[sf-lug] SF-LUG meets Sunday January 7, 2018

Bobbie Sellers bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com
Mon Jan 1 14:45:12 PST 2018

I forgot one line, LUG members and that was that if
the distributions marked with a asterisk like this*
were something that interested you left me know if
you want a copy by Friday.  If you want the distros
mentioned but unmarked then you should let me
know by Wednesday.


On 01/01/2018 02:13 PM, Bobbie Sellers wrote:
> Hi LUGers,
>     Happy New Year in 2018 to all!
>   SF-LUG meets every first Sunday from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M.
> and every third Monday from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M.
> at the Cafe Enchante, 26th and Geary Boulevard.
>     These meetings are usually lightly attended with a high for the
> year so far of 7 members.   If you have a problem come along
> and maybe we can help but if not we can usually find someone
> who can.
>     New Linux Distributions!
>     Last month we had a couple of Zenial Pups and this month
> we have Fatdog64-720.*   The last Fatdog ran to 248 MB and this
> new and fatter dog is up to 381 MB.
>     There is an update as well in the Puppy line, Little Debi aka
> Slax is out and has more network drivers because the users
> told them that if they could not get on line the basic tools
> supplied were not much good.
>     An update to Manjaro to 17.1.0 is out, siduction 18.1.0 is out
> Alt Linux 8.2, Calculate Linux is up to 17.12, ferren OA 2018.01
> all of which you can find links for on Distrowatch.com.
> <https://distrowatch.com/>
>     On the 29th of December I stopped at the Fog City News and found
> Linux Pro Issue 206 for January 2018.
>     The supplied on DVD distros this month are Ubuntu's Artful Aardvark
>  17.10 64 in both Desktop and Server editions.*  These do have problems.
> USB printers do not setup automaticallty and  IPP-over-USB do not work
> at all, so you can connect over Ethernet or WiFi or skip this until the
> problem with 17.10 is fixed
>     The Editorial content focuses on Security.
>     Safer Boot keeping control of the Startup Process,
> Making Secure Boot work with Linux using Shim Bootloader,
> UEFI Tricks by adding a custom App that runs from firmware,
> Signet, a USB Password manager must be inserted to boot,
> Discussion of controlling the Trusted Platform Module,
> 5 automated Backup Tools.
> DDoS Attack - Avoiding a Denial of Services Nightmare,
> Stacer a set of Graphical Tools for Cleaning up your Linux System,
> Maker Space includes Smart City about how Messina, Italy has
> been updated to include services, Pi FM Radio and with a Raspberry Pi
> you can add Volumio 2 which can add smart functions to any Stereo System!
> And sadly the dangers of a Bad Rabbit attack!
>     Linux Voice is included this month and articles cover why you should
> learn to program FPGAs (Linus Torwalds' suggestion), How we should do
> OS especially FOSS marketing, Digitizing Analog Music Media with 
> Audacity,
> a Tutorial on fffmeg and FOSS Picks covering qutebrowser 1.0, 
> StoryBoarder,
> CoreFreq. Fragment synthesizer, Min another tiny browser and games,
> Argentum Age and NRubik.
>     Besides that there are the usual slightly old news and announcements
> of Upcoming events and Requests for learned papers.
>     So I hope to see some of us at the meeting next Sunday,
>     Thanks for your attention!
>     Bobbie Sellers
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