[ILUG] [OT] general thoughts on another free Linux Internet service?
Owen J Connolly
ojc at dataway.com
Fri Mar 10 15:39:34 GMT 2000
Kev, you're not the first one I've heard this from.... Is it just me or
are the new techies not learning Unix anymore??? Or is it just that
they're all doing these fast-track MCSE courses???
Paul, I've been a professional techie for 8 years and tomorrow I'm
picking up the first computer I've ever bought for myself!!! ;-)
The other thing is that, If I was a nervous non-techie with a home PC,
the last thing I'd want to be trying is to install Linux, especially in
the good old days before the nice auto-installers!!!
> I dunno ... I could be reading about linux as part of some loony fringe
> of computing if I hadn't been offered access to a shell account on a
> server only 2-ish years ago. Linux just aint exposed to folk in the same
> way as the microsoft way.
> On Fri, 10 Mar 2000, Paul Jakma wrote:
> > On Fri, 10 Mar 2000, Owen J Connolly wrote:
> > > On this general topic.... I always thought it would be cool to set
> up a
> > > Linux server for people who want to learn, with ssh accounts...
> > > way it's not as likely to be a target for our hacking friends....
> > >
> > 't would be very cool indeed, but if you have to pay for the bandwidth
> > it's probably not worth it. Everyone has PC's at home with which they
> > can experiment far more on than with a machine on the net that they
> > to share with others.
> > -paul..
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