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SouthEast LinuxFest 2015 RFP

SELF 2015 will be hosted again in Charlotte on June 12-14, 2015 at the Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel. And the RFP is open until April 15th.

SouthEast LinuxFest (SELF) 2014

Charlotte is again hosting the SouthEast LinuxFest (SELF), the community event for everyone who wants to know more about Linux and Open Source Software. This year, for the first time, SELF will be at the Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel (Google Maps Link).

Meeting Update: After Work Snack & Hack

The After Work Snack and Hack will be on a new schedule after the meeting on 2/21/2013. There will be no meeting in March! Please make sure that you update your calendars:

After Work Snack & Hack
When: Every first Tuesday 6pm - 8pm, starting 4/2/2013
Where: Caribou Coffee
1531 East Blvd Charlotte, NC 28203

Meeting Update: New Regular Meeting In The University Area

Thanks to Mark's efforts, I can announce a new regular meeting in Charlotte's university area! Here are the details:

University Area Meetup
When: Every third Wednesday 7pm - 9pm, starting 3/20/2013
Where: Classic Graphics
8335 IBM Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262

For updates please check the calendar and of course our mailing list.

New Meeting In The University Area

Last week, there was a discussion on the mailing list where a few folks mentioned the desire for a university area CharLUG meeting. And thanks to Mark and Ryan we now have one and here is the date and location for the upcoming CharLUG meeting.

New Calendar

Hi folks!

I had some spare time and I could finally work on the meeting pages. I ripped out the old "book" and created a new page from scratch that is using a Google calendar. Here you will find all the meetings that we schedule and I am working on getting the reminders piped correctly into the mailing list. This is also a first step to have our own RSVP system. I'll keep you posted.

Ext4 Bug Since Linux Kernel Version 3.6.2

Ted Ts'o reports that in an Ext4 file system can be corrupted under the following circumstances:

- the journal starts at block zero
- mount and umount the file system two times in a row very quickly

In worst case the meta data can be corrupted which can of course lead to the loss of data on that file system.

This problem might also occur in the kernel 3.5.x series because this code.

After Work Snack & Hack Recap / PGP/GPG Key Signing Party

Today we had a great meeting of the CharLUG with a lot of interesting discussions It seems that over the last meetings some topics always came up.

First of all virtualization. This seems to be the hot topic for everybody. Folks like to test and play around with OS's in a VM and it opens up opportunities to try things that otherwise were really hard to do. I didn't take a real poll but it seems that most people favor VirtualBox on the desktop, but VMware is still very popular.

Snack & Hack Day And Time Change

The time and day for the Snack & Hack changed. The new time is the first Thursday of the month at 6:30. Please check our meeting page for updates.

Snack And Hack / South East Linux Fest

Our last meeting was a huge success. We had a lot of people showing up and good talks about Linux and Open Source. Lets keep the spirit and lets get together on April 7, 2012 for the next meeting!

On another note, we had a visit from a team of the South East Linux Fest. Here is some more detail about it:

SouthEast | LinuxFest
Linux in the GNU/South

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