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To visit the website go to [http://www.luv.asn.au http://www.luv.asn.au]
 
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== Upcoming Meetings ==
 
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[[Talk Suggestions]] - [[Talk Offers]]
 
[[Talk Suggestions]] - [[Talk Offers]]
  
=== January 2010 ===
 
  
No Meeting
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=== February 2014 ===
  
BBQ on Saturday January 9
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'''LUV-Main''' Feb 04
  
LCA from Jan 18-23
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* Les Kitchen, Linux on non-Intel architectures.
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* Compilation of LCA videos
  
=== February ===
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'''LUV-Beginners''' Feb 15
  
Main - Tues 2nd - Trinity College
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* An Introduction to Slackware, by Lev Lafayette
* Jason King — Using django to make web apps
 
  
Django is a web framework written in python, that makes it quite pleasant to make reasonably complicated sites involving different types of information.  I will be showing you how to make a simple site using django's template language, and demonstrate django's database extraction capabilities.  A basic level of python is assumed.
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=== March 2014 ===
  
Jason King is a former President of Linux Users Victoria, and has had various progamming jobs over the years, ranging from delphi, to php and python.
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'''LUV-Main''' March 04
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* Colby Swandale, Vagrant
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* Suelette Dreyfus, Whistleblowers
  
* Daniel Price - Simulating the formation of stars
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'''LUV-Beginners''' March 15
  
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* An Introduction to Drupal, Daniel Jitnah
  
Beginners - Sat 20th - The Hub@Docklands
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=== April 2014 ===
  
Ctte - Mon 8th - The Leveson (donna to book)
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'''LUV-Main''' April 01
  
=== March ===
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* Bianca Gibson, Preventing Volunteer Burnout
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* Russell Coker, Current Status of BTRFS
  
Main - Tuesday 2nd - Trinity College
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'''LUV-Beginners''' April 19
* Dave Hall - GlusterFS
 
  
Title: GlusterFS
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* Terence Kemp, Tweaking the GNOME Desktop
  
Abstract: GlusterFS is a general purpose distributed file system for scalable storage.  Over the last couple of months Dave has been testing GlusterFS as an alternative to NFS for replicating files across multiple web servers.  Now it is all working properly, Dave will give an explanation of what GlusterFS is, how he uses it, the issues he had while deploying it and why he stuck with it.
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=== May 2014 ===
  
Bio: IT Consultant, webapp coder, geek, slacker, father of 2, fat opinionated bastard
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'''LUV-Main''' May 06
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* Russell Coker, Why I Hate OpenSSL and Heartbleed
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* Sean Crosby, Linux, LHC, and distributed file systems.
  
* Claudine Chionh
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'''LUV-Beginners''' May 17
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* Wen Lin, Recent Developments and Extensions to LibreOffice
  
Title: Humanities computing, Drupal and What I did on my holidays
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=== June 2014 ===
  
Abstract: This presentation will introduce the opportunities that free software and the web present for research, publication and collaboration in the humanities, particularly in the area of public history. I will discuss some of the technical and social challenges I have faced on the Founders and Survivors project, and will demonstrate how I am using Drupal to implement the data collection and presentation tasks for this project.
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'''LUV-Main''' June 03
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* Pop-up extra AGM to approve re-aligned financial statement and making mail archives public
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* Martin Paulo, OpenStack Heat
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* Kevin Littlejohn, Docker -- Containerize all the things!
  
This is a mashup of two presentations I gave at LCA and DrupalSouth in Wellington in January, now with added Drupal goodness thanks to the feedback I received.
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'''LUV-Beginners''' June 21
  
Bio: Claudine Chionh can get equally excited by original manuscripts and by the latest developments in Drupal 7. She is a developer on the Founders and Survivors project <http://www.foundersandsurvivors.org>, which will follow the lives of Australian families from the convict transportation period to the First World War. She is especially interested in the use of web technologies to enable collaboration between academics and the wider community, and in connecting with others working in humanities computing in Australia.
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* Daniel Jitnah, was "Options for GUI programming", but might change.
  
Beginners - Sat 20th  - The Hub@Docklands
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=== July 2014 ===
* Andrew Pam - Games on Linux
 
  
Ctte - Mon 8th - The Leveson
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'''LUV-Main''' July 01
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* Lev Lafayette, Software and Innovation Patents
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* Ewan Barr, Linux and the Square Kilometre Array
  
=== April ===
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'''LUV-Beginners''' July 19
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* LUV Miniconf, Install Fest, and Chapter Establishment in Morwell.
  
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=== August 2014 ===
  
'''Main''' - Tuesday 6th at Trinity College
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'''LUV-Main''' August 05
* Rusty Russell - Switching To Userspace: A Kernel Hacker Leaves The Nest
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* Bernard Meade, 3D Printing
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* Richard Keech, Linux on Raspberry Pi for monitoring and control in a sustainable house.
  
