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Re: [vox] Demo today

Okay, so explain to me the magic sysreq keys... :-) I experience lockups
sometimes when I'm trying to start up Win4Lin. It hoses my machine so
badly that Ctrl-Alt-Backspace won't even kill X (and Ctrl-Alt-Fn doesn't
even work. I have to hard restart when that happens).

On Sat, Mar 15, 2003 at 09:38:11PM -0800, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> Today's Linux demo was pretty successful.  Mike showed up (a bit late ;^) )
> with the Demo machine.  Before that, I just had the flyers set up, and
> a couple of kids came by, and I gave them Tux Paint CDs. :^)
> When the computer showed up, we started getting many more visitors.
> Questions ranged from "I use Linux at work, and the other day it /completely/
> locked up!" (Mike explained magic sysreq keys) to "Why would I want Linux?"
> (I said "for the good of humanity"; she really digged that answer, and
> stuck around and talked for a long time)
> Towards the latter half, Jeff Newmiller came by and set up his laptop,
> so we had one desktop, one laptop, and one PDA (which didn't get too much use).
> We worked on getting Apache configured to show off the LUGOD.org website,
> demo'd Tux Paint a lot, and played a little with getting OCR software to
> work (in response to someone's complaint about Windows).
> Henry - we should set one up for April or May!
> -- 
> bill@newbreedsoftware.com                                            Hire me!
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R. Douglas Barbieri

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