Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Boston Linux VIRTUAL Meeting , reminder, tomorrow, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - Fotocx 2024

When: May 15, 2024 7:00PM EDT (6:30PM for Q&A)

Topic: Fotocx 2024

Speaker:  Dick and Jill Miller

Location: Online: https://meet.jit.si/blu.org

Unfortunately the live streams have been failing partway through our
meetings, however,  we will be recording the meeting
using Jitsi's recording feature and post them to our YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/@bostonlinuxandunix

Summary:

Dick and Jill will reprise their journey through the world of photo
editing with Fotocx


Abstract:

Note: "Fotoxx has been renamed to Fotocx. This was done because a web
search for "fotoxx" returns pornographic web pages ("foto xx") after a
few legitimate results. This has been a plague since years, and I
decided to end it. I regret the inconvenience this causes for some users".
https://kornelix.net/fotoxx.html

Dick Miller returns with a demo of the newest additions to Fotocx 24.30,
Dick last gave a talk on Fotoxx at our May 2022 meeting.

Attachments:

Fotocx home page: https://kornelix.net/fotocx/fotocx.html

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site:
https://www.blu.org

Our meeting recordings are listed on the Video tab:
https://blu.org/video/ and on our YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=boston+linux

--

Jerry Feldman<gaf.linux at gmail.com>
Boston Linux and Unix
http://www.blu.org

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Boston Linux and Unix
http://www.blu.org

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

Boston Linux VIRTUAL Meeting Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - Fotocx update

When: May 15, 2024 7:00PM EDT (6:30PM for Q&A)

Topic: Fotocx update

Speaker:  Dick and Jill Miller

Location: Online: https://meet.jit.si/blu.org

Unfortunately the live streams have been failing partway through our
meetings, however,  we will be recording the meeting
using Jitsi's recording feature and post them to our YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/@bostonlinuxandunix

Summary:

Dick and Jill will reprise their journey through the world of photo
editing with Fotocx

Abstract:

Note: "Fotoxx has been renamed to Fotocx. This was done because a web
search for "fotoxx" returns pornographic web pages ("foto xx") after a
few legitimate results. This has been a plague since years, and I
decided to end it. I regret the inconvenience this causes for some users".
https://kornelix.net/fotoxx.html

Dick Miller returns with a demo of the newest additions to Fotocx 24.30,
Dick last gave a talk on Fotoxx at our May 2022 meeting.


Attachments:

Fotocx home page: https://kornelix.net/fotocx/fotocx.html

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site:
https://www.blu.org

Our meeting recordings are listed on the Video tab:
https://blu.org/video/ and on our YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=boston+linux

--

Jerry Feldman<gaf.linux at gmail.com>
Boston Linux and Unix
http://www.blu.org

--

Jerry Feldman<gaf.linux@gmail.com>
Boston Linux and Unix
http://www.blu.org

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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Boston Linux VIRTUAL Meeting , reminder, tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - Short Takes II: For Those About To Hack, We Salute You!

When: April 17, 2024 7:00PM EDT (6:30PM for Q&A)

Topic: Short Takes II: For Those About To Hack, We Salute You!

Speaker:  Kurt Keville and others

Location: Online: https://meet.jit.si/blu.org

Unfortunately the live streams have been failing partway through our
meetings, however,  we will be recording the meeting
using Jitsi's recording feature and post them to our YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/@bostonlinuxandunix

Summary:


2024 SCC, SBCC, Graph Challenge , SIGTBD, annual Bad Ideas Competition

Abstract:

A number of short presentations related to the 2024 SCC (Student Cluster
Competition), the SBCC (Single Board Cluster Competition), the Graph
Challenge (https://graphchallenge.org/) [graphchallenge.org] , SIGTBD
(https://sigtbd.csail.mit.edu/), [sigtbd.csail.mit.edu] and of course
the annual Bad Ideas Competition.


Attachments:

https://fossi-foundation.org/latch-up/2024
https://fossi-foundation.org/
https://sbcc.io/
https://www.meetup.com/hpc-gpu-supercomputing-group-of-boston/

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site:
https://www.blu.org

Our meeting recordings are listed on the Video tab:
https://blu.org/video/ and on our YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=boston+linux

--

Jerry Feldman<gaf.linux at gmail.com>
Boston Linux and Unix
http://www.blu.org

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Boston Linux and Unix
http://www.blu.org

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Friday, April 12, 2024

Boston Linux VIRTUAL Meeting , Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - Short Takes II: For Those About To Hack, We Salute You!

When: April 17, 2024 7:00PM EDT (6:30PM for Q&A)

Topic: Short Takes II: For Those About To Hack, We Salute You!

Speaker:  Kurt Keville and others

Location: Online: https://meet.jit.si/blu.org

We will not be live streaming. Unfortunately the live streams have been
failing partway through our meetings. We will be recording the meeting
using Jitsi's recording feature and post them to our YouTube channel.

