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Jul 21, 2013 - 1 minute read - Comments

Sysadmin Appreciation Day

Title: Sysadmin Appreciation Day Location: Big Rig Brew Pub Link out: Click here Description: Details on the what is it are available here: http://sysadminday.com/ In our case, it’s an excuse for a small party. Come out and there will be no fixing of computers, networks or security audits. Start Time: 17:30 Date: 2013-07-26

Jul 21, 2013 - 1 minute read - Comments

Post July Meeting Notes

Here are a few followup items from the meeting: The Raspberry Pi as a FM transmitter: http://www.icrobotics.co.uk/wiki/index.php/Turning_the_Raspberry_Pi_Into_an_FM_Transmitter Monitoring Tools - this turned into a segue on configuration management as well: Zenoss - http://zenoss.org Nagios - http://nagios.org xymon - http://xymon.org Ground Works Open Source (core) - http://gwos.com Zabbix - http://zabbix.com Spiceworks (there is a free edition) - http://spiceworks.com Big Sister - http://bigsister.ch MRTG - http://oss.oetiker.ch/mrtg Cacti - http://cacti.net Puppet - http://puppetlabs.

Jul 14, 2013 - 1 minute read - Comments

July Meeting 2013

Title: July Meeting 2013 Location: Tim Horton’s, 660 Eagleson Rd, Kanata Link out: Click here Description: It is July already… Not a lot of topic info for this month, given that it is typically a quiet month for our meetings. I was considering the following items: Fun things to do with a Raspberry Pi - FM Radio transmitter Monitoring tools has come up as a side topic at OCLUG, so a list of basic ones comes to mind.

Jun 16, 2013 - 1 minute read - Comments

June Meeting 2013

Title: June Meeting 2013 Location: Tim Horton’s, 660 Eagleson Rd, Kanata Link out: Click here Description: Followup to the MythTV topic Designing a useful presentation - discussion, not a presentation Start Time: 19:00 Date: 20130620 End Time: 21:30

May 14, 2013 - 1 minute read - Comments

May Meeting 2013

Title: May Meeting 2013 Location: Tim Horton’s, 660 Eagleson Rd, Kanata Link out: Click here Description: I’m a little late posting this. I wasn’t sure we would have the meeting this week as BSDCan 2013 is on. Topics: Ubuntu network installs (also debian) and gotchas MythTV everything else Start Time: 19:00 Date: 20130516 End Time: 21:30

Apr 14, 2013 - 1 minute read - Comments

April Meeting 2013

Title: April Meeting 2013 Location: Tim Horton’s, 660 Eagleson Rd, Kanata Link out: Click here Description: It’s April and there is still snow on the ground. Thanks Ottawa weather! Topics this month: NAS devices, specifically the synology units smart watches… useful? monitoring tools and agents other oddities as usual If there are new people, look for a gaggle of people that may have laptops or tablets out and there will likely be a set of crutches nearby.

Mar 18, 2013 - 1 minute read - Comments

March Meeting 2013

Title: March Meeting 2013 Location: Tim Horton’s, 660 Eagleson Rd, Kanata Link out: Click here Description: Time to get together and celebrate the wheels in your head make that quarter-turn and move forward. We have lost an hour until fall and are possibly still suffering for it. We have a number of oddball topics this month: Compiling statically linked binaries to create “future-proof” support tools (sure they are) Fun and games in document generation - take it away Bruce!