Ubuntu-Arizona Weekly Newsletter, Issue #103

Welcome to the Ubuntu-Arizona Weekly Newsletter, Issue #103 for the week August 5, August 9.

* Arizona Loco Newsletter
* One Hundred Third Edition
* Powered by Ubuntu
* Wednesday-August 12, 2009
* Arizona Loco Team Wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArizonaTeam

* Next meeting: Sunday August 16, 2009 9:00 PM
* Server: Freenode: IRC Channel #ubuntu-us-az

In this issue

* supergeekdave was introduced and welcomed to the team

* Announcements: Karmic Alpha 4 freeze ahead: The fourth Karmic alpha release is planned for next Thursday, August 13. Landscape will now be available in two architectures: installed on-site or hosted as software as a service (SaaS) by Canonical. Migrating to an Encrypted Home Directory: http://blog.dustinkirkland.com/2009/06/migrating-to-encrypted-home-directory.html . Full Circle Magazine #27 – the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-27/ . Ubuntu-UK Podcast: Day of Reckoning – http://podcast.ubuntu-uk.org/ . Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue154

* Discussion on the Tucson installfest: Possibility of location at the U of A. Still trying to figure out the setup for a game server. Flier will be produced when we have a location.

* We have about 3 or so members in Flagstaff now…so he’d like to see us get an installfest going up there to down the road.

* PLUG announcements: Classes start in two weeks: http://www.LuftHans.com/Classes . Intro GNU/Linux class, CIS126DL: http://www.LuftHans.com/Classes/CIS239DL.html . OpenOffice.org and shell scripting classes: http://www.LuftHans.com/Classes/BPC110.html . Prescott Free Software Stammtisch is Tuesday night: http://www.LuftHans.com/Free_Software_Stammtisch and http://www.lugy.net/. PLUG east side meeting this Thursday: http://PLUG.phoenix.az.us/node/134 . BlenderCAD in person and online meetings this Saturday: http://PLUG.phoenix.az.us/node/1148 . Both Tempe and Avondale Stammtische are next week. Hope everyone in the Valley shows up for at least one or the other. ABLEconf will have a call for presentations out this week. Social networks for ABLEconf were updated this week: http://www.ABLEconf.com/networks

Read the whole thing at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArizonaTeam/Newsletters/09August12

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