[ubuntu-uk] Request for Charitable suggestions.

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Thu Dec 21 08:35:43 GMT 2006

Stuart Parkington wrote:
>> My dream is to have a *high profile* charity which is interested 
>> enough to use ubuntu or have its own rebadged version of ubuntu!
> How about a charity like NCH (National Children's Homes 
> (http://www.nch.org.uk/) for you "dream" Alan? NCH I would think would 
> fit the *high profile* category and maybe could provide an ideal set of 
> users who could use the Ubuntu family products.
> In the first instance, I'm thinking more of the actual kids as users 
> vice the charity office systems. Edubuntu would appear an obvious choice 
> for a front-end PC lab/cyber cafe, allowing for educational use, 
> Inter/Intranet access, etc. With Ubuntu server being used on the back 
> end to web cacheing/proxy (Squid), Filtering (Dans Guardian) AV 
> (ClamAV), Intranet (Apache) a great range of Open Source solutions could 
> be demonstrated. (K)Ubuntu could be employed for adult/supervisor 
> workstations. The longer term goal to hopefully encourage adoption of 
> Open Source throughout the greater Charity.
> We could put together a proof of concept of all this with fairly limited 
> hardware. Possibly using ex-corporate recycled machines donated by a 
> sponsor?

Good thoughts Stuart
Anyone got any contacts with NCH I wonder?
alan cocks
Kubuntu user#10391
Linux user #360648

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