Welcome to Roanoke Linux Users Group Tuesday, July 17 2018 @ 11:06 AM EDT
Our next ROALUG meeting will be Thursday, October 19, 2017
6:30 - 9:00 pm
The Raspbian OS for the Raspberry Pi is based on Debian Linux, which releases a new version every two years. The recent release is called Raspbian Stretch* - we'll take a look at upgrading vs a fresh install, new features and security implications with this upgrade.
• Version 3.0.1 of Sonic Pi is included
• Chromium web browser version 60
• Bluetooth audio
Hope to see you there!
**This ROALUG meeting is sponsored by:
Tia Bracken, Sr Professional Recruiter
The next regular meeting of ROALUG will be August 17, 2017. This meeting will be part of the Ubuntu Global Jam featuring Ubuntu 16.04, the current Long-Term Release of Ubuntu. There will be door prizes and refreshments provided!
ROALUG will have a table at the W4CA Roanoke Hamfest* again this year demonstrating Ham Radio with a Raspberry Pi. Stop by and visit! https://www.facebook.com/events/1271496806297706/
* Hamfest tickets are $8, includes entry into the door prize drawing
All About Raspberry Pi Robotics
Saturday, September 2nd
Science Museum of Western Virginia
One Market Square
Roanoke, VA 24011
10:30 - 11:30 am
Introduction to the Raspberry Pi and programming in Scratch. Interact with sensors and devices through the GPIO pins.
11:30 - 12:30
12:30 - 2:00 pm
Demonstration of robots using a Raspberry Pi. Remote control over WiFi (or Bluetooth), line following, auto-pilot using sensors and switches. Learn some basic Python programming using GPIOZero.
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Show and Tell - share your Raspberry Pi projects with other DIY makers
RSVP on Eventbrite
The July 2017 monthly ROALUG meeting will feature Zorin OS.
Following up from June's meeting, we'll install and configure another popular distribution that is aimed at the Linux beginner.
All things Raspberry Pi! Bring your favorite projects to share, meet and greet with other DIY makers and builders. Topics to include:
New Date: Coming to the CoLab Roanoke on May 20, 2017 - 1:00 until 5:00 pm
The January ROALUG meeting will be Thursday, 1/19/2017 at 6:30 pm - Advanced Arduino Workshop. Let's go beyond the basics and build a project using buttons, motion sensor and speaker. Bring your own Arduino if you have one, otherwise, I will have boards and components to share with the group.
The 2016 Hour of Code, sponsored by the Roanoke Linux Users Group, will be Saturday, December 10th at 2:00 pm. Location will be at CoLab Roanoke.
Details and sign up at Learn To Program, Roanoke!
The next ROALUG meeting will be Thursday, October 20, 2016 and will feature the Raspberry Pi. The RPi is a tiny credit card sized computer system-on-a-chip (SOC) that can run several different flavors of GNU/Linux, including the Raspberry Pi specific distribution called Raspbian.
This meeting will feature a hands-on workshop with the Raspberry Pi Model B, where the group will build a couple of simple circuits and program the RPi using Python. There are a limited number of seats available, please RSVP on Meetup.com.
The next ROALUG meeting is September 15, 2016. Let's build something! Bring your laptop and your own Arduino board (or reserve one of the available kits). As a group, we'll build a couple of fun and easy projects and do some coding.