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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

step 6.save

Grub Customizer

Back when I was distro hopping after I became dissatisfied with the operating system that I was using, it was not uncommon for me to have two, three, or even four operating systems on the same hard drive. An incident occurred at the recent Installfest on the 3rd of December that brought to mind a a small application that I had used to change the default operating system, Grub Customizer.

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