PLUG Meeting October - QEMU / KVM and a bottom up install of Ubuntu

Hello folks!

We will be having our regularly scheduled PLUG meeting at Applewood Retirement residence on Oct 1st.

This meeting will be on the third floor as our regular room is unavailable for that date.

I had offered to do QEMU / KVM and a bottom up install of Ubuntu.

If anyone else has ideas or wants to contribute I welcome any input.

PLUG on Summer Break

PLUG is on summer hiatus. There won't be any monthly meetings in July and August. We return in September. Have a great and safe summer!

MUGs will continue on weeks where there is sufficient interest. Check the forums for announcements of those.

June 2018 PLUG Meeting: Monday, June 4, 2018: TOMORROW!

Sorry about the short notice guys, but we are having a PLUG meeting TOMORROW (Monday, June 4, 2018) with some cool topics from Bill Hopkins and Mike Fox. And it's the last meeting before the summer. PLUG goes on break so there won't be any monthly meetings in July and August but MUGs will still continue subject to interest.

Bill Hopkins will be delivering a basic talk on the motion detecting software program, Motion, running on a Raspberry Pi with a USB connected webcam. The video output from the webcam is viewed from a remote computer screen, using a local wifi network.

Mike Fox will be presenting openSUSE, a popular, non-Debian based distro that uses the rpm package manager. Following up on Jason’s excellent KDE presentation last month, Mike will present the KDE plasma version of openSUSE Tumbleweed, which is a rolling distro. He will show some of the desktop customizations possible with this desktop environment.

Date: Monday, June 4, 2018 - 7 PM

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.

We'll also have pizza available. Please bring $5 for covering the costs of pizza and pop.

We had a good number of membership registrations last month. Thank you! We could use a few more though to cover our costs for the year so please consider registering as a member if you haven't already. The cost is only $25 a year payable by cheque to PLUG or cash, a fee that hasn't changed since 2000.

See you there!


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