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Makerspace 23/01/16

Present were Mike, Richard, Mike, Les, Tony, Dave, Ted, Nathan and mum, Josh and Arthur.   Thanks must go to Lara who ferried two packed car loads of donated kit to the makerspace from a not so local school.  Thank … Continue reading

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Christmas party – Last meeting of 2015

2015 has been a year of change for the Blackpool Makerspace. Moving out of Ripon Road, and major renovations at Tyldesley Road. We are now open every Saturday, all welcome as always. There was more partying than hacking on Saturday, … Continue reading

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LUG Meeting 25/2/12

Better late than never I always say! 😉 *Ahem* – anyway….this week we continue our telepresence experiments (with ourselves taking the place of the beagles), and we have a Google Hangout running again for the whole meeting, using a new … Continue reading

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TowerLUG meeting 21/1/2012

Another busy session this week, mostly taken up with two consecutive meetings to review the proposed communications plan, and the hackspace initiative respectively. However, I did learn some interesting geek facts before the formal part of the session kicked-off, such … Continue reading

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Mythbuntu revisited – A Christmas LUG

For the last meeting of 2011, we tackled Mythbuntu again. We had tried earlier in the year with limited success, and there is a full write up on the wiki, here:-Mythbuntu Ubuntu and consequently Mythbuntu have been updated to a … Continue reading

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Jon tackles FreeNAS

Following on from our discussion last meeting about personal clouds and servers, I have decided to install FreeNAS on a box at home to provide file sharing and media streaming services.It installed without a hitch and seems a pretty polished … Continue reading

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Acer upgrade, Alpha server and Solwise plug

Tony upgraded the memory on his early Acer Aspire one netbook. You have to completely dismantle the netbook, so it is not a job for the faint hearted! From meetings From meetings From meetings More details on his Blog: http://tony-hughes.blogspot.com/2011/12/acer-aspireone-ram-upgrade.htmlContinue reading

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