On Sunday night I started the process of upgrading the LUV server to Debian/Jessie from Debian/Wheezy. My initial plan was to just upgrade Apache first but dependencies required upgrading systemd too.
One problem I’ve encountered in the past is that the Wheezy version of systemd will often hang on an upgrade to a newer version. […]
Today I ran a hands-on training session on configuring a MTA with Postfix and Dovecot for LUV. I gave each student a virtual machine running Debian/Jessie with full Internet access and instructions on how to configure it as a basic mail server. Here is a slightly modified set of instructions that anyone can do on […]
I’ve recently started using the Eventbrite Web site  and the associated Eventbrite Android app  to discover public events in my area. Both the web site and the Android app lack features for searching (I’d like to save alerts for my accounts and have my phone notify me when new events are added […]
20 months ago I started the LUV Hardware Library . The aim of the project is to provide a repository of free spare parts for computers for the use of club members. People who have parts that are good but which they can’t use can donate them and others who need such parts can take […]
Last night at the Annual General Meeting we had a motion to disincorporate The Linux Users of Victoria (LUV) . The proposal was for LUV to cease being an incorporated society on condition that Linux Australia (LA)  accepts us as a sub-committee. As a sub-committee of LA we would elect our own committee to […]
What is it?
Last month I started what I am calling the LUV Hardware Library. It’s a briefcase full of computer parts that are free to LUV members which I plan to bring to all LUV meetings . The issue is that there is a lot of hardware which has no great value to people […]