December 11 Meeting: Holiday Social & Demo Party


Topic: Holiday Social & Demo Party
Presenter: You!
When: Thursday, December 11, 6:30pm - 10pm
Where: Red Hat, 100 E. Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Map: Raleigh Downtown
Parking: City Center Deck
RSVP: Signup Form

You are invited to the Triangle Linux Users Group's annual Holiday Social & Demo Party ! Come and socialize with other like minded Free and Open Source enthusiasts from all over the Raleigh Durham Chapel Hill area.

The party will be held in Red Hat's 8th Floor Training Room. People should gather in the Red Hat Lobby on the ground floor where they will be escorted up to the 8th floor. Free Parking is available in the Red Hat Building as long as you enter after 7pm. This parking lot has designated Accessible Parking spaces and elevators down to the main lobby. On street parking is free after 6pm.

Please RSVP using the above form so we can pre-authorize building security. This will also enable us to budget food and space. Food will be catered from Neomonde, as well as side dishes and treats contributed by our members.

We do not have permission to have alcohol at the Red Hat building, so please don't bring any.

Demos
Share your passion by bringing a project or product to show off. As we get more demos we'll try to keep the list up to date! If you want some inspiration, have a look at the demos from previous years: 2013, 2012. If you would like to setup your demo early, please meet in the ground floor lobby at 6pm.

Refer back to this page to see the list of demos as they come in.


Linux Performance Monitoring Tools - William Cohen
Will show some example uses of SystemTap, OProfile, perf, and Performance Co-Pilot to better understand system performance.



Raleigh Makerspace - Rebecca Cooley
A few sample projects made at the Raleigh Makerspace (they're not very high tech) but they were made on the laser cutter or ShopBot.


My Everyday Stuff! - Dwain Sims
I will show a couple of FOSS tools on Linux that I use everyday; gpodder and SimpleScan + a great cloud service - Dropbox. This is pretty mundane stuff, but it may give you some ideas.


WebcamStudio - Bill Farrow
Live video mixing, streaming, and recording. We use this software to record TriLUG presentations. The demo will show how to use multiple cameras, layering, transparency, and live streaming to Skype or Hangouts using the v4l2 loopback device driver. Developers wanted.


OpenWRT - Bill Farrow
A live demo of OpenWRT running on a TP-Link TL-WR1043ND router, and a short demonstration of the build system that goes with it.


Open Source Music - Jeremy Davis, Ken MacKenzie, Alan Porter, Brian Cottingham
Linux Music Software and Creative Commons Music


Chit Channel - Wes Garrison
"Thermal printer that works over the 3G wireless network that allows sending ""chits"" for fulfillment, sending confirmation of receipt to a server via 3G, and notification of completion to a server. We're using it to send food order tickets to our restaurants, get confirmation that they received the order, and get notification when the food is ready without human intervention. I'd like to know if anyone has other ideas for its application outside of food (ie. this would be perfect for ordering unobtanium candle holders!)"

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