Past BLUG Events

BLUG/LFNW “DotOrg” Business meeting Thurs, Mar 9th

03/09/2017 at 07:00 PM

Our monthly BLUG/LFNW business meeting is this Thursday Mar 9th

Location:
The Gaston Bay Building (home of SuSE Bellingham)
2925 Roeder Ave, Suite 300, (3rd floor)
see:
https://goo.gl/maps/5YCVTu4GBEA2

Time:
7pm til 9pm.

Our host James Mason will have the front door open 15 minutes
before the start of the meeting.

All those who wish to participate and have a voice in our decision making
are urged to attend.

BLUG meeting Thurs March 2nd at BTC

03/02/2017 at 06:30 PM

Thursday, March 2nd, at BTC, IN ROOM – CC201,
from 6:30pm til 9pm, BLUG will have its regular
public meeting.

Meeting includes:
“Hands-on Help Time” from 6:30pm til 7pm, BLUG/LFNW & Linux News,
Q&A, and a presentation by Garth Johnson:
“Distributed Computing with Raspberry Pi and Minecraft”

“Garth’s Presentation”
“How to create and configure a distributed network of
Raspberry Pi systems to collaboratively serve Minecraft for an
effectually unlimited number of players.”

“Hands-on Help Time”
Starting at 6:30pm, 1/2 hour prior to the regular 7pm start time,
BLUG offers hands-on help for anyone with a Linux issue.
Bring your computer and let the BLUG folks give you a hand.

ROOM CC201, on the 2nd floor of BTC’s new Campus Center Building.

Remember this meeting is open to the public, tell your neighbor
and bring a friend!
 

BLUG/LFNW “DotOrg” Business meeting tomorrow Thurs, Feb 9th

02/09/2017 at 07:00 PM

Our monthly BLUG/LFNW business meeting is tomorrow Feb 9th

Time:
7pm til 9pm.

Location:
The Gaston Bay Building (home of SUSE Bellingham)
2925 Roeder Ave, Suite 300, (3rd floor)
see:
https://goo.gl/maps/5YCVTu4GBEA2

Our host James Mason will have the front door open 15 minutes
before the start of the meeting.

All those who wish to participate and have a voice in our decision making
are urged to attend.

BLUG meeting, in person with Peter Linnell

02/02/2017 at 06:30 PM

This Thursday, Feb 2nd, at BTC, IN ROOM – CC201,
from 6:30pm til 9pm
Meeting includes:
“Hands-on Help Time” from 6:30pm til 7pm, BLUG/LFNW & Linux News,
Q&A, and a presentation by Peter Linnell:
 “15+ Years with Scribus – Lessons in Sustaining an Open Source Project”

Peter Linnell (a.k.a MrDocs) is a Sr. System Engineer for SUSE. He has
fifteen plus years of experience in open source projects, as a founder,
project leader and most recently a member of the openSUSE Community
Board. Before joining SUSE, he worked in Software Engineering at
Cloudera – the Hadoop Big Data startup in Silicon Valley. Prior to
returning to the US, he spent almost a decade living in Europe in the
UK and France. While in France, he was a project manager at INRIA
(National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Controls)
working on high performance computing, file systems and large scale
systems with 19 academic and industrial partners.

He is a founder and PMC of Apache Bigtop for Hadoop and Apache Stratos
– – Platform as a Service. He is also a founder and Core Team member of
Scribus – the open source page layout application. He is a frequent
presenter at tech conferences around the world.

“Peter’s Presentation”
Peter will discuss and actively ask the audience:
• Does your choice of language/toolkit matter ?  Yes, it does.
• Choices for bug tracking/feature requests.
• How to mentor new contrbutors ?
• Is making your software cross-platform important?  Yes, it is (and
  the session will explain why).
• How to engage your end users ?   Very important for long term
  sustainability.
• How to collabrate/learn from with other projects ? More important
  than you might think.
• What would you do differently ?
• Curating and motivating your existing community.

“Hands-on Help Time”
Starting at 6:30pm, 1/2 hour prior to the regular 7pm start time,
BLUG offers hands-on help for anyone with a Linux issue.
Bring your computer and let the BLUG folks give you a hand.

ROOM CC201, on the 2nd floor of BTC’s new Campus Center Building.

Remember this meeting is open to the public, tell your neighbor
and bring a friend!

BLUG/LFNW “DotOrg” Business meeting Thurs, Jan 12th

01/12/2017 at 07:00 PM

Our monthly BLUG/LFNW business meeting is this Thursday Jan 12th

Location:
The Gaston Bay Building (home of SuSE Bellingham)
2925 Roeder Ave, Suite 300, (3rd floor)
see:
https://goo.gl/maps/5YCVTu4GBEA2

Time:
7pm til 9pm.

