Welcome to HantsLUG!

You don’t need to live or work in Hampshire to join-in: in fact about half of our members are from outside Hampshire.

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Recent Posts

Meeting 16 November 2013

Hi guys.

The next meeting will be next Saturday (16th November) at QinetiQ Haslar from 2pm. For those who have not been before,  the site is located on the Haslar peninsula at the South of Gosport. The postcode is PO12 2AG.

Given the nature of the site please let me know if you plan to attend, so I can let our security guards know.

Cheers,

Tim B.

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No October meeting

Hi guys,

Unfortunately there will not be a meeting this month. Our next meeting will be in November. I will Issue details nearer the time.

Thanks,

Tim B.

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September 2013 meeting

Hi guys!

I am very pleased to announce that the next meeting will be held at QinetiQ’s Haslar site at 1pm on the 7th September.

We will have limited network access (i.e. a few people may have mobile broadband) so please do not expect to be able to do installs or updates from the web.

To keep our security guys happy can you please register your interest with me by email (chairman@hantslug.org.uk) no later than Wednesday 4th September.


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6 April 2013

For our April meeting, we are privileged to be hosted at IBM Hursley. For those who haven't been before it's a great opportunity.  Note that the start time is yet to be decided — watch this space and/or the mailing list for more information.

The plan is to hold the Easter debate at this meeting, but we need some speakers. The topic is (broadly) "The Future of Linux". The exact topics covered are at the discretion of the speakers, but there's plenty to go at, from mobile-space to server-space, SystemD to [continued...]

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VoIP and Telephony

I work for a VoIP and telephony provider, so I can talk about what is VoIP, how does it work, why would you want it, and a beginners guide to making and reciving calls over VoIP.

Some of these questions could cover topics such as;

  • Financial benefit to VoiP (for both domestic and business)
  • VoIP client recommendation such as land line/desk phones, wireless/DECT phones, softclients for PCs and mobile clients (smartphone apps)
  • VoIP provider recommendations

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HPC and clusters

I'd like to hear about high performance computing and clustering, a beginners 101 high level overview.

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Assembly

I'd like to hear any talks on programming in Assembly language, either on a standard linux computer or on smaller devices like an Arduino or Raspberry Pi.

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Talks wanted

To request a talk on a particular subject, create a post and put it into category 'Talks wanted'.

Or just email the webmaster, and they'll create the post for you.

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Talks offered

To offer to give a talk at a meeting, create a post and put it into category 'Talks offered'.

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01 December2012

The first ever HantsLUG Christmas Lecture was held on Saturday 1 December in the Zepler Building at Southampton University.

The speaker was Mike Bond, of the Computer Laboratory at Cambridge University, where he has been researching security in the banking system for 10 or more years.

He gave us a talk on “Hacking bank cards: 10 years of tools.” – a subject that sounded distinctly illegal to me. In fact the work on computer security done at Cambridge has been an important tool for improving the complex security measures that banks need to use. Although [continued...]

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