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[SLUG] Re: RedHat at UOW
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- Subject: [SLUG] Re: RedHat at UOW
- From: Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2005 19:48:44 +1000
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On Sat, Aug 20, 2005 at 07:20:37PM +1000, Simon Males wrote:
> I'm guessing that he wishes to install Fedora on an UOW supplied
> machine? If he brought his own hardware he could connect wirelessly
> assuming he doesn't need any specific networked resources (though
> printing could be a difficultly). I believe academics are (maybe were)
> allowed to connect there laptops via ethernet.
Postgrads normally get to do whatever inhuman things they like to the
machines they get given, primarily on a "just don't expect us to help you
fix it" basis. When I was in CompEng, most of the postgrads in TITR were
running Linux on their desktops, and nobody seemed to care.
> Further, the 3rd year Computer Science project lab use to have Fedora 2
> or 3.
They'll probably be Debian Sarge now, like most of the rest of the CompSci