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Daniel T Chen Live In Person April 14th At CALug

I am happy to announce that we have a speaker for CALug‘s April 14th meeting. Daniel T Chen has volunteered to give a talk for us entitled “Making Ubuntu Audio Not Suck” Summary: As the Ubuntu desktop matures in 10.04 LTS (“Lucid Lynx”), bugs are being squashed across the entire software stack. The presenter will […]

CALug March 10th With Justin Kirby

Don’t forget if you’re in the Columbia, MD area March 10th and want to learn about contributing to the KDE project in a non-technical manner come and join us for the Columbia Area Linux Users Group meeting! Justin will be presenting his talk “Making the leap from KDE user to contributor”. Justin will discuss simple […]

February CALug Canceled – KDE Release Party is On!

Hi Everybody, Due to the snow conditions we are canceling the February CALug meeting. I want to thank Jonathan Riddell for volunteering to give a talk to our group. Justin Kirby has agreed to come to our March meeting and give his talk to us at that time. That being said, the KDE 4.4 release […]

Feb 10 CALug Canceled

For reasons that are obvious to most around here the CALug meeting for tonight, February 10, is not going to happen. I’ll be getting in touch with Justin and Jonathan to find out if they are available to make a rare Thursday appearance. If they are willing we will make the decision Thursday morning pending […]

CALug Snow Plans For Feb 10th Meeting

It looks like we’re in for more snow this Tuesday night into Wednesday. If we get what is expected the scheduled CALug meeting with Jonathan Riddell and Justin Kirby will be postponed until Thursday at best and canceled at worst. There are several moving parts right now that need to be coordinated before the final […]

Correction- Feb 10 CALug with Riddell and Kirby

It was pointed out to me that my last post contained an error in the date. The next CALug meeting is Wednesday February 10th. NOT the 11th as was in the previous post. The corrected post follows: Hi Everyone! This coming Wednesday, February 10th is the next Columbia Area Linux Users Group meeting in Columbia, […]

CALug Feb 11 Feat. Riddell and Kirby

Hi Everyone! This coming Wednesday, February 11th is the next Columbia Area Linux Users Group meeting in Columbia, MD at the offices of Tenable Network Security. Jonathan Riddell will be opening with his talk entitled “Kubuntu Community and Technology”. He will talk about the Linux distribution Kubuntu who makes it and the tools used. Jonathan […]

Forced Changes In My Browser

As announced today Ubuntu Lucid will be changing Firefox to use Yahoo! search (powered by Bing) as the default search engine due to a revenue sharing deal. This financial deal will be good for Canonical to pay for developers and resources for Ubuntu. That’s all well and good. The issue that I have is that […]

Maryland Tour Finksburg — Saturday

Don’t forget to join the Ubuntu Maryland Loco team in Finksburg, MD this Saturday December 5th from 9:30am-11:30am. I’ll be giving a talk at 10am on what Ubuntu is and how it can benefit you! Check out the event page for more information!

Ubuntu Maryland Tour

This is an idea that’s been coming together in my head for a while. What we are going to do is about once a month go to an area in Maryland and talk about Ubuntu, Linux and Free Software. We will take requests on areas to visit. With some luck we can find a volunteer […]