|FROM ||Ruben Safir Secretary NYLXS
|SUBJECT ||Subject: [hangout] Re: Linux class questions
We had a false start so I doubt you'll miss any of the class.
If you know anyone else who wants to take the class well go two for one
Also join the hangout mailing list at
On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 11:36:20PM -0000, mark langosch wrote:
> Hi Rueben,
> I am very interested in taking a Linux class and I understand that you
> started a new class, Linux I last night. In my excitement, I registered
> for your class yesterday morning before I realized I would be missing 2 of
> the 6 classes (including the first class). I have a number of questions:
> 1) When will you be starting Linux I and Linux II classes next?
> 2) Would I be able to use a 4 year old Dell Inspiron with 128K of memory
> that is currently running simplyMepis? (I am willing to reformat and run
> whatever distro.)
> 3) I noticed only 2 students listed as being registered on your website,
> how many students do you need to start a class?
> 4) Would you be willing to give private lessons and if so what sort of
> price and venue would you be comfortable with?
> A little bit about myself: I started in computers in 1976 and worked for
> Control Data Corp from 1978 - 1986 programming on the PLATO system, a
> mainframe application to deliver computer based training (interactive
> tutorials etc). I went to work for one of our customers after that (New
> York City Transit) and create interactive multimedia training. I
> currently working in Flash Actionscript (a Java like scripting language),
> and have worked in Visual Basic doing CD-ROMS. I have done a fair amount
> of programming and system administration in my career - as well as crazy
> stuff like shooting video underneath subway cars.
> I am completely psyched to learn Linux, but need some help getting started
> - I have loaded a few distro's and read a lot, but not much else. I
> definitely want to be able to give something back to the Free Software
> community someday soon as well.
> If you have gotten this far, thanks for reading this. You can contact me
> at this email or call me at work - 718-694-4535 or home 718-638-4539.
> Mark Langosch
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