Ubuntu Hour 2018-10-25

Location: Schlotzsky’s Cafe, 3900 Fry Blvd.

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018

Meeting Notes:

Attendees: 13

Upcoming Events:

  • 27 October, CLUG Meeting, 1300-1545, SVPL conference room, 2600 East Tacoma Street, Sierra Vista
  • 03 November, CLUG/AZLOCO Installfest, 1100-1500, SVPL Mona Bishop room, 2600 East Tacoma Street, Sierra Vista
  • 14 November, CLUG Meeting, 1700-1800, UA South, Learning Resource Center, 1140 N. Colombo Avenue, Sierra Vista
  • 15 November, Sierra Vista Ubuntu Hour, Schlotzsky’s Cafe, 1800-1900, 3900 Fry Blvd, Sierra Vista.


  • Discussed the 3 November installfest manning requirements and signed people up for times to insure that each period will be properly manned.
  • Discussed the search engine DuckDuckGo and the use of Privacy Badger in FireFox.
  • Discussed the Linux Mint Release note that required user action if the home directory is installed encrypted. Swap is configured improperly. See https://www.linuxmint.com/rel_tara_cinnamon.php. This action is required in all three Linux Mint releases; Cinnamon, xfce, and Mate.

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  • Discussed a problem with a non-functional DVD burner on a Toshiba laptop. Member was advised to bring the laptop to a function for further investigation.
  • Discussed BroadCom chip drivers and how to determine which one is required.
  • Distributed Ubuntu SWAG and Linux and FOSS information to the new attendee.

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