[ubuntu-us-ma] Newbie to Ubuntu

Martin Owens doctormo at gmail.com
Sun May 17 15:05:44 BST 2009

Welcome James,

As Bill has said we have an IRC channel where we meet, all details about
joining this group fully can be found here:


And see this page for social networking:


Hope to see you soon.

Best Regards, Martin Owens

On Sat, 2009-05-16 at 22:57 -0400, JAMES BARCLAY wrote:
> Here I am in Worcester right near WPI where they love Red Hat and BSD.  
> I've been playing around with Linux for awhile in Caldera, Open Linux, 
> SuSe and Mandrake. but they really didn't stimulate me much and seemed 
> mored aimed at business and server.  I've dropped them, kept their 
> manuals and a few other things and decided, when I heard the exciting 
> news from, of all places, Debian, about Ubuntu.
> Its going to take me awhile to do more research and learn what "Jaunty 
> Jackalope" can do with me new homebrew computer- and also learn how be 
> an experienced Ubuntu and Kubuntu user. So please be patient with me.  
> I'm printing out as many manuals, lists and references as I can and am 
> loading to disk what I can with this XP thing.  I'll ditch it by the end 
> of next week.
> I just wish more Linux was happening in Worcester and I'll try to find out.
> May I join your team, please?
> Jim (Happyprof)

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