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2023-01: CiviCRM, Origin Stories

Ian Kelly introduces CiviCRM, a constituent relationship management system. Five KWLUG members - Brent Clements, Jason Eckert, Jason Paul, Aaron Sohl and Andrew Sullivan Cant -- share how they got into Linux and Free Software, and where that interest took them. See https://kwlug.org/node/1304 for additional information, slides and other auxiliary materials. Note that this audio has had silences clipped.
 

2022-12: SadServers, Visual Studio Code Server

Fernando Duran discusses his sysadmin training project SadServers, and Sean Dalziel demonstrates how to get Visual Studio Code Server running from inside a virtual machine. Unfortunately, the sound quality on the first presentation was not very good; for those who want to skip ahead, the second begins at 00:43:50 . See https://kwlug.org/node/1303 for additional information, slides and other auxiliary materials. Note that this audio has had silences clipped.

2022-11: Cycling Guide, Bash Autocompletion

David Trueman from CycleWR is joined by Catalin Pop, Amy Colford and Brent Lintner to present Cycling Guide, a route-finding app which uses OpenStreetMap in its backend. John Steel explains how autocompletion works in the Bash shell. See https://kwlug.org/node/1297 for additional information, slides and other auxiliary materials. Note that this audio has had silences clipped.

2022-10: Open Food Network, Waterloo Region Votes

Karla Falk introduces the Open Food Network, an international collaborative that is building distributed e-commerce platforms for local farmers. Paul Nijjar discusses the municipal election website Waterloo Region Votes.  See https://kwlug.org/node/1298 for additional information, slides and other auxiliary materials. Note that this audio has had silences clipped.

2022-09: Baz/Bazaar, Updating Ruby Libraries

Doug Moen proposes Baz and Bazaar. Baz is a new packaging system for desktop software across platforms. Bazaar is a distributed free software app store.  Andrew Cant discusses how he upgraded library dependencies for a Ruby project. See https://kwlug.org/node/1294 for additional information, slides and other auxiliary materials. Note that this audio has had silences clipped.

2022-08: Shorewall, FWBuilder

This meeting features two tools to assist with firewall creation on Linux. Lori Paniak discusses Shorewall, and Bob B discusses FWBuilder. See https://kwlug.org/node/1289 for additional information, slides and other auxiliary materials. Note that this audio has had silences clipped.

2022-07: Asahi Linux, D3.js

Jason Eckert discusses Asahi Linux, a project to run Linux on Apple Silicon Macs. Ron Barnes demonstrates how to create a dynamic bar graph using D3, the Data Driven Documents Javascript library. See https://kwlug.org/node/1288 for additional information, slides and other auxiliary materials. Note that this audio has had silences clipped.

2022-06: Residence Management, 3NWeb

Ken Taylor discusses his plans to use open source tools to manage and monitor a seniors residence. Mikalai Birukou demonstrates some aspects of his privacy-focused server platform 3NWeb. See https://kwlug.org/node/1285 for additional information, slides and other auxiliary materials. Note that this audio has had silences clipped.

2022-05: pass Password Manager, Helm Charts

Bob B walks us through saving secrets in text files, ending up at the Pass password manager. John Steel walks us through deploying a Docker project in Kubernetes, ending up with Helm Charts. See https://kwlug.org/node/1283 for additional information, slides and other auxiliary materials. Note that this audio has had silences clipped.

2022-04: Firefox Extensions, OBS

Andrew Cant discusses privacy-enhancing Firefox configurations and extensions. Brent Clements gives a tour of Open Broadcaster Software Studio and how he used it for a FASS community theatre production. See https://kwlug.org/node/1279 for additional information, slides and other auxiliary materials. Note that this audio has had silences clipped.