[ubuntu-us-ma] Ubuntu'ers - What do you like to do?
rmdegennaro at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 18:23:23 UTC 2011
Awesome, thanks James! Anyone else? Some offline conversations also have
some ideas floating around. Something can coalesce soon I think....
On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 8:23 PM, James Gray <jamespgray at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All, I am just now writing my own lists. I haven't had a chance to
> go through and respond to emails in a while. I hate writing long
> emails on my phone and work has been a bit crazy for a number of
> weeks, construction is going on at my house and I've been away on
> I've been using Ubuntu since early on, since Breezy I think. My
> machines are mostly running 10.04 now. I haven't really seen much
> that temps me to upgrade. I plan to hold off until 12.04 LTS,
> although 11.10 might convince me otherwise.
> Things I do with Ubuntu:
> 1. read/write email
> 2. Listen to music
> 3. Rip my CDs
> 5. Organizing photos
> 6. Store documents and records of various things
> 7. Play games like Wesnoth
> 8. Occasional hobby programming usually in Python
> 9. Surf the web - read news and stuff
> 10. Watch videos, usually we use my wife's laptop these days.
> 11. Work from home using Windows XP via virtual box.
> Things I'd like to do with Ubuntu
> 1. Run or participate in more educational sessions
> 2. Finish setting up my home network, maybe include my own dhcp
> and/or dns servers for example.
> (this is more a issue of time then anything else.)
> 3. Maybe do some android programming. (My wife and I both have
> androids we got recently.)
> I don't even know if android programming tools support Ubuntu,
> but I suspect they do.
> 4. Do more with Lubuntu, an LXDE desktop for Ubuntu.
> 5. I'd like to attend the FOSS group in Natick sometime, but it is
> in the middle of my work day. :-(
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 11:56 PM, Martin Owens <doctormo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2011-07-12 at 17:48 -0400, Penelope Stowe wrote:
> >> If I were to put together a small Ubuntu Hour in the Western MA/North
> >> Central CT area for sometime in the next three weeks, would you be
> >> interested? I've been considering doing so (I'm about 15 min. south of
> >> Springfield), but just haven't had the time and wasn't sure if there
> >> were other people around here.
> > Hey Penny,
> > You might be interested in the PiCon happening sometimes soon; I've been
> > talking to them about letting us come and give a few talks or just hang
> > out and put some guerrilla style posters up :-D
> > No phone numbers will be shared this time, promise! *still embarrassed
> > over that*
> > Martin,
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