Summary:

2024 SCC, SBCC, Graph Challenge , SIGTBD, annual Bad Ideas Competition

Abstract:

A number of short presentations related to the 2024 SCC (Student Cluster
Competition), the SBCC (Single Board Cluster Competition), the Graph
Challenge (https://graphchallenge.org/) [graphchallenge.org] , SIGTBD
(https://sigtbd.csail.mit.edu/), [sigtbd.csail.mit.edu] and of course
the annual Bad Ideas Competition.


Attachments:

https://fossi-foundation.org/latch-up/2024
https://fossi-foundation.org/
https://sbcc.io/
https://www.meetup.com/hpc-gpu-supercomputing-group-of-boston/

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site:
https://www.blu.org

Our meeting recordings are listed on the Video tab:
https://blu.org/video/ and on our YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=boston+linux

--

Jerry Feldman<gaf.linux@gmail.com>
Boston Linux and Unix
http://www.blu.org

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Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Boston Linux VIRTUAL Meeting reminder, tomorrow,, Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - Building a Home Server with Proxmox and TrueNAS SCALE

When: March 20, 2024 7:00PM EDT (6:30PM for Q&A)

Topic: Building a Home Server with Proxmox and TrueNAS SCALE

Speaker:  Shankar Viswanathan

Location: Online: https://meet.jit.si/blu.org


We will not be simulcasting to a YouTube live-stream.
We will be recording the meeting for later replay at https://blu.org/video/

Summary:

Shankar shows us how he built a new home server using Proxmox and
TrueNAS SCALE

Abstract:

TBD

Bio

Shankar Viswanathan is the lead performance architect for AMD's
Strategic Silicon products. He has worked on the design and verification
of several generations of AMD processors. Most recently, he was on the
design team for the SoCs that power game consoles such as the
PlayStation5 and the Steam Deck. His general interests like at the
intersection of performance and security in hardware platforms.

Attachments

Proxmox Virtual Environment: https://www.proxmox.com/en/
TrueNAS SCALE https://www.truenas.com/truenas-scale/

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site:
http://www.blu.org

Our meeting recordings are on the Video tab: http://blu.org/video/

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Jerry Feldman<gaf.linux@gmail.com>
Boston Linux and Unix
http://www.blu.org

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Friday, March 15, 2024

Boston Linux VIRTUAL Meeting , Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - Building a Home Server with Proxmox and TrueNAS SCALE

When: March 20, 2024 7:00PM EDT (6:30PM for Q&A)

Topic: Building a Home Server with Proxmox and TrueNAS SCALE

Speaker:  Shankar Viswanathan

Location: Online: https://meet.jit.si/blu.org

We will not be live streaming. Unfortunately the live streams have been
failing partway through our meetings. We will be recording the meeting
using Jitsi's recording feature.

Summary:

Shankar shows us how he built a new home server using Proxmox and
TrueNAS SCALE

Abstract:

TBD

Bio

Shankar Viswanathan is the lead performance architect for AMD's
Strategic Silicon products. He has worked on the design and verification
of several generations of AMD processors. Most recently, he was on the
design team for the SoCs that power game consoles such as the
PlayStation5 and the Steam Deck. His general interests like at the
intersection of performance and security in hardware platforms.

Attachments

Proxmox Virtual Environment: https://www.proxmox.com/en/TrueNAS SCALE
https://www.truenas.com/truenas-scale/

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site:
http://www.blu.org

Our meeting recordings are on the Video tab: http://blu.org/video/

--

Jerry Feldman<gaf.linux@gmail.com>
Boston Linux and Unix
http://www.blu.org

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Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Boston Linux VIRTUAL Meeting , reminder, tomorrow, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - Hand-Held Nanocluster

When: February 21, 2024 7:00PM EST (6:30PM for Q&A)

Topic: Hand-Held Nanocluster

Speaker:    Federico Lucifredi

Location: Online: https://meet.jit.si/blu.org

We will not be live streaming. Unfortunately the live streams have been
failing partway through our meetings. We will be recording the meeting
using Jitsi's recording feature.

Summary:

Federico demonstrates his latest cluster build project

Abstract:

Nocluster: using an orthogonal strategy, we look at a build of a single
two-socket host using 10-year old hardware to field 44 cores and 256 GB
of RAM. Power consumption is on the high side, but so is performance.

Bio:

Federico Lucifredi is The Ceph Storage Product Management Director at
Red Hat, formerly the Ubuntu Server PM at Canonical, and the Linux
"Systems Management Czar" at SUSE.


For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site:
http://www.blu.org

Our meeting recordings are on the Video tab: http://blu.org/video/

--

Jerry Feldman<gaf.linux@gmail.com>
Boston Linux and Unix
http://www.blu.org

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