[ubuntu-uk] edubuntu

Alistair Crust alistair at skegnessgrammar.org
Fri Nov 16 09:41:50 GMT 2007


On Thu, 2007-11-15 at 18:52 +0000, andylockran wrote:
> Alistair,
> 
> I was at FLOSSiE at the Bolton TIC in 2006 and was really impressed by your work.  I've not noticed you on the list before - so here's a quick "Well Done" from a fan!
> 
> Andy
> 
> On Thu, 15 Nov 2007 14:23:34 +0000, Alistair Crust <alistair at skegnessgrammar.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-11-15 at 14:00 +0000, andylockran wrote:
> >> Norman,
> >>
> >> I _really_ like edubuntu so much that it's become my choice for the
> > desktop at home.  It was great fun to have friends at uni come with their
> > XP laptops complaining about their speed - and set them up to boot off
> > their network cards onto my edubuntu server.
> >>
> >> That's only a small part of it.  (I find the interactive periodic table
> > far too exciting) - I wish I'd had something like that when I was at
> > school.
> >>
> >> Enjoy it!
> > 
> > 803 Pupils here enjoy it (although we don't use a true edubuntu server,
> > we use just use ubuntu + ltsp4.2 + extra packages installed by
> > edubuntu), and thanks to shipit.edubuntu.org and shipit.ubuntu.com the
> > school library is regularly giving away *ubuntu cd for the masses.
> > 
> > even new laptops get xp/vista replaced by an edubuntu workstation.


WooHoo my very own fan ;-)

I must admit its not all me, my boss Garry Saddington is the main drive
within the school.

He's busy working on "scholarpack" our MIS replacment for SIMS and
Integris and I must admit its really looking quite good. In-fact I think
he's even looking for other schools/people to try it out.

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Kind regards
Alistair Crust
Systems Administrator 
Skegness Grammar School 
Vernon Road 
Skegness 
PE25 2QS 
TEL: 01754 610000 (ext'852)
FAX: 01754 896875 




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