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Author: PLUG Announcements
To: plug-announce
Subject: PLUG Meeting topic for Thursday January 10th

PLUG Meeting for January 10^th

**This month der.hans will present "Software Management for Debian and
Ubuntu" for us.******
*For more info, Meeting time and location see:*
** *****
****der.hans: Software Management for Debian and Ubuntu*

Debian-based package management has been rock solid for many years.
Still, there are complexities and nuances to explore.

This talk will be a tour of distribution provided software management
tools and features in Debian and Ubuntu.

Attendees will learn about:

* common software management tools
* features of debian packages
* parts of debian packages
* helper tools
* configuring and reconfiguring software
* prioritizing and pinning software
* upgrades
* snaps
* some differences between Debian and Ubuntu

*About der.hans*:
der.hans is a Free Software consultant, community veteran, presenter and
author. He is the founder of the Free Software Stammtisch, BoF organizer
for the Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE) and chairman of the
Phoenix Linux User Group (PLUG).

As a technology and entrepreneurial veteran, roles have included
director of engineering, engineering manager, IS manager, system
administrator, community college instructor, developer and DBA.

He presents regularly at large community-led conferences (SCaLE, SeaGL,
LibrePlanet, LFNW) and many local groups.


The meeting will start at 7pm at The Desert Breeze Substation.  People
start arriving as early as 6pm, so if you would like to help setup
and/or chat for a while, arrive a little early.
*Meeting Location*:
Desert Breeze Substation
251 North Desert Breeze Blvd West
Chandler, AZ 85226

The Desert Breeze Substation is on Chandler Blvd and Desert Breeze Blvd,
which is half way between McClintock and Rural.  It is very close to
both the south 202 and 101 freeways.  Public transportation is
available into the late hours.

For more information see the meeting information on our web site

Contact PLUG:

We will go for food to BJs at the Chandler Fashion Center Mall after the
meeting so we can chat with each other comfortably. Please feel free to
join us. Please come even if you aren't hungry, the food is not mandatory.

See you there,
Brian Cluff

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