Blogs

2012-12: Earning a Living with FLOSS

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Khalid Baheyeldin, Andrew Berry, Fernando Duran, Joe Wennechuk, and Andrew Cant discuss how they make a living with FLOSS. Video uploaded by Chamunks Arkturus.

Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPZbKVIfzQo

2012-11: Archlinux

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R. Brent Clements presents Arch Linux, a lightweight and flexible GNU/Linux distribution. Video uploaded by Chamunks Arkturus.

Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ewllRE0I6Y

Meeting page

Chris Irwin presents btrfs

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Chris Irwin presents btrfs
Apr 14, 2015 kwlug-2015-04-15-btrfs
Jul 7, 2015 kwlug-2015-07-06-btrfs-again
For more info, see: kwlug.org/node/956 and kwlug.org/node/969

2011-12: PFSense 2.0 Overview and Demo

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Kiwi Ssennyonjo presents PFSense 2.0, a firewall distribution. Video uploaded by Chamunks Arkturus.

Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZTOxRGnWqE

Meeting page

2011-07: Clutter

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Darcy Casselman presents Clutter, a user interface library.

Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwwwJdkL-Fw

Meeting page

Privacy and Security Slides

Here are Sarah Harvey's slides from her November 2013 presentation.

(Also the KWLUG logo)

Software Freedom Day poster

This is a dummy post to upload the Software Freedom Day poster.

April 2013 video and slides

Tim Laurence's presentation on LDAP was both well-received and well-documented.

Here are the slides of the talk in ODP format.

Here is a tarball containing the slides above, and configuration snippets from his presentation.

The Raspberry Pi revitalized my inner geek

As a single guy (AKA geek) just out of school, I tried to keep up on all the cool and upcoming tech. Over the past 15 years, I got married, had a kid, had several different roles at work and pursued a few different hobbies which steered me away from a lot of the fun I used to have with technology. I kept up enough to be proficient at work and to be the go-to tech guy of friends and family but I didn't have the drive or time to experiment as much.

Video editing using ffmpeg and ImageMagick

Sometimes, you want to edit multiple videos in a similar way. For that, I've found that the best way is to create a script that you can run consistently on those videos and get a consistent ouptut. For example, recordings from a conference or a day by day video log of your family vacation.

I have created some scripts using ffmpeg and ImageMagick for my some of my videos, saving me hours in the process.

The main advantages I've found are:

  • Consistency: I don't have to remember what I did to a video. It is all in the script
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