''Abstract:'' Rusty Russell is best known for his kernel work, particularly netfilter and modules.  With changing life priorities, he decided to try his hand at userspace coding and a new project (SAMBA) to stretch his brain into fresh shapes.  After ten years in the kernel, it's a little daunting to enter an established project as the new kid, but along the way we'll see how he has managed to carve out a niche and have a great time coding inside a huge and complex codebase.
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'''LUV-Beginners''' August 16
  
''Bio:'' Rusty Russell has been a full-time professional Free Software programmer since 1997.  He's probably best known for his work with iptables/netfilter last decade, but his coding work has ranged from early g++ contributions to the founding the embryonic Comprehensive C Archive Network.  He also founded what became the linux.conf.au conference series, as well as advocating for patent and copyright reform during the US-Australia Free Trade Agreement ratification.  He works for IBM in Canberra, lives in Adelaide, and has a delightful 18 month old daughter Arabella.
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* Deb Henry, MythTV
  
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=== September 2014 ===
  
* Tim Serong - High Availability in 37 Easy Steps
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'''LUV-Main''' September 02
  
''Title:'' High Availability in 37 Easy Steps
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* Annual General Meeting
 
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* Lightning Talks
Abstract: High Availability can be a curiously nebulous term, and most people probably don't care about it until they can't access their online banking service, or their plane crashes.
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** Paul Foxworthy, auprefs.info
 
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** Daniel Jitnah, ICT Professionals in Schools Program
This talk examines some of the considerations necessary when building highly available computer systems, then focuses on the HA infrastructure software currently available from the Corosync/OpenAIS, Linux-HA and Pacemaker projects.
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** Andrew Pam Android
 
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** Mike Hewitt HPLIP
Slides available at http://www.slideshare.net/tserong/high-availability-in-37-easy-steps
 
 
 
''Bio:'' Tim is a native of Melbourne, currently employed by Novell to work on
 
(surprise!) the SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension.  He
 
goes by tserong in various places (Freenode, LinkedIn, Flickr), but
 
somehow managed to completely avoid Twitter.
 
 
 
Interests include motorcycling, beer, and making technology simpler and
 
more reliable (although not necessarily in that order, and usually not
 
all at the same time).
 
 
 
'''Beginners''' - Sat 17th  - The Hub@Docklands
 
* Grant Diffey - Software Packages
 
 
 
'''Ctte''' - April 12th - The Leveson
 
 
 
=== May ===
 
  
Main - Tue 4th - Trinity College
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'''LUV-Beginners''' September 20
* Geoff Beasley - Linux Audio Studio
 
* Tennessee Leeuwenburg - Open Source at the Bureau
 
  
Beginners - Sat 15 - The Hub
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* Software Freedom Day
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Electron Workshop in North Melbourne with Free Software Melbourne
  
Ctte - Mon 10 - The Leveson
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=== October 2014 ===
  
=== June ===
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'''LUV-Main''' October 07
  
Main - Tues 1 - Trinity College
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* Stewart Smith, A History of MySQL
* Sarvnaz Karimi - Search engines
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* Hank Content-centric networking
  
* Julien Goodwin - How the internet works
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'''LUV-Beginners''' October 18
  
Most developers of web or other network reliant code have a basic
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* Wen Lin, Introduction to the Command Line
understanding of networking, but as data rates and usage continue to
 
increase complexity has been increasing alongside them.
 
  
This presentation will cover some of the technical complexity inherent
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=== November  2014 ===
in today's Internet, such as BGP, routing registries, Anycast and
 
Multicast. It will also provide a background of the economic realities
 
of routing, the how's and why's of peering, transit and customer agreements.
 
 
 
 
 
Julien is a former LUV secretary and long time member. In his day job he
 
manages educational networks with millions of users and works with teams
 
of developers making custom educational software.
 
 
 
Beginners - Sat 19 - The Hub
 
 
 
Ctte - Mon 14 - The Leveson
 
 
 
=== July ===
 
 
 
Main - Tues 6 - Trinity
 
* Stewart Smith - Photographers workflow: from the lense to the GIMP
 
 
 
Beginners - Sat 17 - The Hub
 
 
 
Ctte - Mon 12 - The Leveson
 
 
 
=== August ===
 
 
 
Main - Tues 3 - Trinity
 
* Brian Walters - Liberty Victoria
 
* Brianna Laugher - Python and the Natural Language Tool Kit
 
 
 
 
 
Beginners - Sat 21 - The Hub
 
 
 
Ctte - Mon 9 - The Leveson
 
 
 
=== September 2010 ===
 
 
 
 
 
Main - AGM - Tues 7 - Trinity
 
* Lightning Talks
 
  
Beginners - SFD - Sat 18 - The Hub?
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'''LUV-Main''' November 5 NOTE MELBOURNE CUP ON TUESDAY
  
Ctte - Handover - Mon 13 - The Leveson?
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=== October 2010 ===
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Main - Tue 5 - Trinity
 
* Note that this is the first mtg after SFD, so perhaps make it a bit beginners-oriented?
 
