April 2010

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 …

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March 2010 meeting

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 …

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Feb 1 2010n

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, …

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