Monday December 10, 2018

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

Springfield Perl Mongers
St. Louis Linux Users Group
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 Springfield MakerSpace in Springfield, IL. (The Springfield MakerSpace is located at 1227 S. Pasfield Street. Follow the link for a map and driving directions.)

The next LUCI meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, December 25, 2018.

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, December 11, 2018.

News from around the web:

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* Malicious Sites Abuse 11-Year-Old Firefox Bug That Mozilla Failed To Fix
* What is the Future of Office Spaces?
* Start-Ups Aren't Cool Anymore
* Google Will Shut Down Google+ Four Months Early After Second Data Leak
* Video Games Won't Be Part of the Paris Olympics
* Nasa's Voyager 2 Probe 'Leaves the Solar System'
* Qualcomm Says It Won Case Banning Sale of Older iPhones in China
* UK Just Banned the National Health Service From Buying Any More Fax Machines
* Driveway Encounter With Microsoft's President Led To $25 Million For
* Netflix's Biggest Competition Isn't Sleep -- It's YouTube
* Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They're Not Keeping It Secret
* Global Carbon Emissions Jump To All-Time High in 2018
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* Adobe Customer Care: There Hasn't Been Enough Demand For Linux
* The Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Linux Driver Performance At The End Of 2018
* Intel Launches Open-Source Deep Learning Reference Stack Powered By Clear Linux & Kata
* Adiantum File-System Encryption Support Ready For Linux 4.21
* AMD Files Trademark For Vega II
* Initial i.MX8 SoC Support & Development Board Possibly Ready For Linux 4.21
* Unvanquished Open-Source Game Sees Its First Alpha Release In Nearly Three Years
* Wine-Staging 4.0-RC1 Released With Just Over 800 Patches On Top Of Wine
* Fedora 30 To Finally Use GnuPG 2 As The Default
* AeonWave: An Open-Source Audio Engine Akin To Microsoft's XAudio2 / Apple CoreAudio
* Linux 4.20-rc6 Kernel Released - "Looks Fairly Normal"
* Phoronix Test Suite 8.4.1 Released For Better BSD Support, RHEL7 Bug Workaround
* KDE Frameworks 5.53 Released With Important KIO Performance Fix, KWayland Updates
* Baloo, Kate & Other KDE Programs Getting Improvements Ahead Of The Holidays
* Git 2.20 Brings Many Fixes, Updates To Windows Port
* More Radeon RX 590 Ubuntu Benchmarks - See How Your Linux GPU Performance Compares
* Freedreno Gallium3D Lands MSAA Support For Qualcomm Adreno 600 Series
* NVIDIA Tegra X2 & Xavier Get HDMI Audio With Linux 4.21
* High Resolution Scroll-Wheel Support Re-Added Ahead Of Linux 4.21
* FreeBSD 12 Is Running Great On The Dell PowerEdge R7425 EPYC 2P Server
* Linux 4.19.8 Released With BLK-MQ Fix To The Recent Data Corruption Bug
* Intel's OpenGL Driver Will Now Make Better Use Of KHR_debug For Shader Debugging
* Imagine 128 & Matrox Linux X.Org Display Drivers See Updates For The 2018 Holidays
* AMDGPU Driver Gets Final Batch Of Features For Linux 4.21
* ROE Kernel Hardening Continues To Restrict KVM VMs To Only Its Own Memory
* Blender Lands Support For NVIDIA RTX Turing / CUDA 10
* AMD Adding New Vega 10 & Vega 20 IDs To Their Linux Driver
* Wine 4.0-RC1 Released With Updated Vulkan Support, Stream I/O Support
* NVIDIA 415.22 Linux Driver Adds Mainline Support For Vulkan Transform Feedback
* AMD Radeon RX 590 Linux Benchmarks, 18-Way NVIDIA/AMD Gaming Comparison
* Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 Officially Released

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Last updated Tue Sep 25 11:40:00 2018.