February 19, 2014
Dave and Brian gave a short presentation on installing a TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance
in a VirtualBox
We had a discussion on how we might use a VM "sandbox" on a machine someplace on the Net for demos at meetings and continued our discussion of what we want from our web site and how to improve its look and usefulness.
November 20, 2013
Mike Burton showed us how to use HandBrake
, the open source video transcoder. His presentation notes can be found here
October 16, 2013
Jon Langlois gave us part two of his penetration testing presentation.
September 18, 2013
Jon Langlois gave the first of two presentations on penetration testing.
March 20, 2013
Joseph Hume of F1 for HELP
showed us how to install and configure the pfSense
open source router and firewall distribution of FreeBSD.
January 16, 2013
Richard Weeks gave us an overview of the capabilities of GStreamer with examples from the Gstreamer cheat sheet
December 19, 2012
Mike Stewart explained how to compile code, including the time-consuming and often frustrating process of finding missing dependencies.
Mike's notes on his presentation may be found here:http://www.spokanelinux.org/downloads/compiling-software-michael-stewart.pdf
and a video of the process, Compiling Software on Linux, here:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpmmoXttY6UOctober 17, 2012
Cia Watson told us how to use LyX
, the GUI front end for LaTeX
, to create nicely formatted documents. Her notes from that presentation are here:http://www.spokanelinux.org/downloads/lyx_preslug.pdfhttp://www.spokanelinux.org/downloads/lyx_preslug.lyx