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same as Ashley, I would also love to be removed from this list seeing as 
I don't even go to UVM anymore and i have also requested once before... 
Thank you, Bethany

Ashley Marie Laughney wrote:

> May I please be removed from this mailing list? I have already  
> requested once before.  Thank you, ashley.
>
>
> Quoting Alba Gabriela Garay <[log in to unmask]>:
>
>> Hi Galen!!!
>>
>> Gary is in the list already!!! I added him-even he could do it by 
>> himself, i
>> just took the initiative...
>>
>> Then let's see what are his comments because the issue is that he is  
>>  very busy
>> this semester...Wednesday's nights work for everyone?
>>
>> Finally, I hope the ACM Chapter would be created soon-remember that   
>> we just need
>> 10 members that will be willing to participate...and the Department   
>> could almost
>> for sure be able to pay the fee for our memberships...but we need 
>> action!!!
>>
>> Check this link for more info:
>> http://www.acm.org/membership/student/
>>
>>
>> Gabriela
>> ---------------
>> CSSA Secretary
>> IEEE-ACM Member
>>
>>
>>
>> Quoting Galen Justus Wilkerson <[log in to unmask]>:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Gary Johnson is probably a good person to organize this.  He was going
>>> to mention this idea to the movie group, along with the ACM issue.
>>>
>>> He should be put on this list...  and we should let him know that we
>>> "volunteered" him.  Basically, the only organizing is to pick a date
>>> and place, and bring your computers, maybe instead of the movie one
>>> week.
>>>
>>> G
>>>
>>>
>>> Quoting Alba Gabriela Garay Romero <[log in to unmask]>:
>>>
>>> > Hi Angelica!!!
>>> >
>>> > It is good to hear from you and all the ideas you have given to us 
>>> about
>>> > organizing this activity... Would you have time to help us out with
>>> > something if
>>> > we can organize the event?
>>> >
>>> > I don't think anything like this has been organized since 
>>> 2003...and it
>>> seems
>>> > there is a general interest...
>>> >
>>> > What the rest of the CSSA Mailing List think about the right time 
>>> for this
>>> > activity?
>>> >
>>> > Please, share your thoughts,
>>> >
>>> > Thanks, Angelica!!!
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > Gabriela
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > Quoting "A. N." <[log in to unmask]>:
>>> >
>>> >> I don't post much but I listen.  I led the first Linux install 
>>> party at
>>> UVM
>>> >> in 2003.  I'm not offering to lead this time.  I'm no longer a
>>> >> student there.
>>> >>  But I'm glad that you're thinking of holding another event such as
>>> >>  this.  At
>>> >> that time, other students, mostly CS grad students, were holding 
>>> events
>>> on
>>> >> topics such as Emacs and GCC.
>>> >>
>>> >>   I don't know if there have been other Linux events since the 
>>> one in
>>> 2003.
>>> >> My only source of news is the CSSA list and occasional meetings 
>>> with UVM
>>> >> folks I know.
>>> >>
>>> >>   The first event had the following format:
>>> >>
>>> >>   On Thursday or Friday, there was a demonstration of an install on
>>> >>  one of my
>>> >> test machines.  The test machine had WIndows 98 on it because the 
>>> Windows
>>> >> pagefile is more easily managed that way.  The test machine also 
>>> had a
>>> Rage
>>> >> Pro video card because I wanted people to see the video problem that
>>> often
>>> >> occurs with an install and how to fix it the long way with
>>> >> xf86config.  I was
>>> >> stacking the deck in order to demonstrate as much as I could.  
>>> This took
>>> 2
>>> >> hours and attracted considerable attention from people I had 
>>> never met -
>>> I
>>> >> assume, grad students.
>>> >>
>>> >>   Then on Saturday, I had the Library cafe area reserved, with
>>> refreshments,
>>> >> and had asked people to bring their PCs and laptops.  I brought 
>>> multiple
>>> >> copies of Red Hat, SuSE, and Knoppix, and we installed together on
>>> several
>>> >> machines, helping each other as problems arose.  Other people 
>>> brought
>>> Debian
>>> >> and several other Linux versions.  We were there about 4-6 
>>> hours.  The
>>> >> advantage of the cafe was the internet connection, the tables and 
>>> the
>>> space.
>>> >> However, there were about 1/4 of the people at this event than 
>>> the first.
>>> >>
>>> >>   The main issue that arose during installation was the video 
>>> problem,
>>> >> especially with laptops.  I will look for my notes on video issues
>>> because
>>> >> they are still common,and will post them when I find them.
>>> >>
>>> >>   I wish you all the best with this one!
>>> >>
>>> >>   Angelica Nelson (married name)
>>> >>
>>> >> Galen Justus Wilkerson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> >>   Yes,
>>> >>
>>> >> and I think it would also be fun and interesting to invite down 
>>> people
>>> >> from ACM at McGill or UQAM, etc.
>>> >>
>>> >> http://acm.cs.mcgill.ca/
>>> >> or this looks interesting:
>>> >>
>>> >> http://montreal.siggraph.org/about-us
>>> >>
>>> >> Maybe just send an open invitation for them to come present their
>>> >> projects and talk about their department. We could offer to hot 
>>> them,
>>> >> etc.
>>> >>
>>> >> Galen
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>
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>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
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