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[ale] Web site to help people become professional Linux System Administrators?
- Subject: [ale] Web site to help people become professional Linux System Administrators?
- From: jim.kinney at gmail.com (Jim Kinney)
- Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 14:58:18 -0400
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
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Did you wear the kilt?
On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 2:54 PM, Rich Faulkner <rfaulkner at tux86.org> wrote:
> Websites are "dangerous" for those of us who are "idea" guys. I am like
> you (like to help people) and have personal experience in feeding these
> beasts. It takes a lot of time to keep them up and keep the content
> fresh. (At least to do it right IMHO). Done right, they are rewarding in
> their own way.
> So is this a good idea? It really depends on if you have time to feed it
> or not?
> Life happens and many things can distract. Work, family, finances, you
> name it. If you don't over extend your commitments, you can spend many an
> enjoyable hour building and maintaining personal projects like this. My
> longest running site is 15-years old now and although not updated
> frequently; is still alive and has a following in the community it serves.
> My first thought is to do what you're doing right now. Participate in,
> and be an active member of the ALE community. We're rich with content like
> wearing kilts to job interviews and invent new words like "corporapists".
> Where else are you gonna get such great stuff?!
> [...sorry guys, I couldn't resist!]
> But seriously, I joined ALE as part of my path to finally learn Linux with
> an eye on a professional future. Did it work? Yes! I've got my first job
> because of Linux learned through self-study, LXF magazine and ALE. (Thanks
> Don't know if that helps but that be my two centavos............RinL
> On Fri, 2012-06-22 at 13:13 -0400, leam hall wrote:
> Many moons ago I picked up a domain name with the idea of building a
> site to help people move into professional linux. It is my nature to
> help people grow. Unfortunately I've not done much with it. Trying ot
> decide if there's a niche to fill and if so what should go there.
> My real goal is not to duplicate efforts but to collate information,
> provide insight to industry trends, and help answer the "how do I get
> a job doing Linux" question that keeps coming up now and again.
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James P. Kinney III
*Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain
at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail.
It won't fatten the dog.
- Speech 11/23/1900 Mark Twain
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