[svlug-announce] SVLUG July 6th meeting: Elizabeth K. Joseph on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus"

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Jul 6 15:12:49 PDT 2016


Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 


TOPIC: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus"

 Elizabeth K. Joseph 

Ubuntu 16.04 (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/XenialXerus/ReleaseNotes),
nicknamed "Xenial Xerus", is the latest Long-Term Support (LTS) release
from the Ubuntu community and Canonical, Ltd.  (http://www.canonical.com/).
Our speaker's talk will be a tour of new features, including disabling
of Amazon Search ads by default, replacement of Ubuntu Software Center
by the GNOME Software app, replacement of init system with systemd (new
since the last LTS release), ability to move the Unity launcher to the
bottom of the screen, inclusion of ZFS, and the introduction of Ubuntu
Snappy (http://www.thelinuxrain.com/articles/what-is-ubuntu-snappy).
n update on the progress of Ubuntu on smartphones and tablets will
follow, with a demonstration of the first convergence device on the
market, BQ's Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition
(https://www.bq.com/uk/aquaris-m10-ubuntu-edition) tablet computer / PC.

MORE ABOUT THE SPEAKER:  Elizabeth K. Joseph (http://princessleia.com/)
is a Senior Automation and Tools Engineer at HPE (https://www.hpe.com/),
working on the OpenStack (https://www.openstack.org/) Infrastructure
team. She is a former member of the Ubuntu Community Council
(https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CommunityCouncil) and co-author of the 8th and
upcoming 9th editions of The Official Ubuntu Book
She serves on the Board of Directors of Partimus.org, a San
Francisco-based non-profit providing Linux-based computers to area
education and low-income housing centers in need.


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If you just can't get enough, a smaller group usually goes to a local
restaurant/diner after the meeting:  Frankie, Johnnie & Luigi, Too,
939 West El Camino Real between Shoreline and Castro, Mountain View.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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