[nSLUG] Re: Moving to Halifax

jeff white ninjajeff at eastlink.ca
Sat Jun 10 07:18:51 ADT 2006


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From: "Mike Spencer" <mspencer at tallships.ca>
To: <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
Sent: Friday, June 09, 2006 11:53 PM
Subject: [nSLUG] Re: Moving to Halifax


> Am I the *only* NSLUG guy who's a Linux {desk,lap}top user who is
> without a job in IT?  I slog through numerous problems getting old but
> quite usable hardware from the $CHEAPO bin -- scanners, printer,
> cameras, $WHATEVER cards -- to do useful stuff because I don't have a
> budget for new boxen or the latest Gee Whiz gadgets.  I can do a
> moderately awesome demo for the blacksmiths but I don't suppose I
> could do anything to impress IT pros beyond perhaps 90 seconds of awe
> that my incredible snarl of old hardware -- 4 desktops, two laptops,
> wireless router and peripherals -- actually all works.
>

youre not the only one. i gave up the IT career a few years back and work in 
a lumber mill now. fortunately, being self taught in unix, my skills aren't 
easily forgotten.

>
> FWIW,
> - Mike
>
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