CLUG Meeting 2017-08-09

Location: UA South, Learning Resource Center

Date: Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Meeting Minutes

There were 13 attendees

Upcoming CLUG Events:

  • 26 August, CLUG Meeting 1300-1530, Sierra Vista public library conference room, 2600 East Tacoma St. Sierra Vista
  • 13 September, CLUG Meeting, 1700-1800 UA South, 1140 Colombo Ave. Sierra Vista

Upcoming AZLOCO Events:

  • 19 August, AZLOCO/PLUG Installfest/Linux Workshop, 1000-1600, UAT, 2625 W. Baseline Rd., Tempe
  • 24 August, Ubuntu Hour, 1800-1900, Schlotzsky’s Cafe, 3900 Fry Blvd, Sierra Vista

Comunity Projects Update:

  • The next Installfest is scheduled for 28 October 2017 1000-1600 at the UA South Learning Resource Center.
  • We now have upgraded install media for Ubuntu 16.04.3 and Linux Mint 18.2 that is fully functional.

Recent Linux/FOSS News Items:

  • Ubuntu 16.04.3 has been released on 3 August as has all of the Ubuntu “flavors”.


  • We discussed how to use dd and the commands that you would enter into the terminal to start the copy and to get a progress report.
  • We discussed swap and how to determine your computer’s swappiness and how to reduce it making it run faster.
  • We discussed the pros and cons of upgrading your computer versus doing a fresh install.


  • We adjourned to Peter Piper Pizza to continue our discussion and enjoy some pizza and soda.

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