[clug] Declining attendance?

rodneyp at pcug.org.au rodneyp at pcug.org.au
Sun Oct 14 16:09:00 MDT 2012

Canberra has at least two Linux SIG.  CLUG meets evenings, another SIG during 
daytime - so you could pick what suits you better.  see:


which, BTW, promotes CLUG for advanced Linux users.

Feel free to bring a Laptop along to  Linux Learners  SIG, if you seek some 
hands-on advice


 On Sun, 14 Oct 2012 12:00:03 linux-request at lists.samba.org wrote:
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> Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2012 17:18:15 +1100
> From: Maurie May <mauriemay at gmail.com>
> To: paulway at mabula.net
> Cc: CLUG List <linux at lists.samba.org>
> Subject: Re: [clug] Declining attendance?
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> G'day Paul,
> Sorry I'm a little late in replying to the initial email in this thread.
> I'm very much a newby who has been trying to get a Linux setup going that
> would enable both myself & my wife to painlessly change over from Windows.
> In our home we have an office computer, a workshop computer, and we each
> have a laptop. I have an extra laptop & a desktop which are my Linux test
> boxes.  Each of these computers is networked, the workshop & the laptops by
> wireless, and the office, the Linux test desktop & the  NAS running on Cat
> 5. Except for the Linux test boxes, each of these computers can back up to
> the NAS.
> To get all these running successfully on Linux has been a pain, to put it
> mildly, and a number of times I've been tempted to throw the whole thing in
> & continue to live on the dark side. Each time this has happened Windows /
> Microsoft has done something that has inspired me to keep trying with
> Linux. However, I have not achieved this yet, so we are still on Windows
> I've been to a few Linux meetings, hoping to gain a bit of extra knowledge
> here & there that might help, but although I've enjoyed the sessions & the
> company, I can't say that I've actually learnt anything that was helpful to
> me. And with the situation with my computers, neither could I really take
> them along to a meeting to work on them there.
> Nevertheless, if there WAS some sort of a training session, I'd be there
> with bells on!
> So, there is at least one person who would be interested in talking with
> some folk who know a bit more about Linux that I do.
> Cheers
> Maurie

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