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Old 08-21-2003, 09:13 PM   #1
Orwick Alefgard
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Question Mailing Lists


Hello All!

I was just wondering what (if any) mailing lists you all subscribe to?

I find, for the most part, that the mailing lists are an easy way to keep up with things and it seems that EVERY linux project has a mailing list.

So...

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Old 08-21-2003, 09:21 PM   #2
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I'm genrally only on the ones that I'm involved with, otherwise you end with hundred of e-mail.
 
Old 08-21-2003, 10:20 PM   #3
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Thanks for the quick reply, leonscape.

I get what you are saying. It's bad enough that we get all the crap that we already do.

I was thinking in more general terms though. For instance, I subscribe to Symantec's Mailing List for quick and legit virus/worm alerts for Windows. And I subscribe to Red Hat's mailing list to keep tabs on things over there.

I also maintain several different e-mail accounts for just this type of circumstance. One for spam, one for mailing lists/message boards, one for work, one for bills, and one for school and just have everything but the spam forwarded to my main account. I usually have about 25 legit e-mails when I get home, but that's 10 times better than the 100+ I'll have in my inbox when I get to work in the morning!

Anyways, enough rambling. Any other suggestions?

Orwick Alefgard
 
Old 08-22-2003, 01:25 AM   #4
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and my local Linux Users Group

There are several relatively low volume ones on
http://vger.kernel.org/vger-lists.html
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