We had an open meeting this day. Michael Tanenhaus gave a quick overview on how to setup Asterisks. In summary, there are two parts to configure for asterisks to function. There is the ‘/etc/dahdi’ stuff which configures the card, previously known as ‘zapper’. The ‘/etc/asterisks’ stuff holds the extensions and the software configuration for the …Continue reading "April 2010"
about 6 people came to this meeting. Jessica Tanenhaus gave a presentation on Inkscape. In summary, Inkscape is an advanced image creation program that is similar to Illustrator and CorelDraw. In contrast to most image creation programs, Inkscape creates scalable vector graphics (SVG) files rather than ‘raster’ files. The difference is that raster images distort …Continue reading "March 2010 meeting"
We had a scribus presentation this week. In the presentation, Dave B. compared a desktop publisher with a word-processor. He showed us how he uses Scribus to make a publication that he distributes. In his presentation, he illuminated the major differences between using a word-processor and desktop publishing program. His comparison was enlightening. For example, …Continue reading "Feb 1 2010n"
About 6 people showed for this meeting. Matt, the local who uses Linux for racing, came again. He brought his newest gadget called a mini-box. He wanted to use the device on-board monitoring computer for recording his car’s race data. Since he car will have a lot of vibration we recommended that he use a …Continue reading "Jan 4th 2010"
About 8 people showed up. We had an open meeting today. Topics discussed: 1. Novell’s Open Enterprise server using Suse to interconnect with Active Directory. 2. What Linux are you survey . The survey is found here. 3. What do people use for managing server configurations ? – Nick answer: cfengine, puppet, custom scripts with …Continue reading "Dec 2009 meeting notes"