Next Meeting coming up this weekend at Sump Library, downtown Papillion at 0915 am. Hope to see all OTC’ers there!
A G E N D A
Sat. Aug 10th, 2019
Monthly Tech Update/Q & A Round-table
Favorite Linux Youtube Channels (my personal choices for quality Linux video authors . . . )
App of the Month: “gThumb” – – for quick simple photo editing & pic storage
Hello OTC’ers . . . here is the projected agenda for Saturday July 13th 2019 at Sump Library in downtown Papillion:
Monthly Tech Round-table discussion and OTC website update.
A review of several options to install and uninstall software in Linux. These methods and tools apply to most popular Linux Distributions. Options include “Synaptic PM, Snaps, AppImages and Flatpaks.”. Also, how to install deb packages using the stand-alone package manager (PM) “Gdebi”.
A review of basic disk partitioning in Linux using the GParted program for managing disk storage.
M E E T I N G A G E N D A 8 J U N E 2 0 1 9
Monthly Tech Update & Roundtable
Portable Apps – the whats & whys
A sampler of “Free” Video Streaming Sites
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)
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).
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
NOTE: the meeting will NOT be at Sump Library in Papillion! It WILL be at the Omaha “Saddlebrook Library” instead.
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!
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.]