Computer Donations Project
nathan.bahn at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 18:05:33 BST 2009
Do you need any further donations?
On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 12:38 PM, christopher fletez-brant <
cafletezbrant at gmail.com> wrote:
> 1) Thank you everyone for all the help! You are all great! This kind of
> effort is what makes the Linux community a real community.
> 2) Physical setup: After a lot of thought, we decided that what would work
> best would be for me and my gf to do the set up on site. This is for a
> number of reasons, most of which are scheduled oriented. To this end I
> would like to arrange convenient pick up times for everyone involved.
> I know some people need documentation of their donation, please send me an
> email with what you need and we will get said paper work in order by the
> time of pickup.
> Again, everyone, thank you. This is awesome. Our goal is to demonstrate,
> by means of an in-classroom implementation of Linux, the utility of the
> system for the school's computer lab, which needs something of an update.
> will keep everyone posted on the success of this program once we have set
> Kipper Fletez-Brant
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 5:50 PM, Nate <omegamormegil at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello everyone!
> > I just wanted to update those interested on the Chesapeake Center for
> > Development's request for donations. We currently have 4 Kubuntu 9.04
> > machines almost ready to go, which have been donated by the company John
> > Hofstetter works for. John has been working on getting them all running.
> > Thanks John!
> > Details of the donations:
> > I've got 4 Dell Optliplex 240 towers with fresh installs of Kubuntu 9.04
> > > ready to go. Also to donate are three crt monitors, all in good
> > > order. One is a huge clunker, about 20-21 inch. There are two
> > > keyboards--one has problems but is useable--and at least three mice as
> > well.
> > >
> > > Of the Dell towers, all have 1.8 GHz processors, use PC133 RAM and have
> > CD
> > > ROM's. One currently has only 256meg of RAM but Brian Kemp has more
> > PC133
> > > to contribute, I've been in touch with him. The other three have
> > > One has a 20 gig HD, two have 40 gig HD and one a 75 gig HD. In
> > addition
> > > to the software installed by default, Firefox, VLC media player,
> > > Abiword and Synaptic have been installed. Also the w32codecs,
> > > flash player and Java plugins for Firefox are installed.
> > >
> > >
> > Kipper Fletez-Brant has indicated that the school would be interested in
> > all
> > four systems. We will need to get an Internet filter working on each
> > and I think Dan's Guardian would be our best bet. John may (or may not)
> > need some help getting it set up, so if you are a Dan's Guardian Guru,
> > us know!
> > Kipper is working on scheduling the physical set-up, and we will probably
> > need a couple hands to help with that, too. I'll let you all know when
> > have more information.
> > Nate (Omegamormegil)
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