The Palmerston North Linux Users Group is a non-profit group of Linux and Open Source enthusiasts from the Manawatu in New Zealand interested in sharing knowledge and promoting open source technologies. If you're from our region and interested in joining our group feel free to create a login. We have monthly workshops on the second Wednesday of each month. Follow us on Facebook.

August 2016 Workshops

Posted on Monday 08 August 2016 - 12:11:31 | by Meow Tuna

When: 7pm, Wednesday, August 10th
Where: PN Cosmopolitan Club - see http://www.pncossieclub.co.nz/
Cost: Gold coin donation


Chairman's Welcome

7pm - 7:15pm
Chairman: Nick Skarott

Session 1 - RetroPi

7:15pm - 8pm
Speaker: John Eyres

RetroPi is a linux distribution designed for the RaspberryPi mini PC board with a focus on retro gaming and entertainment. John will show us the project.

Break and Miscellany

8 - 8:15pm

We have a break, collect gold coin donations and answer any questions that anyone has regarding Linux and Open Source projects. We will also use this time to discuss local and regional events happening, such as John's time at Govhack in Wellington. We will also discuss what to go over during the next few sessions, with a prize on offer courtesy of Spinning Planet of five Brynux 24 loaded USB memory sticks. We will also discuss some future direction and tactics for the group.

Session 2 - Spinning your own custom distribution with a Fedora base

8:15pm - 9pm
Speaker: Brynn Nielson, Spinning Planet Ltd

Brynn has been hard at work on Brynux 24 - the next evolution of his own Brynux custom spin of Fedora. It's designed to get you up and running out of the box on Linux as quickly and efficiently as possible while still being user friendly, but what actually goes into creating it? 

Notes from meeting

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