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Re: [vox] [tfarnall@cox.net: looking for Debian support]
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Re: [vox] [tfarnall@cox.net: looking for Debian support]



Sounds like a LERT type thing, but over the phone.

On Monday 01 April 2002 11:20 pm, you wrote:
> this person isn't on vox, so if you want to reply, please cc him.
>
> pete
>
>
> ----- Forwarded message from tfarnall <tfarnall@cox.net> -----
>
> From: "tfarnall" <tfarnall@cox.net>
> To: <root@lugod.org>
> Subject: looking for Debian support
> Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2002 22:45:57 -0800
> X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2600.0000
>
> Hi!
>
> I am contacting you because I'm looking for someone to provide paid
> support to me in the use of Debian.
>
> First of all some context. I do a lot of work as a programmer on my own
> equipment (mostly perl, html, sql db's). It is in this capacity that I
> want to move from windows to linux. I think this will be a major step
> forward for me, based on my experience working as a programmer on other
> peoples' linux and solaris systems.
>
> Regarding the immediate help I need, it is for someone to walk me
> through the debian install via telephone. I have gotten the cd's, but my
> two attempts to install them have failed: while using the graphical
> interface to configure my terminal, the system crashed, and I can't get
> my cable connection to work. (And I am sure that beyond these two
> hurdles still others await me.) I could probably dink around and manage
> on my own, but I would rather pay for help and save my time. After the
> initial install, I will need occasional help dealing with the inevitable
> 'out of nowhere' problems, as well as putting on new hardware and
> software. For most of this later support, I expect email contact will be
> adequate if this is preferable.
>
> I can afford to pay $40US per hour. Also, for a person of solid
> competence, I will provide a significant number of leads to people who
> want to switch to linux but who need support similar to what I have just
> described in order to do so.
>
> I prefer to be contacted via email with a brief description of the
> interested person's work with debian.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Tom Arnall
> Arcata, CA
>
> ----- End forwarded message -----
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