[Nottingham] Plans for the future

Paul RJ Mellors paul at paulmellors.net
Sun May 6 10:59:06 BST 2007

Benjamin McLaughlin wrote:
> Hi, my name is Ben and I am opening an internet cafe in just over a 
> months time.
> (please ffs don't anybody say what a bad idea it is. Its gonna happen 
> so dont speak negatively to me.)
> Will be running edubuntu feisty and dispencing via LTSP. I have a 
> testbed up and working aleady.
> Just wondered if anybody lived towards the Long Eaton area of 
> Nottingham and would like to come and help me out in a months time. I 
> am ok with linux but just ok. I think the main things I concearned 
> about is massive customisation. (Mainly pictures and making KDE look 
> like XP) and restricting the use of the user. On top of that I 
> currently do not know what driver problems I could possibly run into.
> Basically I don't want to set it up on my own (overlooking some 
> testing) and I don't want to pay propper technician prices. That said, 
> if it were a group of you who all wanted to come and make a night of 
> it. (Its an internet cafe, seating, and stuff would not be a problem) 
> By night of it I mean refreshments (of what ever varieties are 
> requested), food and anything else suggested would be easilly provided.
> Any other suggestions and advice would be greatly apprieciated.
> Just to clarify, does anybody want to help with the setup living in 
> the Long Eaton area.
> or
> Does anybody want to make a night of it? (14 people maximum, all 
> drinks and food provided)
> If a get together is required then what date would people be most 
> preferable. (11th-18th June)
> Thanks for reading,
> Benjamin
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Hello Ben

I'm working on University Boulevard which isn't too far, you can pencil 
my name in if you want, but i won't be able to confirm until 2 weeks 
before [ work shift reasons].  Feel free to contact me off list if you 
need to ask me anything.


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