[sf-lug] Meeting Of SF-LUG Sunday May 1, 2020 + minor news

Bobbie Sellers bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com
Tue Apr 26 13:57:51 PDT 2022

Hi LUGers,

	Hooray, Hooray the San Francisco LUG meeting will be held this Sunday, 
May 1, from 11 AM to 1 PM either in person or via 
<https://meet.jit.si/sf-lug.org>.  I will be on Jit.si from about
11 AM.

Minor news.

         VirtualBox 6.1.34 Released with Initial Support
for Linux Kernel 5.17 by Marius Nestor April 19, 2022
    "VirtualBox 6.1.34 open-source and cross-platform virtualization 
software is out now with initial support for Linux kernel 5.17, as
well as various other improvements and bug fixes."
   " VirtualBox 6.1.34 is the seventeenth maintenance release in the 
VirtualBox 6.1 series and comes three months after VirtualBox 6.1.32 
twith a lot of changes for Linux systems. First and foremost,
it introduces initial support for the latest and greatest Linux 5.17 
kernel series for both Linux guests and hosts, which means that you’ll 
now be able to run GNU/Linux distributions powered 
                     by Linux kernel 5.17 inside virtual machines, as 
well as to install VirtualBox on Linux 5.17-powered distributions."
  Since I am running Linux kernel 5.17.4 I was very happy to see this
and downloaded the updates.  Read the article at: 


         Sunday, April 24, 2022 Distrowatch weekly newsletter contains a 
review of Peppermint OS 2022-02-02.
   Peppermint has moved from Ubuntu sources to Debian which may make it
   more versatile  and solid but at the same time may notably slow down, 
kernel updates.   Check the article at the URL below and check out the 
users' comments.   Also this issue contains a tutorial on the use of the 
"split" command to actually split text and binary files into smaller 
pieces and to make many small files into a large file.

	QEMU 7.0 Released with KVM Support
for RISC-V, ARM and OpenRISC Improvements
     by Marius NestorApril 19, 2022

The QEMU 7.0 open-source machine emulator and virtualizer
has been released today as a major update to this powerful 
virtualization backend used by popular software like GNOME
Boxes for machine virtualization.
	Full story at the URL below.

       =============Distrowatch update===============

2022-04-25 	Distribution Release: Pop!_OS 22

Pop!_OS is a desktop distribution featuring the GNOME desktop, it is 
based on Ubuntu and developed by System76. The company's latest release 
is Pop!_OS 22.04 which is a long-term support (LTS) edition. "Automatic 
updates: update and upgrade Pop!_OS automatically from the 'OS Upgrade 
& Recovery' panel in Settings; minimize interruption by scheduling 
what day and time you want your computer to perform the updates; 
scheduled automatic updates include support for Debian, Flatpak and Nix 
packages; to reduce distractions


2022-04-22 	Distribution Release: Ubuntu Kylin 22.04

Rate this project 	Version 22.04 of Ubuntu Kylin, a distribution of 
Ubuntu customized for the convenience of users based in China, has been 
released. The new version features the improved UKUI 3.1 desktop 
environment (a fork of MATE), together with a variety of improvements 
and bug fixes.


	Well I hope I will be seeing some of us on Sunday.
	If you cannot make it to the meeting enjoy Mayday.

	Bobbie Sellers

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