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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:

Connect To Wifi From The Linux Command Line




Brand NEW IBM PC AT + Model M! Unboxing & Setup [LGR]


Week Of Linux News 07 October 2017


The $50 Recycled Portable Monitor Project


Awesome links:

4 open source alternatives to Gmail


10 Games You Can Play on Linux with Wine


Why E-waste Should be at the Forefront of a Company’s Cybersecurity Plan


Deus ex machina: former Google engineer is developing an AI god


FreeGeek Freebie:

Linux for Beginners



Deal of the week:

Dell Precision 490 Xeon 5355 @2.66 GHz 8GB RAM, 500 GB HDD Nvidia Quadro 4000
20" Dell monitor + HD webcam. All for
$74! 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/deal10-08-2017


Command of the day:

quota – Displays disk limits and current disk usage for a specified user. Useful when there are multiple users assigned to a particular 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