Computer Donations Project

christopher fletez-brant cafletezbrant at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 16:35:34 BST 2009


Nate,
I'll put them up at my house.  Email me privately for phone number etc.
Kipper Fletez-Brant


On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 11:33 AM, Nate <omegamormegil at gmail.com> wrote:

> Whoops.  I'm working on picking up some monitors from Ron today.  I'll be
> looking for somewhere to stash them until they are needed.  Unless someone
> volunteers first I'll be contacting some of the people who have kindly
> offered to provide some storage space later today or tomorrow.
>
> Nate
>
> On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Nate <omegamormegil at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Ron,
> >
> > I just noticed you provided the address in this email.  I'll give you a
> > call when I'm on my way.
> >
> > Nate
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 2:40 PM, Ron Swift <rswift at swiftstaffing.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> I have 4 crt monitors to donate. They are at my office in Catonsville, 2
> >> W. Rolling Crossroads, Suite 112, 21228. Office hours are 8:30 am to
> >> 5:30 pm Mon - Friday.
> >> I only need a hand written receipt.
> >> Call me at 410.788.7011 ext 5005.
> >> Thanks
> >>
> >> christopher fletez-brant wrote:
> >> > Update:
> >> > 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.
> >>  Since
> >> > 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.  I
> >> > will keep everyone posted on the success of this program once we have
> >> set it
> >> > up.
> >> >
> >> > 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
> >> Youth
> >> >> 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
> >> working
> >> >>> 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
> >> 512meg.
> >> >>>   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,
> >> Kwrite,
> >> >>> Abiword and Synaptic have been installed.  Also the w32codecs,
> >> Mplayer.,
> >> >>> 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
> >> one,
> >> >> 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,
> >> let
> >> >> 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
> >> we
> >> >> have more information.
> >> >>
> >> >> Nate (Omegamormegil)
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