Meetings

Surveillance Self-Defense 101

On Saturday, April 16th, members of the Chicago GNU/Linux User Group along with Shahid Buttar from the Electronic Frontier Foundation will co-host a free workshop on surveillance self-defense. The workshop will be open to the public, though particularly structured for activists and lawyers who support social movements. You are not expected to be a technical expert to attend this session - it is geared towards regular smartphone and laptop users.

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Programming Tonight - January Edition

Join members of the ChicagoLUG for informal hacking and coffee drinking at Programming Tonight: January Edition. Bring a project to work on and a few dollars for some coffee and a tasty sandwich. Get to know your fellow LUG members in an informal, working session. The gathering is set for Friday, January 29th, 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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Programming Tonight - December LUG Coffee and Hacking

Programming Tonight - December LUG Coffee and Hacking Join members of the ChicagoLUG for informal hacking and coffee drinking at Programming Tonight: December Edition. Bring a project to work on and a few dollars for some coffee and a tasty sandwich. Get to know your fellow LUG members in an informal, working session. The gathering is set for Friday, December 18th, starting at 7:00pm. We’ll be meeting at New Wave Coffee, located at 2557 North Milwaukee Avenue.

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November 2015 Meeting of the ChicagoLUG

Our November meeting is set for Saturday, November 7th, starting at 2:00pm, and we’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. We’ll be learning about Bash autocompletion. Speaking Topics Bash Autocomplete, an Introduction Freddy Martinez is a Chicago based SysAdmin and long time LUG member. In his talk, he will describe a very basic introduction into how bash auto-complete functions and how you can create your own custom auto complete functions.

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September 2015 Meeting of the ChicagoLUG

September 2015 Meeting of the ChicagoLUG Chris Webber is making a stop in Chicago, and will be by at our next meeting of the ChicagoLUG to discuss two things that are of great interest to him: Federating the Web and the package manager, Guix. Our meeting will be held at 6:30pm on Wednesday, September 30th, at the RedHat Chicago offices. Their offices are located at 101 N. Wacker Drive.

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August 2015 Meeting of the ChicagoLUG

Our August meeting is set for Saturday, August 15th, starting at 2:00pm, and we’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. We’ll be learning about Canonical’s Juju project, and will get an intro to Amazon Web Services’ S3, as well. Speaking Topics Peter Baumgarten on Amazon S3 Peter will provide a brief overview of using Amazon S3 as part of system administration duties. If you’re new to AWS (and S3 in particular) this should be a good talk to check out.

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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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