[ubuntu-za] Ubuwiki Live released to mark Software Freedom Day

David Robert Lewis ethnopunk at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Sep 30 11:25:15 BST 2008

Thanks, please support offline distribution of web-pages
via the ubuwiki, share information and create a more informed
community. The digital divide is growing massively, and not everybody
has broadband or even internet access! Also, we need to thank the Java
people without whom the stickwiki/ubuwiki would not be possible.


PS: There are still a lot of bugs, but hopefully these will be sorted out through ongoing WoaS collaboration.

--- On Tue, 30/9/08, Vijay Makanjee <vijay at ergo.co.za> wrote:
From: Vijay Makanjee <vijay at ergo.co.za>
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-za] Ubuwiki Live released to mark Software Freedom Day
To: "Ubuntu South African Local Community" <ubuntu-za at lists.ubuntu.com>
Date: Tuesday, 30 September, 2008, 9:36 AM

I have tried this. It works, looks good and has lots of interesting info.
You guys have done very well.

Vijay Makanjee
Ergo | P O Box 19801 | Tecoma 5214 | South Africa
Ph +2782 6014353 | Fax: 0866563858
vijay at ergo dot co dot za

David Robert Lewis wrote:
> Ubuwiki Live, a digest of free content specially formatted for Ubuntu, 
> has been released to mark Software Freedom Day. What is unique about the 
> Internet bundle available from Sourceforge.net, is that it exists 
> entirely within a self-contained XHTML file. The application is the 
> result of work carried out by the Wiki on a Stick (WoaS) project in 
> conjunction with Indlovu, a South African Intermediate Technology 
> initiative. As the person responsible, I can say I am quite pleased with 
> the result and hopefully similar such offerings will be on the way to 
> enliven the Ubuntu experience. However,  I've probably destroyed
> in the process and life is never going to be the same.
> Here is the download address: 
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/ubuwikioffline/
> Please spread it around.
> Regards
> David Robert Lewis
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: vincent <bullet at ballmail.co.za>
> To: Ubuntu Mailing lists <ubuntu-za at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, 23 September, 2008 20:03:02
> Subject: [ubuntu-za] CAN'T TURN OFF PC
> Hi Folks,
> I'm hoping someone can help here.
> On 20-09, Mumia W wrote that he couldn't turn off his pc,blank screen,
> still runs, except by pushing the off button.
> I have a similar problem with a slight difference - When selecting the
> reboot or shut down options on screen, the screen goes blank, but the pc
> keeps running. Here is where I differ from Mumia, my *Off* button on the
> box freezes & the only way is to push the Restart button(which still
> responds) & go into windows in order to shut down.
> Mumia was asked to supply the outputs from the following commands -
> taken the liberty of doing the same, in the hope that this will be of
> some help in sorting my problem.
> My pc is a desktop, 1.7GHZ CPU, 512MB ram,P4.
> "vincent at vincent-desktop:~$ uname -a
> Linux vincent-desktop 2.6.24-16-generic #1 SMP Thu Apr 10 13:23:42 UTC
> 2008 i686 GNU/Linux
> vincent at vincent-desktop:~$ cat /etc/issue
> Ubuntu 8.04 \n \l
> vincent at vincent-desktop:~$ cat /proc/cmdline
> root=UUID=7c02c765-986b-4539-ae95-0f5ab516909e ro quiet splash acpi=force
> vincent at vincent-desktop:~$ /sbin/lsmod | grep button
> button                  9232  0
> vincent at vincent-desktop:~$ ps ax | grep acpid
>   45 ?        S<    0:00 [kacpid]
> 4609 ?        Ss    0:00 /usr/sbin/acpid -c /etc/acpi/events -s
> /var/run/acpid.socket
> 5084 ?        S      0:00 hald-addon-acpi: listening on acpid socket
> /var/run/acpid.socket
> 5638 pts/0    R+    0:00 grep acpid"
> Best Hopeful Regards
> Vince
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