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.
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.
Zoom link aka aka Zoom meeting ID 859 7716 0926 . Mark Diez is hosting, link is scheduled to be available from whenever Mark brings it up around 5:45-6 pm, until 8:15 pm.
Hope to see you there!
Technical Meeting: Thursday August 13th
Presenter needed. Willing to volunteer? Tell Tina.
6 pm, in or near RCTC Heintz Center's H1411 (note: For those of you that have been coming for a long time, we are still in the same place, the rooms in the Heintz Center were renumbered. Prior to March 20th this room had been known as HA108. If anyone finds updated maps, please let us know.)
Anything else you want to see on the agenda? Let Tina know.
Social: July 2020
What might you want to do? Tell Tina.
Social: Tuesday October 6th
Hoping by now we'll be far enough out we can do things outside together.
Litter Bit Better!
Our annual clean up a corner of the world event, helping de-litter a local park as a part of Litter Bit Better. As usual we're teaming up with the geocachers who get CITO credit.
Parking is here or here, in the SE or SW corners of the park. The official group gathering location is on the SE corner of the park.
6 pm start time.
Bags and trash are provided, you need to provide your own gloves and a sense of civic duty. If anyone has some waterproof boots and/or grabbers for cleaning the marshy stream edge, that'd be great too.
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, http://home.earthlink.net/~oldmaltese/
Upcoming Meeting Crisis!
We need some meeting topics (& speakers) for 2019. 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 http://www.k-lug.org/Meetings
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