BozemanLUG: February 2016 Meeting

Feb 11 2016 - 7:00pm
Feb 11 2016 - 10:00pm

Note: The original date was Feb. 4th but due to a member scheduling conflict the meeting has been changed to Feb. 11th.

Topic: LXC Containers on Fedora 23

Off-Topic: Playstation TV with TxK.

BozemanLUG: September 2015 Meeting

Sep 3 2015 - 7:00pm
Sep 3 2015 - 9:00pm

Regular September 2015 meeting.

Topic: P2V and V2V for KVM.

BozemanLUG: August 2015 Meeting

Aug 13 2015 - 7:00pm
Aug 13 2015 - 9:00pm

The regular BozemanLUG meeting is on the 1st Thursday of the month but this month, because of vacations, it has been adjusted by one week and is on August 13th.

Potential topics: BURP follow-up, Getting to know the enemy (Windows 10), and Where is DOOM now?

BozemanLUG: July 2015 Meeting

Jul 23 2015 - 7:00pm
Jul 23 2015 - 9:00pm

The meeting date this month was changed due to a number of factors.

Presenter: Andrew Niemantsverdriet

Topic: BURP is a network enabled backup solution. BURP began as Graham Keeling's master's thesis project which set out to solve all the headaches that backups can cause especially in an enterprise type environment. It draws some inspiration from the Bacula project.

BURP has two parts: a server and clients. You can have one or more servers that clients talk to. Client configuration can be done on both the client and server. So for example, you can have a set of defaults that are used server side that then can be overridden on the client side to customize the backup options. BURP supports client side encryption so if you can't trust the BURP server you are able to backup encrypted copies of your data. It also does deduplication, assuming that you do not have encryption turned on. Another neat feature is BURP provides "hooks" so that when a backup completes or begins, a script (or scripts) of your choosing can be run. For example, run mysqldump's before the backup to ensure database consistency. Another really useful thing is once all backups are complete one is able to ship the data off to the cloud to provide off-site backup. The encryption comes in very handy for this use case.

At the meeting, Andrew will run through what his disaster recovery plan and give a brief overview of RMC's infrastructure, especially as it pertains to BURP. If you have any specific questions / issues that you would like talked about at the meeting shoot Andrew an email.

BozemanLUG: January 2016 Meeting

Jan 21 2016 - 7:00pm
Jan 21 2016 - 9:00pm

The Regular January BozemanLUG meeting would have been Jan. 7th but we have pushed it another two weeks and it is now scheduled for Jan. 21st.

Topics: 3D Printing, the Raspberry Pi Zero
Leader: Gary Bummer

We will have one or two Raspberry Pi Zero computers at the meeting along with a case for it that Gary 3D printed.

BozemanLUG: December 2015 Meeting

Dec 3 2015 - 7:00pm
Dec 3 2015 - 9:00pm

Regular December BozemanLUG meeting

Topic: Let's Encrypt

Let's Encrypt is a free-of-cost SSL certificate system sponsored by the EFF, Mozilla, and Facebook (among others). It just opened up to a public beta which anyone can use starting meeting day.

BozemanLUG: November 2015 Meeting

Nov 12 2015 - 7:00pm
Nov 12 2015 - 9:00pm

Regular November BozemanLUG meeting.

Topics: Led by David Eder and Scott Dowdle

   Fedora 23 - Latest and greatest, just released on Nov 3rd
   Clonezilla - Backing up David's Computer
   Fedora 23 Remix - Trying out David's custom remix
   Upgrading from Fedora 22 to Fedora 23 - Will David's computer survive?

BozemanLUG: October 2015 Meeting

Oct 15 2015 - 7:00pm
Oct 15 2015 - 9:00pm

Normally this meeting is the 1st Thursday of the month but it has been rescheduled to the 3rd Thursday.

Topic: How to respin or remix Fedora - by Scott Dowdle

BozemanLUG: September 2015 Meeting

Sep 3 2015 - 7:00pm
Sep 3 2015 - 9:00pm

Regular September BozemanLUG meeting

BozemanLUG: August 2015 Meeting

Aug 6 2015 - 7:00pm
Aug 6 2015 - 9:00pm

Regular August BozemanLUG meeting

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