[Wolves] Promoting Linux

Kevan kevanf1 at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Oct 3 16:37:22 BST 2004

 --- Adam Sweet <drinky76 at yahoo.com> wrote: 
>  --- Simon Burke <simon.burke at gmail.com> wrote: 
> > There is still a linux server running on the staff
> > network, no-one
> > uses it though. also their pop3 server is
> > linux/unix.
> Its still amazes me that as a computer scientist,
> I've
> had no direct contact with a UNIX system of any kind
> as part of my degree, apart from telnetting into a
> Solaris server to run Oracle. I think that this has
> been redressed now for students in the years below
> mine as all of the ground floor SCIT [1] PCs dual
> boot
> with SuSE now and there is a first year module using
> Linux. I think this is mainly as a result of Peter
> Burden's influence.
> They also now have an old celeron machine acting as
> a
> telnet gateway running Linux as of the last few
> months.
> Ad
> 1) SCIT = School of Computing and IT at Wolves uni
> =====
> -- 
> http://www.drinky.org.uk

WOW!!!!  There is hope left for mankind then :-)

I seem to remember that the mail and web servers were
UNIX but I wasn't aware of any Linux machines up and
running.  I was introduced to UNIX commands via my
mate Tony Ravenhill who is now at Telford campus.


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