Meetings

July 2015 Meeting of the ChicagoLUG

Our July meeting is set for Saturday, July 18th, starting at 2:00pm, and we’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. We’ll be learning about Ansible, and will get some hands-on experience with it, too. Speaking Topics Sten Turpin, Ansible Sten Turpin will demonstrate Ansible, which is an agent-less deployment and configuration tool. Ansible is agent-less in the sense that it operates over regular SSH, and doesn’t require additional remote daemons to work.

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Programming Tonight: June Edition

The gathering is set for Friday, June 5th, starting at 7:00pm. We’ll be meeting at New Wave Coffee, located at 2557 North Milwaukee Avenue. You’re welcome to bring any project that you’d like, or to bring no project at all and hope to find one once you get there.

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May 2015 Meeting of the ChicagoLUG

The meeting is set for Saturday, May 16th, starting at 7:00pm. We’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. Make note of the adjusted time! Speaking Topics Ryan Jarvinen, “Open Platforms for Federated Futures” Ryan will be speaking on “Open Platforms for Federated Futures.” His talk will cover popular open standards for identity (e.g., open id, persona) authentication (OAuth 1⁄2), and data (activity feeds, RSS), and will also take a look at several new protocols for federated communication (e.

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April 2015 Meeting of the ChicagoLUG

The meeting is set for Saturday, April 25th, starting at 2:00pm. We’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. Speaking Topics Jake Weisz, Sandstorm.io Jake Weisz will be taking us through the features and functionality of Sandstorm.io, a web-application deployment platform. It aims to ease the pains of application deployment for many common web applications. Lincoln Bryant, Rolling your own kernel for fun. And for hardward enablement, and for performance and security.

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March 2015 Meeting of the ChicagoLUG

March 2015 Meeting of the ChicagoLUG The meeting is set for Saturday, March 21st, starting at 2:00pm. We’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. Speaking Topics Ian McLeod - Linux Charcuterie - How the Linux Sausage is Made Ian McLeod will take a look at the entire chain of building a distribution from start to finish, exploring how source is packaged and built, and then complex combinations of packages are joined together to make a cohesive Linux distribution.

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February 2015 Meeting of the ChicagoLUG

February 2015 Meeting of the ChicagoLUG The meeting is set for Saturday, February 28th, starting at 2:00pm. We’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. Speaking Topics Disk Encryption: A Deep Dive for Adminstrators Joel Luellwitz will kick things off with a discussion around disk encryption, largely focusing on things from an administrative perspective. With our ever-growing dependence on electronic data storage, hard disk encryption is a great way to keep your data safe and secure.

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May 2013 Meeting and Hackfest of the ChicagoLUG

We’ve scheduled our May meeting for Saturday, May 25th, starting at 12:00pm at Pumping Station: One. Early birds typically start showing up by about 11:40 or so. If you’re there early, just sit tight. If you show up late, please knock loudly on the door so we can hear you from upstairs. Speaking Topics William Giokas is set to talk on systemd, and George Lesica is also tentatively set to speak on R.

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Day Two of Flourish at UIC

The ChicagoLUG is skipping our April meeting to participate in Flourish, one of Chicago’s best open source conferences. The student-run event is hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago, and registration is free. Register early to get a free tshirt! The event will run on both Friday and Saturday, April 12th and 13th. See the conference website for directions to the event.

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Day One of Flourish at UIC

The ChicagoLUG is skipping our April meeting to participate in Flourish, one of Chicago’s best open source conferences. The student-run event is hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago, and registration is free. Register early to get a free tshirt! The event will run on both Friday and Saturday, April 12th and 13th. See the conference website for directions to the event.

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March 2013 Meeting and Hackfest of the ChicagoLUG

Our next meeting is set for Saturday, March 23rd, starting at 12:00pm. Joel Luellwitz will be presenting on Linux utilities, technologies and best practices concerning authentication and security. Part of his focus will be on what can go wrong if these tools are used improperly. People of all ability levels are welcome to join us, learn more GNU/Linux, and contribute. If you have any questions, feel free to be in touch via our mailing list or any of our social media channels.

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