Chuck Peters on Sun, 25 Apr 1999 06:58:35 -0400 (EDT)

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FW: joining (fwd)

Anyone interested in doing a dual boot system for Russel.  He has NT on
the machine and wants to keep the system intact.  


---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 09:27:28 -0400
From: Russel Lavery <>
Subject: FW: joining

Thanks for calling and thanks for your offer to post this where it mighbe
read by somone whit NT and Linux experience.

Russ lavery

-----Original Message-----
From: Russel Lavery []
Sent: Monday, April 19, 1999 5:23 PM
To: Chuck Peters
Subject: RE: joining

Lets talk about helping me walk through the set up.  I'm maxed out and
floundering is not the way I want to go.

Work 215-886-1376
Home 610 645-0735 - near the Ardmore train station

The schedule for the week is:
I'm home late tonight 10:45.
I'm home at about 9:15 tomorrow and helping an old student till 11PM
Wednesday is very late
Thursday - home about 8:30
Free Saturday After 1 PM
Free Sunday

Russ Lavery

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chuck Peters []
> Sent: Monday, April 19, 1999 5:13 PM
> To: Russel Lavery
> Subject: Re: joining
> On Mon, 19 Apr 1999, Russel Lavery wrote:
> > I am a complete novice and am looking to learn Unic/Linux.
> >
> > I'm oging to have a local store do the installation and should
> be running in
> > two weeks.
> I would suggest doing the install yourself, it will take more time but you
> will learn a lot along the way.
> I also suggest using a removable hard drive tray and installing Linux on a
> seperate hard drive.  That way you keep your working system and can take
> your time learning and configuring your Linux system.
> > I live in Ardmore and am interested in your group.
> >
> > It's going to cost me 200 dollars for the install.  Would anyone in your
> > group like to walk me through the install for a simimlar price?
> I would.
> If you go to, you can download and install linux yourself
> for free.  Installing by CD is much easier and I have a recent version on
> CD.  I also have recent versions of Redhat, SUSE and Caldera.
> Redhat is considered to be a bit easier to install.  But I use Debian.
> Some of the reasons I prefer Debian are: it is easer to maintain, it's the
> only distribution which tells you what is free and non-free software, and
> is done by a non-profit organization.
> > How much does it cost to join the group?
> Free
> > Where do you meet?  How often?
> They meet in Philly at the Cyberloft 1525 Walnut on the first Wednesday of
> the month.  Check out the web page at
> Chuck Peters
> >
> >
> > thanks in advance
> > Russ lavery
> > h 610-645-0735
> > w 215-886-1376
> >
> >

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