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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.

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!

Technical Meeting: Thursday September 13th

DefCon review is cancelled, sorry. Instead Nix will lead a round-table discussion of whatever people want to chat about; show up at the usual place, and depending on preferences the group may adjourn to a suitable nearby site offering snacks and beverages.

6 pm, in or near RCTC Heintz Center's HA108.

Directions to Campus

Campus layout

Heintz Center Building Map

Anything else you want to see on the agenda? Let Tina know, but also know that Nix will be in charge of this meeting.

Technical Meeting: Thursday October 11th

This month will be a field trip! A limited group of pre-registrants (~15 people total) will be attending a tour of our local Rochester waste water treatment plant. The registration option will be published by email first so everyone can get in on this first come, first serve opportunity.

Social: October

What might you want to do? Tell Tina.

Technical Meeting: Thursday November 8th

Med City Drone presentation by Ryan Kuisle, more description coming later.

6 pm, in or near RCTC Heintz Center's HA108.

Directions to Campus

Campus layout

Heintz Center Building Map

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

December Technical Meeting / Social

We've typically had a board/card/video game night, the person who volunteers to host gets to choose the primary gaming type. Please let Tina know if you're willing to volunteer in any capacity.

Technical Meeting: January 2019

Speaker needed, contact Tina.

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

PCIG officer nominations.

Pending potential presentations


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,

Upcoming Meeting Crisis!

We need some meeting topics (& speakers) for 2018. 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

Old News Items

See the OldNews page.

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