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00:05:00 Introductions
00:09:07 ESP 8266 and Kitchen Lights
00:14:31 SrawPoll Is the Linux Experience Better than when you started
00:46:35 Self-Hosting AI Sable Diffusion with

  • FOSS image generation using stable-diffusion-webui
  • Access to a stable-diffusion-webui server
    • Thank you to ma3rif and Mr Newbie from for making this possible with donated hardware and network support.
    • Terms of use:
      • Family-friendly generations only
    • Temporary access links for the livestream audience
    • Longer term access links available on the Linux Saloon Telegram
  • AI models
    • Differences between Stable-diffusion 1.5 and 2.x
  • Covering the basics of using stable-diffusion-webui
    • Positive and negative prompts
    • Image attributes
    • Upscaling and weighting
    • Installing extensions
    • Primer on ControlNet
  • Pattern embedding using ControlNet
  • Outpainting (extending images beyond their border) using ControlNet
  • Applying different prompts to different areas of an image using Latent Couple and Composable LoRA
    • Installation from the “Extensions” tab
      • Latent Couple: stable-diffusion-webui-two-shot
      • Composable LoRA: stable-diffusion-webui-composable-lora
    • Primer on writing Latent Couple Divisions, Positions and Weights
    • Use of “AND” with Composable LoRA
  • Generating scenes using web rendered manikins
    • Free manikin posing websites
    • Using Open Pose with ControlNet
    • Using depth maps with ControlNet
      01:54:00 Housekeeping
      01:54:50 Community Free Pour – Ben with Storm OS
      02:01:30 Last Call

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