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Site Visit Basic Details

Western PA Linux User Group will visit the Red Hat labs at The Gates Center, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

  • Date&Time: Monday 3/7/2011 6:30 PM Eastern
  • Location: We will gather at the R Cafe on the 3rd floor of CMU
  • RSVP: Give your name and intention to attend to

What we will experience there

Gates-desktop-example.jpg The Gates Center has a computer labs sponsored by Red Hat Inc. which run Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora desktops. Through this generosity, Carnegie Mellon University students have been given exposure to open source software and encouragement to participate in the Fedora Project.

During this meeting we will discuss how this lab came to be and what it is used for today.

Those who attend will be given a guest account and some basic Linux instruction based on one of the classes who uses this lab: CS 15-123

The Hosts

Guest Lecturer: Beth Lynn Eicher

Beth Lynn worked at Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science 2000-2006 where she supported the predecessor to the Red Hat Labs at The Gates Center. During her time working there, she also was a student of Greg Kesden, the current faculty advisor of these labs.

WPLUG RSVP Coordinator: Jim Harris

Jim is the Director at Large of Western PA Linux User Group which may be contacted by email at Tell Jim that you are attending.