January 2008 Meeting - Zenoss Core with Mark Turner

2008-01-04

The January 2008 meeting of the Triangle Linux Users Group will be held on January 10 at Red Hat in Raleigh, NC at 7:00PM. Directions available at http://www.redhat.com/about/contact/ww/americas/raleigh.html

This month's topic is Zenoss Core. Zenoss Core is an open-source network management platform which monitors your applications, servers, and network infrastructure using SNMP, syslog, polling - even custom scripts and Nagios plugins! The bells-and-whistles you get with this open-source platform, like its Ajax-based user interface and integration with Google Maps, will truly dazzle you.

Come to the January meeting and see why this impressive, GPL-licensed management platform is among the top five Sourceforge downloads. Mark Turner of Zenoss will be presenting.

Also - starting this month, we'll be raffling off tech books, gadgets, etc, so show up and get your ticket.


2007 Annual Food Drive at the December Social

2007-11-27

We will be conducting the annual food drive for Raleigh Rescue Mission at the December Social, so bring:

  • Canned corn, peas, carrots, soups, veg-all, applesauce, oranges, baked beans, chili beans, cranberry sauce
  • Jars of apple sauce, baby food, pasta sauce
  • Dry goods such as instant mashed potatoes, dried soups, stuffing, oatmeal, cereal, crackers, baby formula, pasta, mac & cheese
  • Plastic bottles or other containers of non-perishable juice

or any other non-perishables you care to donate to the meeting and we will haul them to RRM.

Thanks!


TriLUG December Social, sponsored by Google

2007-11-12

The Triangle Linux Users Group will be holding it's annual December Social on December 13 from 7-10pm at the DoubleTree RTP at 2515 Meridian Parkway, Durham, North Carolina. This special meeting is sponsored by Google.

Please RSVP by December 7 at http://www.trilug.org/wiki/TriLUG_December_Social_2007 if you plan to attend.

The December Social is a break from the regular TriLUG schedule of technical presentations and is purely a social and networking event meant to bring interested people from different areas of the Triangle tech & business scenes together.

This will also be the site and time for our annual food drive - see http://trilug.org/2007fooddrive for more info.

We are inviting several area user groups, computer science departments, and anyone with an interest in Linux, Open Source Software and related subjects. If you are a developer, sysadmin, tech entrepreneur, tech blogger, journalist, open-source hacker, or like hanging out with these types of people, you are invited. If you're not a techie, but interested in networking, you're still invited!

Pizza and various beverages will be available. ID required to partake of alcohol.

You can bring a laptop for an impromptu LAN party. You can play bzflag with the Triangle's best. You can live-blog the event, twitter, or whatever your heart desires.

Please add your name to the wiki page at http://www.trilug.org/wiki/TriLUG_December_Social_2007 if you plan to attend, as this will help us ensure that we have sufficient food, beverages, and Google schwag for everyone.

See you there!



TriLUG Meeting - November 8, 2007 - Digital Identity from LDAP to SAML and beyond

2007-10-23

The November 2007 meeting of the Triangle Linux Users Group, sponsored by Sun Microsystems, will be held Thursday, November 8, 2007 at Red Hat. Directions can be found here. Pat Patterson from Sun Microsystems will provide us with a developer perspective on digital identity, starting from the emergence of LDAP in the 90s, through single sign-on, SAML and the Liberty Alliance protocols to recent developments such as OpenID, Cardspace and OAuth. The emphasis will be on understanding the protocols and how they are implemented in the real world, with a particular focus on deciding which (if any!) approach to select for a given project.

Pat Patterson is a federation architect at Sun Microsystems, focusing on federation, identity-enabled Web services and OpenSSO, Sun's open-source implementation of those technologies. Pat's blog centers on identity-related topics.


TriLUG Meeting - Oct 11, 2007 - Jon Cox on Alfresco

2007-10-08

The October 2007 meeting of the Triangle Linux Users Group will be held Thursday, October 11 at Red Hat. Directions can be found here.

Jon Cox will speak to us about Alfresco, the content management system. Jon Cox is a Principal Architect/Engineer for Alfresco and was previously a principal engineer at Interwoven(r), where he designed and built its object-versioning IPC infrastructure, templating system, and HTTP-based repository virtualization.

This meeting is sponsored by our good friends at FeatureTel. North Carolina's VoIP Telephone Company for Business www.featuretel.com

This meeting begins at 7:00PM and is expected to end by 9:00 PM. As always, refreshments are provided. Questions, comments, and suggestions can be sent to the TriLUG Steering Committee by visiting the Contact Form


September 13, 2007 TriLUG Meeting - Linux Video Editing w/ Joey Carr

2007-08-27

The September 2007 meeting of the Triangle Linux Users Group (Sponsored by Zenoss) will be held at 7pm, September 13, at Red Hat on the Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University (directions) . The talk is on Linux video editing, given by Joey Carr.

The talk will introduce the capabilities of several of the most basic tools in linux video production (kino/dvgrab, cinelerra, ffmpeg, and mencoder). Other tools and multimedia-focused linux distributions will be discussed. A basic production workflow will be demonstrated for video capture via IEEE 1394 (i.e. Firewire), and editing in Kino. Finally, options for DVD authoring will be covered in brief.

Joey previously worked as a Java developer and later as a business analyst for a medical informatics application service provider. He recently returned to UNC to study film and video production in the department of Communication Studies. He is currently working for iBiblio on their video speaker and other projects.


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