EdLUG Mailing List FAQ
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Please send messages from the address you subscribed with. If you don't
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He is in a good mood and forwards it to the list after some
He bounces the message back to you with a rude message about posting
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- Please be nice, no flame wars.
People of all ages read this list. Please don't send anything you
would not want your own children to read.
Please keep to the topic of EdLUG/Linux/UNIX or computing in general.
I don't live in Edinburgh, can I still join?
Yes, although this is the Edinburgh Linux Users Group we welcome
anyone with an interest in Linux no matter where their
I'm not a member of EdLUG can I still join the mailing list?
Yes, although you may miss out on all the activities and tutorials.
Can I advertize on this list?
- Use your common sense; if you have some computer
equipment you're giving away then please let us know.
- If you want to give a talk, tutorial, demonstration, BBQ etc. please let us know
Advertizement of jobs is something we are sorting out now. As a
general rule of thumb if you're not an agency send in a cautious
plain text short advert. Please prepend the subject with
If you're an agency/large company or it's your job to advertise jobs
and you have nothing to do with GNU/Linux per se then for the
moment email them (in plain text) to wibble@morpheux.NOSPAM.org.
If your looking for a job and you're a regular member of EdLUG please
feel free to remind us that your available, but keep it short and
don't send your CV to the list - perhaps a link for example.
Do you have an archive?
Yes, it's here. It was started in June 2002 and
is archived with MHonarc.
If you would not like to have your email listed upon the archive
please either read this
or contact the maintainer
Who runs the list?
The list is graciously run and maintained by Ian
Faye Gibbins, Sep 2nd 2002