Pay it forward - 'Giving' Ubuntu to Windows Users

NoOp glgxg at
Wed Dec 10 02:37:26 UTC 2008

On 12/09/2008 06:13 PM, David Fox wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 5:38 PM, NoOp <glgxg at> wrote:
>> Actually, I got the two systems that I've prepared from a recycled bunch
>> that was thrown out for trash. I'm aware of the Alameda center (I'm
>> about 40 miles south) & think that they are fantastic! However I think
> I was at one of their recycle events back in March of this year, and
> along with a bunch of volunteers we got Ubuntu installed on a few
> hundred donated systems. So they are very much about putting free
> software on the machines.
> It was hosted at Untangle in San Mateo along with a number of other
> partner sites that same day. (Andrew Fife of Untangle is president of
> our local silicon Valley LUG too).

Cool! I'll contact them and offer to donate time in the coming year. It
will get me out of the house (for a change), and helping with something
that I truely enjoy. Thanks very much for the added info!

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