Events for 2020

Lockdown Extravaganza

One upshot of the lockdown is that many of our local groups have gone over to online meetings. Although maybe not as sociable as the real thing it allows for those who cannot usually get out or attend their local meeting the ability to do so online. In addition many of us have taken to “visiting ” other groups in the area bolstering numbers as well as others producing new talks and materials open to all .

Here’s a non-exhaustive list of  events available:



In General Meetings are held 2nd and Last Thursdays of the month 7:30pm.

July main Meeting 30/07/20 Steve Carter will be talking about  Cloud Ready  the Chrome OS  features ease of use and his experiences with the Neverware  offering

August social/projects 13/08/20

August main meeting 27/08/20  Philip Barnes, our resident StreetMapper will show us how he processes dashcam  video files into images suitable for Open Street Maps via commandline tools and other scripting.

September social/projects 10/09/20

September main meeting 24/09/20 Mike Cassell, Is this the year that games on Linux become mainstream ? Probably yes ! Mick will be

Cloud Native + Kubernetes Manchester

18 01 2020cnman

I was fortunate to have the time to attend the January event of this regular meetup based on Kubernetes and its “ecosphere” I was amazed to see how much goes on much like show with in the DevOps arena dozens of opensource projects supporting aspects of day to day Kubernetes useage.

January’s meetup talks were on The Federation of disparate Kubernetes clusters and Authentication proxies. The event held in central Manchester was attended by over 130 people, refreshments were provided to finish off a great event .

Interested ?… take a look at Feb’s Meetup!!


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