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We generally meet monthly for technical presentations (2nd Thursday of the month, 6 pm, RCTC), and monthly for socializing (varies).  We no longer meet monthly for lunches, if you are interested in reviving this tradition please [http://k-lug.org/About contact an officer].
 
We generally meet monthly for technical presentations (2nd Thursday of the month, 6 pm, RCTC), and monthly for socializing (varies).  We no longer meet monthly for lunches, if you are interested in reviving this tradition please [http://k-lug.org/About contact an officer].
  
Did you used to be on our email list and suddenly haven't gotten email for months?  We had a glitch and it caused many people to get unsubscribed; unfortunately Tina doesn't have a way of knowing who all we lost.  Please use "Linux mailing list" on the left to get yourself re-added, sorry!
 
  
  
  
  
=== "March" Social:  Thursday April 20th ===
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=== December Technical Meeting / Social:  Saturday December 15th, 1-4 pm ===
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Dennis and Connie are hosting!  They'll provide snacks, but it's bring your own beverage/beverage to share.  Also, bring your favorite board or card games.
  
We will be going to the newly opened [http://www.d6gamesmn.com/ D6 Games], to support a new game store in town!  Bring cash for buying snacks for our table rent.
 
  
Thursday April 20th
 
6-10 pm
 
  
[https://www.google.com/maps/place/D6+Games/@44.056911,-92.4539646,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x87f9e01a41d71f8d:0xeb2c897ab7310492!8m2!3d44.056911!4d-92.4517759 3160 Wellner Dr. NE Ste. 200], the same parking area as Whistle Binkies North.
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'''Sign up'''<br>
  
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| '''Name''' || '''# of self/family/friends''' || '''Board/card games''' || '''Beverage contributions'''
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| Dennis || 2 || x || hosts - providing the snacks instead
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| Tina || 4 total (2 adults, 2 kids) || Castle Panic, Old MacDonald had a farm, Isle of Monsters || 2 2L of diet root beer, 1 2L of Crush
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| Erik || 2 || x  || x
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| madam || 1 || x  || x
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| Aaron || 1 || I will bring something, not sure what yet  || Diet Dr. Pepper for myself and others should they so desire
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| Your name here || x || x  || x
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| Your name here || x || x  || x
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=== CITO Social:  Wednesday April 26th ===
 
Our annual clean up a corner of the world event, helping de-litter a local park as a part of Litter Bit Better.  As usual we're teaming up with the [https://coord.info/GC72ECA geocachers who get CITO credit]. 
 
  
Parking is [https://www.google.com/maps/place/44%C2%B001'25.3%22N+92%C2%B029'52.8%22W/@44.0237038,-92.500194,17z here] or [https://www.google.com/maps/place/44%C2%B001'24.7%22N+92%C2%B029'36.1%22W/@44.0235278,-92.4955498,17z here], in the SE or SW corners of the park.  The official group gathering location is on the SE corner of the park.
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=== Technical Meeting:  January 2019 ===
 
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Speaker needed, contact Tina.
6 pm start time.
 
 
 
Bags and trash are provided, you need to provide your own gloves and a sense of civic duty. If anyone has some waterproof boots for cleaning the marshy stream edge, that'd be great too.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
=== "Technical Meeting":  Thursday May 11, 2017 ===
 
We're going to a [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/physics-force-shows-tickets-26925604207 free physics show] at the Civic Center auditorium
 
 
 
7 pm, plan to show up early so we can try to sit together.
 
 
 
Lots of free tickets still as of the March 9th technical meeting.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
=== Planned Social:  May 2017, TBD ===
 
Ideas can be found [http://www.k-lug.org/SocialMeeting here] or invent your own.  What would you like to do?  Tell Tina.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
=== Technical Meeting: June 8th, 2017 ===
 
 
 
Vi Grey, on attacks used against 2-factor authentication, and why people should still be using 2-factor authentication wherever they can.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 pm, in or near RCTC Heintz Center's HA107.
 
