Linux Steam players should not move the Steam directory

Bobbie Sellers bliss-sf4ever at
Fri Jan 16 11:18:36 PST 2015

On 01/16/2015 11:06 AM, Samir Faci wrote:
> I know this isn't exactly FOSS / Open source and such friendly...  but you
> can always host it on something like google groups or other providers.
> End of the day it's just a mailing list.  Anyways .. thanks for the update.
     We are thinking about setting up an online list server and will be
open to discussion of that option this coming Monday evening.


> On Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 10:37 AM, jim <jim at> wrote:
>>      Years ago, Rick Moen kindly offered to
>> host the SF-LUG (and later, the DVLUG)
>> mailing lists on the LinuxMafia host. That
>> host died a few months ago, and Rick
>> has not yet revived it (no pejorative on
>> that point). We have the expectation that
>> Rick will revive the host and the various
>> software services that machine hosted.
>>      We (SF-LUG members) have discussed
>> * buy Rick a machine (done, ready and
>>     waiting, if he wants it).
>> * host one or more services on some
>>     machine to which we have access (not,
>>     in my mind, a good idea, given the
>>     hurly burly nature of member participation).
>> * find an existing service that can serve
>>     SF-LUG (I don't like the idea in general,
>>     and it properly requires that we get the
>>     mailing list member addresses or
>>     reconstitute it from our own email records,
>>     which is doable with eye-bleeding work).
>>      So for now, Bobbie (our savior) has cobbled
>> up the present, interim list.
>> On 01/16/2015 10:21 AM, Daniel Gimpelevich wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2015-01-16 at 10:05 -0800, Samir Faci wrote:
>>>> they basically run a rm -fr / where it'll delete all files that the
>>>> user has access to.  If you're running as root for some bizarre reason
>>>> that would hose the entire file system.
>>>> On a side note, what's going on with this list?  it used to be a
>>>> mailing list..... technical difficulties?
>>> The server that hosted the list fell prey to a power spike, and the
>>> admin has been pressed for time.

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