<p dir="ltr">Sorry I can't make the meeting. Tuesday nights are very busy for me. I am very interested in meeting the group.<br>
John</p>
<div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On 9 Aug 2016 6:37 pm, "Stars" <<a href="mailto:stars@unitedwaybg.com">stars@unitedwaybg.com</a>> wrote:<br type="attribution"><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div lang="EN-CA" link="blue" vlink="purple"><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1f497d">John, Thank you<u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1f497d"><u></u> <u></u></span></p><div style="border:none;border-top:solid #b5c4df 1.0pt;padding:3.0pt 0cm 0cm 0cm"><p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"">From:</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif""> Group [mailto:<a href="mailto:group-bounces@bglug.ca" target="_blank">group-bounces@bglug.ca</a><wbr>] <b>On Behalf Of </b>John Bittorf<br><b>Sent:</b> August-07-16 1:08 PM<br><b>To:</b> Bruce-Grey Linux Users Group<br><b>Subject:</b> Re: [Bglug] Debian new user unfriendly<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><p class="MsoNormal"><u></u> <u></u></p><p>Hi guys.<br>I am new to the group. I am not strong in Linux and only tried a few distros, but i have had very good luck with puppy Linux. Very simple and light. Easy to use. Main issue is usually adding peripherals such as printers and scanners.<br>John<u></u><u></u></p><div><p class="MsoNormal"><u></u> <u></u></p><div><p class="MsoNormal">On 7 Aug 2016 10:46 am, "LP" <<a href="mailto:linuxpusher2@gmail.com" target="_blank">linuxpusher2@gmail.com</a>> wrote:<u></u><u></u></p><div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue">I find all Ubuntu to be unstable on multiple machines, it does not seem to matter which fork you use even Mint is hit and miss lately.<br>Installed fail safe Lubuntu 16.04.1 to my ToughBook dual boot with Windows 7 Ultimate.<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue">First Lubuntu update after install,  Mouse cursor disappeared, fixed that.<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue">Then next boot got caught in sign in loop fixed that with apt-get install gdm.(not a video card problem)<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue">I always check downloads with minimum MD5, prefer SHA256 before Burn, I then check integrity at first Live disk boot if available.<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue"><u></u> <u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue">I think maybe they are trying too hard and are forgetting computers that were not built this year.<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue">And this is why I am always Hunting for a better Linux Distro for Stars.<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue">Right now I am looking at how many steps are required to install Debian Dual boot with my Toughbook since they do not include an auto partition tool.<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue">We will never succeed in converting Windows users when there are so many hurdles for inexperienced users.<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue">LP<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue"> <u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue"><u></u> <u></u></span></p></div></div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><br clear="all"><u></u><u></u></p><div><div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="border:solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0cm"><img border="0" width="100" height="100" src="cid:~WRD000.jpg" alt="Image removed by sender."><img border="0" width="100" height="100" src="cid:~WRD000.jpg" alt="Image removed by sender."></span><u></u><u></u></p></div></div></div><p class="MsoNormal"><u></u> <u></u></p><div><p class="MsoNormal">On 4 August 2016 at 23:08, LP <<a href="mailto:linuxpusher2@gmail.com" target="_blank">linuxpusher2@gmail.com</a>> wrote:<u></u><u></u></p><div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue">Hi Logan,<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue">Thanks, looking into that link, used it before.<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:blue">Chris.<u></u><u></u></span></p></div></div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><br clear="all"><u></u><u></u></p><div><div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="border:solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0cm"><img border="0" width="100" height="100" src="cid:~WRD000.jpg" alt="Image removed by sender."><img border="0" width="100" height="100" src="cid:~WRD000.jpg" alt="Image removed by sender."