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WPLUG will hold a General User Meeting and presentation on Saturday, October 24, 2015 starting at 3:00pm at HackPittsburgh.

Schedule for the Day[edit]

3:00pm - Doors open, set up
3:15pm - Business Meeting starts
3:30pm - Featured presentation
5:00pm - Meeting ends, everyone out.


At the business meeting, we will take nominations for the five seats on the WPLUG Board of Directors. Those meeting the qualifications in Section 6.4 of the WPLUG bylaws are eligible for election. Members may nominate any eligible person, including themselves. The election will be held on November 14. You may nominate up to five people. Please show up promptly as the nominations will be one of the first items of business handled.


Speaker John Lewis Topic: How I configured an | IR remote for a Raspberry Pi or waisted 24 hours trying.

Story about about how I succeeded or failed at bending a Raspberry Pi to my will. Result to be determined. Chance of Live Demo 85%.

Meeting Minutes[edit]

The regular meeting of the Western Pennsylvania Linux Users Group was held on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 3:17 PM at HackPittsburgh. In the absence of the regular presiding officer, the Vice-Chair presided at the meeting. The regular secretary was present. The minutes of the September 12, 2015 meeting were approved as read.

The Vice-Chair reported that he is working on a SIP conferencing server, that HackPittsburgh has been booked as a venue for General User Meetings through December, and that he is still working on developing a membership portal.

The Secretary reported that WPLUG currently has 18 members.

The Treasurer was absent, but in his place the Secretary reported that there is $398.97 in the checking account.

The Marketing and Communications Committee discussed the need for materials to promote WPLUG such as business cards and stickers. Stanley Slomberg moved to authorize the expenditure of up to $20.00 for the purchase of business cards. The motion was adopted. John Lewis moved to authorize the expenditure of up to $25.00 for stickers. The motion was defeated.

Nominations for the 2015 Board of Directors election were opened. John Lewis, Vance Kochenderfer, Terry Golightly, Joseph Prostko, Pat Barron, and Justin Smith were nominated. Nominations were then closed.

John Lewis moved to authorize the expenditure of up to $10.00 for WPLUG stickers. The motion was defeated.

The meeting adjourned at 3:43 PM.

(Approved on November 14, 2015 - VK)

Meeting Staff[edit]

If you would like to volunteer to assist with this meeting, please add your name to one or more of the categories below.

  • Host: John Lewis
  • Co-Host: Add your name here
  • Setup: Add your name here, Add your name here
  • Clean Up: Add your name here, Add your name here


  • Add your name/location here
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