LUV Main October 2017 Meeting: The Tor software and network

Oct 3 2017 18:30
Oct 3 2017 20:30
Location: 
Mail Exchange Hotel, 688 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Mail Exchange Hotel
688 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Speakers:

  • Russell Coker, Tor

Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security.

Russell Coker has done lots of Linux development over the years, mostly involved with Debian.

Software Freedom Day 2017 and LUV Annual General Meeting

Sep 16 2017 12:00
Sep 16 2017 18:00
Location: 
Electron Workshop, 31 Arden St. North Melbourne

 

Software Freedom Day 2017

It's that time of the year where we celebrate our freedoms in technology and raise a ruckus about all the freedoms that have been eroded away. The time of the year we look at how we might keep our increasingly digital lives under our our own control and prevent prying eyes from seeing things they shouldn't. You guessed it: It's Software Freedom Day!

LUV Main September 2017 Meeting: Cygwin and Virtualbox

Sep 5 2017 18:30
Sep 5 2017 20:30
Location: 
The Dan O'Connell Hotel, 225 Canning Street, Carlton VIC 3053

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
The Dan O'Connell Hotel
225 Canning Street, Carlton VIC 3053

Speakers:

  • Duncan Roe, Cygwin
  • Steve Roylance, Virtualbox

Cygwin is a large collection of GNU and Open Source tools which provide functionality similar to a Linux distribution on Windows.  It allows easy porting of many Unix programs without the need for extensive changes to the source code.

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