The next Paignton code club is this Saturday 17th November 2018. Paignton Library at the usual time. Please contact Paignton Library and Information Centre for more information.
The next Paignton code club is this Saturday 3rd November 2018. Paignton Library at the usual time. Please contact Paignton Library and Information Centre for more information.
Ubuntu 18.10 aka Cosmic Cuttlefish is currently in Beta and looking for testers. More details on how to get involved in this can be found here
Looks like it has a some interesting new features, including kernel 5.0 which is another milestone.
Anyway the above page has a link to the usual image archive, so get downloading and testing 🙂
Ubuntu for containers
National Cyber Security Centre publish Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Security Guide.
Last week the NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) in the UK issued their latest publication which gives advice on how to configure Ubuntu 18.04 LTS in accordance with their security best practices.
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)is the UK government department responsible for providing guidance on Information Security to the UK public and private sectors as well as responding to online security incidents and securing networks.
Anyone who has been following the list recently will be aware of Tom, from Holsworthy who has been setting up a Coderdojo in Holsworthy.
We wish Tom best of luck with this venture and hope that it grows and does well, which I am sure it will.
Fallout 4 and Manjaro Linux
Latest video from Bob’s Distros on Youtube, Fallout 4 on Manjaro Linux. Not played this but I know it is very popular and gaming is a big barrier to the take up of desktop Linux.
News from the Free Software foundation is that ActivityPub is now a web standard thanks to the W3C. If you are not sure what this is please check out the link below:-
For the November Tech Jam I should have some resources available for promoting both free software and e-mail self defence.
These were obtained from the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE)
The next Torbay tech jam is on the 14th November at Paignton Library 1 – 3 pm
More details are on the website
Open to all ages / abilities.
I am hoping to be able to present a mini workshop on Interfacing the Raspberry Pi to an LED, it is a start and hopefully the work shops can build up to more complex projects over time. Also I want to do the same thing with Arduino.