* Jacinta Richardson - TBA
 
  
Beginners - Sat 16 - The Hub
 
  
Ctte (as decided by new ctte)
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'''LUV-Beginners''' November 15
  
== Committee Pages ==
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* Daniel Jitnah - GUI Programming in Linux
  
[[Committee:Contact]]
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=== December 2014 ===
  
[[Committee:Talks]]
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'''LUV-Main''' December 2
  
[[Committee:Meetings]]
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* Paul Foxworthy : Auprefs - My quest to rescue Australian democracy with 200 lines of Javascript
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"Above the line" voting means your favourite political party can choose where preferences will be distributed, and you may not know (or like) their decisions. auprefs is an open source web application to visualise preference distribution in Australian elections, to better inform voters where their vote might go. Paul will talk about why he did it, and how it is implemented, including force-directed graphs and the amazing d3 Javascript graphing library.
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Paul Foxworthy is an open source developer whose day job is working on Australianising and customising the Apache OFBiz ERP system. He is a committer to the OFBiz project and also currently serves as a director of Open Source Industry Australia. He is very pleased to have finally done something just possibly cool enough to give a LUV talk.
  
[[Committee:ToDo]]
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[[Committee:Roles]]
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'''LUV-Beginners''' December 20
  
[[Committee:VenueContact]]
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* Terry Kemp, The New OpenSuSE
  
[[Committee:MonthlyChecklist]]
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=== February 2015 ===
  
[[Committee:Media]]
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'''LUV-Main''' February 3
  
== Admin Team Pages ==
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[[Admin:Documentation]]
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'''LUV-Beginners''' February 21
  
[[Admin:WikiSetup]]
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* Deb Henry, Other Options in Myth TV

Latest revision as of 02:58, 14 July 2021

Linux users of Victoria

This is the working wiki for Members of LUV and the committee.

To visit the website go to http://www.luv.asn.au

Committee Members

Upcoming Meetings

Upcoming Talks

Talk Suggestions - Talk Offers


February 2014

LUV-Main Feb 04

  • Les Kitchen, Linux on non-Intel architectures.
  • Compilation of LCA videos

LUV-Beginners Feb 15

  • An Introduction to Slackware, by Lev Lafayette

March 2014

LUV-Main March 04

  • Colby Swandale, Vagrant
  • Suelette Dreyfus, Whistleblowers

LUV-Beginners March 15

  • An Introduction to Drupal, Daniel Jitnah

April 2014

LUV-Main April 01

  • Bianca Gibson, Preventing Volunteer Burnout
  • Russell Coker, Current Status of BTRFS

LUV-Beginners April 19

  • Terence Kemp, Tweaking the GNOME Desktop

May 2014

LUV-Main May 06

  • Russell Coker, Why I Hate OpenSSL and Heartbleed
  • Sean Crosby, Linux, LHC, and distributed file systems.

LUV-Beginners May 17

  • Wen Lin, Recent Developments and Extensions to LibreOffice

June 2014

LUV-Main June 03

  • Pop-up extra AGM to approve re-aligned financial statement and making mail archives public
  • Martin Paulo, OpenStack Heat
  • Kevin Littlejohn, Docker -- Containerize all the things!

LUV-Beginners June 21

  • Daniel Jitnah, was "Options for GUI programming", but might change.

July 2014

LUV-Main July 01

  • Lev Lafayette, Software and Innovation Patents
  • Ewan Barr, Linux and the Square Kilometre Array

LUV-Beginners July 19

  • LUV Miniconf, Install Fest, and Chapter Establishment in Morwell.

August 2014

LUV-Main August 05

  • Bernard Meade, 3D Printing
  • Richard Keech, Linux on Raspberry Pi for monitoring and control in a sustainable house.

LUV-Beginners August 16

  • Deb Henry, MythTV

September 2014

LUV-Main September 02

  • Annual General Meeting
  • Lightning Talks
    • Paul Foxworthy, auprefs.info
    • Daniel Jitnah, ICT Professionals in Schools Program
    • Andrew Pam Android
    • Mike Hewitt HPLIP

LUV-Beginners September 20

  • Software Freedom Day

Electron Workshop in North Melbourne with Free Software Melbourne

October 2014

LUV-Main October 07

  • Stewart Smith, A History of MySQL
  • Hank Content-centric networking

LUV-Beginners October 18

  • Wen Lin, Introduction to the Command Line

November 2014

LUV-Main November 5 NOTE MELBOURNE CUP ON TUESDAY



LUV-Beginners November 15

  • Daniel Jitnah - GUI Programming in Linux

December 2014

LUV-Main December 2

  • Paul Foxworthy : Auprefs - My quest to rescue Australian democracy with 200 lines of Javascript

"Above the line" voting means your favourite political party can choose where preferences will be distributed, and you may not know (or like) their decisions. auprefs is an open source web application to visualise preference distribution in Australian elections, to better inform voters where their vote might go. Paul will talk about why he did it, and how it is implemented, including force-directed graphs and the amazing d3 Javascript graphing library.

Paul Foxworthy is an open source developer whose day job is working on Australianising and customising the Apache OFBiz ERP system. He is a committer to the OFBiz project and also currently serves as a director of Open Source Industry Australia. He is very pleased to have finally done something just possibly cool enough to give a LUV talk.

LUV-Beginners December 20

  • Terry Kemp, The New OpenSuSE

February 2015

LUV-Main February 3

LUV-Beginners February 21

  • Deb Henry, Other Options in Myth TV