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This Day in Tech History:

Snow Leopard Released; The End of AppleTalk
http://thisdayintechhistory.com/08/28/snow-leopard-released-the-end-of-appletalk/

 

*EVENTS SCHEDULE*

Linux Fix-IT Day! - September 2nd, 2017 @11am

Introduction to Your FreeGeek Computer – September 3rd, 2017 @3pm

Introduction to LibreOffice – September 10th, 2017 @ 3pm

 

Hello geeks!

FreeGeek Chicago has some special announcements for you:

 

 

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:

Fix The Google GPG Error on Ubuntu

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/08/fix-google-gpg-key-linux-repository-error

 

Software/Video:

Time Vault

https://launchpad.net/timevault

Linux News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBC1xU1dBzE

 

Awesome links:

A Teen Figured out How to Make Clean Energy Using a Device That Costs $5

https://futurism.com/a-teen-figured-out-how-to-make-clean-energy-using-a-device-that-costs-5/

Japan vs. USA giant robot duel scheduled this month

http://en.rocketnews24.com/2017/08/24/japan-vs-usa-giant-robot-duel-scheduled-this-month-%E3%80%90video%E3%80%91/

Chinese quantum satellite sends ‘unbreakable’ code

https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/chinese-quantum-satellite-sends-unbreakable-code

 

FreeGeek Freebie:

FreeGeek Chicago Back to School Coupon

https://flic.kr/p/WRc1SX

 

Deal of the week:

MacBook 6.2 i5 @ 2.8 Ghz, 8GB RAM, 500 GB HDD

All for $220! 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/deal08-27

 

Command of the day:

CRON
CRON is a Linux system process that will execute a program at a preset time. To use CRON, a user must prepare a text file that describes the program to be executed and the times at which CRON should execute them. Then the crontab program can be used to load the text file that describes the CRON jobs into CRON
Using CRON to execute programs at specific times.

 

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