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April 10, 2014 Notes

Toshiba Chromebook
http://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/devices/chromebooks.html#toshiba
http://www.toshiba.com/us/chromebook-cb30

Asus Chromebox
http://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/devices/chromebooks.html#asus-chromebox
https://www.asus.com/us/ASUS_Chromebox/

Upgrade the ASUS Chromebox
- add more memory and SSD, and Ubuntu
http://www.willispickering.com/content/upgrade-asus-chromebox-add-more-memory-and-ssd-and-ubuntu

Mac-Linux-USB-Loader
is a tool allowing you to put a Linux distribution on a USB drive and make it bootable on Intel Macs using EFI.
http://sevenbits.github.io/Mac-Linux-USB-Loader/

Run Windows on your Mac
presentation from the March SLOMUG meeting. The presentation notes are available here.

Garmin Dash Cam 20
HD GPS standalone driving recorder
http://alanraul.com/videos/garmin/

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/on-the-road/533/garmin-dash-cam-20/prod146282.html

March 6, 2014 Notes

Pictures from the
Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE)

What the Tech Industry Has Learned from Linus Torvalds
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XTHdcmjenI

Dell PowerEdge T20 Mini Tower Server
http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/poweredge-t20/pd
http://i.dell.com/sites/doccontent/shared-content/data-sheets/en/Documents/PowerEdge_T20_Technical_Guide.pdf

Dell PowerEdge T20 Server $199
http://homeservershow.com/forums/index.php?/topic/7258-dell-poweredge-t20-server-199/

ThinkServer TS140 Tower Server
http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/servers/thinkserver/towers/ts140/
Data Sheet
http://www.amazon.com/Lenovo-ThinkServer-TS140-70A4000HUX-Computer/dp/B00F6EK9J2

Asus VivoBook X200CA-DB02 11.6" LED Notebook
http://www.amazon.com/Asus-VivoBook-X200CA-DB02-11-6-Notebook/dp/B00CPIF63G/

QNAP
http://www.qnap.com/useng/index.php?sn=69&lang=en-us

SYNOLOGY
http://www.synology.com/en-us/

AV Linux
http://www.bandshed.net/AVLinux.html
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=avlinux

NOTE:
If you do not get a standard keyboard when booting up like I did on my laptop, there's a simple solution.
Push and hold the Fn Key
Tap the NUM LOCK key

February 6, 2014 Notes

Thanks to Bill Holcomb for his demo of Parted Magic.
http://partedmagic.com/

Alan Raul
showed how he has updated his Shuttle SH67H3 v2.0 Multi-OS Build with additional Samsung EVO SSD's, eliminating his last spinning HDD and adding a HighPoint Rocket 640L Lite Version 4-Port PCI-Express 2.0 x4 SATA 6Gb/s RAID Controller.
http://alanraul.com/8/

Thanks to Joe Stute who demoed the Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses.
http://www.vuzix.com/consumer/products_m100/
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=vuzix%20m100%20smart%20glasses&sm=1

Linux files for SLOLUG can be found here:
https://oceankayak.homeserver.com/
Ask Alan for a UN/PW.

Grub Customizer was demoed by Alan.
https://launchpad.net/~danielrichter2007/+archive/grub-customizer
http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-install-grub-customizer-in-ubuntu-13-04.html

January 9, 2014 Notes

Thanks to Joe. S. for his System76 Sable Touch demo
https://www.system76.com/desktops/model/sabt1

Thanks to Joe S. for his comparison of the Mushkin Ventura Ultra 240GB USB Flash Drive.
http://poweredbymushkin.com/index.php/component/djcatalog2/item?id=752:ventura-ultra-240gb-flash-drive

Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400r
http://www.logitech.com/en-us/product/wireless-touch-keyboard-k400r

The Cubli:
a cube that can jump up, balance, and 'walk'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_6p-1J551Y

InputJive
is a full function handheld computer keyboard and mouse that fits in the palm of your hand.
http://inputjive.com/