I’m taking a vacation around the same time as the scheduled LUG in August, so I decided to host this meetup a week early.
There will be no LUG meetup for all of August 2019.
September 3rd will be our next scheduled meetup…
I left an open invitation for anyone to bring a topic or machine to work on. For the majority of the meetup we discussed recent distro news, chat servers, and what the future may hold for the ABQLUG. We also looked at some issues one of the members was having on his XFCE setup and an issue with baloo (file indexer).
During this meetup I installed EndeavorOS on a old Toshiba laptop. EndeavorOS is an Arch-based distro that is aimed at trying to provide an easy way to install Arch. The biggest difference between EndeavorOS and Manjaro is that Manjaro is more customized, and thus requires learning the “Manjaro-way.” Where EndeavorOS is much more close to “true Arch.”
Installation was pretty simple, compared to true Arch. I like a lot of the defaults that EndeavorOS uses. Even though the installer is quite functional, it lacks polish. EndeavorOS is a very new distro, so this should improve over time…
Afterwards, we looked at chat servers ABQLUG could use. I am still working on setting up a synapse/matrix server for us to use. In the mean time I setup a channel on the New Mexico Tech Community Slack server. The channel name is #abqlug.
Since there will be no meetup in August, I hope to see y’all on September 3rd!
I currently have no topics set up for the September meetup. So if you have any suggestions, feel free to leave a comment. Or leave a message on the Slack channel.
Last Edit: 2019-08-01