Admin Job at Oxford University.

Jon Mercer jon.mercer at
Thu Apr 26 09:30:06 BST 2007

On Thu, April 26, 2007 01:43, John Murphy wrote:
> Hi Joe
> The list has been quiet recently so I doubt if anyone noticed the down
> time.
> Except the occasional noise about the Manchester BSD UG "Thing" of course
> :)
> Paul's most recent missive on the subject was a good read.
> If you're looking for a new ISP I recommend an reseller. Enta
> are,
> to some extent, an FreeBSD shop, and UKFSN (whom I've been with for about
> a
> year now) donates its profits to fund OSS. In fact I first heard about
> Free
> BSD from enta's CTO when I used their dial-up service about ten years ago!
> I've been messing with a certain Feisty Fawn on the desktop recently.
> My first experience of any Linux. It's good, in some ways, but I've
> already
> decided to blow it away and put Free back in its place. I won't go into
> the
> reasons for doing so here, except to say has certainly made me appreciate
> Free's documentation and man pages all the more.

I'd be very interested to hear those reasons. Have been using Dapper, Edgy
and now Feisty on the desktop and on the whole it works really well but
it's not FreeBSD and it's not so easy to configure. I also really miss the
ports collection...


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> ATB, John.
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