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Linux introduction to include games advice

Users give open source LUV to beginners

The Linux Users Victoria (LUV) beginners workshop will include something extra when it is held on March 20 — games on Linux.

The talk, by Andrew Pam, will add some fun to the group’s regular introductory workshop, which aims to cover things such as:

  • installing various linux distributions
  • tweaking and configuring your system
  • automatic backups
  • home networking, including wireless
  • setting up specific platforms such as mythtv, asterisk and ubuntustudio
  • using specific applications such as openoffice, inkscape, gimp, openmoviestudio

The workshop will begin at noon at The Hub, near Bourke St and Harbour Esplanade, Docklands. The games on Linux discussion will begin at 1pm.