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Crack KRACK, Linux on Mac, Missing Matter???

by Evelyn Lopez

This Day in Tech History:

NES Hits North America

http://thisdayintechhistory.com/10/18/nes-hits-north-america/

 

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Hello again Geeks,

Here's a recap of the stories we've been going nuts over this week at FreeGeek Chicago. If you have news, article, photos or other material you wish to share with us, email it to share@freegeekchicago.org

 

How to:

How To Search Google from the Command Line

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/08/search-google-from-the-command-line

Software/Video:

Week Of Linux & Security News 15 October 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aoGb52wvyA

 

Awesome links:

Here's every patch for KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability available right now

http://www.zdnet.com/article/here-is-every-patch-for-krack-wi-fi-attack-available-right-now/

How to Install Linux Software on a Mac with MacPorts – Thanks Dan!

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-linux-software-on-mac/

Half the universe’s missing matter has just been finally found

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2149742-half-the-universes-missing-matter-has-just-been-finally-found

Your Hard Disk As An Accidental Microphone

https://hackaday.com/2017/10/08/your-hard-disk-as-an-accidental-microphone/

 

Deal of the week:

  • Mac Mini 3,1. @ 2.00 GHz, 4GB RAM, 320 GB HDD with El Capital O.S. + Apple monitor

    All for $150! All #freegeekchicago desktops come with free keyboard and mouse. Call us at 773.342.6205 for more details. Wed-Sun from 11-5pm - http://tinyurl.com/deal10-15

 

Command of the day:

cpio
Cpio copies files into or out of a cpio or tar archive. A tar archive is a file that contains other files, plus information about them, such as their file name, owner, timestamps and access permissions. The archive can be another file on the disk, a magnetic tape or a pipe. Cpio has three operating modes and is a more efficient alternative to tar.

 

 

And as always, if you have a story, article or photos you would like to see us post email it to share@freegeekchicago.org

 

 

-The FreeGeek Chicago Team

Geeky Poll

by Evelyn Lopez
How are you dealing with KRACK?
 
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Sunday Fun at FreeGeek Chicago: Photo Edition

by Evelyn Lopez
SFFGC 10-15-2017

AI God, Hacking E-Waste, Open-source Email and Wine Games

by Evelyn Lopez

 

This Day in Tech History:

Pac-Man Fever Begins

http://thisdayintechhistory.com/10/10/pac-man-fever-begins/

 

Hello geeks!

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  • CLASS: Intro to LibreOffice: Sunday October 15, 2027 @3pm

    Make Your Own Website (Javascript): Sunday October 22, 2017 @3pm

         Make Your Own Website using HTML & CSS Part 2: Sunday October 29, 2017

        @3pm

Sunday Fun at FreeGeek Chicago: Photo Edition

by Evelyn Lopez
SFFGC October 8, 2017

FreeGeek DIY´s

by Evelyn Lopez

A couple of weeks ago, we received an email from a volunteer telling us how he upgraded his $25 FreeGeek desktop and converted it into a big, mean computer machine.

Carlos says:
¨Hi!! I'm a volunteer who bought a cheap (25$) PC in freegeek and I improved it. I put 4 GB ram more (now it has 8GB), change dual core for quad core, video card. I had some problem fitting the video card in the box, then I had to remove the processor fan, and cut some metal parts of the video card. I couldn't put the fan again, then I installed a water cooling system made from scratch. To show the water cooling system I cut the box and put a acrylic glass.
In the end the price for everything was 130$. For me worth it!¨

Carlos is a master at computer DIY and we at FreeGeek couldn't be prouder. Do you have any projects you want us to see? Email us  share@freegeekchicago.org with your story.

 

FGC DIY´s

Geeky Poll

by Evelyn Lopez
Do you use a webmail client? - From opensource.com
 
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Linux for Dummies, 2018 Commodore, Sudo apt-get install Pacman, Free classes!

by Evelyn Lopez

This Day in Tech History:

Sputnik Launches the Space Age

http://thisdayintechhistory.com/10/04/sputnik-launches-the-space-age/

 

Hello geeks!

FreeGeek Chicago has some special announcements for you:

 

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FreeGeek Class Schedule

October 6th - How to Sustain Battery Life in your Devices

October 8th - How to Build a Website using HTML & CSS

October 15th - Introduction To Libre Office

 

 

 

Geeky Poll

by Evelyn Lopez
Ataris new console runs Linux... thoughts?
 
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Sunday Fun at FreeGeek Chicago: Photo Edition

by Evelyn Lopez
SFFGC Sept 24 2017

CCleaner Hacked, Robots: Humanity is Doomed, Light is the New Sound...

by Evelyn Lopez

This Day in Tech History:

First FORTRAN Program Runs

http://thisdayintechhistory.com/09/20/first-fortran-program-runs/

 

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Geeky Poll

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Did you celebrate Software Freedom Day ?
 
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Software Freedom Day!!!

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Software Freedom Day 2017!