Re: [Nolug] Nolug on G+?

From: B. Estrade <>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2012 21:36:05 -0500
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Nobody is replacing the list. I created a G+ page for NOLUG if anyone is

On Aug 14, 2012 8:01 PM, "Petri Laihonen" <> wrote:

> In mailing list, I can see every post with least effort.
> With FB, I have no Idea how many posts are already beyond easy reach, due
> to the massive amount of other posts daily. I don't even care.
> I have "subscribed" ("liked") some technical things of possible interest
> in the FB, I do not remember, how many months ago I saw any of their posts
> in my feed.
> In short FB is not a replacement to mailing list.
> P
> On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 10:13 PM, Lee S. Whatley <> wrote:
>> On Aug 13, 2012, at 11:40 AM, Ron Johnson wrote:
>> > I hate to say it, but LUGs just aren't that necessary anymore since (a)
>> h/w support and auto-configuration got Good Enough that distros just
>> automagically install on everything except very old or very odd h/w, and
>> (b) there's so much online documentation and examples all of the CLI tools.
>> LUGs are for more than just free tech support for newbies. NOLUG in
>> particular is good for networking (for example the job posting that came
>> across the other day) and for meeting geeky people who live near enough to
>> hang out with (though I never make it to any of the
>> meetings).___________________
>> Nolug mailing list

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