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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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