[sf-lug] Fwd: Re: Who has the pressed Ubuntu CDs in their colorful sleeves?

Lx Rudis lx_rudis at sbcglobal.net
Tue Mar 4 12:44:28 PST 2008

sent this to jim in bg earlier today.  
he suggested i go public, here you are:

--- Lx Rudis <lx_rudis at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 07:56:09 -0800 (PST)
> From: Lx Rudis <lx_rudis at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: [sf-lug] Who has the pressed Ubuntu CDs
> in their colorful sleeves?
> To: jim stockford <jim at well.com>
> > and forever more. i wouldn't want to call such
> folks
> > "leeches", of course, but it might be helpful to
> > qualify those to whom you give away the cds.
> great point.  
> months ago i myself got a pretty Ubuntu disc and did
> not install it - the reason was that it did not
> install.  
> at that time, i didn't have the connections i've got
> now, so i floundered for a bit until i got a working
> later version of ubuntu on a white label burndisc. 
> by
> then i was integrated into this here community here,
> and presto, i suddenly had a dual boot machine  
>  it does occur to me that if _i_ find myself giving
> someone a Linux distro, i should probably make it a
> point to also give them my phone number and offer to
> handhold thru the install.
> there's also this spunky, lively, productive Linux
> group, way out in the sleepy Richmond district. 
> good
> folk to hang with, linux woes or no...  ;)

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