Contribution Date

It's somewhat startling to realize OpenWRT wasn't nominated long ago ...


- OpenWrt is described as a Linux distribution for embedded devices.

Contributions - cash or equipment, but apparently to SPI, with instructions to forward to OpenWRT, instead of OpenWRT directly:

- - includes credit card payment means. No obvious PayPal mechanism sticks out.

2020-03: Audacity, Saltstack

Brent Clements demonstrates techniques in the sound editor Audacity. Mikalai Birukou introduces the Salt configuration management tool. See for additional information, slides and other auxiliary materials. Note that this audio has had silences clipped.

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, June 1, 2020, 7pm

OhMyForm, BigBlueButton

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Colin Knapp will tell us about OhMyForm, a Google Forms open source alternative that he has adopted from the ashes of the TypeForm project. He will demonstrate the project and his involvement with it, and recruit some additional contributors to it.

Paul Nijjar will discuss the setup and care of the open-source web conferencing software BigBlueButton, including caveats and gotchas.

Special Event: LibrePlanet, March 14-15 2020

LibrePlanet 2020 Satellite Edition

Meeting Date


Each year, the Free Software Foundation holds a conference in Boston. This year, some people in Kitchener-Waterloo are organizing a satellite event to be held at the Delta Hotel in Waterloo. They write:

2020-02: USBIP, Ask Us Anything

Tim Laurence presents the USBIP system for sharing USB devices over TCP/IP networks, and the management console Quartermaster. We have a discussion about getting involved in open source, and email. See for additional information, slides and other auxiliary materials. Note that this audio has had silences clipped, and that much of the roundtable discussion was cut off.

KWLUG Meeting: Monday, May 4, 2020, 7pm

Dnsmasq, KW Commits

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Tim Laurence will tell us about KW Commits, an initiative to strengthen local ties among people who develop FLOSS locally.

Lori Paniak will tell us about Dnsmasq, a program that provides network infrastructure for small networks: DNS, DHCP, network booting, and more...