[svlug] Linux Users' Group of Davis, Jan. 19: "Purely Functional Package Management with Nix" [Updated]

nbs nbs at sonic.net
Fri Jan 2 12:51:21 PST 2015

UPDATED -- Sorry for the double email; we forgot to mention this
will be our 16th anniversary meeting!  Additional details added below.

The Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD) will be holding the following meeting:

  January 19, 2015
  7:00pm - 9:00pm

  Purely Functional Package Management with Nix
  presented by Eric Rasmussen

  This presentation will introduce the Nix package manager, demonstrating
  how to get started quickly with declarative packages on your favorite
  Linux distro or even Mac OS X.  We'll also cover the NixOS Linux distro
  built on top of Nix, including declarative configuration management,
  reproducible builds, and tools for simplifying deployments. Come learn
  about an emerging community working to take the pain out of package
  management for everyone on Linux.

About the speaker:
  Eric Rasmussen is an OSS contributor, functional programmer, and lead
  software developer at NewCars.com/Cars.com.

This meeting will be held at:

  Smashwords, Inc.
  231 G Street
  Suite #28
  Davis, CA 95616

Anniversary celebration:
  This meeting marks the 16th anniversary of LUGOD's first meeting,
  back in January 1999.

  We'll be celebrating with free pizza, snacks, drinks and birthday cake,
  and possibly other surprises!

For more details on this meeting, visit:


For maps, directions, public transportation schedules, etc., visit:


About LUGOD:

  The Linux Users' Group of Davis is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
  dedicated to the Linux computer operating system and other Open Source
  and Free Software.

  Since 1999, LUGOD has held regular meetings with guest speakers
  in Davis, California, as well as other events in Davis and the greater
  Sacramento region.  Events are always free and open to the public.

  You can 'like' LUGOD on Facebook at:
  join the LUGOD group on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lugod/
  and find us on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=35879

  Please visit our website for more details:  http://www.lugod.org/

Bill Kendrick
pr at lugod.org
Public Relations Officer
Linux Users' Group of Davis

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