[Haifux] New "Welcome to Linux" Series

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 23:44:46 MSD 2008

2008/8/11 Shlomi Fish <shlomif at iglu.org.il>:
> Hi all!
> (Sorry for the English message, but English is the standard on some of the
> mailing lists here).
> Well, now that August Penguin is behind us - it's time to organise the next
> event - the "Welcome to Linux" series. I set up a page for co-ordination on
> the www.hackers.org.il wiki:
> http://www.hackers.org.il/mediawiki/index.php/W2L-2008
> Please look at it, and see how you can contribute. See the "Todo" at the
> bottom. I'll update the welcome.linux.org.il site soon.
> Which clubs are planning to host a W2L series this year? I'm going to organise
> it for Telux, but need more information for other clubs. There's a lot to do,
> but we have time.
> Please comment.
> Regards,
>        Shlomi Fish

I signed up for the list.

What kind of contacts do you need? I can be your man on the ground in
Haifa, but to be honest, I really don't know much beyond the Fedora
and Kubuntu GUIs in KDE. That said, I have helped a few people switch
from Windows to Linux and I am familiar with most of the issues
regarding such a switch in general and specific to Israel. I can help
with installations and configuration of KDE including Hebrew GUI,
consulting for end-users considering switching to Linux, and data
migration from Windows. Note that is migration, not dual-boot, which I

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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