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Hey.. I live in E Sac.. and can pickup  3 other people..

Hesp.

> we're going to leave saturday at 10am from davis.  i think we'll be ok
> if we can get two cars.
>
> foo, you're coming from sacto, right?  i assume you're bringing a car?
>
> lugod would be willing to reimburse gas if you can carravan some people
> to benecia.
>
> pete
>
>
> begin Foo Lim <fwlim@ucdavis.edu>
> > I would be interested, but it would depend on the time.  Let us know
more
> > about it!
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 30 Jan 2002, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> >
> > > hi all,
> > >
> > > doug barbieri and i are driving down to benecia to help this person.
> > > essentially, he's trying to convert a microsoft only real estate
office
> > > into a linux only real estate office.  it's a good piece of advocacy.
> > >
> > > anyway, this is worth $$$ to lugod, and i figure maybe we can make a
> > > road trip out of it.  after helping this dude, we can all hang out for
> > > lunch afterwards and shoot the breeze.
> > >
> > > if anyone is interested, email me to let me know.  we'll carravan
> > > together.  :)   don't be shy; everyone is invited.
> > >
> > > pete
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Forwarded message from Bradford MacLane
<bmaclane@pdvinc.com> -----
> > >
> > > X-Mailer: QUALCOMM Windows Eudora Version 5.1
> > > Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 13:35:20 -0800
> > > To: Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org>
> > > From: Bradford MacLane <bmaclane@pdvinc.com>
> > > Subject: Re: Linux in Benicia
> > >
> > >
> > > Thank you for the e-mail.  Believe me, I do know that it is a
volunteer
> > > effort and it is a great effort at that!  Let me try rephrasing the
> > > request.  Is there a list of consultants that would be willing to be
paid
> > > to help get my little system up and working smoothly?
> > >
> > > Attending another Installfest is an option certainly.  But I think the
set
> > > up timing is getting a little more urgent.  My network is in disarray.
> > >
> > > I am very open to suggestions.  As background, I am a commercial real
> > > estate appraiser.  I am thinking seriously about writing an article
for our
> > > professional journal regarding the trials and tribulations of an
appraiser
> > > attempting the change from Microsoft to Linux.
> > >
> > > As an example, last week I purchased the Wordperfect office suite for
> > > Linux.  It turns out that the product is missing several key files (or
they
> > > are outdated) needed for the latest version of Linux.  It took several
> > > calls to Corel and downloading these files to get it operating.  Now
it
> > > operates in the root directory but not in my desktop/directory.
> > >
> > > It is all quite a challenge - and I will see this through.  But I am
also
> > > running a business and I need it to work now.  Consultants?
> > >
> > > Thanks again,
> > >
> > > Bradford MacLane
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > At 11:22 AM 1/30/2002 -0800, you wrote:
> > > >bradford,
> > > >
> > > >lert is a volunteer effort -- i'm fairly sure that a trip to benecia
> > > >will be out of the question for most people since we're talking about
2
> > > >hours commute (plus a few hours for the install) for a bunch of
students
> > > >during midterm season.
> > > >
> > > >i'll forward your email to lert@lugod.org, but i think perhaps the
best
> > > >bet would be to attend our installfest which falls on the 3rd sunday
of
> > > >each month.  alternatively, we might be able to do the install at a
> > > >meeting (keyword is might.  we'd need a volunteer, but this is
> > > >reasonable, and i'm pretty sure we could swing it).  do you know
which
> > > >distro you want?
> > > >
> > > >pete
> > > >
> > > >begin Bradford MacLane <bmaclane@pdvinc.com>
> > > >>
> > > >> I am trying to reach the LERT group.  I need some help installing
Linux
> > > >and
> > > >> am very willing to make a contribution for some consulting help.  I
have a
> > > >> small office in Benicia and need help with the conversion and
network
> > > >setup.
> > > >>
> > > >> Bradford MacLane
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