Online Meeting: We had a long discussion, since no topic had been selected. Mostly we talked about what online resources we’ve been using and what we are learning. Networking, cryptography, security and Wireshark were the top topics.
Online Meeting: Good news! There is a video conferencing website built on open source software that allowed us to meet online. Jitsi provides a website for computers and an app for smart phones. The meeting took place at https://meet.jit.si/mdlugmeeting at… Read more2020-04-11 Meeting
Status: This meeting was cancelled as a result of the Coronavirus. We will watch for when the library is available again.
Presentation: Carl gave a short presentation about syncthing, a continuous file synchronization program. This is ideal for files that need to be accessed on several computers, even when off the network. Examples of this may be files with notes or”todo”… Read more2020-02-08 Meeting
Presentation: The main topic of discussion was new toys. We talked about gifts received over the holidays and things we had purchased, as well as the new toys from the recent CES. During the open discussion we talked about many… Read more2020-01-11 Meeting
Presentation: Rich brought in his raspberry pi and asked about how best to make a clone of the SDCard. This led us into a deep discussion drives and partitions. We used the lsblk and blkid commands to discover the block… Read more2019-12-14 Meeting
Presentation: We discussed many topics, and Gib stole the show by showing us a PCI card to hold NVMe (Non Volatile Memory). He explained that this provides amazingly fast memory and can be used in place of a hard drive.
Presentation: We discussed many topics, including CentOS 8, Raspberry Pis and the Mr. Robot show. Gib suggested that we host a panel at the next Penguicon in April. No decision was made at this meeting.
Presentation: Carl discussed when it makes sense to run a custom Certificate Authority (CA) and demonstrated how to implement one. The instructions need to be updated, but you can see the rough draft.
Presentation: We had a long open discussion about many topics. Of particular interest was certificate authorities. When setting up a lab of computers, perhaps in a virtual environment, it is good to have valid certificates. Of course there is the… Read more2019-08-11 Meeting