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Upcoming Meetings and Events

OCLUG usually meets on the first Thursday of every month at 7pm
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January Meeting: Speech Synthesis & Linux on the Surface

Date: January 5, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Location: Dymon Storage Boardroom, 110 Didsbury Road

Note - Room Change We will be meeting at Dymon Storage in Kanata, at 7:00pm

This month we will be having a talk on speech synthesis and running ubuntu on the Microsoft Surfacepossible an additional topic if someone volunteers.

Pre-meeting:

There will be a one hour pre-meeting item from 18:00 to 19:00 for people who are new to Linux, have general questions, or wish to help out with people who are just getting started.

After Meeting Social:

After the meeting, there will be a social event at one of the nearby pubs or restaurants. A short discussion and vote as to location will be taken then.

GPG Keysigning:

After the main talk there will be the opportunity for a GPG key signing. This is a monthly offering, just look for Scott after the talk and we can go from there. Bring some kind of photo ID and some keyslips if you expect people to sign your key.If you need some method of creating pages of keyslips, there is an online slip generator available.

Speech Synthesis with Festival Lite

Speaker: Scott Murphy

What is a speech synthesizer, some history, what would I use one for, and have they improved since "War Games?"


Linux on a MS Surface

Speaker: Ian Gorman

Interested in playing with a Surface? Perhaps you do not need to run Windows after all. Ian will go over using Ubuntu on a MS Surface device.



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Promote Linux in Ottawa

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Meeting Location

We are currently waiting our meeting location information for the early parts of 2017. It is expected that we will be meeting at Algonquin College (Woodroffe Campus), however the room has not yet been allocated.




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