[sf-lug] SF-LUG meeting note for Monday November 20, 2017

maestro maestro415 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 22 20:41:23 PST 2017

[quoting bobbie s.]
>>the checksums given by the uploaders do not match.


confused1 say;
i don't know where you got that i...ahhh...didn't say that at all.
this is what happens when you don't pay attention to what someone (or a
is saying/doing then report erroneously young lady. please don't emmulate
the 'MSM'.

>>He was trying to remotely do the checksum before downloading.

i...ahhh...i was???

please do show how i was doing this and post the commands and output.

>>have a filing system that I prefer to follow which Maestro finds
extraneous to my needs.

i have no say in nor control over what 'file system(s)' you 'follow'
(please explain how one follows a file system i will make the popcorn and
supply the brewer's yeast)..."extraneous" a wee bit this report is so found.

message ends.

On Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 12:32 PM, Bobbie Sellers <
bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com> wrote:

> Hi LUGers,
>     Sorry I am so late getting out these notes but as far as energy goes I
> am down
> to very little after I took care of my errands.  Real life is taking too
> much out of me.
>     Well I got to the Cafe Enchante about 5:40 PM, Monday evening.
>     There were no problems with the setup of the Dell laptop or in getting
> online.
> The Dell is running the PCLinuxOS64 KDE5 and is fully updated at that time
> to
> kernel 4..13.14.  This is now running on the 700 Gibibyte hard drive from
> my
> toasted Pavilion and with the 8 Gigabyte sodimm added it is up to 12
> Gibibytes.
>  5:45   Maestro came in a few minutes after that and setup his equipment.
>  I was able to give him a few distros to experiment with.
>     Then I booted up the new security distribution,
> Parrot-full-3.9_amd64.iso.
> It bring up a Mate Desktop Environment and is loaded with all the security
> tools you might need.  Not only that it comes up fast unlike the Security
> version we had at the previous meeting, CAINE 9.0 Linux based on Ubuntu.
> 6:30 Aaron C. showed up.    He brought along his desktop
> computer as described in his recent post. as well as his small
> netbook.
>     I took the time to try to make a bootable copy of the
> Parrot-full-3.9_i386.iso to a Flash Drive and gave it to Aaron
> to try out but he was involved in a struggle to get online.
> Seems the new check-in page was hard to get to,
>     I do not really have space for it in my small apartment
> so it is still available.  Along wtih various external 3.5" drives one
> in a large USB case marked with penguins.  These are
> EIDE and PATA drives.  This is a much smaller desktop
> than I had seen described in the manual but no matter
> it was too large for my space.  I hope someone who
> really wants to work with Linux will take this off his hands.
>     This is Aaron's available desktop computer which description
> he asked me to include in this meeting report.
>     HP Compaq dc5000SFT set-up with dual-boot in Linux.
> Linux Mint 18.2 has kernels 4.10 higher, 4.10 lover, and 4.8
> probable LTS
>     Debian GNU/Linux Stretch kernel 4.9.04-PAE.
>     Passwords presently for user "guest" and "root"(su/admin)
> are all 'guest123'
>     Well Maestro got into it about a casual remark I had made
> that  some isos that I download are problematic in that the
> checksums given by the uploaders do not match.  He was
> trying to remotely do the checksum before downloading.
> I despite the fact that the download may be bad prefer
> to check the download once it is on my hard disk.  Also
> because I download a lot of iso files have a filing system
> that I prefer to follow which Maestro finds extraneous to
> my needs.
>     Well 7:45 came soon enough and Maestro was gone
> like a shot.  Aaron and I walked  on down to the bus stop
> as soon as we had packed up our stuff.
>     We took different buses onward.
>     So it was not a really great meeting but I have seen
> worse.  If Maestro or Aaron have anything to add to my
> notes I hope that they do it soonest.
>     The next meeting at the Cafe Enchante will be on
> December 3, 2017 from 11 AM to 1 PM.  I will have
> Kali 2017.03 available then as well as AntiX and
> a few other newly out distributions.
>     Bobbie Sellers
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