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=== CANCELLED Technical Meeting:  Thursday April 9th ===
  
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Presenter needed.  Willing to volunteer?  Tell Tina.
  
  
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6 pm, in or near RCTC Heintz Center's H1411 (note: For those of you that have been coming for a long time, we are still in the same place, the rooms in the Heintz Center were renumbered.  Prior to March 20th this room had been known as HA108.  If anyone finds updated maps, please let us know.)
  
=== <strike>Technical Meeting</strike>  <strike>PIZZA!</strike>  CANCELLED: Thursday April 11th ===
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[https://www.google.com/maps/place/1926+Collegeview+Rd+E,+Rochester,+MN+55904/@44.021027,-92.4379617,17z/ Directions to Campus]
The bad weather, courtesy of power outages, wins for tonight.
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[http://www.rctc.edu/campustour/ Campus layout]
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[http://www.rctc.edu/campustour/heintz/heintz-a.html Heintz Center Building Map]
  
<strike>No speaker, bad weather, sounds like a great night for pizza and socializing.  The usual meeting date and time (6 pm, Thursday April 11th), but we'll relocate to the [https://www.google.com/maps/place/Pizza+Ranch/@43.867592,-92.4914597,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x87f7564533a8f601:0x84f740738bc6192c!8m2!3d43.867592!4d-92.489271 Stewartville Pizza Ranch] pizza and chicken buffet. </strike>
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Anything else you want to see on the agenda? Let Tina know.
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Instead of a meeting, practice aggressive social distancing.  Take this time to send emails or make phone calls to the people you love.
  
  
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=== Social:  April 2020 ===
  
=== Social: April ===
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Instead of a social, practice aggressive social distancing. Take this time to send emails or make phone calls to the people you love.
What might you want to do?  Tell Tina.
 
  
  
  
=== Social:  Thursday May 2nd ===
 
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://www.geocaching.com/geocache/GC84AAK_11th-annual-cito-and-rochesters-litter-bit-better 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.
 
  
6 pm start time.
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=== Social:  Monday May 18th ===
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Litter Bit Better!
  
Bags and trash are provided, you need to provide your own gloves and a sense of civic duty. If anyone has some waterproof boots and/or grabbers for cleaning the marshy stream edge, that'd be great too.  
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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/GC8M8JA geocachers who get CITO credit].  
  
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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.
  
=== Technical Meeting:  Thursday May 9th ===
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6 pm start time.  
TBD.  If you are willing to speak, or can suggest a speaker, please let us know.
 
  
6 pm, in or near what used to be RCTC Heintz Center's HA108.  We aren't moving, but the building numbering scheme is being re-done, so as of March 20th this room will now be known as H1411. If anyone finds updated maps, please let us know.
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Bags and trash are provided, you need to provide your own gloves and a sense of civic duty. If anyone has some waterproof boots and/or grabbers for cleaning the marshy stream edge, that'd be great too.
  
[https://www.google.com/maps/place/1926+Collegeview+Rd+E,+Rochester,+MN+55904/@44.021027,-92.4379617,17z/ Directions to Campus]
 
  
[http://www.rctc.edu/campustour/ Campus layout]
 
  
[http://www.rctc.edu/campustour/heintz/heintz-a.html Heintz Center Building Map]
 
  
Anything else you want to see on the agenda?  Let Tina know.
 
  
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=== Social:  June 2020 ===
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What might you want to do?  Tell Tina.
  
  

Latest revision as of 10:33, 16 March 2020


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.




CANCELLED Technical Meeting: Thursday April 9th

Presenter needed. Willing to volunteer? Tell Tina.


6 pm, in or near RCTC Heintz Center's H1411 (note: For those of you that have been coming for a long time, we are still in the same place, the rooms in the Heintz Center were renumbered. Prior to March 20th this room had been known as HA108. If anyone finds updated maps, please let us know.)

Directions to Campus

Campus layout

Heintz Center Building Map

Anything else you want to see on the agenda? Let Tina know.

Instead of a meeting, practice aggressive social distancing. Take this time to send emails or make phone calls to the people you love.


Social: April 2020

Instead of a social, practice aggressive social distancing. Take this time to send emails or make phone calls to the people you love.



Social: Monday May 18th

Litter Bit Better!

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 geocachers who get CITO credit.

Parking is here or here, in the SE or SW corners of the park. The official group gathering location is on the SE corner of the park.

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 and/or grabbers for cleaning the marshy stream edge, that'd be great too.



Social: June 2020

What might you want to do? Tell Tina.



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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