Saturday October 22, 2016

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 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 25, 2016.

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 8, 2016.

News from around the web:

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* John McAfee Thinks North Korea Hacked Dyn, and Iran Hacked the DNC
* Super Mario 'Speed Runners' Are Setting New World Records
* Rust Implements An IDE Protocol From Red Hat's Collaboration With Microsoft and Codenvy
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* 'Anonymous' Hacker Indicted As His Hunger Strike Continues
* Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban On Personally Identifiable Web Tracking
* Cisco Develops System To Automatically Cut-Off Pirate Video Streams
* Russians Seek Answers To Central Moscow GPS Anomaly
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* GCC Lands Loop Splitting Optimization
* Intel Has Been Working On MIPI SoundWire Support For Linux
* Solus Linux Making Performance Gains With Its BLAS Configuration
* Chrome 55 Beta Brings Async/Await To JavaScript
* Lumina Desktop 1.1 Released
* NVIDIA 375.10 Linux Driver Released, Supports GTX 1050 Series
* Radeon vs. Nouveau Open-Source Drivers On Mesa Git + Linux 4.9
* Linux Perf Gets New "C2C" Tool For False Sharing Detection
* Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Shipping For Linux In Two Weeks
* Linux 4.9 Is Showing A Performance Boost On More Systems
* Easy, Automated Benchmarking On Linux With PTS
* KernelCare Is Another Alternative To Canonical's Ubuntu Live Kernel Patching
* Intel Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Patches Updated For Linux 4.9
* Wayland For KDE Plasma 5.9 Should Shape Up Quite Nicely
* Intel Haswell OpenGL & Vulkan Testing With Mesa Git
* LibreOffice 5.3 Alpha Tagged, New Features Inbound
* Nintendo Switch Announced, Powered By NVIDIA Tegra
* ARM Shows Off New Side-By-Side Comparison Of OpenGL ES & Vulkan
* Stable Linux Kernel Updates Roll Out To Address "Dirty COW" CVE
* MPV 0.21 Player Adds CUDA, Better Raspberry Pi Support
* Mad Max Appears To Work Fine With RadeonSI Gallium3D
* Fedora 26 Planning To Drop The Synaptics X.Org Driver
* RadeonSI Got Another Optimization After The 13.0 Branching
* SDL 2.0.5 Released With Many Improvements
* DragonFlyBSD Continues LibreSSL Push, OpenSSL To Be Dropped
* Mad Max Launches For Linux
* Mesa 13.0 Release Candidate 1 Arrives With Intel OpenGL 4.5 Complete
* Linux 4.9 Is Showing Some Performance Improvements On A Core i7 6800K

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