|March 2014||Issue 382|
|MEETING STARTS - 09:30 - MARCH 8th
VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY, ST. AUGUSTINE, ROOM 110
Unlike years past we are depending on crowd sourced topics and presenters for main meeting program presentations. As of this time there are no main presentation topics in the queue and no presenters in the queue.
So we will be having our second round-table discussion in an attempt to crowd source some main program presentation topics both from within and from outside the club. We will be looking for volunteers to present topics or find outsiders willing to present topics.
9 people in all attended the meeting on Saturday, January 8th. Two of the 9 attendees were virtual attendees via Google+ Hangout video chat.
Main Meeting Q&A:
We began last month's meeting with our normal round of questions and announcements. Peter W was our MC. Among the questions and announcements:
John D -
Tom J -
Pat S -
Bill B -
John M -
Joan S -
Layton F -
Peter W -
Rich T -
Main Meeting Program:
The main meeting presentation topic was "Crowd Sourcing" and was moderated & hosted by John D.
There did not seem to be much enthusiasm or interest from the membership in doing crowd sourced presentations. Most seemed satisfied with the new extended round-table format of the meeting.
So, for this part of the program we spent some time making sure members could access and make use of club resources such as the MLCUG Google Group forem and its archives.
This section contains web links & other info related to the club or some of the subjects we discussed during our round table discussions and main presentation.
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HOW TO SET DHCP IN FIOS ROUTER TO ISSUE A STATIC IP ADDRESS
Why? Since many club members have Verizon as their ISP and use an Actiontec router.
How? Use a browser to log into your Actiontec router from your LAN. In the address bar of the browser enter 192.168.1.1 and press the Enter key. This should cause the browser to navigate to the Login page for the Actiontec router. Enter the appropriate UID & PWD credentials.
Once logged in, select the Advanced menu tab & follow the screen shots
below to navigate:
Select IP Address Distribution shown in lower right of the image below.
Select Connection List button shown in the image below
Find the device you want to have a static IP from the list of devices and
click the middle Edit icon in the Actions
If you're lucky, the Hostname column will help ID the device by description.
Check mark the Static Lease Type box shown in the image
below and click the Apply button.
You're finished. Click the Logout menu item on the left menu list.
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Meetings are in the St. Augustine Center (SAC) at Villanova University. These monthly sessions normally meet in Room 110.
Enter from the ITHAN AVENUE main gate, then proceed to the upper deck of the 2-level parking garage adjacent to the St. Augustine Center on the Ithan Avenue side of the building. (Click for link to Google Map)
NOTE: additional map & direction links on our website home page - http://mlcug.org/
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MLCUG STEERING COMMITTEE:
|Treasurer / Sec||John Deker||610-828-7897|
|At Large||Layton Fireng||610-688-2080|
|At Large||Tom Johnson||610-896-2434|
|At Large||Wendy Emery||215-765-3328|
|Audio Scribe||John Murphy||610-935-4398|