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Let's discuss and test out various Libre alternatives to Slack, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
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It would be wonderful to connect with other women (cis, trans & genderqueer) at LCA2016, so let's get lunch together!
  
== Agenda ==
 
  
Let's start by spending half an hour discussing the problems and ways of solving them, during the discussion people are encouraged to play with software on their devices and do web research.
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'''Time:''' 12:20 Thursday Lunch - let's meet in the quad by the main lecture theatre
  
By the time the Linux Australia AGM starts I would like people to be working on installing and testing various software. People who are there just for the discussion can then attend the AGM. I believe that coding is more important than voting as the people standing for office are all good.
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'''Location:''' Somwhere (ideas welcome! I like Sailor's Rest, but I think that the weather isn't going to be too good on Thursday)
  
== Here are links to various software ==
 
  
=== Social Networking ===
 
  
[https://diasporafoundation.org/ Diaspora]
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Feel free to tweet me [https://twitter.com/GracieNoLag @GracieNoLag], or [mailto:hello@gracenolan.me email me]
  
[http://www.gnu.org/software/social/ GNU Social]
 
  
 
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== Attending ==
=== Instant Messaging | Group Chat ===
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1. Grace Nolan
 
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[https://tox.chat Tox] – Decentralised IM and group chat (torrent-like DHT protocol)
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[http://matrix.org/ Matrix] – Decentralised group chat, WebRTC signalling
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[http://www.mattermost.org/ Mattermost] - Slack-compatible alternative
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[https://rocket.chat/ Rocket.Chat] - Web chat platform
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[[Xmpp_server_setup]]
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== How to Prepare ==
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Have a phone, tablet, or laptop to use to access the services (preferably all 3).
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If you are a sysadmin have a laptop to access servers and install software.
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Test out some relevant software in advance if you have time. Ideally be ready to spend a few minutes talking about the software.
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If you want a virtual machine to test software contact Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> ASAP. Ideally send a GPG signed message with your ssh public key.
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Revision as of 14:28, 2 February 2016

It would be wonderful to connect with other women (cis, trans & genderqueer) at LCA2016, so let's get lunch together!


Time: 12:20 Thursday Lunch - let's meet in the quad by the main lecture theatre

Location: Somwhere (ideas welcome! I like Sailor's Rest, but I think that the weather isn't going to be too good on Thursday)


Feel free to tweet me @GracieNoLag, or email me


Attending

1. Grace Nolan