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Re: [vox] linux in benecia -- lunch with lugod
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Re: [vox] linux in benecia -- lunch with lugod

What day? I am interested, but can't do it on Saturday though Sunday is open.


On Wednesday 30 January 2002 16:13, you wrote:
> hi all,
> doug barbieri and i are driving down to benecia to help this person.
> essentially, he's trying to convert a microsoft only real estate office
> into a linux only real estate office.  it's a good piece of advocacy.
> anyway, this is worth $$$ to lugod, and i figure maybe we can make a
> road trip out of it.  after helping this dude, we can all hang out for
> lunch afterwards and shoot the breeze.
> if anyone is interested, email me to let me know.  we'll carravan
> together.  :)   don't be shy; everyone is invited.
> pete
> ----- Forwarded message from Bradford MacLane <bmaclane@pdvinc.com> -----
> X-Mailer: QUALCOMM Windows Eudora Version 5.1
> Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 13:35:20 -0800
> To: Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org>
> From: Bradford MacLane <bmaclane@pdvinc.com>
> Subject: Re: Linux in Benicia
> Thank you for the e-mail.  Believe me, I do know that it is a volunteer
> effort and it is a great effort at that!  Let me try rephrasing the
> request.  Is there a list of consultants that would be willing to be paid
> to help get my little system up and working smoothly?
> Attending another Installfest is an option certainly.  But I think the set
> up timing is getting a little more urgent.  My network is in disarray.
> I am very open to suggestions.  As background, I am a commercial real
> estate appraiser.  I am thinking seriously about writing an article for our
> professional journal regarding the trials and tribulations of an appraiser
> attempting the change from Microsoft to Linux.
> As an example, last week I purchased the Wordperfect office suite for
> Linux.  It turns out that the product is missing several key files (or they
> are outdated) needed for the latest version of Linux.  It took several
> calls to Corel and downloading these files to get it operating.  Now it
> operates in the root directory but not in my desktop/directory.
> It is all quite a challenge - and I will see this through.  But I am also
> running a business and I need it to work now.  Consultants?
> Thanks again,
> Bradford MacLane
> At 11:22 AM 1/30/2002 -0800, you wrote:
> >bradford,
> >
> >lert is a volunteer effort -- i'm fairly sure that a trip to benecia
> >will be out of the question for most people since we're talking about 2
> >hours commute (plus a few hours for the install) for a bunch of students
> >during midterm season.
> >
> >i'll forward your email to lert@lugod.org, but i think perhaps the best
> >bet would be to attend our installfest which falls on the 3rd sunday of
> >each month.  alternatively, we might be able to do the install at a
> >meeting (keyword is might.  we'd need a volunteer, but this is
> >reasonable, and i'm pretty sure we could swing it).  do you know which
> >distro you want?
> >
> >pete
> >
> >begin Bradford MacLane <bmaclane@pdvinc.com>
> >
> >> I am trying to reach the LERT group.  I need some help installing Linux
> >
> >and
> >
> >> am very willing to make a contribution for some consulting help.  I have
> >> a small office in Benicia and need help with the conversion and network
> >
> >setup.
> >
> >> Bradford MacLane
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