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GatorLUG Meeting | Fun With Hard Disks | Markup Languages

Jun 18 2008 6:00 pm
Jun 18 2008 8:00 pm
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Description:
GatorLUG Meeting Agenda for June 18, 2008
6:00 - 6:20 Announcements / General Discussion
6:20 - 6:40 Utility Spotlight - Fun With Hard Disks | Clinton Collins
Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology, or S.M.A.R.T., is a monitoring system for computer hard disks to detect and report on various indicators of reliability, in the hope of anticipating failures.
Every hard drive sold in the last five years is SMART capable but most linux distros do not install the tools you need to take advantage of this feature by default. This spotlight session will show how to get at some of the useful information contained in your hard drive.
6:40 - 7:45: Presentation - Marked Down for Quick Sale
Do you hate HTML? Do Cascading Style Sheets give you gas?
Jim Wilson will survey lightweight markup systems that offer a
humanized alternative to

"Markdown" formats offer a lightweight alternative to more general document markup languages like (X)HTML. In exchange for some of the Byzantine features and formatting control of HTML, you get professional-looking web pages with minimal fuss.
Jim will survey several simple alternatives for creating complex CSS/HTML and demonstrate the results of his favorite one.

Location:
Virtually Cuban

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I missed the general help session yesterday, but can we still attend this meeting to get some general help? Maybe after the meeting?

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