sounds like a great idea.

just remember to use only well-tested stable beryl plug-ins. and give KDE an
equal and fair chance.

On 2/4/07, guy keren <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

Ohad Lutzky wrote:
> On 2/4/07, guy keren <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> and then you'll come and say "oh, we need to give the lecture about
>> debugging and developing on linux". wasn't it already agreed to re-run
>> it for the spring semester students?
> Well, definitely, but this isn't what I had in mind. I was thinking
> more along the lines of "there's this thing called Linux, and you'll
> be using it this semester, and you'll hear lots of horror stories, but
> here are a few cool things about it" - proceed to show off stuff like
> desktop environments, package management, Beryl, LiveCDs... Stick a
> bit of lightweight F/OSS ideology and history in there... that is,
> something to make the people feel more at ease with Linux. Otherwise
> the clash with the unknowns of the commandline one experiences in
> Matam is often all that it takes to keep him locked in Proprietaria
> forever.

well, go ahead and prepare this. then be ready to add the dev tools
re-run ;)


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