CLUG Meeting 2020-12-19

Location: 143 Street Tacos, 80 S. Carmichael Ave., Sierra Vista

Date: Saturday, 19 December, 2020

Meeting Minutes:

Attendees: 10 (one new person)

Upcoming CLUG Events:

  • 14 January, Ubuntu Hour, 1800-1900, Schlotzsky‚Äôs, 3900 E. Fry Blvd., Sierra Vista
  • 23 January, CLUG Meeting, 1300-1500, 143 Street Tacos, 80 S. Carmichael Ave., Sierra Vista

Future Presentations:

  • How to set up and use Ventoy as a multiboot flash drive, by Rex Bouwense, 23 January
  • Robo Linux by Tim Kirk, TBA

Recent Linux/FOSS News Items:

  • A new Linux kernel, 5.10, was released on 14 December. Several days later 5.10.1 was released
  • The end date for support for CentOS 8 has changed from 2029 to 2021. As a result a new OS, Rocky Linux, has been released by the developer of CentOS.

Mini-Presentation:

  • Distro Test by Rex Bouwense
  • https:/distrotest.net/index.php
  • The slides are available on our web site: https://github.com/CochiseLinuxUsersGroup/Presentations

Presentation:

  • Rescuezilla by Rex Bouwense
  • https://rescuezilla.com/
  • The slides are available on our web site: https://github.com/CochiseLinuxUsersGroup/Presentations

Discussion/Problems/Questions:

  • Raffle tickets were passed out to the guests eating at 143 Street Tacos. The drawing was held at at 1400 and Annette was the lucky winner of a free renovated IBM R52 Thinkpad with a Linux OS installed

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  • Raffle tickets were then passed out to attending members and Ted was the lucky winner of a second IBM R52 Thinkpad. He donated it to Mike for his project in Bisbee.

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  • Discussed Libre Office Writer vs Microsoft Word
  • Discussed hard drive backups and the need for them

Aftermath:

  • Members who had not eaten before or during the meeting stayed after the meeting to enjoy some of the excellent Street Taco cuisine

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