[floss-cec] Re: Our latest plan...

  • From: "Shiv Shankar" <sshankarp@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: floss-cec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 23:05:00 +0530

What about people who dont know linux ??? U think ur thumb drive will get
mounted up as u plug it in ??? And dual boot does works but u think it would
be nice if some 1 want s to reboot their machine as they dont like that OS ?

On 9/22/06, Amal Krishnan <alterk0de@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Whoa yeah ... almost 4got ... Don't make fsug look like some kind of "radical" group forcing people into using linux ... Its going to give a bad image to the group .... and yeah , a dual boot would be good !

On 9/22/06, Amal Krishnan <alterk0de@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> lol  ......... how abt a dual boot folks ??? ..... Freedom is abt having
> the right to make choices , not being forced into something .... thats
> called *Fascism.  **
> *
>
>
> On 9/22/06, Stephen Thomas <steeve102000@xxxxxxxxx > wrote:
> >
> > Its a good idea,but dont run into problems straight away.I hope a step
> > by step transition would make the matter easier rather than a sudden change,
> > that may cause an outrage among students.Say 8-10 systems installed
> > with linux and the rest may run Windows.
> > Also you must be ready to give some training session for the staffs
> > and students and also be prepared to give a full time assistance till the
> > new Operating system suceeds.
> >
> >       And i think no one presently have the courage to do what you
> > suggest  so if you drop this idea now this wont happen in CEC for another
> > decade (i suppose).
> > Expect my full support!
> > Long live Penguin!!
> > Stephen.
> >
> > *Githin Alapatt < githin@xxxxxxxxx>* wrote:
> >
> > What crisis management? How does that happen at other institutions?
> > Our purpose is not just to remove viruses and p2p, its also make
> > GNU/Linux popular! Remember that!
> >
> > On 9/22/06, Shiv Shankar wrote:
> > > people will kill u if u do that ... crisis management is much more
> > difficult
> > > in Linux than windows ... u can also control p2p softwares in
> > windows and
> > > also keep viruses and spyware out ...
> > >
> > >
> > > On 9/22/06, Githin Alapatt wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Githin F Alapatt
> > > > Student Coordinator
> > > > FLOSS Cell, C.E.C.
> > > >
> > > > The Principal
> > > > C.E.C.
> > > >
> > > > 22 September, 2006
> > > >
> > > > Respected Sir,
> > > > Sub: Permission to install GNU/Linux.
> > > >
> > > > If you visit the Computer Hardware Maintenance Lab that is now
> > used as
> > > > the Internet lab, you can find that most of the computers are
> > infected
> > > > with viruses. This virus disables copying and pasting functions
> > when
> > > > microsoft windows is running. Many students are wasting precious
> > > > bandwidth by running p2p software and downloading songs, movies,
> > > > cracked games etc.
> > > >
> > > > The members of the FLOSS cell are interested in installing
> > GNU/Linux
> > > > on these machines. Normally, viruses don't infect GNU/Linux
> > systems
> > > > and the staff can effectively control the use of p2p software on
> > these
> > > > machines. Once installed, students can easily access the Internet
> > and
> > > > keep viruses and spy ware out. Most of the well known colleges
> > have
> > > > only GNU/Linux machines in their Internet centres.
> > > >
> > > > Hence I would request you to grant me permission with go ahead
> > with
> > > > the installation process on September 30th, Saturday. The FLOSS
> > > > members would do the installation and the other students who are
> > > > interested can watch and study the installation procedure.
> > > >
> > > > Yours Obediently
> > > > Githin F Alapatt
> > > > Student Coordinator
> > > > FLOSS Cell
> > > > --
> > > > Cheers :-)
> > > > githinATgmailDOTcom
> > > > Free as in Freedom
> > > > http://githin.googlepages.com/
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