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On that New Location of Algorithm Coffee Co. for BerkeleyLUG, starting Sunday 2019-04-14.

Here’s a bit more useful info than the previous brief posting on our hopeful change of venue for the Berkeley Linux Users Group away from 85C Bakery & Cafe and to Algorithm Coffee Company : Algorithm Coffee Company’s main webpage is https://www.algorithmcoffee.co/ The direct Algorithm Coffee Co. ‘Location’ webpage is https://www.algorithmcoffee.co/pages/location and the main West…

New location starting October 2016

The BerkeleyLUG meetups have been moved from Bobby G’s Restaurant to 85c Bakery at 21 Shattuck Square just across the street.  85C Bakery’s direct contact telephone number is 510.540.8585 and the store’s general website is www.85cbakerycafe.com/ Meetup dates and times remain the same, as listed at the ‘Meetings’ page https://berkeleylug.com/meetings/ Reason. For those of you who…

A June ’14 Distro Categorization

I thought it might help a few people (including myself!) to perform the following categorized and referenced summary of the current “families” of non-commercial Linux distros. All of these distros have brief descriptions and rankings at the DistroWatch.com listing site [1]. I. Ubuntu and its *buntu Satellites For example, Ubuntu itself[2] Kubuntu[3] = Ubuntu base…

Windows XP End-of-Support Day

Microsoft’s support for Windows XP is officially over today. Nope, Not kidding!! MS’s official announcement is linked here ==> http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/end-support-help Anyone still have Windows XP installed alone or else installed dual boot? Other than those of you who have XP installed in a VM or a Hypervisor, what are your thoughts about using Windows XP…

Distro-neutrally creating a liveUSB

This post is dedicated to the memory of the recent death, at a tragically young age, of renown and idealistic Diaspora founder Ilya Zhitomirskiy. I personally met Ilya just after the Bay Area Linux User’s Group (BALUG) presentation ‘Get to know the FreedomBox project ‘ just within the last half-year.  This presentation’s webpages are the…