It’s December already! I lost a month after my wife’s stroke but she is doing pretty well so I wonder what we might do at a meeting to celebrate the season. As a group of Geeks I would assume we would do something computery, but what could it be. Does anyone have some thoughts? I’ve thought … Continue reading The Holidays are coming!
Our meeting cafe decided to begin charging for Internet access so this week we will move down Fifth Avenue to the Fifth Street Market. So beginning Monday, May 11, 2015 come to the Food Court at Fifth Street Market, 5:30pm and look for a table of happy geeks (and others) to join us.
We had some fun trying to install Ubuntu Linux on an older laptop and talked about an old members installation of Windows 8.1 on a MAC. We also touched on file management in Windows and how to clean things up. Tomorrow (11-24-2014) we will try to finish the Ubuntu install and perhaps touch on something … Continue reading Notes from 11-17-2014 Meeting
So far I plan to talk about email with John and we're pretty much open to anything after that. So if you have something you need to discuss with other PC Android iPhone iPad users come on in join us. This is been edited by Android voice command. I hate to type. 🙂 Woof!
I have not checked to see if the cafe, The Beanery, will be open but I have plans for a family picnic and will not be there this evening. I'll post this to the maillist as well. Wish you all the best and prayers to all the soldiers lost and their families today...
Just came across this article about a problem we spend way too much time with at our meetings. Since many major (previously reputable) websites for downloading software have sold out and added crap to their files it has become difficult to install new software safely and we, all of us, have gotten caught with Conduit … Continue reading Avoid Unwanted Crapware
At quite a number of our recent meetings we have spent time removing malware from our computers and we can't recall where it came from. We are not alone! This article from The Windows Club was just published via PC Pitstop and describes what we did, innocently, that led to this trouble. It's a good read. … Continue reading Downloading Malware is Too Easy
Due to the popularity of Thanksgiving we are not planning a meeting on Monday, November 25, 2013. The Beanery is a great place for coffee or a snack anyway any time if you just want to get out, but we are not officially meeting. Hope everyone has a great time with the holiday and finds … Continue reading No Thanksgiving Week Meeting
I, for one, will not be able to come to a meeting on Labor Day. If others wish to meet be warned Allen Bros. Cafe, 152 W 5th, Eugene will be closing at 6PM. See you all next week! 🙂 -=Lare=-
Well Peggy and I showed up but nobody else came to the meeting. So I guess the iPhone 5 will just go to Peggy and she's the only guest here who showed up!