great mail, and yes I am still and always will be available to chat
and help with the site when possible and would be interested in having
one with you about it currently, I have tonnes of ideas and stuff, but
will sort out a phjone conf with you and anyone else willing to help
when you get feedback
On 12/1/05, Ken Guest <ilug at ken.guest.cx> wrote:
> 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 as some of it is woefully out of date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.
>> These are just five actions that any of us could do and I'm sure that's not
> even scratching the surface of what could [and should] be done so we can
> continue in fulfilling the aims and Objectives of the ILUG as drawn up in its
>> 2. Aims and Objectives.
> The aims and objectives of the society shall be as follows:
> 1. To increase and promote awareness of the Linux operating
> system within both the home and corporate sectors of the
> Irish Computing industry.
> 2. To provide a forum to discuss and gain experience of the
> Linux operating system.
> 3. To help educate people in the usage of Linux and related
> 4. To promote Irish contributions to the kernel source code
>>> So what's it going to be?
> Ken Guest
> Irish Linux Users' Group webmaster, www.linux.ie
> Mobile: +353 86 8252 141
> Irish Linux Users' Group mailing list
> Email: ilug at linux.ie> Options (including unsubscribe) here: http://mail.linux.ie/mailman/listinfo/ilug>>
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