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- When: 25 April 2017
- Where: #ubuntu-za on Freenode.
Meeting link: irc://freenode.net/ubuntu-za
IRC Introduction: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InternetRelayChat
Meeting chair: chesedo
- Welcoming and Introduction
Review minutes of previous meeting
- Next Steps
To be arranged: Ubuntu Hour, Installfests or other events
- Would a weekly email of aggregated events be nice on the list?
- Discuss Ubuntu education project - williamk, nsnzero
- Next meeting: 23 May 2017
- Elect chairperson for next meeting
Minutes ======= [18:30:35] STARTED (chesedo) [18:30:44] TOPIC: Welcoming and Introduction (chesedo) [18:32:38] AGREED: All happy with agenda (chesedo) [18:32:46] TOPIC: Review minutes of previous meeting (chesedo) [18:34:28] AGREED: All happy with previous minutes (chesedo) [18:34:37] TOPIC: Next Steps (chesedo) [18:36:11] AGREED: No new Next Steps (chesedo) [18:36:19] TOPIC: Events (chesedo) [18:40:55] AGREED: No other events to add (chesedo) [18:41:08] TOPIC: Miscellaneous (chesedo) [18:42:32] AGREED: To sent a weekly list email with aggregated events (chesedo) [18:53:34] AGREED: chesedo do follow up with inetpro for Ubuntu for Hope / school Pcs (chesedo) [18:53:46] TOPIC: Next meeting (chesedo) [18:55:12] AGREED: Next meeting is 26 April 2017 & 10 May 2017 @ 20:30 (chesedo) [18:55:12] AGREED: Next meeting is 23 May 2017 @ 20:30 (chesedo) [18:55:22] TOPIC: Elect chairperson for next meeting (chesedo) [19:01:38] AGREED: theblazehen to chair next meeting (chesedo) [19:03:23] ENDED (chesedo) Present ======= * Kyle Robbertze (paddatrapper) * Langjan * Paul Romano (londoner) * Gavin Bauer (Cryterion) * Greg Eames (magespawn) * Pieter Engelbrecht (chesedo) * Miles Sharpe (Kilos) * Gustav H Meyer (inetpro) * theblazehen * MaNI Raw Log ======= [18:30:35] <chesedo> Maaz: start meeting about Ubuntu Monthly Meeting - April 2017 [18:30:35] * Maaz gets out his memo-pad and cracks his knuckles [18:30:44] <chesedo> Maaz: topic Welcoming and Introduction [18:30:44] <Maaz> Current Topic: Welcoming and Introduction [18:30:44] <chesedo> Welcome all and thanks for joining in on our monthly meeting [18:30:45] <inetpro> Maaz: I am Gustav H Meyer [18:30:45] <Maaz> inetpro: Done [18:30:54] <Kilos> Maaz i am Miles Sharpe [18:30:54] <Maaz> Kilos: Righto [18:30:56] <theblazehen> Maaz:Â I am Jeandre Le Roux [18:30:56] <Maaz> theblazehen: What? [18:30:56] <chesedo> Our bot maaz does the minutes as usual so please introduce yourself to it using `Maaz: I am <firstname lastname>` eg. [18:30:56] <chesedo> Maaz: I am Pieter Engelbrecht [18:30:56] <Maaz> chesedo: Righto [18:30:57] <Cryterion> you 4 minutes early :) [18:31:06] <Cryterion> Maaz: I am Gavin Bauer [18:31:06] <Maaz> Cryterion: Done [18:31:14] <theblazehen> Maaz:Â I am Jeandre Le_Roux [18:31:14] <Maaz> theblazehen: What? [18:31:15] <Kilos> 8.31 [18:31:17] <chesedo> The agenda for today is at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ZATeam/Meetings/20170425 [18:31:17] <chesedo> Any last minute addition are welcome [18:31:20] <inetpro> Cryterion: no, he's right on time [18:31:26] <londoner> Maaz: I am Paul Romano [18:31:26] <Maaz> londoner: Righto [18:31:38] * chesedo thought he was 35 secs late [18:31:45] <Kilos> lol [18:31:46] <Cryterion> ok, clocks slow then :) [18:32:04] <chesedo> Cryterion: give it redBull :P [18:32:10] <Cryterion> lol [18:32:29] <inetpro> set your clock to NTP Cryterion [18:32:38] <chesedo> Maaz: agreed All happy with