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<toddc> Welcome to AZLOCO IRC Meeting Please sign in with a +1
<tuxmann> +1
<Rich__> +1
<Dazed_75> +1
<pjdamws> +1
<toddc> +1
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<toddc> Team wiki site
<toddc> Team Website is
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<toddc> Team membership
<toddc> Feel free to make comments and add input to our meeting at anytime.
<toddc> some of us are in if you want to see us or talk to us
<toddc> Anybody here that is new tonight?
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<toddc> lets start with the news!!
<akrhodey> +1
<toddc> over to Dazed_75 for the news!
<Dazed_75> As noted by Lisa on the PLUG Discussion List
<Dazed_75> Building my own pwnpad Community for fun and less that $300
<Dazed_75> 5 Comic book viewers for Linux
<Dazed_75> Debian 7.0 "Wheezy" released
<Dazed_75> Debian 7.0 Reviews
<Dazed_75> Chromebook: To hell with the Linux Desktop -- Pre-installation is Key
<Dazed_75> Yum command - RPM based package manager with practical examples
<Dazed_75> Some tricks with htop
<Dazed_75> I am vi, the great and powerful
<Dazed_75> KVM virtualization gets new features in Linux 3.10
<Dazed_75> WPS Office: a Microsoft Office clone for Linux
<Dazed_75> 4 time waster games for Ubuntu
<Dazed_75> Spotify pushes out bug fix update on Linux
<ArchFan89> oops dazed_75 you posted the same link twice
<Dazed_75> An error in my sources.  I don't have the correct link. for the time wasters
<Dazed_75> New Linux Documentary Project hits Kickstarter
<Dazed_75> Ubuntu 13.10 Release Schedule
<Dazed_75> How to Dual Boot AND virtualize the same partition on your computer
<Dazed_75> How to use multiple disks intelligently: An introduction to RAID
<Dazed_75> Ubuntu vs Android Tablets, Smartphones: Canonical's Secret Weapon
<Dazed_75> Build your own cloud - tutorial
<Dazed_75> How to improve Ubuntu laptop power management
<Dazed_75> Why use Xen for virtualization?
<Dazed_75> Ubuntu Touch for phones to be usable by end of May
<Dazed_75> Liven up your Ubuntu desktop with ZonColor themes
<Dazed_75> Ubuntu might get a new [additional] simplified packaging format / app installer
<Dazed_75> Elementary OS Luna Beta 2 available for download
<Dazed_75> Cinnamon 1.8 gets its own control center and screensaver, easier Spices installation
<Dazed_75> Time to upgrade: Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server, 10.04 LTS Desktop, and 11.10 Desktop support ends today
<Dazed_75> Should you use Ubuntu LTS or upgrade to the latest release?
<Dazed_75> If I buy a computer with Windows 8 and Secure Boot can I still install Linux?
<Dazed_75> How to PXE boot an Ubuntu image from Windows Server 2008
<Dazed_75> Change your GRUB options with grub-customizer
<Dazed_75> Generating secure passwords for your Linux server
<Dazed_75> Using NX to run GUI applications from a Linux server
<Dazed_75> cgroups: a BIG win for Systemd
<Dazed_75> Fedora and Ubuntu kernel config comparison
<Dazed_75> This is the Open Source Hardware site Josef mentioned at the East Side PLUG meeting
<Dazed_75> Special permissions in Linux
<Dazed_75> Which Linux distribution would you save? The poll results
<Dazed_75> The Samsung U1000 Ubuntu phone isn't real
<Dazed_75> How to get the systray whitelist back in Ubuntu 13.04
<Dazed_75> Half-Life 2 games available for Linux (Steam)
<Dazed_75> Would you pay for Linux?
<Dazed_75> ... and thats it from AJ toniht
<toddc> Thanks Dazed_75 great news as always!!
<toddc> I have a few more to add!!
<toddc> International Space Station making laptop migration from Windows XP to Debian 6 due to a personal usb drive a astronaut brought on board
<toddc> Debian and Ubuntu Packages for BitTorrent Sync Available ( real cool way to synce computers)
<toddc> TEAM NEWS
<toddc> over to xorrito for a report on the Tucson Ubuntu hour
<Xorrito> First Tucson Ubuntu Coffee hour was a success. We where accompanied by pjdamws and we introduces Ubuntu to an interested mind. The next meeting's location will be announced as soon as it's settled.
<Xorrito> Thats all from Tucson
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<toddc> JOB LIST
<toddc> Current LifeLock Opportunities Available:
<toddc> Several openings at Limelight Networks
<toddc> Senior Systems Engineer
<toddc> Unix/Linux Admin
<toddc> IT Administrator Needed
<toddc> Linux Systems Engineer
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<toddc> Android App Pick of the week
<xHans> GoDaddy is looking for senior sysadmins, especially for those who know databases, also looking for junir sysadms
<toddc> I will add that to the list xHans
<toddc> Schemes - Scheduled Networking via sms facebook and twitter and gmail all at once
<xHans> pl
<toddc> Linux App of the week
<toddc> Iotop is a Python program with a top like UI used to show of behalf of which process is the I/O going on
<ArchFan89> oh, i use iotop too
<toddc> I just found it
<ArchFan89> well if you like iotop everyone needs to switch from top to htop they showed it at the centos dojo
<toddc> New members!!
<ArchFan89> i was using htop all the time anyways
<toddc> John Gross
<toddc> Azloco/plug installfest is Saturday May 18 and Saturday June 1 at UAT 2625 W Baseline Rd 85283 Tempe across from Fry's Electronics 10AM to 4PM Room 208 48st and Baseline Rd enter from the rear of the front building.
<toddc> For more info see
<toddc>  calender at
<toddc> We will also be streaming all events on  but until we get organized
<toddc> I will start as soon as possible after events start but due to setup time I hope to find others to run it  as we get bigger. This will let other's participate and be more active state/world wide but will take time to develop and and get the word out.
<toddc> If you have time or want to meet any of us or have problems feel free to show up.
<toddc> UBUNTU HOUR Tempe
<toddc> Thursday May 23 is the next Ubuntu Hour at Extreme Bean in Tempe southern and McClintock
<toddc> this a 1-2 hour social hour to meet new/old users and chat about linux and open source. Stop by and say hi!!
<toddc> ubuntu on air
<toddc> ubuntu development hang out Tuesday and Thursday 9 PM GMT
<toddc> Jono Bacon O&A Wednesday 7-8 pm GMT
<toddc> Ubuntu offers free online training several time a year
<toddc> Any thoughts on other events or projects???
<toddc> xHans if you are here do you have any news for us?
<xHans> Free Software Stammtisch is a week from Tuesday
<xHans> as already mentioned, the CentOS Dojo was Friday
<xHans> it was a good event
<xHans> KB would like to come back again about the same time of year next year
<xHans> and that's it from me
<toddc> xHans Thanks for keeping us up to date on phoenix linux user group events/training events
<toddc> that is all I have any questions or comments or other news or ideas?
<xHans> BTW, a couple of the Dojo speakers said they'd gladly give their talks at PLUG or other area events
<toddc> Thanks for coming tonight. I will be here a while if anyone needs help or has a question
<xHans> the performance tuning guy said he'd gladly give a more detailed technical talk on sub-categories of his talk
<wmack> Thanks, dazed and toddc for putting this meeting on!
<akrhodey> good job guys. Real cold up here in Alaska. I will have some great pictures to show when I get back. Talk to you soon toddc . Thats all for now.

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