 
 
[http://www.roch.edu/html-spectrum/getting_to_ucr.html  Directions to Campus]
 
 
 
[http://www.rctc.edu/campustour/maps/heintzA.html Heintz Center Building Map]
 
 
 
Anything else you want to see on the agenda?  Let Tina know.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
=== Planned Social:  June 2017, TBD ===
 
Ideas can be found [http://www.k-lug.org/SocialMeeting here] or invent your own.  What would you like to do?  Tell Tina.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
=== Technical Meeting: July 13th, 2017 ===
 
 
 
Speaker needed, please let Tina know if you're willing to volunteer.  Willing to present but want to know what people have expressed interest in? Check out our [http://www.k-lug.org/index.php?title=Meetings&action=submit#Requested_topics_list requested topics] page.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 pm, in or near RCTC Heintz Center's HA107.
 
 
 
[http://www.roch.edu/html-spectrum/getting_to_ucr.html  Directions to Campus]
 
 
 
[http://www.rctc.edu/campustour/maps/heintzA.html  Heintz Center Building Map]
 
 
 
Anything else you want to see on the agenda?  Let Tina know.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
=== Planned Social:  July 2017, TBD ===
 
Ideas can be found [http://www.k-lug.org/SocialMeeting here] or invent your own.  What would you like to do?  Tell Tina.
 
  
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KLUG officer nominations and elections (president, vice president, treasurer).
  
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PCIG officer nominations.
  
  
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=== Upcoming Meeting Crisis! ===  
 
=== Upcoming Meeting Crisis! ===  
We need some meeting topics (& speakers) for 2017. We'd like to know what you want to see and hear about. Please email Tina with suggestions for topics. Should we run some previous sessions again (maybe something you really wanted to see but missed out on)? What type of topics are good, what type are bad?  Also see this page for a list of suggested topics http://www.k-lug.org/Meetings
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We need some meeting topics (& speakers) for 2019. We'd like to know what you want to see and hear about. Please email Tina with suggestions for topics. Should we run some previous sessions again (maybe something you really wanted to see but missed out on)? What type of topics are good, what type are bad?  Also see this page for a list of suggested topics http://www.k-lug.org/Meetings
  
  

Latest revision as of 11:55, 13 December 2018


K-LUG - Rochester, MN Area Linux Users Group

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We can use presentations for upcoming meetings, please see a list of ideas if you're willing but lacking a topic.


LUG News

We generally meet monthly for technical presentations (2nd Thursday of the month, 6 pm, RCTC), and monthly for socializing (varies). We no longer meet monthly for lunches, if you are interested in reviving this tradition please contact an officer.



December Technical Meeting / Social: Saturday December 15th, 1-4 pm

Dennis and Connie are hosting! They'll provide snacks, but it's bring your own beverage/beverage to share. Also, bring your favorite board or card games.


Sign up

Name # of self/family/friends Board/card games Beverage contributions
Dennis 2 x hosts - providing the snacks instead
Tina 4 total (2 adults, 2 kids) Castle Panic, Old MacDonald had a farm, Isle of Monsters 2 2L of diet root beer, 1 2L of Crush
Erik 2 x x
madam 1 x x
Aaron 1 I will bring something, not sure what yet Diet Dr. Pepper for myself and others should they so desire
Your name here x x x
Your name here x x x



Technical Meeting: January 2019

Speaker needed, contact Tina.

KLUG officer nominations and elections (president, vice president, treasurer).

PCIG officer nominations.


Pending potential presentations

[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1523379957/oculus-rift-step-into-the-game

Oculus Rift], "the first truly immersive virtual reality headset for video games" .  Peter Shabino

Jon Gullixson: gnucash or www :: Mechanize


Planned Socials: Fall or winter

-Murder mystery. The host needs to buy a kit at a gaming store to get the event started.

-Jim Henderson, "Silicon Valley" documentary

-Rock climbing at Prairie Walls

-Bowlocity laser tag. 5-6 people minimum needed.

-Liquid nitrogen ice cream. This needs a non-Tina organizer. Dennis DeLorme has 2 recipes. We need safety equipment and someone trained enough to keep us from freezing ourselves.

-MAME/foosball/ping pong at ... can't be Tim Massaro's anymore...

-February or July armchair mapping aka road rally event, http://home.earthlink.net/~oldmaltese/



Upcoming Meeting Crisis!

We need some meeting topics (& speakers) for 2019. We'd like to know what you want to see and hear about. Please email Tina with suggestions for topics. Should we run some previous sessions again (maybe something you really wanted to see but missed out on)? What type of topics are good, what type are bad? Also see this page for a list of suggested topics http://www.k-lug.org/Meetings


Old News Items

See the OldNews page.



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