March 4, 2012 Meeting


<Dazed_75> +1
<toddc> +1
<toddc> Feel free to make comments and add input to our meeting at anytime.
<toddc> I will also be in tonight if you want to talk or see me.
<eeeThuga1> +1
<toddc> hi eeeThuga1
<Siph0n> +1
<eeeThuga1> how's it going?
<toddc> great
<Siph0n> anyone hear order the raspberry pi?
<xHans> Siph0n: any new on when RS will be selling their half of the first shipment?
<Siph0n> no?
toddc> Square Enix Launches New Linux MMORPG 'WAKFU' game
<toddc> Mari0 Released, Play with Mario and Portal Gun this Sunday on linux
<toddc> ubuntu 12.04 Beta 1 out and ready for testing
<toddc> MyUnity 3.0 Supports Ubuntu 12.04 and Themes
<toddc> Tag Sound Files with EasyTag (article is for Mint 12, but applies to
<toddc> Ubuntu as well)
<toddc> How to Download Recursively from an FTP Site with wget
<toddc> Desktop Syncing Comes to OwnCloud
<toddc> How to Manage Processes from the Linux Terminal: 10 Commands You Need to
<toddc> Know
<toddc> HUD is Now Available for Unity 2D Too (12.04)
<toddc> Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 1 released [screenshots & video]
<toddc> How to Add VLC (2.0) to the Ubuntu Sound Menu
<toddc> Install LibreOffice 3.5.0 in Ubuntu 11.10 or 10.04 via PPA   
<toddc> Handbrake 0.9.6 Released with many Improvements    
<toddc> Ubuntu Design: Micro, Macro
<toddc> How to Fix Low Battery Power and Overheating Issue in Ubunru 11.19    
<toddc> Ubuntu Unleashed 7th Edition Review
<toddc> Guayadeque 0.3.5: Lightweight Music Player for Ubuntu with Multiple
<toddc> Collection and CUE Supports
<toddc> Seven New Features in Ubuntu 12.04 'Precise Pangolin' Beta 1
<toddc> whew! Thank you Dazed-75 for the news tonight!!
<toddc> TEAM NEWS
<toddc> If you would like a email address please contact me at
<toddc>  Ubuntu 12.04 Countdown Banner Contest Opens
<toddc> Server Installfest Saturday March 17 at UAT  10AM to 4M 2625 W Baseline Rd 85283 Room 208 across the street from Fry's Electronics
<toddc> last Saturday we worked on Big Blue button Zentyal Debian with proxmox and Tagose
<toddc> BBB is back up updated and fully working better than ever! :)
<toddc> Azloco/plug installfest is March 31 at UAT 9am to 4  PM 2625 W Baseline Rd 85283 Tempe ##across from Fry's Electronics 10AM to 4M 2625 W Baseline Rd 85283 Room 208 48st and Baseline ##Rd
<toddc>  Thanks to Walter Mack Our site is now on Drupal 6.2 and is being upgraded to Drupal 7.9 on and will soon be ready to for the main site. We also cleaned spam and installed a blocked host list so it should be easy to maintain in the future.
<toddc> While the main server is back up and working the test Server was Shut off and we need access to to it a DeVry to  clean it and restart it check the future so if you have any direct contacts please contact me
<toddc> I will also be contacting several people I know to get us access to it and set up a fallback plan
<toddc> Introduction to being an IRC Operator
<toddc> #ubuntu-classroom on
<toddc> Mon, March 12, 8pm – 9pm
<toddc> Tucson installfest plans are underway with a preferred date of  April 7 at U of A
<toddc> We had a conflict and and are locating another location
<toddc> Tucson installfest has not located a venue as of yet so we might reschedule
<toddc> Arizona Hackfest Ubuntu loco/plugaz
<toddc> Sat march 10 a online hacking event with prizes
<toddc> see   march 10 for more info
<toddc> xHans do you have any news for us?
<xHans> a few things
<xHans> ABLEconf registration going publicly live tomorrow
<xHans> it's already live, so please help with testing by ordering a ticket if you're planning on going to ABLEconf
<xHans> only help with testing if you're wanting to actually purchase a ticket and go
<xHans> but, if you're planning on going, please go ahead and purchase a ticket tonight and let me know if you have any problems
<xHans> ABLEconf conference call Wednesday at 19:00
<Dazed_75> xHans:Is it still at UAT then?
<xHans> PLUG east side meeting Thursday. 19:00 at Mesa Community College
<xHans> Dazed_75: yes
<xHans> topics: "Paying for Free Software"; something on Inkscape, Blender or the GIMP
<xHans> it was a false alarm from UAT, but we did have to rearrange a few things
<xHans> based on email from tonight, they're wanting to work with us to make sure our event is successful and to help people find the correct event that day
<xHans> they're even specifically interested in getting their students more involved, which is outstanding
<xHans> ok, toddc that's it from me for tonight
<Dazed_75> xHans:What will be the max # of simultaneous presentations (for BBB planning)?
<xHans> Dazed_75: 3
<toddc> a few notes from Lisa
<toddc> AZLoCo/Plug are hosting a worldwide hackfest of the STACS systems
<toddc> (municipal and military) developed by Solomon courtesy of Dean Franks. You
<toddc> can participate via wan and we will offer 2 Target Prizes for anyone who
<xHans> wow, registration page has only been up a few minutes, but it already has 53 reads
<toddc> can successfully provide a file from either device.  I will provide more
<toddc> information as we get closer to March 10 Saturday including target ip
<toddc> addresses.  The event is hosted by Solomon and in Tempe.  I
<toddc> will video stream and video the full event including Dean's presentation
<toddc> which will kickoff 4 days of open wan hackfest STACS targeting.
<xHans> we must have a bunch of lurkers in here :)
<toddc> only the best kind of lurkers here :)
<Siph0n> lol yea
<toddc> Thanks xHans for keeping us up to date on Plug events and
<xHans> and now 56 :)
<toddc> that is all I have any questions or comments or other news or ideas?
<xHans> toddc: bitte and thanks for fostering inter-group communication and activities
<toddc> np we are after the same goal!! :)
<eeeThuga1> world domination!
<toddc> one pc at a time :)
<Dazed_75> nothing more from me but the news I found had some interesting stuff
<toddc> yep  for installfests ect then I am sure I can find weekday ideas also
<toddc> might also be a great server project in there too
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<Siph0n> yea true
<toddc> Thanks for coming tonight. I will be here a while if anyone needs help or has a question
<Thugal> my server just died.  any recommendations on an inexpensive one?
<Siph0n> does anyone remember that tv show that had robots that fought each other?
<Siph0n> it hasnt been on in years
<Thugal> robot wars or battlebots?
<Siph0n> battlebots i think
<Dazed_75> They still have events and I saw such a show about 3 months ago
<Thugal> always wanted to try that, but I hate working with hardware
<[R]> roboteers... stand by
<toddc> Thugal:    I am using cheap old fry's duel core desktops and some miniITX atom 530's
<Dazed_75> try and

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