Ubuntu Hour 2019-08-08

Location: Schlotzsky’s Cafe, 3900 Fry Blvd.

Date: Thursday, August 08, 2019

Meeting Notes:

Attendees: 10 (one new individual)

Upcoming Events:

  • 24 August, CLUG Meeting, 1300-1545, SVPL conference room, 2600 East Tacoma Street, Sierra Vista
  • 07 September, Computer Repair and Installation Workshop, Veterans Healing Center, 1838 Paseo San Luis, Sierra Vista
  • 12 September, Sierra Vista Ubuntu Hour, Schlotzsky’s Cafe, 1800-1900, 3900 Fry Blvd, Sierra Vista


  • Discussed the after action report of the Computer Repair/Installfest held on 03 August 2019.
  • A question was raised concerning how to install an application that has been downloaded from the Internet (specifically VLC). It was explained that the way to do that was to use the Software Center or the Synaptic Package manager to download and install.
  • A second question was raised concerning how to make a bootable flash drive for Xubuntu. It was explained to download the ISO http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/18.04/release and use Start up Disk Creator to make the flash drive.
  • It was also decided to have another Workshop on 07 September.
  • Information was provided to the new attendee on Linux, FOSS, and Ubuntu resources. His questions were also answered.

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