></span><u></u><u></u></p></div></div></div><div><div><p class="MsoNormal"><u></u> <u></u></p><div><p class="MsoNormal">On 4 August 2016 at 16:50, Logan Streondj <<a href="mailto:streondj@gmail.com" target="_blank">streondj@gmail.com</a>> wrote:<u></u><u></u></p><p class="MsoNormal">-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----<br>Hash: SHA1<br><br><br><br>On 16-08-04 02:32 PM, Stars wrote:<br>> Hi Ted, No, not paid apps, just an Easy to use "Software Center"<br>> GUI for new users so they know what they are installing. I am not a<br>> big fan of Ubuntu anymore.<br>Why is that?<br><br>Personally I like ubuntu, though I don't use unity/gnome, rather I use<br>awesome as my window manger.<br><br>> I really like Debian and I like that it Pushes Free software and is<br>> DRM Free.<br><br>Well Triquel is a fully FSF approved version of Ubuntu.<br>gNewSense is the one that is based on Debian.<br><a href="https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-distros.html" target="_blank">https://www.gnu.org/distros/<wbr>free-distros.html</a><br><br>You can of course simply take out the multiverse and restricted words<br>in the /etc/apt/sources.list  and get pretty much the same thing.<br><br>> It is very stable and Secure BUT Secure seems to remove easy to<br>> use. I have just installed it on the U.W. Stars Machine to test<br>> again. Regards, Chris.<br>><br>> Supplying Technology to At Risk Students<br><br>"Trisquel, a GNU/Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that's oriented<br>toward small enterprises, domestic users and educational centers."<br><br>><br>> <a href="http://www.bglug.ca" target="_blank">www.bglug.ca</a> ______________________________<wbr>__________ From: Group<br>> [<a href="mailto:group-bounces@bglug.ca" target="_blank">group-bounces@bglug.ca</a>] On Behalf Of ted leslie<br>> [<a href="mailto:ted.leslie@gmail.com" target="_blank">ted.leslie@gmail.com</a>] Sent: August-04-16 1:23 PM To: Bruce-Grey<br>> Linux Users Group Cc: <a href="mailto:group@bglug.ca" target="_blank">group@bglug.ca</a> Subject: Re: [Bglug] Debian<br>> new user unfriendly<br>><br>> you referring to paid apps? Why not just use debian Via mint 18 via<br>> Ubuntu 16.04?<br>><br>> .tl<br>><br>> On Thu, Aug 04, 2016 at 1:17 PM, Stars<br>> <<a href="mailto:stars@unitedwaybg.com" target="_blank">stars@unitedwaybg.com</a><mailto:<a href="mailto:stars@unitedwaybg.com" target="_blank"><wbr>stars@unitedwaybg.com</a>>> wrote:<br>><br>><br>> HI all, I am searching for a way to install software center on<br>> Debian 8.5 so new users have an easy way to install apps. Until<br>> Debian has a Safe Reliable Software center store, new users will<br>> never migrate to Debian.<br>><br>> <a href="https://packages.debian.org/wheezy/all/software-center/download" target="_blank">https://packages.debian.org/<wbr>wheezy/all/software-center/<wbr>download</a><br>><br>> <a href="http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/150927/is-there-a-software-center-like-in-ubuntu-in-debian" target="_blank">http://unix.stackexchange.com/<wbr>questions/150927/is-there-a-<wbr>software-cen<br>ter-like-in-ubuntu-in-debian</a><br>><br>>  Regards, Chris.<br>><br>> Supplying Technology to At Risk Students<br>><br>> <a href="http://www.bglug.ca" target="_blank">www.bglug.ca</a> ______________________________<wbr>_________________ Group<br>> mailing list <a href="mailto:Group@bglug.ca" target="_blank">Group@bglug.ca</a><br>> <a href="http://bglug.ca/mailman/listinfo/group_bglug.ca" target="_blank">http://bglug.ca/mailman/<wbr>listinfo/group_bglug.ca</a><br>><br>><br>> ______________________________<wbr>_________________ Group mailing list<br>> <a href="mailto:Group@bglug.ca" target="_blank">Group@bglug.ca</a> <a href="http://bglug.ca/mailman/listinfo/group_bglug.ca" target="_blank">http://bglug.ca/mailman/<wbr>listinfo/group_bglug.ca</a><br>><br><br>- --<br>Logan Streondj,<br>A dream of Gaia's future.<br>blog: <a href="http://joyfullifestyle.ca" target="_blank">http://joyfullifestyle.ca</a><br>twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/streondj" target="_blank">https://twitter.com/streondj</a><br><br>Speakable Programming for Every Language:<br>github: <a href="https://github.com/elspru/spel" target="_blank">https://github.com/elspru/spel</a><br>intro: <a href="http://wyn.bot.nu/spel/src/vocab/gen/start.html" target="_blank">http://wyn.bot.nu/spel/src/<wbr>vocab/gen/start.html</a><br><br><br>You can use encrypted email with me,<br>how to: <a href="https://emailselfdefense.fsf.org/en/" target="_blank">https://emailselfdefense.fsf.<wbr>org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