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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 November 8th

Med City Drone presentation by founder Ryan Kuisle.

MedCity Drones is Rochester's first drone racing club run in accordance with MultiGP safety guidelines. We are still growing and learning, but are happy to share what knowledge we have gained. In our presentation we will go over drone basics (drone builds, control, first person view) along with a racing overview. At the end we will have some show and tell and time for questions.

If anyone has any questions they know in advance, please send them to Tina, Ryan wants to incorporate them into his presentation. But be aware that the meeting will be run by Nix, so any last minute items need to go to him.

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.

November social

We avoid having a November social, to keep the scheduling burden on families as light as possible during the holiday season.

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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