[sf-lug] SF-LUG meeting notes for Sunday 7 January 2018

John Strazzarino jstrazza at yahoo.com
Sun Jan 7 22:00:36 PST 2018

Sounds like a nice meeting.  I was there at 11:00 but after 30 minutes of looking for a parking place, I left.  I also got caught with the closure of mlk drive in the park, so I am full of excuses.


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> On Jan 7, 2018, at 9:13 PM, Bobbie Sellers <bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com> wrote:
> Hi LUGers,
>     Well I got to meeting early of course at 10:30 AM and proceeded
> to setup the magazines, Tux, the computer my trusty Dell Latitude
> 6420. No problem with getting online as as soon as i signed in the
> Dell connected to the local WiFi.
>     11:00 AM Ken S and his wife Sunni showed up.
>     Ken has excitingly enough gotten one of the compact Linux
> loaded Intel USB computers and will be working with it for some
> time to come.  He might donate it to the use of the UG if he 
> finds it suitable.
>     We had some discussion of various matters before Tom
> showed up.
>     11:30 AM Tom showed up and I must say I was glad to see
> him.  He brought along his laptop and was working on it the
> last I saw him.  Ken helped him with creating a new "/home"
> partition.  Tom took home the December issue of Linux Pro.
>     11:40 Aaron C. came in with his small laptop or netbook
> and some other things.  He had lunch and we exchanged a good
> deal of information across the big table.  The Cafe was not
> full but the noise level was high.  I lent him the January Issue
> of Linux Pro.
>     12:00 Jackie B. showed up for help with setting up the printer
> on the 16.04.3 Ubuntu and between simple advice from Ken and
> repetition from me, I think we gave her a good grounding in
> the topic.  If she has further problems I promised to come over
> and try to help her with them.
>     Well last Thursday I helped her at home to install Ubuntu
> 16.04.3  but we had a small misunderstanding with that
> Toshiba Satellite at some point in the past and another
> user helper had installed Ubuntu in 32 bit version so we
> thought it was a 32 bit machine but I noted the processor
> model and that it was a dual core Intel processor so I looked
> it up and this was a 64 bit machine.  So I sent her home with
> 64 bit versions of Ubuntu and a utility Live disk.
>     I also spoke to some Alaskans who were interested in Linux.
> One or more may join the mailing list for further information and
> I gave them a bookmark with the relevant information so that
> they can reach out to us if no local group is closer at hand.
>     Well Ken and Sunni left first except for Jackie who had had
> enough of us and our confusing help by 12:30.  At 1 PM Aaron
> and I left to ride the 38 together towards downtown when
> he left to do some shopping.
>     All in all it was a good meeting.
>     Anyone who has more to say about whatever they were doing
> that I was too busy or self-absorbed to notice is free to advise
> us of those matters by response to these notes.
>     Sorry you all could not make it but the weather was cold for
> a San Francisco morning so I wasn't too surprised.
>     The next meeting is on Monday January 15., 2018 from
> 6-8 PM.
>     Try to Stay Dry!
>     Now I hope I see some more of us at the next meeting.
>     Happy New Year!
>     Bobbie Sellers
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