Our host James Mason will have the front door open 15 minutes
before the start of the meeting.

All those who wish to participate and have a voice in our decision making
are urged to attend.

BLUG meeting, with Bryan Lunduke, Thurs Jan 5th at BTC

01/05/2017 at 06:30 PM

Thursday, Jan 5th, at BTC, IN ROOM – CC201,
from 6:30pm til 9pm, BLUG will have its regular
public meeting.

Meeting includes:
“Hands-on Help Time” from 6:30pm til 7pm, BLUG/LFNW & Linux News,
Q&A, and a presentation by Bryan Lunduke  (Technology Journalist, author,
& openSUSE Board member)

“Hands-on Help Time”
Starting at 6:30pm, 1/2 hour prior to the regular 7pm start time,
BLUG offers hands-on help for anyone with a Linux issue.
Bring your computer and let the BLUG folks give you a hand.

“Presentation”
Bryan Lunduke will present:
“They’re watching you.  Seriously.  They.  Are watching you.
 Don’t want them to?  Want to make your life as secure and private
as it can be — while still enjoying the fruits of a modern,
hyper-connected life?”
 “That’s what Bryan Lunduke (Technology Journalist, author,
& openSUSE Board member) will be talking about.  Exactly how to do that.”

Location:
ROOM CC201, on the 2nd floor of BTC’s new Campus Center Building.

Remember this meeting is open to the public, tell your neighbor
and bring a friend!

BLUG/LFNW “DotOrg” Business meeting Thurs, Dec 8th

12/08/2016 at 07:00 PM

Our monthly BLUG/LFNW business meeting is this Thursday Dec 8th

Location:
The Gaston Bay Building (home of SuSE Bellingham)
2925 Roeder Ave, Suite 300, (3rd floor)
see:
https://goo.gl/maps/5YCVTu4GBEA2

Time:
7pm til 9pm.

Our host James Mason will have the front door open 15 minutes
before the start of the meeting.

All those who wish to participate and have a voice in our decision making
are urged to attend.

Next BLUG meeting Thurs Dec 1st at BTC

12/01/2016 at 06:30 PM

Thursday, Dec 1st, at BTC, IN ROOM – CC201,
from 6:30pm til 9pm, BLUG will have its regular
public meeting.

Meeting includes:
“Hands-on Help Time” from 6:30pm til 7pm, BLUG/LFNW & Linux News,
Q&A, and a presentation by Adrian Klaver “Using the conda package/environment
manager.”

“Hands-on Help Time”
Starting at 6:30pm, 1/2 hour prior to the regular 7pm start time,
BLUG offers hands-on help for anyone with a Linux issue.
Bring your computer and let the BLUG folks give you a hand.

“Presentation”
Adrian Klaver will present “Using the conda package/environment
manager.”
An exploration of the conda tool(http://conda.pydata.org/docs/) for
creating Python virtual environments and populating them with software.
Presented as an alternative to the Python virtualenv program, with
associated pros and cons.

Location:
ROOM CC201, on the 2nd floor of BTC’s new Campus Center Building.

Remember this meeting is open to the public, tell your neighbor
and bring a friend!

BLUG meeting, with Bryan Lunduke, Thurs Nov 3rd at BTC

11/03/2016 at 06:30 PM

Thursday, Nov 3rd, at BTC, IN ROOM – CC201,
from 6:30pm til 9pm, BLUG will have its regular
public meeting.

Meeting includes:
“Hands-on Help Time” from 6:30pm til 7pm, BLUG/LFNW & Linux News,
Q&A, and a presentation by Bryan Lunduke  (Technology Journalist, author,
& openSUSE Board member)

“Hands-on Help Time”
Starting at 6:30pm, 1/2 hour prior to the regular 7pm start time,
BLUG offers hands-on help for anyone with a Linux issue.
Bring your computer and let the BLUG folks give you a hand.

“Presentation”
Bryan Lunduke will present:
“They’re watching you.  Seriously.  They.  Are watching you.
 Don’t want them to?  Want to make your life as secure and private
as it can be — while still enjoying the fruits of a modern,
hyper-connected life?”
 “That’s what Bryan Lunduke (Technology Journalist, author,
& openSUSE Board member) will be talking about.  Exactly how to do that.”

Location:
ROOM CC201, on the 2nd floor of BTC’s new Campus Center Building.

Remember this meeting is open to the public, tell your neighbor
and bring a friend!

Bill

BLUG/LFNW “DotOrg” Business meeting Cancelled

10/13/2016 at 07:00 PM

Because of tonight’s predicted storm the BLUG/LFNW DotOrg committee
meeting is canceled and rescheduled for next Thursday Oct 20th,
same time and location.

Bill
 

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