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World’s First Geosynchronous Satellite

http://thisdayintechhistory.com/07/26/worlds-first-geosynchronous-satellite/


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Poll Results

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 Change Folder Color on Ubuntu

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/06/quickly-change-folder-color-ubuntu

 

Software/Video:

6 Awesome DIY Security Camera Clients for Linux

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/awesome-diy-security-camera-clients-linux/

Linux News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G310i6Ow6C4

 

Awesome links: (A special thanks to Dan M.)

GNOME Explained: A Look at One of Linux’s Most Popular Desktops

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/gnome-explained-look-one-linuxs-popular-desktops/

Turning SCRAP Electronics into GOLD BARS!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toijA2e1sLw

5 Must-Have Security Tools for Your Linux PC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/must-have-security-tools-for-linux/

 

Deal of the week:

Dell Optiplex 980 i7 @2.93 GHz, 4GB RAM, 500 GB HDD + LG Flatron monitor. All for $105! 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/deal07-23

 

Command of the day:

hostname Displays the name of the current host system.

 

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