[svlug] Open Source Geek Squad Alternative

John Conover conover at rahul.net
Wed Nov 7 13:06:10 PST 2007


Bill Kendrick writes:
> On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 11:08:55AM -0500, vprasad1 vprasad1 wrote:
> > What Open Source oriented Geek Squad type services exist here in the Valley area?
> 
> It's not a business, and not in the Silicon Valley, but the
> Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD) has the "Linux Emergency Relief Team"
> (LERT, a pun on CERT):
>

Linux machines can be remotely administrated, too, (since the system
was designed to run headless/handless.)

Of course, if there is HW problems or the machine won't boot, there
would be travel required.

There is an opportunity for a biz, there.

      John

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