KLUG Annual Holiday Party 2016

The Kalamazoo Linux User Group was very pleased to welcome Kalamazoo’s native son, Matt Crampton, to our holiday party.  Matt co-founded KLUG in 1998, and as a rising star in the Silicone Valley, he co-founded Gigwalk in 2010.  He currently serves as Gigwalk’s CTO. Gigwalk is an innovative addition to the “Sharing Economy” where Gigwalkers More »

KLUG Meeting Dec. 13th 2016

The group remoted into the ClearOS server that we are setting up for our network lab.  Working from a terminal on a Linux laptop we used the SSH protocol and learned the how to login remotely.  We then created group and user accounts using command line tools.  We will be expanding the network in future More »

Annual Pi Party – Aug 16th

All things Pi and more mini computing innovations will be on display.  You will be able to have a hands on experience with everything on display and we hope to have some special demonstrations and speakers here for a fun and informative event! In addition to the technology on display the Kalamazoo Linux Users Group More »

KLUG Study Group Begins CompTIA Linux+ Learning

The CompTIA Linux+ Study Group has begun.  Anyone interested in joining may RSVP that they want to join the group at: www.kalamazoolinux.org  …  We meet from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. every Tuesday before the general Kalamazoo Linux User Group (KLUG) meeting which runs from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.  We will continue to practice the CompTIA More »

Security Risk Assessment

Scott Mischke has arranged for a presentation by the Director of Information Security at MPI Research, Randy Slain, on security risk assessment “best practices”, especially as a precursor to qualification in the pharmaceutical industry;  common challenges they face with security. identifying vulnerabilities and conducting due diligence audits to mitigate risks. The presentation will begin at More »

FLOSS Presentation

Scot Henderson made another great presentation at our weekly KLUG meeting.  The topic, FLOSS or Free Libre Open Source software was very interesting and informative.  We learned the difference between Free and non-free software in the GNU/Linux world.  Scot introduced us to vrms (virtual Richard M Stallman); https://scottlinux.com/2014/02/19/find-non-free-software-installed-on-your-debian-machine/ … an apt that will detect any More »

KLUG Jan 5 2016 Meeting

Scott #3 demonstrated is big drone and flying skills at our first meeting of the new year.  He also demonstrated that he is as equally proficient at flying a mini drone that our group intends to print in the future using the 3D printer we are building. More »

Computer Donation

Kalamazoo Linux Users Group making our sixth computer donation of 2015 at The White Oaks Retirement Residence in Lawton MI. Kalamazoo Linux Users Group is a 501(c)(3) non-profit with the mission to promote GNU/Linux and “Open Source” products and to share our knowledge and experiences using new technologies with each other and the public. More »

KLUG Meeting November 10th 2015

Scot Henderson demonstrated the 3D printer that he built at home at our Tuesday night meeting.  We also welcomed six new folks to our meeting to learn about the Linux operating system and the Open Source community and we gave two Dell desktop computers (with Linux Puppy installed) away last night so they could become More »

May 19th KLUG Meeting

Excellent turnout for the May 19th meeting with a large monetary contribution by one member.  very lively discussion on to many topics to recall with some support provided as needed.  Displayed KLUG’s Raspberry Pi Pirate Box, a Peppermint and Mint 17.1 distro on two boxes that were donated last week by a member. We also More »

Jan. 20th KLUG Meeting

Charles Stemaly presented and demonstrated a “Honey Pot” he created with Artillery.  Artillery allows an adminstrator to set a trap to detect, deflect, or in some manner counteract attempts at unauthorized use of information systems.  KLUG will continue exploring security exploits counter measures at future meeting, so let us know what topics you would like to More »

KLUG Annual Holiday Party 2016

The Kalamazoo Linux User Group was very pleased to welcome Kalamazoo’s native son, Matt Crampton, to our holiday party.  Matt co-founded KLUG in 1998, and as a rising star in the Silicone Valley, he co-founded Gigwalk in 2010.  He currently serves as Gigwalk’s CTO.

Gigwalk is an innovative addition to the “Sharing Economy” where Gigwalkers can earn extra income using a mobile app on their smartphone and performing “Gigs”. Follow this link to a Wall Street interview Matt gave explaining the whole concept:

http://www.wsj.com/video/gigwalk-the-app-for-people-who-need-a-side-gig/92D483E4-28CE-416D-AE43-601DF1B88F00.html

Those who attended our annual holiday party were very impressed with Matt’s accomplishments and his willingness to share his journey with us. We also had Erbellie’s Pizza and Pasta salad and, of course, our usual Raspberry Pi and Banana Pi from The Crew Restaurant

 

 

 

 

 

Matt’s talk to the Kalamazoo Linux Users Group.

 

Annual KLUG Holiday Party

Kalamazoo Linux Users Group will hold our annual holiday party on December 27 from 6:00 P.M. – ?  This year the party will be held at the new Kalamazoo Makers Space: www.kzoomakers.org  – Pizza, salad, dessert and non-alcoholic beverages will be served.  Please RSVP so, we may order adequate provisions.

KLUG Meeting Dec. 13th 2016

The group remoted into the ClearOS server that we are setting up for our network lab.  Working from a terminal on a Linux laptop we used the SSH protocol and learned the how to login remotely.  We then created group and user accounts using command line tools.  We will be expanding the network in future meetings with a variety of physical and virtual machines with a both microsoft and linux software.

The public is welcome to join us at our weekly meetings we welcome both novices and experts!

Annual Pi Party – Aug 16th

All things Pi and more mini computing innovations will be on display.  You will be able to have a hands on experience with everything on display and we hope to have some special demonstrations and speakers here for a fun and informative event!

All_RaspberryPis

Banana Pi

Banana Pi

OrnagePi

C.H.I.P.

C.H.I.P.

Beagle Bone Black

Beagle Bone Black

In addition to the technology on display the Kalamazoo Linux Users Group will be providing Pizza Pi and refreshments and other goodies!

pizza

Be sure to RSVP because space is limited!RSVP

KLUG Study Group Begins CompTIA Linux+ Learning

The CompTIA Linux+ Study Group has begun.  Anyone interested in joining may RSVP that they want to join the group at: www.kalamazoolinux.org  …  We meet from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. every Tuesday before the general Kalamazoo Linux User Group (KLUG) meeting which runs from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.  We will continue to practice the CompTIA Security+ test at the beginning of each study group meeting until further notice.

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