[clug] Re: Linux Learners Group idea

freegazer freegazer at gmail.com
Fri Jun 16 02:56:09 GMT 2006

i have to say that I (a relative new comer with no real influence on the
matter) like the CLUGites, it brings a mental referance to the luddites

On 6/16/06, Paul Wayper <paul.wayper at anu.edu.au> wrote:
> Rodney Peters wrote:
> > One point that has not yet been made in this thread is that the Linux
> > community in Canberra may not be large enough to support two viable
> > beginner's LUGs.
> >
> > What makes PCUG a better venue for Learner's meetings is the facilities
> there.
> > PCUG have Linux installations that newbies can try out in hands-on mode
> plus
> > an Internet connection, via which additional software or updates can be
> > obtained.  There is also a separate training setup of 10 PC, for which I
> > verified Linux compatibility recently.
> >
> This sounds like a fantastic setup, Rod!  I don't think any CLUGgers
> (cluggites?  clugmons?) had any particular need for the meetings to be
> at ANU like the regular CLUG meetings, and I for one would be happy to
> work in with the PCUG, both to help doing presentations and to give
> Linux learners whatever help I can (I still consider myself one of them
> :-).  Obviously the limited contact between the PCUG and the CLUG has to
> be improved!
> I'm going to go out on the gangplank and ask if you'd be interested in
> coming along to the CLUG meeting next Thursday and giving a short talk
> about what you do already, and after the gannet feeding session (i.e.
> pizza) everyone who's interested in getting involved can start to make
> some inroads on organising what needs to be done.
> Have fun,
> Paul
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