Linux. Also, because of its design, Linux needs no firewalls and virus protectors running interference.

Beginning August 2nd, a Linux user group will meet in the Darby Library from 10:00 am to noon. We will try this every Friday for the month of August and may continue it weekly, monthly or not at all after that, depending on interest.

Come see what Linux is all about. Come share your skill, knowledge and interest in Linux. Come learn what it is, how it works, what you gain from using it.

For those who don’t know about the Darby Public Library, THIS is a great opportunity to do so. High-speed Internet in both wired and wireless in a beautiful young facility with wonderful staff.