Sunday October 22, 2017

Linux Users of Central Illinois

The Linux Users Group of Springfield, Illinois and the surrounding area.

Some other users groups in the area:
Chicagoland Linux Users Group

Southern Illinois Linux Users Group
Springfield Perl Mongers
Unix Hobbyists', Administrators' & Coders' Club

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Meeting Info:

Meetings of the Linux Users of Central Illinois are the 4th Tuesday of every month from 7 PM to 9 PM at the Illinois State Museum Research and Collections Center in Springfield, IL. (The Illinois State Museum Research and Collections Center is located at 1011 E. Ash Street. Follow the link for a map and driving directions.)

The next LUCI meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 24, 2017.

In addition to the regular meeting, there is also a special Newbie Night, intended for new Linux users, on the second Tuesday of every month at the same time and location as the regular meetings.

The next Newbie Night is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

News from around the web:

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* Could Cryptocurrency Mining Kill Online Advertising?
* Tesla Plans Factory In China, Discounts Insurance For Self-Driving US Cars
* Security Upgraded For NetBSD-amd64 with Kernel ASLR Support
* Canadian Government Teams With Facebook To Protect Election Integrity
* With Rising Database Breaches, Two-Factor Authentication Also At Risk
* A 14-Year-Old Asks: When Should I Get a VPN?
* Microsoft Chastises Google Over Chrome Security
* For Under $1,000, Mobile Ads Can Track Your Location
* US Government Warns Of 'Ongoing' Hacks Targeting Nuclear and Power Industries
* NYT Op-Ed Argues Amazon 'Took Seattle's Soul'
* Amazon Patents Drones That Recharge Electric Vehicles
* See Giant Robots Fight. US vs Japan Match On YouTube
* YouTube Suspends Account of Popular Chinese Dissident
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* GStreamer Conference 2017 Videos
* Purism Librem 5 Linux Smartphone Campaign Set To End At Around $2 Million
* Working Intel CET Bits Now Land In GCC8
* AMDGPU DC Gets A Final Batch Of Changes Before Linux 4.15
* LXQt 0.12 released With Better HiDPI Support, More Robust
* GNOME 3.27.1 Released
* Mining Monero On The CPU & Ethereum On The GPU
* Wine Staging 2.19 Brings More D3D11 Bits, Extra Fixes
* ZenStates Allows Adjusting Zen P-States, Other Tweaking Under Linux
* NVIDIA TX2 / Tegra186 Display Support Isn't Ready For Linux 4.15
* Valve Developer Lands VK_EXT_global_priority For RADV Vulkan Driver
* Vulkan 1.0.64 Adds In Another AMD-Developed Extension
* Ubuntu Developer Gets Mir Running On Fedora
* D-Bus 1.12 Is Being Worked On As The Next IPC Bus Update
* Control-Flow Enforcement Technology Begins To Land In GCC 8
* Fedora 27 Making It Easy To Deploy Free RHEL7 VMs
* Intel Graphics Performance: Ubuntu 17.04 vs. 17.10
* Wine 2.0.3 Released With 37 Bug Fixes
* Intel Wires In EGL Context Priority Support For Their Mesa Driver
* Occlusion Queries Land In Etnaviv For Mesa 17.3
* Intel Continues Landing New i915 DRM Features For Linux 4.15
* Many Vega Improvements & Other Fixes Land In Mesa For RADV Vulkan Driver
* Intel Begins Landing GFNI Support In GCC 8
* "NonDesktop" Proposed For RandR: Useful For VR & Apple Touch Bar Like Devices
* More AMDGPU Changes Queue For Linux 4.15
* Purism Now Shipping Their Laptops With Intel ME Disabled
* AMD EPYC 7351P Linux Performance: 16 Core / 32 Thread Server CPU For ~$750
* Samsung DeX: Convergence & Traditional Linux Distributions On Galaxy Smartphones
* Mesa 17.2.3 Offers Vulkan Fixes, Gallium3D Updates
* Ubuntu 17.10 ISOs Officially Released
* Intel OpenGL Shader Cache Revised Once More

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