[Ubuntu Chicago] Ubuntu Chicago 10.10 Release Party

swoody swoody at ubuntu.com
Tue Nov 9 21:55:52 GMT 2010


Sry, should have been directed to Jim, not Micah :)

On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 3:47 PM, swoody <swoody at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Well, my schedule changed just this past week. I'm now going to be working
> Sunday nights instead of Saturday, so I won't be able to make it to this one
> :(
>
> Micah, have you tried out portable versions of browsers? I use them at work
> since they don't require Administrator rights to "install":
> Firefox- obviously <http://portableapps.com/support/firefox_portable>
> Iron browser - Chromium with raised security and privacy<http://www.srware.net/en/software_srware_iron_download.php>
>
> - Woody
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 1:08 PM, Micah Gersten <micahg at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>
>>  On 11/09/2010 11:53 AM, Jim Campbell wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 11:49 AM, Micah Gersten <micahg at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>
>>>  On 11/09/2010 11:42 AM, Jim Campbell wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Micah,
>>>
>>> On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 9:52 AM, Micah Gersten <micahg at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Well, Maverick was a great release, but we haven't had a release party
>>>> yet!  So, we're planning on meeting up at Pumping Station One in
>>>> Chicago on November 21 from 3PM to 6PM CST.  Maps and Directions
>>>> available through the LoCo directory.  Please register for this event
>>>> through the LoCo directory:
>>>>
>>>> http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/team/547/detail/
>>>>
>>>> Hoping to see lots of people there,
>>>> Micah
>>>>
>>> It might be because I'm on IE6 (work PC - on lunch break), but I don't
>>> see where to register for the event on that web page.  Am I missing
>>> something?
>>>
>>> Jim
>>>
>>>  There should be a link to register attendance at the bottom of the
>>> page.  No Firefox at work? :)
>>> Micah
>>>
>>>  Thanks, I'll check for it later.
>>
>> As for Firefox, I asked if I could install it, and the IT group said no.
>> They are pretty strict about IT policy, so I haven't installed it.
>>
>> Jim
>>
>> Ah, so the IT department prefers a browser with known security flaws to
>> one that is updated...even IE8 would be better  :-\ (I know it's not your
>> fault, but IE6 really needs to die)
>>
>> Micah
>>
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