OmahaTechConnect (OTC) – Meeting Agenda Sat. May 11, 2019

AGENDA for OTC meeting on Saturday, May 11, 2019:

  • Tech Update Roundtable Discussion . . .

including Q & A from our members . . . for example, has anyone “upgraded” their installed distros?   Like upgrading from Xenial Xerus (16.04 LTS to Bionic Beaver (18.04 LTS) . . . or even to one of the 6 month interim releases like Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo).

  • Installing an Ubuntu based distro on portable SSD media

including bootloader and disk management tips (we will watch a couple or three youtube videos by knowledgeable linux users)

 

 

OTC Meeting Agenda . . February 9, 2019

Hopefully, we’ll be able to do an actual “Winter” meeting next month!  So, our agenda will be as listed for the January meeting.

Location:   Sump Papillion Library.

Date/Time:  Saturday 2//9/2019 at 0930 till aprox 1130.

A G E N D A

Monthly Tech Update (Greg)

Intro to Ubuntu Linux 101 . . (Greg) . . Key Distinctions between running a Windows PC versus Ubuntu.   This is about getting on the “right path” and not carrying any unneeded Windows baggage.

Q & A and Opportunity for suggesting new presentation topics (including presenting if so inclined).

 

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

OTC Meeting Agenda – Saturday Oct 13, 2018

NOTE:   the meeting will NOT be at Sump Library in Papillion!   It WILL be at the Omaha “Saddlebrook Library” instead.

https://omahalibrary.org/locations/OK/

Same time . . in the “Program” room.   The Saddlebrook Library is in the Saddlebrook Elementary School.  Just turn left upon entering the front doors . . .

A G E N D A  . . .

Monthly Tech News & Roundtable

Demo of the current release of Ubuntu 18.04 (aka “the Bionic Beaver”).  This is considered by many to be the “Premier” Linux distribution with a solid base of 30-35 million users across the globe.   I will be running it off an external SSD via the usb v3 port.

Demo of free “classic” TV shows from the 50’s & 60’s which are hosted on Youtube.

Door Prize drawings and update on Nov & Dec club meetings

Hope to see everyone there!

 

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