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

Bobbie Sellers bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com
Mon Jan 8 07:41:59 PST 2018

On 01/07/2018 10:00 PM, John Strazzarino wrote:
> 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.
> John

     No excuses needed. Glad to hear from you to know you can still post at
least.  I noted that your favorite spots on 25th were full as I was walking
from the Bus Stop.  Too chilly at the time to contemplate what that might
mean for attendance.  Thanks for trying to attend.

     Happy New Year to you, John.

     Bobbie Sellers
> Sent from my iPad
>> 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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