Give a talk on FreeBSD

Chris Whitehouse chris at childeric.freeserve.co.uk
Fri Mar 10 22:00:37 GMT 2006


Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> Chris
> Might be best to try some of the PCBSD guys if it's the desktop side of
> things. They have a most excellent implementation and I always said it was
> only really a server OS and not suited to desktops but having tried it I'm
> really pleased to say I'm a convert. I think Tim McCormick is involved in it
> so you could try contacting him via this list or maybe the forums at
> http://www.pcbsd.org/forums/

Thanks for the suggestion, I'll give him a try.

Tim are you lurking on this list?
> 
> Good luck, this OS needs it's profile raising

Definitely

Chris


> Kevin
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org 
>>[mailto:freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org] On Behalf Of 
>>Chris Whitehouse
>>Sent: Sunday, March 05, 2006 6:13 PM
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>>Subject: Re: Give a talk on FreeBSD
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>>I probably should have mentioned that the computers I look 
>>after are almost all desktops so I am looking for someone who 
>>could promote that side of FreeBSD. There could be beer :)
>>
>>cheers
>>
>>Chris
>>
>>Chris Whitehouse wrote:
>>
>>>Hi all
>>>
>>>I'm hoping somebody out there might be interested in giving 
>>
>>a talk on 
>>
>>>FreeBSD, its place in the world of free software and how cool it is.
>>>Core team and FreeBSD advocates specially welcome :)
>>>
>>>I founded and now look after an activists computer centre at the 
>>>Rampart Social Centre in east London (www.rampart.co.nr). I 
>>>particularly wanted to use FreeBSD despite the usual pressure to 
>>>install linux on everything and now it is running pretty smoothly.
>>>
>>>We are holding a day event on free and open source software 
>>
>>and party 
>>
>>>later to raise money for internet. So far the usual thing 
>>
>>is happening 
>>
>>>that all the talks and workshops are linux based and I very 
>>
>>much want 
>>
>>>to balance things up a bit. So if anyone feels able to do 
>>
>>this please 
>>
>>>let me know either on or off list.
>>>
>>>The event is on Sat 25th March. It would be good to know 
>>
>>pretty soon 
>>
>>>as we will be doing flyers and setting the program soon.
>>>
>>>Thanks
>>>
>>>Chris
>>>
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