February's Meeting -- Potential Topics

Bryce Larson bryceml at bryceml.us
Wed Jan 24 18:38:56 MST 2018


If someone has any useful information to share about FreeIPA, OpenVPN and OpenVPN Access Server, or Python programming in general, those seem to be the things that I could use some help with lately if someone has experience with any of those.

On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 12:15:58AM +0000, Simister, James wrote:
> I was disappointed as well. It looks like I'll be taking the reins, but I was prepping for and attending CES for my company, and wasn't able to get everything lined up for the January meeting.
> 
> Thanks for volunteering! I'll add you to the list for consideration.
> 
> What other topics are of interest to the group here that we should try to cover in the coming months?
> 
> James
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: plug-bounces at plug.org [mailto:plug-bounces at plug.org] On Behalf Of Alpheus Madsen
> Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 3:46 PM
> To: plug at plug.org
> Subject: February's Meeting -- Potential Topics
> 
> I was a little disappointed that January's meeting fell through, and since
> we're in-between Presidents, this makes me concerned that we'll lose PLUG
> altogether if we're not careful.  I'm not in a position right now to
> volunteer to be President, but I would like to volunteer to give a
> presentation in February.  I would probably present on a topic that I
> submitted to OpenWest, namely, a rough-draft, whiteboard-and-marker
> discussion on the Solitaire playing card encryption algorithm.
> 
> If there isn't enough interest in that, I have been wondering what to do
> with a work computer that was given to me when I was last let go from work;
> at this point, I'm toying with the idea of having these computers to be
> clones of each other, and was wondering how I can keep everything in sync
> between the two computers -- and how to avoid situations where data for an
> account might get corrupted, if I log into the same account on both
> computers at the same time, and then try to edit the same file on two
> different computers.  We can discuss the merits and perils of this crazy,
> hairbrained scheme.
> 
> Finally, if all else fails, I would be content if we could just meet up to
> discuss tips and tricks, share Linux war stories, and perhaps make a list
> of topics we might be interested in having covered in the future.
> 
> So, any other thoughts on what we should do for February?
> 
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