Ken Guest <ilug at ken.guest.cx> quoth:
> The ILUG website , http://www.linux.ie, was discussed at the meeting.
> Both myself and ILUG chairman Niall Walsh agree that it might as well be
> declared 'dead' as nobody has written much for it in a very long time.
>> If we don't get new content for the site any time soon we may as well set it to redirect to google!
> The website is the most permament and public resource that the ILUG has for
> promoting, supporting and helping users of Linux in Ireland and for also
> promoting the use of Linux itself in Ireland. It should be used for something
> more constructive than hosting the archives of posts to the mailing lists.
>> There are some six hundred and thirty (630) subscriptions to the ILUG mailing
> list, even with some people having subscribed from multiple email addresses it
> is staggering to think that out of that many people no one can be bothered to
> do any of the following:
>> * write a tutorial about using a favoured/much used tool/package
> * write an entry for the Beginners Linux Guide or update what is already there
> as some of it is woefully out of date
> * write an install review of some flavour of Linux
> * write a book review
> * submit additional entries for the 'Alternatives to Windows Software' page.
> The aim of this page is to provide people with information on equivalents to
> what they can't do without on Windows and so learn they can do the same work
> on Linux.
Maybe you have could section just for tips and advice, the sort of thing
which is useful but doesn't warrant an entire article just for itself.
I've seen some really handy snippets of shell scripts and the like on
the list and it would be nice to have a permanent repositry of this kind
Also a wiki would be nice :)
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