We had a small group of 6-8 people this evening. Items of Interest: Brad was getting 25Mb Business Class Fiber from Verizon. He said it took 30 calls to setup the order. Talked about how Linux and Ubuntu are doing things differently. There seems to be a desire to make Linux more friendly to the …Continue reading "Jan 2011 Meeting Notes"
Dave B. had some questions about x509 certificates and how they work. In summary, Dave Dodge gave a short background on how x509 does. The talk then spawned into PGP and how key based encryption works. Using Verizon Action Tech as a bridge to reduce the performance bottleneck. According to Brad, when most cable modems …Continue reading "August 2010 Meeting notes"
About 6 people showed up for this meeting. This meeting was an open topic. Thus, we just talked about random things. Topics: 1. Fon Router Patrick R. gave a review of the Fon Router. He says in Europe many are given the fon router if they setup an open/free wireless. Here in America Star bucks …Continue reading "July 2010 meeting notes"
About 6 people showed up for this meeting. We had an open meeting. New Linux issues: 1. Nick was having some issues setting up Subversion 1.6 and in dependency hell. 2. Demitri was setting up Ubuntu 10 on this new System76 laptop. He had some questions about cron and anacron, which put us in a …Continue reading "June 2010 Meeting notes"
About 8 people showed up for the meeting. We had two new users. Demitri a pen tester showed up. Also, Brad, who works at home for a firm in Chicago came. We had an open and lively discussion about a number of different topics. topics discussed: a) vm servers and the cloud b) init.d and …Continue reading "Lug meeting notes from May 2010"