[Lvlug] Introduction & Chronicle of my Linux Adventure
josiah.ritchie at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 14:07:50 EDT 2007
On 7/19/07, Darryl Gibson <n2diy at losch.net> wrote:
> Our paths with linux have been similar.
> > happen. I can't fulfill their needs and and don't expect to be able to
> > for many years unless some serious attention is given to this market.
> Agreed, the NGO market needs more attention.
> The real power of Ubuntu, IMO, is it's community, especially it's IRC
> support, which is awesome. You might be happy in the #Ubuntu-marketing
> channel, where some others are pondering how to bring linux/Ubuntu to
> the masses?
Part of my move to Ubuntu was because I saw some good people at Gentoo
checking out Ubuntu so I thought it must be decent. :-) I popped onto that
IRC room and voiced this opportunity. Somebody mentioned NGO in a box. I
have yet to check it out, but if I understand correctly it is a distro
packaging together tools. I'm hoping they've found some things I haven't
> > If you've made it through all that, then you must be bored. I hope I
> > relieved your boredom a tad. :-)
> Boredom is relative. :) Watching the traffic 1100 users generate in
> #Ubuntu gets boring quickly, whereas one piece of traffic generated by
> 30 users in #Ubuntu-marketing is exciting.
:-) An excellent point!
Technology and Hospitality for God's Workmen
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