[Ubuntu-be] Dipro Antwerpen on 13/09/2009 - booth report

jean7491 jean7491 at free.fr
Tue Sep 15 21:36:51 BST 2009


About WiFi:

When  WiFi is available (Ghent, Bredene), it  is easier to look for 
information  to answer some questions.
But during the Dipro fairs, most of the time, we don't need an internet 
connection.
I don't think it is an issue for now.
-- 
Jean
/Ubuntu Belgium Events Team/



Steven Leeman a écrit :
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 8:46 PM, Jurgen Gaeremyn 
> <jurgen.gaeremyn op pandora.be <mailto:jurgen.gaeremyn op pandora.be>> wrote:
>
>     Jan Claeys schreef:
>     > Op maandag 14-09-2009 om 17:21 uur [tijdzone +0200], schreef
>     jean7491:
>     >
>     >> There was no WiFi, nor internet connection.
>     >>
>     >
>     > *ugh* that sucks, for such a "high-end" location.  :-(
>     >
>     As Ubuntu (and linux in general) is very online-oriented (support,
>     repo's, etc), maybe it might be taken in consideration to get a Mobile
>     internet account, or finding someone who already has this kind of
>     access?
>     I'm paying Mobistar EUR5 per month and then EUR1 for every day I
>     actually
>     use it - in Belgium obviously, and limited to 1 Gig/month. I
>     really love
>     this "on the road" solution for if I don't have wifi access.
>
>     I don't know (but I'm sure there are more knowledgeable people in here
>     who do) if it would be possible to use one computer as "gateway"
>     to the
>     internet and have all the others proxy through that computer.
>     In the other case, we would have one online computer to try out
>     all the
>     online-relevant stuff and look up information if requested...
>
>
> i use a Mobile Viking sim card with a huwaei E220 usb stick and a 
> Fonera 2.0g which will create a wired & wireless gateway (cheaper than 
> a Mifi)
> I also used Mobistar which does offer 3G in most cities but I recently 
> canceled it in favor of Mobile Viking... (beware mobistar is a 1 year 
> minimal subscription!)
> You don't have to pay 1 euro/day with mobile viking to keep your 
> mobile phone online 24/24h 7d/7d...and you don't have to spend 
> 15euro/month if you hardly call ;)
>
> just don't try to download a whole distribution over the air :-)
> but it's fast enough to look things up; answer your emails...
>
> people with telenet turboline can have free access to Telenet 
> hotspots; people with Belgacom Go subscriptions can have several hours 
> a month of free access to Belgacom hotspots
>
>


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