BGLUG Meeting Tues. Aug. 2

Our next meeting will be Tuesday August 2 at Joe Tomato's in Owen Sound. We meet in the back room. Bring your latest gadgets, magazines, etc.

Theme for this meeting is diagnostic utilities. Do you have a favourite rescue disc, software suite? Diagnosis can cover everything - hardware failure, software, malware recovery, etc. featuring but not limited to Linux and FOSS. And of course, the usual magazine exchange, technobabble and hardware trade.

BGLUG meeting Tues. July 5

Our next meeting will be Tuesday July 5 at Joe Tomato's in Owen Sound.

Theme for the meeting will be linux boot CDs/DVDs/USB etc. Forensics, wireless cracking, games, disc recovery, desktop, etc. Bring your favourite linux bootables. Demo it and share it.

And of course we will have the usual indecipherable tech talk, sharing magazines and books and hardware trade & giveaways.

BGLUG meeting Tues. June 7

Our June meeting is this Tuesday, 7PM at the United Way building, 380 9th Street E., in Owen Sound. Click for Google Map.

Bring your favourite snack and project to show off and eat or eat and show off depending on what your project is. There will be the usual tech talk, hardware swap and magazine exchange.

Andrew may talk about network protocols and testing, e.g., a bridging Ethernet test machine along the lines of this old project. Any other ideas about Ethernet and IP network testing would be welcome, including wireless testing.

BGLUG meeting Tues. April 5

Our April meeting is this Tuesday, 7PM at the United Way building, 380 9th Street E., in Owen Sound. Click for Google Map.

Andrew is hoping to set up multi-player duke nukem using eduke32 and a bunch of STARS pcs.

STARS needs monitors. If you have an old CRT or two in the basement, please bring it!

BGLUG meeting Tues. March 1

Our March meeting is Tuesday, March 1st, at 7 pm, at Joe Tomato's restaurant in Owen Sound.

The floor is open to talk about your favourite linux software, gadget or service. Andrew will demo the Patriot Box Office media player and a possible arduino project (bring your screwdrivers ...).

As usual, we will have magazines, hardware, software and lots of tech talk.

BGLUG meeting Tues. February 1

Our February meeting is this Tuesday, 7PM at the United Way building, 380 9th Street E., in Owen Sound. Click for Google Map.

Lots of things to talk about this week. Possible topics: mice for United Way, Kinect hacking, hard drive cloning and openvpn. Bring your favourite project or hardware for show and tell. And of course we will have tech talk, free software chat and magazine swap.

BGLUG meeting Tues. January 4

Our January meeting is this Tuesday, 7PM at the United Way building, 380 9th Street E., in Owen Sound. Click for Google Map.

This will be a continuation of last week's build session. We are installing Edubuntu 10.10 on some donated machines for a school up north. There will of course be the usual tech talk, hardware and software exchange while we are watching the machines install Linux. Bring your own snacks.

How To Play Games on Linux using DOSBox

Andrew Howlett has written up his presentation from our December 2010 meeting, on how to install DOSBox and use it to play old DOS games. You can read it here.

BGLUG Meeting Tues. December 7

Our December meeting is this Tuesday, 7PM at the United Way building, 380 9th Street E., in Owen Sound. Click for Google Map.

United Way is expecting a shipment of desktop PCs so we need volunteers to install Ubuntu. Everyone is invited to talk about their latest projects. Andrew will show how to use dosbox to play old games, and may also demo a linksys router running dd-wrt firmware set up to receive OpenVPN connections. Of course, there will be the usual tech talk and free software exchange.

BGLUG Meeting Tues. November 2

Our November meeting is this Tuesday, 7PM at the United Way building, 380 9th Street E., in Owen Sound. Click for Google Map.

The theme for the night will be media players: mplayer, xine, vlc, etc. Also video editing, DVD creation, etc. Talk about your favourite video or multi-media project. And of course you can bring in any project, gadget or problem you've been working on.

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