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CharLUG on Meetup

Organizing a meeting is not easy and it is hard to track the interest. For a time we used Meetup to help with this, and because we merged with the Meetup. This worked pretty well, but the cost was a problem. Now we found a new sponsor and are back again on Meetup. Just search for CharLUG on Meetup or click here.

We are also planning a September meeting, so please make suggestions.

Kickoff Meeting 2017-06-14 @ 6:30pm

It is time to meet and to get the group going again. Thanks to Todd for offering a meeting place. We will be meeting at the York County Natural Gas Authority in Rock Hill (map) on 6/14/2017 @ 6:30pm.

This meeting is to regroup and everybody is welcome to join the discussion.

SouthEast LinuxFest (SELF) 2017 Recap

SELF 2017 was again hosted in Charlotte with a lot of great presentations. Check out their webpage and I hope the video streams are online soon.

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.


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