Slugo/OTC . . Grand Finale’ Meeting Agenda (Nov 10, 2018)

A G E N D A – Omaha Tech Connect Nov 10, 2018 – start time about 09:15 to 09:30.

  • Call to Order (Bev)
  • Recap of Club History & Decision to Retire (Trudy & Dennis)
  • Canvass Members regarding starting new Computer Club (still OTC for now), but based on Ubuntu based systems including Google’s ChromeOS.
    • No Dues
    • Same Meeting Schedule (2nd Sat. each month)
    • Focus on the Ubuntu “home” based user (not for Linux SysAdmins)
    • Two Hour Meetings (versus about 3 hours for Slugo/OTC).  Times would be 0930 till 1130
    • Standard Agenda of:
      • Tech News – Tips – Q&A
      • One main presentation
  • Socialization and refreshments

OmahaTechConnect Meeting Agenda: 09/08/2018 @ 0915 Sump Library . .

Here is the meeting Agenda for this coming Saturday, Sept 8 2018 at 09:15.

Virtual Private Networks (VPN’s) – what are they, why is it a good thing and how is one set up (Windows & Linux setup is only slightly different) [Trudy]

Solus – an independent Linux distro targeted for speed and efficiency.   This can be run as a Windows replacement . . OR . . as a secondary backup/rescue OS.   [Greg]

“Tech Topics” review.   [Greg]

Prize raffle.  [Trudy & Dennis F.]

Aug 11 OTC Meeting Agenda

Another meeting is coming up Sat Aug 11 at 0900 – – Sump Library Papillion!

Here are the planned meeting topics:

Tech News and Web Posts Review (including recap on how to generate a new post and how to edit an existing post) – – Greg

Round Robin Table-Talk . . . “What are the top 2 or 3 programs you run and how frequently do you use them”??   PC, Smart Phone or Tablet – – Beverly

E-Mail Woes – – Steve

If time permits, we’ll be viewing a “Slide-Show” of Dennis F’s  “Alaska Adventures” . . . .

Door Prize Drawings – – Dennis F and Trudy

 

OTC Meeting Agenda for June 9, 2018 . .

OTC Meeting Agenda (Draft)

Saturday 9 June 2018

  • Monthly Tech Update (Greg)
  • “Elementary OS” . . a modern Linux distro noted for elegance and simplicity.   (Greg)
  • Google “forms”.  (Ralph)
  • Club Drawing (Trudy and Dennis F.)
  • Potential (future) Agenda Items
  • How to setup and manage a Home Security system via your PC,
  • Using Virtual Workspaces on Windows and Linux (need volunteer to demo the Windows methodology),
  • TiddlyWiki – a unique non-linear notebook for capturingorganising and sharing complex information,
  • Parted Magic – a universal data rescue tool (works on Windows and Linux PC’s),
  • VeraCrypt – a security program for encrypting and decrypting your data safely on your home PC’s or on the cloud,
  • How to Partition your Hard Drive (HDD) or Solid State Drive (SSD) using “Gparted”,
  • How to transfer files from PC to PC via your wireless network using “LAN Share”,
  • More to Come . . . .