JUNE CORNWALL TECH JAM
A beta release of Linuxmint 19, codenamed Tara has been released full details are on the Linuxmint website.
You can download and test the ISO for different versions of this such as XFCE, MATE AND Cinnamon.
Saturday 16th June 2018
Holsworthy LUG meeting White Hart Inn
Fore St, Holsworthy
EX22 6EB 3rd Saturday
2pm – 4pm
Saturday 23rd June 2018
Plymouth LUG meeting Hush Coffee & Sandwich Bar
1 Old Town St, Plymouth
12pm – 3pm
You can follow us on Twitter at @dcglug
As well as Friendica decentralised social media network.
Friendica also has info on upcoming Lug meets on the Events calender
F2FS Sees An Assortment Of File-System Improvements With Linux 4.16
This was posted to Diaspora earlier. Anything that improves the filesystem is welcome, it does however look like the improvements are mainly for flash based devices such as SSDs.
Recent discussion on IRC suggests that F2FS also works on the Pi, but is early days yet,.
Any file system hackers out there.
Fallout 4 and Manjaro Linux
Latest video from Bob’s Distros on Youtube, Fallout 4 on Manjaro Linux. Not played this but I know it is very popular and gaming is a big barrier to the take up of desktop Linux.
News from the Free Software foundation is that ActivityPub is now a web standard thanks to the W3C. If you are not sure what this is please check out the link below:-
Elementary OS Loki Modern Desktop Linux
This was posted to Diaspora. I am posting or embedding the link to the youtube video here. Review of Elementary OS Loki.
Running time about 15 mins.
Website : https://elementary.io/
You can subscribe to the channel and receive more Linux related videos as they are released.
The code club that is running at Torquay Library is looking for a helper to assist the volunteer (Alan) who is running the club. Club takes place on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at Torquay Library.
If anyone can help please get in touch with Shona Keen at Torquay Library.
Code Club Website : https://www.codeclub.org.uk/
Penwith, Cornwall area meetup
A pub meet up has been arranged for the Penwith area of Cornwall. This will take place on the 3rd Feb 2018, at Station, House, Marazion, Cornwall. Between 12 noon and 2pm.
If you would like more information please contact Jay or Fraser via the DCGLUG mailing list. But feel free to just turn up.
They will be in the corner near the table football.
Further meetings are planned starting with the 3rd March, which will be a bring-a-box, but this will be at a different location.