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Upcoming Meetings and Events

OCLUG usually meets on the first Thursday of every month at 7pm
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May Meeting: Can-It Advanced Features & Surface Pro 4 linux

Date: May 4, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Location: Algonquin (Woodroffe) P216b

Note: Room change We will be in room P216b for the next few meetings

This month, the main talk will be on some advanced features of the Roaring Penguin Can-It software and a short linux on the surface pro talk


There will be a one hour pre-meeting item from 17:30 to 18:30 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 and possibly the BoF, 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.

Canning SPAM

Advanced features of Roaring Penguin's CanIt anti-spam software

Speaker: Dianne Skoll

This talk will briefly describe some of the advanced features of Roaring Penguin's CanIt anti-spam software followed by an in-depth discussion of the architecture of the Hosted CanIt system, which filters mail for approximately 160,000 users. Dianne will discuss tips and tricks for scaling a Linux-based mail-filtering system to that level of capacity.

linux on the surface

Beneath the Surface

Speaker: Scott Murphy

A short talk on my experiences with installing Linux on a Surface Pro 4

Spoiler: It is a pretty nice platform



Promote Linux in Ottawa

Do you have an idea about how to promote Linux and Open Source Software in Ottawa? OCLUG may be able to help with up to $500 towards your expenses.

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Meeting Location

For the months of May, June, July, and August we will be meeting in Building P, room P216b. This building is directly south of parking lots 8,9, and 12.

Roaring Penguin SoftwareSite hosted by Richard Guy Briggs using Bullfrog PowerSite created by Generic Consulting