Past Meetings

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, August 10 2015, 7pm

Date: 
Monday, 10 August 2015
Presentation Topic

Getting git

Andrew Cant will present a gentle introduction to the Git version control system.

UPDATE: You can access Andrew's demo slides here: https://github.com/acant/git-cli-presentation-2015.

Presented

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, July 6 2015, 7pm

Date: 
Monday, 6 July 2015
Presentation Topic

btrfs Part 2: Backups and Snapshots

Chris Irwin will follow up his successful April meeting on btrfs by covering his experiences with backups and btrfs snapshots.

Presented

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, June 1 2015

Date: 
Monday, 1 June 2015
Presentation Topic

Raspberry Pi 2, Open Q&A

John Kerr snapped up a Raspberry Pi 2 board when they went on sale, and he will show off his toy and discuss its suitability as a "real computer".

The second half of the meeting will consist of audience questions and audience answers to those questions. Bring your questions! Bring your answers!

Presented

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, May 4 2015, 7pm

Date: 
Monday, 4 May 2015
Presentation Topic

LibreOffice, Replacing cronjobs with systemd

Marc Paré is involved with the LibreOffice development community, and he will discuss the project. He is interested in growing a local developer community around LibreOffice.

Update: The meeting slides are available in ODP and PDF format.

Jotham Apaloo will show us how he uses systemd-timers in place of cron jobs on his machine.

Presented

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, April 13, 2015, 7pm

Date: 
Monday, 13 April 2015
Presentation Topic

btrfs

Chris Irwin will relate his experiences with btrfs, a next-generation file system. He will explore an end-user perspective of the goals, benefits and problems (both solved and created) of this new filesystem.

UPDATE: Here are the slides from Chris's presentation: 2015-04-13-btrfs.pdf

Presented

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, March 2, 2015, 7pm

Date: 
Monday, 2 March 2015
Presentation Topic

Gitlab

Colin Knapp will discuss Gitlab, an online git repository.

Presented

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, February 2 2015, 7pm

Date: 
Monday, 2 February 2015
Presentation Topic

Docker

Tim Laurence will first learn about and then present Docker, the platform that allows people to deploy software inside application containers.

Presented
Emcee: 
acant

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, Jan 5 2015, 7pm

Date: 
Monday, 5 January 2015
Presentation Topic

Licensing, Flashing an Acer Android Tablet

Nathan Fish will discuss the importance of choosing the right license for software you write or modify, and some guidelines for doing so.

Khalid Baheyeldin will share some of his adventures flashing an Acer A500 tablet with OmniROM. He will walk us through the process of upgrading his tablet from the stock (outdated) Android version installed by the vendor to a more recent third party ROM. He found that his 2.5 year old tablet became faster as a result.

UPDATE: Khalid's slides are here and Nathan's are here.

Presented
Emcee: 
acant

KWLUG Meeting Monday, Dec 1 2014, 7pm

Important! Our usual meeting space is under renovations this month, so this month's meeting will be held at a different Working Centre location:

The Working Centre
58 Queen Street South
(near the corner of Charles and Queen)
Kitchener

Sorry for the last minute notice.

Date: 
Monday, 1 December 2014
Presentation Topic

Ansible, Puppet

Joe Wennechuk will tell us about the Ansible change management system, which focuses on simplicity, ease of use, security, and reliability.

Tim Laurence will tell us about Puppet, including an overview of change management systems in general.

Presented
Emcee: 
acant

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, Nov 3 2014, 7pm

Date: 
Monday, 3 November 2014
Presentation Topic

VirtualBox, libvirt, and KVM

Khalid Baheyeldin went on an epic journey to set up "The Cloud" in his home, building virtual machines for testing and development.

In this presentation, he shares what he has learned, including the use of virt-install, virsh, virt-top and virt-viewer. His presentation will focus on commandline tools for creating, deploying, and managing virtual machine servers.

Presented
Emcee: 
acant
Syndicate content Syndicate content