[Novalug] Thanks and November
daniel at yacg.com
Fri Oct 14 17:23:38 EDT 2011
On 10/14/2011 03:31 PM, Peter Larsen wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-10-08 at 16:29 -0400, greg pryzby wrote:
>> Thank you to the people who came out today and gave their feedback. It
>> was much appreciated. Thanks for being a patient and receptive
>> We have a DECEMBER topic, but looking for November.
>> Who wants to present?
> I've spoken to a few NovaLuggers offline over the few months and gotten
> the impression that we may need the technical level adjusted a bit so it
> fits new linux users?
> If anyone on the list would like to hear about specific subjects of
> Linux - for instance if you've just started out and wondered how Grub
> works, how to create new users, what ext2,3,4 etc. is all about etc.
> SPEAK UP - I'm sure we could find someone in the group willing to do a
> talk on one or more of these kinds of subjects?
Back in the old LUGs I used to go to, we used to have "install fests"
from time to time where the experienced users would help the less
experienced in either fixing specific problems or doing a new
installation. I have a co-worker, for example, who is looking to get
started with Linux and to learn some useful tricks associated with
network security and the like. He only knows Windows at the moment and
the tools for Windows I don't care for as much as those under Linux.
Been meaning to initiate him myself but when we're at work, we're busy
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