USB headset and Maverick

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sat Oct 23 04:16:50 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-10-22 at 23:13 -0400, J wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 21:14, Ric Moore <wayward4now at> wrote:
> > 1999-2000, yes! I manned the year 2000 desk that New Years when the end
> > of the computer world was supposed to happen. Which Jeff is this?? I'm
> > assuming that the Red Hat world I knew is long gone? I'm still loosely
> > in touch with "Uncle Bob". I miss my old Red Hat "family" in the tech
> > support group then. Ric
> Nice... I'm not Crash, and not jabbott (fdiv_bug) but Jeff Lane from
> Support and Hardware Certification.
> Wow... small world.  I was just talking about you the other day, as a
> matter of fact, which is why I decided to ask.  Had dinner with Pete
> Lang the other night and we were discussing the glory days :-)

Ha! I rewired his house after my 5 year hiatus! I was in Raleigh last
week for 3 nights, I wish I had known! 

> And yeah, that world is long gone, swallowed in corporate culture that
> usually follows an IPO.  Sadly...  I lasted until I got laid off at
> the end of 2001 and most of the support team scattered to the winds
> soon after.
> We had one hell of a team though, one of the best groups of people
> I've ever had the pleasure to work with.

Ubuntu is the closest thing to that "feeling" when "Uncle Bob" was
around. I think Mark Shuttleworth used Bob Young's play book myself. Win
the young hearts and minds on the desktop, and they will grow into Sys
Admins and use what they love there purchasing server support contracts.
Mark didn't make his dough by dumb luck. He has a plan. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
Linux user# 44256 

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