Christmas, Christmas time is here…

Christmas, Christmas time is here…
This weekend, the efforts of Georges, Romain, and all the others finally paid off when the syn2cat set up shop at the Strassen Christmas market. Open Friday evening and Saturday day, the market wasn’t a grandiose affair, with only around 10 booths. The hackerspace’s booth was pretty much the only one selling anything that wasn’t ...

LiLux meeting in Strassen

On Wednesday the 21st of October, LiLux, the Luxembourgish Linux User Group met in Strassen. Almost ’til midnight, a multi-cultural and multi-generational mix of geeks led discussions in up to four languages in parallel. People talked about difficulties with non-GNU versions of tar, Firefox’s “safebrowsing” capabilities and operation of the Sheevaplug embedded system, amongst other ...

Vintage Galore

Vintage Galore
The vintage computer museum at syn2cat is growing. In addition to a fully functional NeXT station, an old CRT iMac, two SparcStations and an OLD HP workstation, the latest C3L meeting added a massive Sun server on which we swiftly installed FreeBSD. Thanks to emQue for lending the machine to the hackerspace! C3L meets every ...

OpenWeekend – october 10 & 11, 2009

The weekend will serve to show off our hackerspace. We will open our premises to every visitor 48 hours in a row. We will open on Saturday morning at 10h00 with a breakfast and close it with a thank you note on Sunday around 22h00. Of course, these are not full 48 hours, but hey…we’ll ...