agenda [18:32:38] <Maaz> Agreed: All happy with agenda [18:32:46] <chesedo> Maaz: topic Review minutes of previous meeting [18:32:46] <Maaz> Current Topic: Review minutes of previous meeting [18:32:52] <inetpro> I mean to a NTPd server [18:32:53] <chesedo> previous meeting minutes is at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ZATeam/Meetings/20170328 [18:32:53] <chesedo> A read of it might be a nice refresher [18:33:09] <Cryterion> I'll look into it later inetpro [18:33:34] <chesedo> it is weird as i thought linux auto uses ntp years ago... [18:34:28] <chesedo> Maaz: agreed All happy with previous minutes [18:34:28] <Maaz> Agreed: All happy with previous minutes [18:34:37] <chesedo> Maaz: topic Next Steps [18:34:37] <Maaz> Current Topic: Next Steps [18:34:44] <chesedo> Anyone needing help on any next steps activities? [18:35:24] <chesedo> ie. with coc, ubuntu membership, launchpad, mailing list or trello [18:35:40] <Cryterion> All done [18:36:11] <chesedo> Maaz: agreed No new Next Steps [18:36:11] <Maaz> Agreed: No new Next Steps [18:36:19] <chesedo> Maaz: topic Events [18:36:19] <Maaz> Current Topic: Events [18:36:27] <chesedo> - ES2017: The Reality: 3 May 2017 (Cape Town) -> https://www.meetup.com/cape-town-js/events/239181272/ [18:36:27] <chesedo> these are the upcoming events: [18:36:27] <chesedo> - Typescript on the Backend: 26 April 2017 (Cape Town) -> https://www.meetup.com/Cape-Town-Backend-Developers/events/239100785/ [18:36:27] <chesedo> - Google I/O Extended '17: 17 May 2017 (Johannesburg) -> https://www.meetup.com/GDGJohannesburg/events/238958547/ [18:36:46] [18:36:51] <chesedo> for any 4th plus year students, this event might be of interest: [18:36:51] <chesedo> - Deep Learning Indaba: 11-15 September 2017 (Johannesburg) -> http://www.deeplearningindaba.com/ [18:36:52] <Cryterion> We need more in the Durban are [18:37:00] <Kilos> hi magespawn [18:37:06] <chesedo> Cryterion: sure do... [18:37:06] <Cryterion> area* [18:37:07] <magespawn> good evening [18:37:10] <magespawn> hi Kilos [18:37:11] <chesedo> hi magespawn [18:37:19] <Cryterion> hi magespawn [18:37:21] <magespawn> hey chesedo [18:37:24] <chesedo> paddatrapper: which are you completing? [18:37:28] <magespawn> hi Cryterion [18:37:32] <chesedo> s/are/year/ [18:37:41] <Kilos> magespawn login with maaz please [18:37:54] <chesedo> magespawn: you joining the meeting? [18:37:57] <magespawn> Hi Maaz, I am Greg Eames [18:38:06] <Kilos> lol [18:38:16] <magespawn> even forgot how to log in. [18:38:16] <Kilos> maaz first [18:38:16] <Maaz> Kilos: Sorry... [18:38:21] <chesedo> magespawn: try 'Maaz: I am <firstname lastname>' [18:38:27] <magespawn> Maaz I am Greg Eames [18:38:27] <Maaz> magespawn: Alrighty [18:38:43] <chesedo> Is anyone organising anything else or knows of any other upcoming events? [18:38:50] <chesedo> Cryterion: ^ :P [18:38:53] <magespawn> Been awhile [18:39:12] <chesedo> magespawn: sure has... [18:39:46] <chesedo> magespawn: i have just gone over the ubuntu membership section, if you wanted to add anything about yours? [18:40:13] <magespawn> Nothing, except that I have not done anything about it yet [18:40:32] <magespawn> life has been a bit hectic. [18:40:45] <chesedo> magespawn: np [18:40:55] <chesedo> Maaz: agreed No other events to add [18:40:55] <Maaz> Agreed: No other events to add [18:41:08] <chesedo> Maaz: topic Miscellaneous [18:41:08] <Maaz> Current Topic: Miscellaneous [18:41:15] <chesedo> so i am wondering if it might not be a good idea to email the list