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* 28 October - AZLOCO Team weekly meeting chaired by Todd Cole.
 * 6 attendees
 * Disseminated Linux news links and information on Linux job opportunities and future AZLOCO and state LUG events.
 * https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArizonaTeam/Meetings/October%2028%2C%202018%20Meeting

* 02 October - Introduction To Linux presentation by Rex Bouwense at the Sunsites AZ Branch Library.

  • 5 attendees
  • Conducted a slide presentation in the library meeting room.
  • Discussed what is a Linux operating system and what it includes, why you should use a Linux operating system, and the advantages and disadvantages of using one.

* 04 October - Tempe Ubuntu Hour hosted by Paul Kairis

  • 4 attendees
  • Discussed participation in Cactus Con, https://www.cactuscon.com/ (annual Hacker & Security Conference in AZ)

  • Conducted an exercise to resize partition and filesystem in a VM
  • Discussed the Big Hack: tiny chips inside servers to infiltrate US Companies

* 06 October – AZLOCO/PLUG Installfest/Linux Workshop

  • 20 attendees
  • Configured 2 network cameras for a security system.
  • 3 installations of Ubuntu on laptops
  • Restored LXC container to PROXMOX server for the Team’s Next Cloud
  • Configured an 8-node odroid
  • Conducted instruction on how to use SSH on a laptop
  • Configured Arch Linux
  • Conducted instruction on terminal commands
  • Updated root certificates on laptop

* 07 October – AZLOCO Team weekly meeting chaired by Ron Ash

* 14 October – AZLOCO Team weekly meeting chaired by Todd Cole

* 20 October - AZLOCO/PLUG Installfest/Linux Workshop

  • 16 attendees
  • Fixed teamserver where dnsmasq would not start after network being online
  • Discussed variadic functions in C with examples
  • Configured OpenVPN on a laptop
  • Helped update a 18.04 system & explained PPA's

  • Connected/tested a 3.5 inch touch screen on a raspberry pi
  • Tried (without success) to flash a Netgear router that was 'bricked'
  • Tested relays used to control drip system using a raspberry pi

* 21 October - AZLOCO Team weekly meeting chaired by Rex Bouwense

* 25 October - Sierra Vista Ubuntu Hour hosted by Rex Bouwense

  • 13 attendees
  • 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.

  • 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.

* 25 October - Tempe Ubuntu Hour hosted by Paul Kairis

  • 7 attendees
  • Conducted a demonstation of plugins for vim, used like an IDE
  • Installed/configured pfSense on VirtualBox

  • Discussed writing a custom USB device driver
  • Troubleshoot a printing issue (apparmor blocked cupsd)

* 28 October - AZLOCO Team weekly meeting chaired by Todd Cole.

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