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 !
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/ > > > _______________________________________ > > > FLOSS Cell Mailing List > > > College of Engineering Chengannur > > > floss-cec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > > http://www.freelists.org/list/floss-cec > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > -- > > ==== > > > > Suport FireFox > > << http://www.spreadfirefox.com >> > > > > ========== > > > -- > Cheers :-) > githinATgmailDOTcom > Free as in Freedom > http://githin.googlepages.com/ > _______________________________________ > FLOSS Cell Mailing List > College of Engineering Chengannur > floss-cec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > http://www.freelists.org/list/floss-cec > > > > > > > > *-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- > * > *"Be good, be kind, be humane, and charitable; love your fellows; * > *console the afflicted; pardon those who have done you wrong." * > *Zoroaster.* > > ------------------------------ > Talk is cheap. Use Yahoo! Messenger to make PC-to-Phone calls. Great > rates starting at 1¢/min. > <http://us.rd.yahoo.com/mail_us/taglines/postman7/*http://us.rd.yahoo.com/evt=39666/*http://messenger.yahoo.com> > >