Open day.

Paul Schulz pschulz01 at
Thu Sep 14 04:50:42 BST 2006

Hi Michael,

Thank you for your email.

On 9/14/06, Michael Ritter <rob.n.val at> wrote:
> Dear Paul,
> Looking forward to open day. As you already know I will be bringing my new
> Linux based computer.
> Not being connected to the Internet has left me a little frustrated. Even
> though I've downloaded software from the Internet using public access I'v
> never been able to successfully install any software with the exception of
> Eclipse.
There are way of doing what you need. The problem is that you would
 require a Ubuntu box at the other end to download the packages for you.

The other side of the coin, is that there may be other people who are
in the same position, so anything we come up withj would be useful
to them as well.

I have forwarded this email onto to ubuntu-au mailing list as someone
might know of a good way to do this.


> The new version of Ububtu v6.01 I've tried to install 3 times and just cant
> do it. It dosen't autostart. Autostart in my definition is to acknowledging
> the disk and run the Start program. It just doesn't do it and I cant
> identify what program I should run. I've clicked on just about all of them
> in the root directory. Synaptic package manager isn't much of a help either.

Hmm.. odd.

> I downloaded Kububtu recently as an 'iso' file and used my Windows XP to
> create the disk. I am so confused with autostart. It opens the file browser
> but I simply don't know what program to run and I don't see any help files.
> 30 minutes with an expert would solve all my problems.

Come along with ALL your questions :-) We're here to help you get a good


> It seems to me that your Linux computer run well if your connected to the
> Internet. Software downloads are a breeze. Is it true there are between 1000
> and 10000 software packages ready to download from the repositories? Right
> now I'ld be happy with knowing how to downlaod and install just one of them.
> Mike Ritter.
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