Meetings

October 2016 Meeting of ChicagoLUG

Our October meeting is set for Saturday, October 22nd, starting at 2:00pm, and we’ll be meeting at the Telnyx offices. We will get a quick overview of FLOSS-technologies at Telnyx, and Bonnie King will show us how FLOSS supports high-energy physics research at Fermilab. Matthew Garrett will wrap things up with an extended talk on securing computers from highly skilled attackers. Telynx Engineering - Rob Dux An overview of FLOSS-based engineering technologies in use at Telynx.

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June 2016 Meeting of ChicagoLUG

Our June meeting is set for Saturday, June 25th, starting at 2:00pm, and we’ll be meeting at Pumping Station: One. We will take time to learn about Qubes OS, a relatively new, security-focused GNU/Linux distribution. Freddy Martinez will discuss some of what makes it unique, as well as how it can be used in practice. Embedded Linux developer Drew Fustini will also share some of what he learned during the recent Linux Foundation, “Open Internet of Things and Embedded Linux Conference,” in San Diego.

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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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