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June 10th 2014 Regular MUG Meeting

We meet at 6:30pm on the second Tuesday of each month at the Farmington Community Library. Topics include: PGP / GPG Encryption  With the recent privacy concerns Tony Bemus wants to let everyone know about GnuPG and how to use GPG to securely communicate and protect your files. He will talk about the history of PGP and GPG, the web of trust, the Hows and Whys of file encryption, and secure communication through email encryption and signatures. Slides for the … Read More »

Video: May 13th 2014 Meeting

Here are the videos / slides for the May 13th, 2014 MUG Meeting: Growing an Open Source Project (Slides) 2014 State of Linux Gaming

Episode 127 – localhost

http://smlr.us Downloads: MP3 format (for Freedom Haters!) OGG format (for Freedom Lovers!) Total Running Time: 1:27:28 Un-edited Live session – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PVTKIQId7Y Contact Us: show (at) smlr.us or the Contact us page Summary Kernel News: Mat Time: 12:35 Distro Talk: Tony Time: 14:10 Mary Distro Review Time: 25:30 Tech News: Time: 47:55 Is it Alive? – […] Read More »

Dear Publishers: How you fail to make a sale

Dear Publishers: When it’s easier for me to find a PDF version of your book than it is to find a storefront that sells your book electronically, you have failed to make a sale. When it’s easier for me to find a PDF version of your book than it is to figure out if your… Read more: Dear Publishers: How you fail to make a sale Read More »

Finally off of Twitter.

Finally set my Twitter stream to private and unfollowed everyone on Twitter today. The whole blow-up over the tragedy at UCSB and the echo-chamber overload therein pretty much gave me the impetus to do what I’ve been meaning to do for quite some time. You can find me on this blog, Google+ or Identi.ca. Check… Read more: Finally off of Twitter. Read More »

How to lose a customer, the eBay way

Finally closed my eBay account after all these years. Finding out about a breach via the media was bad enough, but realizing their password scheme was interpreting my password before saving it was the final straw.Now to wait out the 180 day waiting period before the permanently delete my account.Clowns, the lot of them. This… Read more: How to lose a customer, the eBay way Read More »

Episode 126 – Penguicon Reprise

http://smlr.us Downloads: MP3 format (for Freedom Haters!) OGG format (for Freedom Lovers!) Total Running Time: 1:40:01 Un-edited Live session – http://youtu.be/QRI8LNI_PsE Contact Us: show (at) smlr.us or the Contact us page Summary Kernel News: Mat Time: 18:05 Distro Talk: Tony Time: 19:30 Tech News: Time: 41:50 Penguicon Reprise Time: 1:10:10 Security Bit Time: 1:22:15 Listener […] Read More »

GNU date luxuries

http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/linux-unix-get-yesterdays-tomorrows-date.html Has a pretty good summary of using GNU date’s strtotime implementation. strtotime.y is an interesting piece of code. Its often reproduced and imitated. The header says Originally written by Steven M. Bellovin <smb@research.att.com> while at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Later tweaked by a couple of people on Usenet.  Completely overhauled […] Read More »

May 13th 2014 Regular MUG Meeting

We meet at 6:30pm on the second Tuesday of each month at the Farmington Community Library. Topics for this meeting include:  Growing an Open Source Project “If you build it, they will come” except not really. Rick describes the highs and lows of running an open source project over four years. From the awesomeness of the patch from an outsider to the feeble attempts at landing one small commit a day he’ll bring an in the trenches view on building … Read More »

Episode 125 – Penguino

http://smlr.us Downloads: MP3 format (for Freedom Haters!) OGG format (for Freedom Lovers!) Total Running Time: 1:08:58 Un-edited Live session – http://youtu.be/-Ayh5a5vcEg Contact Us: show (at) smlr.us or the Contact us page Summary Kernel News: Mat Time: 14:05 Distro Talk: Tony Time: 15:05 Mary Distro Review Time: 32:10 Tech News: Time: 52:00 Security Bit Time: – […] Read More »

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