April 2016 PLUG Meeting: Remix OS, Chromixium, Beyond Basic Router Setup
This coming Monday...
April is MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL MONTH. Membership fees cover our $25/month rental fee. Any extra goes toward the annual Christmas pizza party. Remember that membership is $25 per year. You can pay via cheque, cash or paypal. Contact us if you’re interested in the last option. Membership also gives you the twice the chances to win a raffle prize, the chance to review Linux or other computer books, and bragging rights.
Also, we have a great lineup of presentations:
Remix OS and Cub
Michael Fox will demonstrate Remix OS, an Android operating system adapted for use on PC that includes the Google Play Store. Remix can be run on a USB stick, a virtual machine, or an internal drive. The first two of these will be demonstrated and compared, along with instructions on how to install them.
Michael will also be showing Chromixium, soon to be called Cub Linux and a Chrome OS look-alike.
Primer: Beyond Basic Router Setup
Bob Foley will explain how to configure uPnP, static IPs and port forwarding to safely allow access to your home server from the internet.
Date: April 4, 2016 - 7 PM
Remember that PLUG now meets on the FIRST MONDAY of each month.
We have a Linux magazine swap at each meeting. Bring your recently-read Linux magazines to trade with other members. And we have a draw for an e-book of the winner's choice. Members get double the entries.
Location: Applewood Manor
1500 Lansdowne Street West, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.
Parking is on the east (right) side. Entrance is at the front of the building. From the front, go down the hall to the right, and enter the last door on the left.
After the meeting, everyone is invited to Tim Horton's on MONAGHAN ROAD (just a stone's throw north of Lansdowne). They have free wireless along with their treats and refreshments.
Hope you can make it!
Note: PLUG MUG nights continue every MONDAY night except the week of a regular PLUG meeting (as long as there is interest). Please check the forums for the weekly sign-up list.