Michael Dorrington | 15 Jul 20:17 2015
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MFS Meeting. Tue, 21 July. Talk: "Mobile Ad Hoc Networking on Free Software"

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* Event: Manchester Free Software's July Meeting
* Talk: Mobile Ad Hoc Networking on Free Software
* Speaker: Michael Dorrington

* Date: Tuesday, 21st July 2015 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
* Start time: 19:00
* Finish time: 20:30 (and then on for drinks)

* Location: Madlab. (Manchester Digital Laboratory).
  - http://madlab.org.uk/
* Address: 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester. M4 1HN.
  - Opposite "Common" on Edge Street, Northern Quarter.
  - http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/53.48413/-2.23639

== Details ==

The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software
philosophy.

Every meeting we start with an opportunity for informal key signing.
For an explanation of what this is about see:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Key_signing_party

The main part of the meeting will be a talk.

The talk will investigate Mobile Ad Hoc Networks which are wireless
(primarily Wi-Fi) networks that are self-configuring, participants can
move or even leave the network, and each participant routes traffic for
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Paul Waring | 29 Jun 10:16 2015
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Fri 3 Jul: Currybeer social

On Friday 3rd July, a number of us from various geek groups will be
going out for a curry and some drinks. We'll be meeting at the Ford
Madox Brown (the Wetherspoons at the University end of Rusholme) from
7pm and moving on to a nearby curry house after a drink or two, and by
8pm at the latest.

Everyone is welcome to attend, so please feel free to forward this email
to other lists.

Hope to see you there!

Paul

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Michael Dorrington | 14 Jun 21:20 2015
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MFS Meeting. Tue, 16 June. Talk: "Free Desktops demo: GNOME (3), KDE (Plasma), Xfce, LXDE, Cinnamon and MATE"

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* Event: Manchester Free Software's June Meeting
* Talk: Free Desktops demo:
          GNOME (3), KDE (Plasma), Xfce, LXDE, Cinnamon and MATE
* Speaker: Michael Dorrington

* Date: Tuesday, 16th June 2015 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
* Start time: 19:00
* Finish time: 20:30 (and then on for drinks)

* Location: Madlab. (Manchester Digital Laboratory).
  - http://madlab.org.uk/
* Address: 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester. M4 1HN.
  - Opposite "Common" on Edge Street, Northern Quarter.
  - http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/53.48413/-2.23639

== Details ==

The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software
philosophy.

Every meeting we start with an opportunity for informal key signing.
For an explanation of what this is about see:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Key_signing_party

The main part of the meeting will be a talk.

This talk is prompted by the recent release of Debian Jessie which has
GNOME (3), KDE (Plasma), Xfce, LXDE, Cinnamon and MATE Desktop
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Paul Waring | 4 Jun 12:12 2015
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Fri 19 Jun: MeatBeer

The plan for the next OtherCuisineBeer is to have a meal at Cane & Grain
on Friday 19th June:

http://www.caneandgrain.co.uk/

Meal prices vary from £8 for a burger up to rib selection at £20+ per
head. There are also shareable options which work out cheaper if 4-5
people share.

If you would like to come, please let me know by email by 6pm on Monday
8th June. If there are sufficient committments by then, I'll go ahead
and book a table and let people know (it may be possible to add more
people later, but I need a minimum committment to make the event
worthwhile).

Thanks

Paul

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Paul Waring | 31 May 10:32 2015
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Fri 5 Jun: Currybeer social

On Friday 5th Jun, a number of us from various geek groups will be
going out for a curry and some drinks. We'll be meeting at the Ford
Madox Brown (the Wetherspoons at the University end of Rusholme) from
7pm and moving on to a nearby curry house after a drink or two, and by
8pm at the latest.

Everyone is welcome to attend, so please feel free to forward this email
to other lists.

Hope to see you on the 5th!

Paul

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Michael Dorrington | 18 May 20:45 2015
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Manchester PostgreSQL May Meetup - “AXLE and Augmenting PostgreSQL Planning with Machine Learning” – Anthony Kleerekoper (University of Manchester)

The Manchester PostgreSQL group are having another meetup.  This time
it's a talk on “AXLE and Augmenting PostgreSQL Planning with Machine
Learning” by Anthony Kleerekoper (University of Manchester)

Starts early at 6pm at Madlab, more info at:

http://madlab.org.uk/events/manchester-postgresql-meetup-may-2015/

Regards,
Mike.

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Michael Dorrington | 13 May 22:26 2015
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MFS Meeting. Tue, 19 May. Talk: "Libreboot X200 + Debian 8 (Jessie) demo"

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* Event: Manchester Free Software's May Meeting
* Talk: Libreboot X200 + Debian 8 (Jessie) demo
* Speaker: Michael Dorrington

* Date: Tuesday, 19th May 2015 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
* Start time: 19:00
* Finish time: 20:30 (and then on for drinks)

* Location: Madlab. (Manchester Digital Laboratory).
  - http://madlab.org.uk/
* Address: 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester. M4 1HN.
  - Opposite "Common" on Edge Street, Northern Quarter.
  - http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/53.48413/-2.23639

== Details ==

The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software
philosophy.

Every meeting we start with an opportunity for informal key signing.
For an explanation of what this is about see:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Key_signing_party

The main part of the meeting will be a talk.

The Libreboot X200 is a laptop (ThinkPad X200) with a free software
firmware bootloader which has the FSF's Respects Your Freedom certification:

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Paul Waring | 12 May 15:26 2015
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Sat 23 May: Trip to Bletchley Park

Just a reminder that the trip to Bletchley Park is coming up on Saturday
23rd May. Advance tickets have now been released which brings the train
travel down to £20 each way (depending on availability) as opposed to
over £60 for a return.

Full details here:

http://www.geekwalks.co.uk/bletchley2015

Hope to see you on the 23rd!

Paul

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Paul Waring | 1 May 17:22 2015
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Fri 15 May: SushiBeer bookings

The plan for the next OtherCuisineBeer is to have a meal at Samsi on
Friday 15th May:

http://www.samsi.co.uk/samsi-manchester.htm

We've been before and always had a good meal. The price is set at £29.50
per head for the Samurai banquet, there's also a cheaper banquet at
£24.50 and a vegetarian one at £19.95:

http://www.samsi.co.uk/banquet-menu.htm

If you would like to come, please let me know by email by 6pm on Tuesday
5th May. If there are sufficient committments by then, I'll go ahead and
book a table and let people know (it may be possible to add people
later, but I need a minimum committment to make the event worthwhile).

Thanks

Paul

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Paul Waring | 26 Apr 11:47 2015
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Fri 1 May: Currybeer social

On Friday 1st May, a number of us from various geek groups will be
going out for a curry and some drinks. We'll be meeting at the Ford
Madox Brown (the Weatherspoons at the University end of Rusholme) from
7pm and moving on to a nearby curry house after a drink or two, and by
8pm at the latest.

Everyone is welcome to attend, so please feel free to forward this email
to other lists.

Regular attendees may notice a change of venue - we've had to move
away from Hardy's Well as they haven't had any beer on tap for several
months.

Hope to see you on the 1st!

Paul

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Mark Wastling | 25 Apr 19:38 2015
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Debian Launch

Apologies, but I'm nit going to make it tonight afterall. Had a week of wheezing, coughing and generally feeling sorry for myself. And there are no trams either. Have fun though. M

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