[sf-lug] sf-lug Digest, Vol 106, Issue 8

Bobbie Sellers bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com
Tue Mar 17 14:02:44 PDT 2015

On 03/17/2015 01:02 PM, Ron Wellman wrote:
> Bobbie, how do you do it? report on a meeting a month in the future!
     I get very very very tired and manage to forget the final
reading for errors.
     It was the Meeting of March 16th,
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>>     1. Report of meeting of Monday, 16 April 2015 (Bobbie Sellers)
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>> Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2015 21:25:34 -0700
>> From: Bobbie Sellers <bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com>
>> To: SF-LUG <sf-lug at linuxmafia.com>
>> Subject: [sf-lug] Report of meeting of Monday, 16 April 2015
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>> Hi LUGgers,
>>       I arrived about  6:45 PM and Bill H. and Mikki were there before me
>>    with  problems.
>>       Mikki could not access the wireless at the Cafe Enchante/
>>       After I made sure the configuration was correct,   but we
>> could not get onto the wireless connection I made when I
>> turned on my machine.
>>       So finally I had Mikki shutdown, disconnect her power
>> supply, pull her battery (which she had no experience with).
>>       After that the battery was re-inserted and the power
>> applied and the little older machine went right to wireless.
>>       Maestro showed up as we were going though that exercise.
>>       Then we had further discussion about history, cookies and
>> tracking in Firefox.
>>       Maestro is having some problems with his optical drive in
>> the older notebook he uses.   I am not sure he made much
>> progress with that.  But he did give Mikki a lot of advice about
>>    tracking and cookies.  Mikki finally got the blur on her machine
>>    and can turn it off or on or totally remove it.
>>       Mestro kept looking for a Firefox extension "do not track me"
>> and I managed to find the name had been changed to " blur" and
>> he finally realized it was installed under the new name.  Likely the
>> name was changed as he was updating and never noted the
>> change.
>>       Bill was having a problem with Thunderbird and its behavior
>> of downloading mail at start-up.  I went through the preferences
>> and server settings and got that straightened out for him.  Then
>> he spent most of the rest of the meeting downloading his mail
>> from an old Webmail server that had filled up.  Over 1300 e-mails.
>>       At 7:45 PM we started to pack up our equipment and Bill was
>> kind enough to give me a ride home.
>>       So if anyone has any emendations or correction for this account
>> please send them to the list asap.
>>       Next meeting will be at Cafe Enchante Sunday April 5 2015 from
>> 11 AM to 1 PM.  Hope to see some of the best people there.
>>       Bobbie Sellers
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