weekly about them? [18:41:15] <chesedo> new events appeared on the slack channel for April after the last meeting... [18:41:51] <chesedo> about 5 or so was missed [18:41:55] <Kilos> just do it [18:42:29] <Kilos> all ideas are good till someone has a better one [18:42:32] <chesedo> Maaz: agreed To sent a weekly list email with aggregated events [18:42:32] <Maaz> Agreed: To sent a weekly list email with aggregated events [18:42:40] <chesedo> Kilos: ty [18:42:52] <chesedo> Has anyone upgraded to 17.04? [18:43:02] <Cryterion> that'll help I think, mailing list has been quiet latel [18:43:06] * theblazehen has [18:43:14] <theblazehen> Well, not upgraded. New install [18:43:16] <magespawn> Not yet, I here there are some issues with the software installer [18:43:17] <paddatrapper> Maaz: I am Kyle Robbertze [18:43:17] <Maaz> paddatrapper: Done [18:43:23] <magespawn> here=hear [18:43:37] [18:43:43] <chesedo> theblazehen: your experience? [18:43:48] <Kilos> hi oom jan [18:43:50] <chesedo> theblazehen: and flavour? [18:44:01] <Kilos> login to the meeting [18:44:03] <chesedo> wb paddatrapper [18:44:06] <inetpro> chesedo: don't remind me, I still need to do some upgrades from 12.04 [18:44:09] <Langjan> Hello everybody, hi Kilos hoe gaan dit? [18:44:23] <chesedo> inetpro: lol [18:44:26] <Kilos> ok ty meeting underway [18:44:34] <Kilos> i actually made it [18:44:45] <theblazehen> chesedo:Â Running ubuntu server on server (obviously), then installed kde on laptop and just a WM on desktop. Pretty decent [18:45:14] <Langjan> Oh ok will chat again tomorrow [18:45:19] <chesedo> theblazehen: anything new you may have noticed? [18:45:20] <magespawn> theblazehen: a friend said that the package installer apt had issues [18:45:31] <Kilos> why Langjan [18:45:36] <theblazehen> chesedo:Â Nothing too special [18:45:45] <chesedo> theblazehen: ok [18:45:51] <Kilos> Langjan pm [18:45:53] <inetpro> magespawn: what issues? [18:45:57] <theblazehen> magespawn:Â As in, during the install? `debootstrap` works fine for me :) [18:46:00] <Cryterion> magespawn apt always has issues on 14.04 [18:46:38] <magespawn> the package install, software center or whatever they are calling it now. [18:46:53] <magespawn> the gui for apt [18:47:16] * inetpro just sticks to the cli [18:47:30] <Cryterion> yes, I gave up on it, I always do updates/upgrades via terminal [18:47:31] * chesedo too, gui take too long to load [18:47:37] <paddatrapper> Cli is life. Cli is love [18:48:12] <magespawn> yup me too. [18:48:30] <magespawn> but some cannot live without the pretty pictures [18:48:37] <chesedo> lol, we sound like a bunch of techies/admins [18:48:49] <Cryterion> lol [18:49:23] <chesedo> on a side note: status for education project is same as last [18:49:23] <Cryterion> I just plug the updates into crontab now [18:49:27] <paddatrapper> chesedo: you mean we aren't and my life is a lie? Lol [18:50:00] <paddatrapper> Cryterion: Debian unattended-upgrades package :D [18:50:12] * chesedo realised that exams starts in two weeks so may have little time to test for the edu project in the near future [18:51:17] <chesedo> inetpro: in the last meeting you mentioned a school that could do with some Ubuntu For Hope PCs? [18:51:40] <inetpro> chesedo: yikes, you have some available? [18:52:16] <chesedo> chesedo: karl mentioned that he might have after last meeting (when we spoke) [18:52:26] <chesedo> may need to get an update though... [18:52:39] <inetpro> nice, please remind me to follow up with you tomorrow or so [18:52:52] <chesedo> inetpro: will do [18:52:56] <inetpro> ty [18:53:01] <chesedo> anything else for Misc anyone? [18:53:34] <chesedo> Maaz: agreed chesedo do follow up with inetpro for Ubuntu for Hope / school Pcs [18:53:34] <Maaz> Agreed: chesedo do follow up with inetpro for Ubuntu for Hope / school Pcs [18:53:46] <chesedo> Maaz: topic Next meeting [18:53:46] <Maaz> Current Topic: Next meeting [18:54:04] <chesedo> next meeting seems to be 23rd May [18:54:23] <chesedo> and minis on 26 April (tomorrow) and 10 May [18:54:31] <chesedo> that right? ^^ [18:55:12] <chesedo> Maaz: agreed Next meeting is 26 April 2017 & 10 May 2017 @ 20:30 [18:55:12] <Maaz> Agreed: Next meeting is 26 April 2017 & 10 May 2017 @ 20:30 [18:55:12] <chesedo> Maaz: agreed Next meeting is 23 May 2017 @ 20:30 [18:55:12] <Maaz> Agreed: Next meeting is 23 May 2017 @ 20:30 [18:55:22] <chesedo> Maaz: topic Elect chairperson for next meeting [18:55:22] <Maaz> Current Topic: Elect chairperson for next meeting [18:55:23] <inetpro> +1 chesedo [18:55:41] <chesedo> i have an exam on 24th... will have to sit out [18:55:44] <magespawn> what is the minis? [18:56:00] <inetpro> paddatrapper: your turn again? [18:56:09] <chesedo> magespawn: mini meetings is some we took up two months ago [18:56:28] <inetpro> magespawn: you've been scarce sir [18:56:34] <magespawn> wow I have been gone long. alrighty then. [18:56:54] * magespawn hangs head sheepishly [18:57:04] <chesedo> magespawn: they are quick are cover the 'Latest and Greatest news' by theblazehen, 'Local Job Openings and Help wanted' and 'Ubuntu education project' [18:57:10] <chesedo> s/are/and/ [18:57:36] <magespawn> right, i'll attempt to attend those [18:58:05] <chesedo> MaNI: speaking of which - did you get that php (or something) position filled? [18:58:32] <chesedo> inetpro: seems that it might be your turn again :D [18:59:08] <inetpro> sjoe, really nobody else available? [18:59:18] <chesedo> theblazehen: maybe you want to take a swing at it? [18:59:24] * Cryterion hides in a corner [18:59:35] <theblazehen> chesedo:Â Alright, sure [18:59:44] <inetpro> \o/ [18:59:48] * chesedo fetches a flashlight to find Cryterion :P [18:59:56] <chesedo> theblazehen: great ty [18:59:58] * Cryterion moves corners [19:00:00] <inetpro> big sigh of relief, thanks theblazehen [19:00:11] <theblazehen> No problem [19:00:16] <chesedo> inetpro: will you show him the ropes on the day [19:00:21] <MaNI> chesedo, hehe nope haven't even advertised it yet, why do you ask? [19:00:23] <chesedo> inetpro: and be backup? [19:00:26] <Kilos> hahaha he always ducks [19:00:38] <inetpro> I'll gladly assist if he doesn't know how already [19:01:06] <chesedo> MaNI: mini meeting tomorrow has Job Openings section - if you have its details [19:01:15] <inetpro> Kilos: the young ones are good at this man :-) [19:01:38] <chesedo> Maaz: agreed theblazehen to chair next meeting [19:01:38] <Maaz> Agreed: theblazehen to chair next meeting [19:01:53] <Kilos> yes inetpro i see that [19:01:55] <MaNI> oh okay, thanks for the offer, but that won't be necessary, I'll probably be resigning and moving on with my life instead, bit of a touchy subject at the moment :p [19:02:13] <chesedo> inetpro: it will be his first iirc - so need to register with maaz and what not [19:02:20] <inetpro> MaNI: eish, never give up! [19:02:36] <chesedo> MaNI: ok [19:02:50] <MaNI> letting go not giving up [19:03:13] <chesedo> And that all. Thank you all for joining in on our monthly meeting! [19:03:23] <chesedo> Maaz: end meeting