07/2012 FOSS SIG

At our next July 2012 FOSS-SIG meeting:

 avira 2012 logoAvira Rescue Disk 10
When you’ve got a PC completely infected with viruses, sometimes it’s best to reboot into a rescue disc and run a full virus scan from there. I’ll show you how Avira cured a nuisance issue I couldn’t resolve on my nettop WindowsXP (this was saved from the June meeting).

 

July Links:

10 Famous Geeks Who Changed The World (Not Who You Think)
A lineup that is supposed to be of famous geeks who changed the world.
Windows 8 Pro upgrade: $40
OSNews is Exploring the Future of Computing with news on desktop, server, mobile, and specialty operating systems and new computing technology.
CDs Are Not Forever: The Truth About CD/DVD Longevity, Mold & Rot
A Penetration Tester’s Toolkit | Linux Journal
Ever wonder exactly how vulnerable your network is? Using these tools can give you an idea and provide the means to protect yourself. I don’t know about you, but during the years of my IT career, I’ve become more and more concerned with security.
LibreOffice for Android Is in the Works
Though still ‘fairly horrific’ for tablet devices, the software is coming along nicely, a developer reports.
FLOSS Manuals’ Fee-based Online Books Complement Free Ones
Read about trends, technologies and best practices covered by experienced Giga Omni Media editors and writers. Participate in daily blog discusions and post your thoughts and opinions.

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As always, bring your FOSS related questions or issues and we’ll try to help you resolve them.