Class for new Ubuntu users in Boston area?

Sean Sieger sean.sieger at
Tue Jul 12 19:15:06 UTC 2005

Sean Sieger <sean.sieger at> writes:

> Stephen R Laniel <steve at> writes:
>> I've thought for a while that some members of the Boston
>> Linux community and I should teach classes for new Linux
>> users. Rather than pointing them at FAQs, we should sit them
>> down in front of their computers (or ours) and answer their
>> questions. Give them a few months to think of things about
>> Linux that confuse them, then bring their confusions to use
>> and have us resolve them in person. Mailing lists like this
>> one are great, and they helped me a lot as I was learning
>> Linux. But having someone help me in person (my friend Adam
>> was my guru) really sealed the deal.
>> So: is there anyone out there who's
>> 1) within range of Boston, Massachusetts, US who
>> 2) would like to take a (probably free, but maybe a nominal
>>    fee for materials) class on Linux For Newbies?
>> We'd probably schedule it for three months from now or so.
>> But this is all very tentative: this is the first time I've
>> really committed to running such a class.
>> I'm a very good teacher. :-) I think I'm good for newbies,
>> too.
>> If you're interested, post your name and your email here:
>> And feel free to pass this link along to anyone else who you
>> think may be interested.
> HELP WANTED: Need  GNU/Linux Guru in NYC
> It's been and entire working day since Steve posted this offer! It seems
> like there ought to be two-hundred posts today, not one-hundred, one-
> hundred of them being acceptances to Steve's offer. I'll take a train,
> Steve.

Please ignore me, I didn't read the /entire/ message.
Sean Sieger

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