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Re: [vox-tech] [vox] Fwd: Re: linux technical support



Actually, this is more appropriate for our 'vox-tech' list, which is
for technical Q&A (whereas 'vox', which you had posted to, is typically
for general discussion :) )  So fwd'ing along to vox-tech.  You should
subscribe to that too / instead.

Thanks!

-bill!

On Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 04:39:59PM -0700, Nick Buxton wrote:
>    Hi, Alex Mandel suggested posting to this list. I was wondering if there
>    was anyone on this list based in or near Davis who offers or can recommend
>    anyone who provides paid technical computer support for Linux users. 
> 
>    I am looking for someone who could install a new hard drive on my computer
>    and do a fresh Ubuntu install and a few other Ubuntu-related tasks. I
>    realise I could do this through an installfest but I am still too new to
>    Ubuntu to deal easily with issues that come up and currently do not have
>    time to do it myself due to work/family commitments. I am also interested
>    in finding someone who can give longer-term support as well.
> 
>    Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
> 
>    Nick
> 
>    -------- Original Message --------
> 
>     Subject: Re: linux technical support              
>        Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2011 14:54:01 -0700          
>        From: Alex Mandel <tech_dev@wildintellect.com> 
>    Reply-To: tech@wildintellect.com                   
>          To: Nick Buxton <nick@tni.org>               
>          CC: Bill Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net>            
> 
>  Nick,
> 
>  I would suggest posting on the vox-tech or vox email lists provided by
>  LUGOD (sign up on our website). Specifically ask people for
>  recommendations of paid local support. If you want to do it yourself,
>  you can ask your technical questions on vox-tech and maybe find someone
>  who would be willing to help more directly.
> 
>  Thanks,
>  Alex
> 
>  On 10/07/2011 12:01 PM, Nick Buxton wrote:
>  > Hi,
>  >
>  > I was in touch with LUGOD before when I joined an installfest and have
>  > been running Ubuntu ever since! Anyway, I am writing to see whether you
>  > might be able to recommend anyone in Davis or close by who does
>  > technical support for people with Ubuntu.
>  >
>  > I had serious computer problems over the last week, and while I have a
>  > colleague (based in Netherlands) who helped me recover and reinstall at
>  > a distance it took a huge amount of time that I don't have due to some
>  > pressing work commitments. It is also difficult at times working with
>  > someone at such a distance and in a very different time zone.
>  >
>  > So I am looking for someone who might be available for computer support
>  > (paid of course) for time to time who could do some of these functions.
>  > Also in the immediate future, I am looking for someone who can install a
>  > new hard drive and do a fresh ubuntu install.
>  >
>  > I appreciate any recommendations.
>  >
>  > Thanks, Nick
>  >
>  > On 05/27/2009 01:56 PM, Nick Buxton wrote:
>  >> Alex, Thanks for getting back to me. 10am is great. Nick
>  >>
>  >> Alex Mandel wrote:
>  >>> Nick Buxton wrote:
>  >>>> Hi, I was just checking you got my registration for installing
>  >>>> linux/ubuntu on my laptop on Saturday? I filled in a form a few days
>  >>>> ago
>  >>>> on your website. I wondered when you might indicate the times that you
>  >>>> will be doing the installations as I am trying to plan something for
>  >>>> Saturday but don't want to miss the opportunity to get linux on my
>  >>>> computer? Thanks for doing this. I have wanted to install linux for
>  >>>> some
>  >>>> time but was nervous to do it without any support in case anything went
>  >>>> wrong. Nick
>  >>>>
>  >>>
>  >>> Nick,
>  >>>
>  >>> Your registration was received. I usually wait until thursday before
>  >>> sending out the times. But no big deal, we'll put you down for 10am.
>  >>>
>  >>> Thanks,
>  >>> Alex
>  >>> Installfest Coordinator
>  >>
>  >

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