General Meeting Topic – March 2018

March 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM Photo Editing with The GIMP Presenter: Dennis Rex, APCUG VTC (Web Presentation) Like taking digital photos? Looking for a cost-effective way to restore, enhance or fix images? The GNU Image Manipulation Program might be an option. Cross-platform and Open Source, this powerful application contains features that both beginners and advanced users will appreciate. SoCal Linux Expo’s Dennis Rex offers tips on using the GIMP to tame your most stubborn image challenges. Topics include file conversion, RAW editing, filters, and Continue reading →

General Meeting Topic – April 2018

April 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM Staying Safe Online – Prevent ID Theft Presenter: Bob Gostischa (Web Presentation) This presentation covers the dos and don’ts and what you need to know to stay safe on your devices (computer – Windows and Mac, tablets, and smartphones) and the Internet. You will learn to use the tools that make visiting the internet safe and enjoyable. It really isn’t important what you use to get to the Internet: It’s important to use the right tools once you get Continue reading →

General Meeting Topic – February 2018

February 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM Picking the Best Backup Approach Presenter: Gene Barlow, User Group Relations, APCUG VTC (Web Presentation) Backing up your hard drive on a regular basis is the most important process that all end-users must do on a regular basis to protect their computer from a crash or virus attack. Anti-virus utilities are not always completely reliable for this protection. Only a good backup can protect you 100% from a total loss of your computer system. Unfortunately, there are many different Continue reading →