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April 2018 Presentation ideas
« on: March 22, 2018, 08:06:48 am »
Does anyone have anything they would like to present related to Open Source software or Linux software? Presentations don't have to be long affairs, even 15-20 minutes on your favorite Linux distro, technology, program or even some new gadget you have are welcomed. Android is based on Linux as well, so if you have a new Android phone or tablet you'd like to discuss, that'd be great.

I do have a couple of topics I'm bouncing around my head but I don't expect either to take up the full amount of time. So if somebody else has something else they'd like to do, let us know by this Sunday (March 25th) here or message Brian (cod3poet), Bill (ssfc72) or me.

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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2018, 11:28:27 am »
I could demo openSUSE Tumbleweed, as I have downloaded and tried it (Plasma version). But I just did a distro demo last month, so if you have other offers, go with those.
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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2018, 03:23:34 pm »
I have only beginners knowledge on 2 topics, but I could do a quick talk on both.
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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2018, 07:23:37 pm »
I can do what I'd expect to be a brief presentation on the cross-platform Mailspring email client. It's pretty easy to use but I'm guessing not many members have seen it.

I'm also checking out PureOS, a security-enhanced Debian derivative distribution created by the people who make the security-enhanced Librem notebooks and phones.
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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2018, 11:08:54 am »
I'm happy to see Bill and Jason present next week, and I can hold openSUSE Tumbleweed until we need another presentation. I would be particularly interested to hear about PureOS because I've heard a lot about Librem, and it sounds like what they're doing is analogous to what System76 did in putting together Pop!_OS (except that Librem has this extra security feature).
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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2018, 11:40:58 am »
My vote is for PureOS and the Pi Demo for sure as long as Bill / Jason are up for it? if so send me your blurbs and I will get it posted to the facebook / website :)
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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2018, 02:27:29 pm »
My vote is for PureOS and the Pi Demo for sure as long as Bill / Jason are up for it? if so send me your blurbs and I will get it posted to the facebook / website :)

I'm game. I will you get a blurb this weekend.
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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2018, 05:12:16 pm »
I have a new topic that I think would interest the members in the future - how to spin a custom live image (say, your existing configuration) with remaster.sys. I just watched a Linux Journal video on how to do it, and it looks pretty easy. Maybe a member other than me would like to take this on as a future presentation?
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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2018, 07:32:58 pm »
That sounds really cool, Mike.
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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2018, 10:51:10 pm »
After some discussion with Jason and Bill we decided to move the meeting to the 9th rather than the 2nd as would regularly be the case. Easter Monday and all.

No bunnies were harmed in the planned move of this meeting.
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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2018, 05:20:14 pm »
I think that's a good move, but unfortunately I'll be in the States then and won't be able to attend. Too bad; I was looking forward to this meeting :(
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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2018, 07:08:27 pm »
Oh that sucks, Mike. I hope you can make the May meeting.
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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2018, 07:54:32 am »
The PLUG meeting has been rescheduled for April 16th, 2018 since April 2nd is Easter Monday and the following Monday wasn't available. Same place, same time. Brian will be putting out an announcement with the details at least a week before the meeting.
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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #13 on: March 30, 2018, 02:44:53 am »
Maybe we should just cancel the April meeting.  It would only be a few weeks more, until the May meeting and we would save the $25 cost of the room rental.
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Re: April 2018 Presentation ideas
« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2018, 04:03:35 am »
I'd still favour having a meeting but Brian should decide.
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