[plug] Shameless user shell server
meyerri at westnet.com.au
Fri Sep 9 22:03:36 WST 2011
My questions and sentiments exactly - I reckon I'd like the POWER
Let me know, please.
On Tue, 2011-08-30 at 08:05 +0800, Alexander Hartner wrote:
> Hi all,
> I would be interested in helping out. How much time would be
> required ? What tasks will need to be performed ?
> Due to my work commitments I am not able to attend evening meeting but
> I am interested in taking an active role in Plug.
> On 29/08/2011, at 21:04 , James Bromberger wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > For quite some time, PLUG's user shell server, Shameless, has been
> > not working for user access.
> > While committee has been trying to get enough admin time together to
> > get this up and running, we've also wanted to ensure that we had
> > enough volunteer time to ensure that this would be adequately
> > maintained.
> > Offering shell services used to be a popular request many years ago
> > for people to "try out" Linux, or to get their email somewhere,
> > however these days with Live CDs of Linux (and better bandwidth),
> > very cheap (and some free) virtual instances available online, and a
> > slew of online email services (GMail, Hotmail, etc) there's little
> > point in PLUG trying to do this as well. The exposure to PLUG
> > continuing to run an open shell sever may be low, but without a
> > commitment to maintain this, there is a chance that an account could
> > be compromised, and all kinds of trouble.
> > Committee has tried for the last 6 months to get enough volunteer
> > time to undertake. however this has now lapsed. We are interested if
> > there is anyone on the PLUG list would like to maintain the User
> > Shell Server; please email the committee (or me). If you feel
> > passionately about this, please speak up!
> > Thanks
> > James
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