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December Meeting - Hour of Code

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  • Sunday, November 29 2015 @ 02:19 PM EST
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The ROALUG December meeting will be part of the national "Hour of Code" - this is a FREE event with tickets available on Eventbrite.  Two sessions will be offered, the Elementary Level will be geared towards younger school age children 6 years and up.  The Intermediate Level will be focused on coding HTML5 and JavaScript for ages 13 - Adult.

October ROALUG Meeting

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  • Sunday, October 04 2015 @ 04:58 PM EDT
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Fedora 22 Test Drive

For our next regular meeting of the ROALUG, Spend an evening taking a test drive of the newly released Fedora 22.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Grandin CoLab
1327 Grandin Rd SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

Fall 2015 Raspberry Jam

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  • Sunday, October 04 2015 @ 04:46 PM EDT
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Mark your calendars for the next Roanoke Raspberry Jam coming Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

For the Fall 2015 Raspberry Jam, we'll have new projects and topics to discuss. Bring your favorite Raspberry Pi project for show-and-tell.

Events being planned:

• Monitor your home with a Raspberry Pi – IoT project for temperature and humidity

• New Users Introduction to Raspbian, the OS built specifically for the Raspberry Pi

• Raspberry Pi Show ‘n Tell – Bring your favorite project to share

• Introduction to Programming with Scratch – Roanoke Coder Dojo*

• RaspberrySTEM Creator Kit demonstration

You can register FREE for this event at Eventbrite.

* To RSVP for the Coder DoJo session, register separately here.

September ROALUG Meeting

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  • Wednesday, September 16 2015 @ 11:50 AM EDT
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 Our next meeting is tomorrow, September 17 at 6:30 pm at the CoLab on Grandin Road.  We will be meeting in conference room "B" which is mid-way in the building, on the left side.

This meeting is an "Ubuntu Hour" event, part of the Ubuntu Virginia LoCo Team. We'll be looking at what's new in the most recent release of Ubuntu 15.04, take a tour of Ubuntu with an alternative desktop - Ubuntu MATE and how to create your own "Live USB" drive with your choice of Ubuntu version.

Next ROALUG Meeting

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  • Tuesday, June 30 2015 @ 04:39 PM EDT
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There will be no meeting for July, 2015.  The next meeting will be the Arduino Workshop, Saturday, August 8, 2015.

See the Meetup.com site for details.

New Logo

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Just arrived: a new logo for the Roanoke Linux Users Group!  Thought I'd try out one of the (many) designers over on Fiverr.com.  Pretty spiffy, eh?

This Week on Twitter 06/26/15

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  • Friday, June 26 2015 @ 11:39 AM EDT
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Highlights from the past couple of weeks on the ROALUG Twitter feed:

Article on SouthEast Linuxfest 2015

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Check out the great article on SouthEast Linuxfest 2015 over at FossForce:

SELF 2015: Linux, Guns and Barbecue

Installing Fail2Ban on Ubuntu VPS

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Running a virtual Ubuntu server? Worried about security?  Here's a nice tutorial on installing Fail2Ban on Ubuntu to help defend against brute-force attacks:

How to install and configure Fail2Ban on your Ubuntu server

This Week on Twitter 06/05/2015

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Highlights from this week's ROALUG Twitter feed:

  • 13 Useful Things to Do After Fedora 22 Workstation Installation
  • Firefox 38 available now in the Fedora repositories
  • Arduino Workshop for the Beginner
  • 11 of the best Linux distros for 2015
  • Raspberry Pi and Marvel Pictures team up to sponsor the Ant-Man Micro-Tech Challenge for girls grades 9 - 12
  • Ladyada interview with Paul Horowitz - The Art of Electronics
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