Sunday, April 30th, 2017, 7:00pm (1900) PT
- Upcoming events
Upcoming Pasadena Ubuntu Hours http://loco.ubuntu.com/teams/ubuntu-california/
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1 [02:01] <pleia2> #startmeeting 2 [02:01] <darthrobot`> Meeting started Mon May 1 02:01:28 2017 UTC. The chair is pleia2. Information about MeetBot at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/meetingology. 3 [02:01] <darthrobot`> Available commands: #accept #accepted #action #agree #agreed #chair #commands #endmeeting #endvote #halp #help #idea #info #link #lurk #meetingname #meetingtopic #nick #progress #rejected #replay #restrictlogs #save #startmeeting #subtopic #topic #unchair #undo #unlurk #vote #voters #votesrequired 4 [02:01] <pleia2> anyone here for the Ubuntu California meeting? :) 5 [02:04] <pleia2> our agenda is looking pretty sparse as well 6 [02:04] <pleia2> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam/Meetings/17April30 7 [02:04] <darthrobot`> Title: [CaliforniaTeam/Meetings/17April30 - Ubuntu Wiki] 8 [02:05] <RogueScholar> I'm here for the meeting, sorry was AFK. 9 [02:06] <pleia2> welcome RogueScholar :) 10 [02:06] <pleia2> so we start these things off by talking about upcoming events 11 [02:06] <pleia2> #topic Upcoming events 12 [02:06] <RogueScholar> Much obliged, Pleia2. Glad to be here. :) 13 [02:07] <pleia2> I don't have anything scheduled for San Francisco at the moment (I've been too busy) but there is a local who is interested in helping out and to whom I owe an email 14 [02:07] <pleia2> the monthly Ubuntu Hours in Pasadena are still happening, can see details and RSVP on our meetup page https://www.meetup.com/Ubuntu-California/ 15 [02:07] <darthrobot`> Title: [Ubuntu California LoCo (Los Angeles, CA)| Meetup] 16 [02:07] <pleia2> next one is on May 11th, they happen right before the San Gabriel Valley Linux User Group meeting, so it's a good night 17 [02:08] <pleia2> I think that's all we really have event-wise 18 [02:08] <pleia2> #topic Any other business 19 [02:08] <pleia2> this is the wild west part of the meeting :) 20 [02:09] <pleia2> RogueScholar: what brings you here? 21 [02:10] <RogueScholar> Well I've been in IT for going on a couple decades now, and I feel like part of my professional development at this stage needs to be promoting the causes that I care about. 22 [02:10] <pleia2> that's great to hear, using Ubuntu where you work? 23 [02:11] <RogueScholar> Haha, don't I wish. No I get to save that enjoyment for my personal PCs and homelab. 24 [02:11] <pleia2> ah, fair enough, I remember those days 25 [02:12] <RogueScholar> Truth be told, I'm not much of a Linux veteran, I think I onboarded with 14.04. 26 [02:12] <pleia2> that's ok, always people coming and going from linux spheres, so it's nice to see new blood 27 [02:13] <RogueScholar> Thanks, I'm relieved to see that there's not a certain threshold of prior involvement in order to participate here. 28 [02:13] <pleia2> not at all, I always like to say that if you've been using Ubuntu a day longer than someone else, you have something to teach ;) 29 [02:14] <RogueScholar> In regards to your mention of a San Francisco event, I too am a NorCal person, though a few hours north of SF, so please keep me in mind for activities up in this area. 30 [02:14] <pleia2> a lot of our month to month events are pretty basic, "Ubuntu Hours" where we just go to a coffee shop and chat about the latest Ubuntu news and projects we're working on (both at work and as hobbies) 31 [02:14] <pleia2> oh, good to know, have you been to North Bay LUG before? it's in Sebastopol http://nblug.org/ 32 [02:14] <darthrobot`> Title: [North Bay Linux Usersâ€™ Group] 33 [02:15] <RogueScholar> No I haven't, but I know Sebastopol very well, it's barely a couple hours away. I'm bookmarking them as we chat. :) 34 [02:15] <pleia2> nice folks, often have super interesting meetings 35 [02:15] <pleia2> I wish I could make it up, but from SF it's quite the hike on a week night 36 [02:15] <RogueScholar> Oh you're based up north as well? 37 [02:16] <pleia2> I live in downtown SF 38 [02:16] <RogueScholar> In looking over the group page it seemed there was a heavy slant towards SoCal, so I just kind of assumed the leadership probably resided there as well. 39 [02:17] <pleia2> we're pretty spread out :) 40 [02:17] <RogueScholar> Well if I can drive to Sebastopol from Fort Bragg, then you can make the trek too. ;) 41 [02:17] <pleia2> haha 42 [02:18] <pleia2> I also work with a non-profit based in the bay area, Partimus.org, so some of our time is spent working with low-incoming housing facilities and schools (though fewer schools now) to put Linux-based machines in for residents and students 43 [02:19] <pleia2> I'd say right now that's where most of my effort is focused Ubuntu-wise locally, instead of Ubuntu Hours 44 [02:19] <RogueScholar> Oh no kidding?? I was just reading about their work not long ago, I wish I could recall where. 45 [02:22] <pleia2> alright, I think we'll wrap up this meeting 46 [02:22] <pleia2> usually nhandler and lynorian at least are also here, but quiet night :) 47 [02:23] <pleia2> err, nhaines 48 [02:23] <RogueScholar> It happens; spring is in the air. 49 [02:23] <pleia2> but sometimes nhandler too! he's in london right now though 50 [02:23] <pleia2> hope you got out to enjoy the weather today :) was gorgeous down here 51 [02:24] <pleia2> and with that, let's conclude! 52 [02:24] <pleia2> #endmeeting