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AZLOCO Release Party 21 April 2018

Canonical will be releasing Ubuntu 18.04, Bionic Beaver, on 26 April 2018. To celebrate this event Ubuntu-Arizona Local Community Team will conduct a Release Party at the home of Walter and Ingeborg Mack, 5831 W. Kesler St. Chandler, AZ on 21 April from 2-6pm. The AZLOCO/PLUG Installfest for the same day at the University of Advancing Technology will be relocated to that location also starting at 2 pm. instead of the normal 10 am. Internet will be available, installs will still be conducted and problems will be solved while we celebrate the release of Bionic Beaver and enjoy some excellent food, great camaraderie, and some serious (and some not so serious) discussions. More details to follow. Pencil in the event on your calendar now. Everyone interested in Free and Open Source Software is invited. This will be a potluck party so please bring a dish to share. For any questions, please contact

Please RSVP to with the dish that you will be bringing and the number of people that will be attending. Thank you

AZLOCO Gets a Ubuntu Renewal for another two years

I just wanted to shout out that thanks to MajB and others Ubuntu Arizona Loco Team
has been verified as active and in high Standing as a team for all our events and community support both ours and assisting other groups to further linux opens source
linux and Ubuntu Thanks for all the help and support from everyone Todd

Cochise Linux User Group/AZLOCO Installfest

The Cochise Linux user Group in conjunction with the Ubuntu-Arizona Local Community Team will be conducting their third Installation Festival on 28 October 2017, 10-4pm at the University of Arizona South Learning Resource Center, 1140 N. Colombo Ave. Sierra Vista AZ.

keyboard woes with an encrypted disk

During today's installfest we had a system with keyboard issues. The specific details were this: An ASUS laptop E200H, ubuntu 17.04 with gnome, and an encrypted hard drive. The system booted up to the screen where it requests the disk encryption password. At this point in time, the system did not allow the use of the laptop's keyboard. It did however recognize an external USB keyboard.

Internet Connection sharing on linux

This is a handy tool if ever find you need a Lan and only have wifi and a laptop/Desktop with wifi
and work on most distros of linux
step 1. Connect to the wifi

step 2. Open Network Manager (Gnome) Click edit connections,

step 3. Click add, Ethernet should be viewed then create it and name it Wifi Tether

step 4. on the general tab uncheck automatically connect to this network when it is available

step 5. on the IPv4 Settings Tab, change Automatic (DHCP) to Shared to other computers



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