[ubuntu-us-ma] Update: Old Colony Computer Lab
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Wed Jul 22 15:30:18 BST 2009
awesome work Martin. let me know if you need any help setting things up.
As long as I am not working I would be up for helping you run cables or
install systems and do configuration. I am glad the community can help
out in situations like this.
On Mon, 2009-07-20 at 18:57 -0400, Martin Owens wrote:
> Hey Advocates,
> I had a meeting this morning with the people who are attempting to
> re-establish a computer lab that many years ago fell into disrepair
> after all the computers got stolen. Mel King got me in touch with them
> because we can offer advice on the best ways of starting up such a
> So I sent the morning making sure that Ubuntu and FOSS was well
> understood, they'll be coming down to the SETC tomorrow to go through
> the familiarity class, but the response seems very positive so far.
> There might be some work to re-wire the patch panel and various parts of
> the physical network. I've convinced them that they really need a switch
> and to get the network infrastructure up to a decent level.
> The hope is that the people who end up managing the center when it's up
> and running will come to the sys-admin classes and be able to run entire
> place on Ubuntu.
> I'll post updates as they come in.
> Best regards, Martin Owens
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