Highlights (Local)

1. Highlights of the week

1.1. Seminar

We have planned to conduct a public seminar on this coming Sunday and please see below our program for your reference.  For overseas members, airport pickup, hotel, meal allowance and local transportation shall be provided FOC. Generous enuff;)ha

Date : 4th March 2001 (Sunday)
Time : 3:00 p.m. (Myanmar Std. Time)
Venue : ITC Computer Centre (Dagon Centre, MyayNiGone)
Duration : 2 to 3 hours

1. Corporate Planning
2. Implementing RAID System under Linux
3. Maximum Linux Security
4. CGI and PERL Scripting (Implementation approach!)
5. Q&A and FAQ Section

Please let us see you there at the seminar since we are doing this all for you..
Plus...we shall be given away 30 CD-ROMs of hundreds of million bytes of e-docs on Linux, RHCE (Red hat Certified Exams) guide and some unuseless:-} applications that may arouse your curiosity.

1.2. Myanmar Unicode Project

We are just about to kick off "Myanmar Unicode Project" with the code name "mmUnicS".

mmu.nics /'mju:niks/ abbr. 1. Myanmar Unicode Solution; the GPLed ("open source") project initiated by MyanmarLUG in order to research and develop universally acceptable Myanmar Character Usage 2. part of the Linux Localization Projects 3. a standardization project to help other .mm application developers

2. Highlights of the year 2000

2.1. SIGs Millennium event

On 29th of December 2000, SIGs celebrated a dinner party at KaRaWeit Hall from 7:30 p.m. thru 10:30 p.m. It was attended by chairpersons, EC members, members of MCF and MCSA, special invited guests, fun fair guests. Many have contributed free gifts and lucky draws ranging from a handmade bag to a hi-fi stereo sound system and not to forget about a y2k hardware card;) Hey! What did MyanmarLUG/SIGLinux contribute? nothing??? Commoonnn!!! You know us!!! We did contribute 50 CD-ROMs of Red Hat 7.0 Installer.

On behalf of SIGLinux, we acknowledge the certificates of appreciation given by MCSA.

2.2. Training Program by MyanmarLUG/SIG-Linux

Part of SIG-Linux/MyamarLUG funding scheme, we engaged Linux Training/workshop with the followings;

- A group of 5 Linux newbies organized by Mr. Kyaw Lwin Moe Sai
- A group of 10 Computer Professionals organized by Ms. Khin Aye Win of Myanmar World Distribution
- A group of 20 Teachers of Yangon Technological University (YTU) organized by U Tin Aung Win of Moe Myint Moe Company Ltd.

And a few more training sessions are being scheduled!!!

2.3 SIG-Linux/MyanmarLUG is so proud to acknowledge that-

YTU has deployed Linux in YTU educational Institute for research and development purpose.
On top of it, SIG-Linux/MyanmarLUG is proud to have had a chance to assist YTU in terms of Linux training and technical support for Linux/NT infrastructure.

Perhaps, SIGLinux/MyanmarLUG is happy to assist education sectors to get started with Linux in school projects of many sorts.