[DC LoCo] Fw: Re: Help needed distributing computers to S.O.M.E. (So Others Might Eat)

Sanjay Jain oss.cleveland at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 27 00:08:59 BST 2008


I would be willing to help out for a few hours to help install, any one else game?

As for training, I recommend that the people interested come to Cleveland Park library on Saturdays, we (Kevin mostly) will be happy to 'train' people to run their lab.

~sanjay


--- On Tue, 8/26/08, Denny Baumann <a4s4evr at comcast.net> wrote:

> From: Denny Baumann <a4s4evr at comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: [DC LoCo] Help needed distributing computers to S.O.M.E. (So Others Might Eat)
> To: "Sanjay Jain" <oss.cleveland at yahoo.com>
> Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2008, 2:22 PM
> Sanjay, 
> 
> These computers already have either UBUNTU or XUBUNTU 8.04
> loaded on
> them.  They are intended for use in a "mini-lab"
> which is part of a
> residential facility run by S.O.M.E. in D.C.  The labs are
> already
> running but with some very old p/c's.  I can deliver
> the computers to
> the facility but need some help installing them and then
> familiarizing
> someone in the facility with UBUNTU so that the residents
> can take
> advantage of such software as Firefox, Evolution,
> Spreadsheet etc. 
> 
> This is why I need the help of LUG.  Yes, the computers are
> FREE.  I
> have provided over 1600 computers to charitable causes
> throughout the
> U.S.  I would generally load Windows on them but I've
> gotten much
> smarter over the years and now favor LINUX UBUNTU.  IT
> professionals
> have donated their talents repeatedly over the last 15
> years to my
> project.  I now have a need in D.C. which requires the
> same. 
> 
> Many thanks, 
> 
> Denny Baumann
> 
> ------------------------------------------------
>  
>  On Tue, 2008-08-26 at 05:22 -0700, Sanjay Jain wrote:
> > Denny,
> > 
> > Can you be more specific in the help you need?
> > 
> > Is it that you need help to transport the computers
> (from? to?), or to install ubuntu on them?
> > 
> > Are you giving these away for free? I usually find
> that people who want to "learn", take free
> computers, and end up not using them.
> > 
> > ~sanjay


      




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