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About missaugustina

I like long walks on the beach and poking dead things with a stick.

Next Meeting: January 12, 2010

By popular demand, we’re moving to monthly meetups! Specifically, the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

Also by popular demand, we’ve switched our location from Caffe Vita to the Grey Gallery and Lounge because they have real dinner food (and booze).

Date: Jan. 12, 2010
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Grey Gallery and Lounge, 1512 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122 (web)

Anything special you want to talk about or need help with? Feel free to post in the comments!

Finally, join our meetup group!

See everyone in January!

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Adobe Flex on Ubuntu

I just configured Eclipse to use Adobe’s Flex plug-in on Linux and thought I’d share my instructions. I made the mistake of installing Eclipse via apt and then upgrading to the latest version from Eclipse.org which pretty much failed miserably. I finally got it working by removing everything and just installing off of Eclipse.org directly. So anyways, here it is…

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thanks for coming out!

I’d like to thank everyone who took the time to stop by Cafe Vita last night for our first meetup.It was great to meet you all face to face and see what everyone was up to!

We spent a lot of time swapping web sites and sharing info on different things we were currently playing with and working on.

Marie shared Tux, a game that mimics Super Mario Bros. Sarah shared her experiences at a recent Seattle Startup weekend. Robin talked about their Drupal users group and mentioned they are setting a date for a mini-conference in April. Augustina (me) showed off Compiz desktop effects on my eeePC. Kevin and Marie were working to share an internet connection between their computers because Marie’s doesn’t have a wireless card.

Finally Sarah convinced Robin to finally get a Twitter account, so we all spent time installing different Twitter clients and trying them out. Robin finally decided on Twitux as her Tweet client of choice. I was able to get Digsby installed via WINE but it had some UI issues that made it annoying. If anyone wants to try installing Digsby let me know and I’ll post instructions.

It was awesome meeting everyone! Looking forward to our next meetup in May!

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