[ubuntu-us-nm] Albuquerque real estate - Ubuntu style!
grammatoncleric at ubuntu.com
Thu Sep 24 21:11:57 BST 2009
Awesome! Instead of running IE in a virtual there is project called
"ie4linux" which allows Linux users to run IE without the need of a virtual
box running the full windows bloat.
Just an idea...
Eric J. Krieger
Ubuntu Member and Altruistic Network Ninja.
Email: grammatoncleric at ubuntu.com
NM LoCo: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/NewMexicoTeam
On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 1:29 PM, Kurt von Finck <mneptok at mneptok.com> wrote:
> Hey folks.
> Sorry I haven't been around on IRC this week, my server machine needs a
> new hard drive, and I have to delay purchasing one because ...
> WE'RE MOVING!
> We found a place in the south foothills (Copper and Tramway area) and
> we'll be all moved in by the end of the month. I'm ordering a new disk
> for delivery to the new address tomorrow. I'll be back on IRC next week.
> For those of you thinking about a home purchase (and now is a good
> time, it's a buyer's market), I can recommend our agent, Magda Stevens.
> She's cc'ed.
> She knows the NM market, knows all the ins-and-outs of the business,
> and ... she's an Ubuntu user! And no, I didn't ram it down her
> throat. ;)
> Magda's Dell laptop running Vista was in sad shape. Monty Program gives
> me an allowance each year to buy hardware, so I'm using it, and bought
> one of the Dell machines with Ubuntu pre-installed. Magda has purchased
> my old Lenovo laptop, and after seeing Ubuntu, she was sold. No viruses,
> no spyware, easy and free updates, etc etc. Like I said, she's a smart
> lady, and Linux sells itself to smart people.
> Sadly, she has to keep using IE, as MLS uses an ActiveX plugin (?!) for
> their site. So she has IE6 running in a virtual machine under Win2K in
> Virtualbox. And yes, she wants to stab MLS in the face, too.
> Hopefully we'll get Magda to the Karmic release party, and she can meet
> the other Ubuntistas in ABQ. Until then, or if she cannot attend,
> consider this your introduction to ABQ's real estate expert that runs
> Free Software. If you need real estate services, e-mail Magda and tell
> her Ubuntu sent you!
> Chris, sorry this comes at *exactly* the wrong time for you. Enjoy your
> new house!
> Off to box-world ... :/
> kurt von finck
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