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Re: [vox-tech] Chicago?
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Re: [vox-tech] Chicago?

Last year when I first installed linux, I did a search for linux user
groups, LUGOD came up and I joined (I figured UC davis, got to be a bunch of
smarties who can help me ;) )

----- Original Message -----
From: <speck@blkmtn.org>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 11:14 AM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Chicago?

> On Thu, 17 January 2002, "Jay Strauss" wrote:
> > I'm still debating the build vs. buy.  But I have done some research and
> > think if I build I'll get a Athlon 1500 (fast and cheap).  Now I've only
> > about 85 motherboards to look over.
> If you are trying to understand computers, nothing helps like a little
hands on.
> > I tried star office a year ago, didn't like a number of things, maybe
> > gotten better, at the time Netscape and monzilla sucked, didn't try
Opera, I
> > never tried Koffice, I was luke warm on gnumeric, going to look at
> > Evolution, own vmware (but realized I do one thing on the server, I run
> > xterm (from there I vim and admin), the rest of the time I'm using
> > Office,IE,Outlook so why not use them natively and get eXceed), maybe
> > have to learn DocBook/XML/Tex/LaTex (someday, right now I'm climbing the
> > Java hill, going thru the Sun tutorials, I know I'll just stop sleeping)
> There are some less bloated X Window software than Exceed.  X-Win comes to
mind. http://www.x-win.com/
> The other is to install the cygwin toolset and then install X-Free on
Cygwin.  I got it going nicely on a former work system.  (That methods
> >
> > I live in Chicago so can't do the face to face (though the thought of
> > lines at O'hare, strip searches, gate delays, and the 4.5 hr flight is
> > attractive).
> Out of curiousity, if you are in Chicago, how did you come to join a LUG
list in California?
> -sp
> ps- I'll bet Suset Systems ships orders too.  ;)
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