Recent Meetings...

Meetings usually take place the 1st and 2nd Thursday of the month. Members should abide by the BLUG code of conduct.
In a situation where a single computer is used, all files are often stored on the local disk. When the computer is part of a network of workstations, it is often advantageous to have the workstations share files across the network.
Qmail is a secure, reliable, efficient, simple message transfer agent. It is meant as a replacement for the entire sendmail-binmail system on typical Internet-connected UNIX hosts.
This somewhat impromptu demonstration involved installing Linux on a box and simulating a connection to another Linux box over a dedicated telephone line using PPP. (Well, with a little help from the audience we got through most of this!)
VMware is software that runs multiple virtual computers on a single PC--at the same time--without partitioning or rebooting. Really.
Can nerds really have fun? BLUG's first annual year-end party, where BLUGers can meet in a relaxed atmosphere, have a beer, and talk about their favorite subject--Linux!
An introduction to Apache setup and administration under Red Hat Linux. Greg is a networking instructor at Bellingham Technical College. This is sure to be a popular night!
This meeting should be a great follow-up to last month's meeting where Greg demonstrated the Apache Web server. PHP is a server-side scripting language for creating dynamic Web pages. PHP integrates with Apache and HTML.
A final organizational meeting before Linux Fest.
Linux demonstrations, advice, and Linux software give-aways! Open to the community; drop by and see what all the talk is about!
Topics and demonstrations:
  - Home Networking and Firewalls
  - Linux on the Desktop
A demonstration of the Corel Office Suite running on Linux (of course!). Word processing, spreadsheeting, and presentation graphics that rival MS Office!
RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Drives) is a method of combining several disks to form one larger virtual disk. Depending on the configuration, this virtual drive can provide increased data safety and/or increased performance.
This presentation will begin with an overview of lesser known window managers including: WindowMaker, Blackbox, IceWM, Xfce, and mlvwm (a mac-like environment).
Our own inimitable Chris Woods demonstrating how to "make" applications using the make command. A longer description to follow.
wondering how to type in VI? Wonder if there is anything else PICO can do? Do you dislike Both of these editors and want to use another? We will be Having Presentations on VI, PICO, NEDIT, Emacs, and more!
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