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Can-It Advanced Features & Surface Pro 4 linux


May Meeting: Can-It Advanced Features & Surface Pro 4 linux

Date: May 4, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Location: Algonquin (Woodroffe) P216b

Note: Room change We will be in room P216b for the next few meetings

This month, the main talk will be on some advanced features of the Roaring Penguin Can-It software and a short linux on the surface pro talk


There will be a one hour pre-meeting item from 17:30 to 18:30 for people who are new to Linux, have general questions, or wish to help out with people who are just getting started.

After Meeting Social:

After the meeting, there will be a social event at one of the nearby pubs or restaurants. A short discussion and vote as to location will be taken then.

GPG Keysigning:

After the main talk and possibly the BoF, there will be the opportunity for a GPG key signing. This is a monthly offering, just look for Scott after the talk and we can go from there. Bring some kind of photo ID and some keyslips if you expect people to sign your key.If you need some method of creating pages of keyslips, there is an online slip generator available.

Canning SPAM

Advanced features of Roaring Penguin's CanIt anti-spam software

Speaker: Dianne Skoll

This talk will briefly describe some of the advanced features of Roaring Penguin's CanIt anti-spam software followed by an in-depth discussion of the architecture of the Hosted CanIt system, which filters mail for approximately 160,000 users. Dianne will discuss tips and tricks for scaling a Linux-based mail-filtering system to that level of capacity.

About the Speaker

As founder and president of Roaring Penguin Software Inc., Dianne Skoll directs the business vision and technological direction of the company. With more than 20 years' experience in technology management, custom software development, network design/security and more, Dianne ensures that Roaring Penguin remains focused on high-quality, high-performing solutions to real enterprise needs.

Dianne earned her MEng. in Electronics at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She has received numerous science and engineering awards, is author of Caldera OpenLinux Unleashed and has published industry papers on leaf cell synthesis, Milters and PPPoE for Linux, as well as penning numerous articles for technology magazines.


Beneath the Surface

Speaker: Scott Murphy

A short talk on my experiences with installing Linux on a Surface Pro 4

Spoiler: It is a pretty nice platform

About the Speaker

Scott has been haunting server rooms and using/administrating Unix and Unix like systems for more than 30 years now. His background includes IT infrastructure, system administration, deployments and migrations, security and management. He is currently working as a consultant for the federal government.

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