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Re: User group in SW Missouri?



Richard,

I just talked to Russ Woodman (k5tux) who used to run the Springfield
LUG. He is trying to start up a semi-online group. The website is at
http://417oss.org. You could check that out...

--b

On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 8:12 AM, Richard Owlett <rowlett@cloud85.net> wrote:
> Russell L. Harris wrote:
>>
>> * slick.cooper@gmail.com <slick.cooper@gmail.com> [121129 05:00]:
>>>
>>> On Saturday, July 14, 2012 4:20:01 PM UTC-5, Richard Owlett wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Stan Hoeppner wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> On 7/14/2012 9:39 AM, Chris wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> From: "Richard Owlett"<rowlett@cloud85.net>
>>
>> ...
>>>>>
>>>>> In my experience these gatherings serve mostly a social function,
>>>>> not a technical/learning function.
>>
>>
>> Check with local colleges.
>
>
> Snicker ;/
>
>
>>  Before Debian arrived at its present state
>> of user-friendliness, Linux user groups at colleges and universities
>> commonly hosted "Installfests" at the beginning of each semester.
>> Students and members of the surrounding community would bring their
>> computers, complete with monitor and, sometimes, printer, to the
>> campus; they would leave two or three hours later with a working and
>> properly-configured Linux configuration.
>
>
> A Kansas City, MO group appears to have "Installfests" on a frequent basis
> {http://www.kclug.org/}
>
>
>>
>> Today, more comprehensive installers and almost-universal access to
>> the Internet have diminished the need for the installfest.  And today,
>> if you do locate and attend an installfest, you likely are not going
>> to see anyone pulling a cart loaded with a desktop machine, keyboard,
>> monitor, and cables...
>>
>> RH
>>
>>
>
>
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