[Ubuntu-ZW] Internet Cafe FOSS

Rumbidzayi Gadhula rumbiles at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 06:33:17 GMT 2010


you can also try a software called Prebook by Userful. I think its free for
Windows but you have to pay for linux clients. You can try engaging them. i
used the system at AU on library computers Windows about 4 years ago but
they may have changed their conditions. The software is very good though.

2010/1/22 <ubuntu-zw-request at lists.ubuntu.com>

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> Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2010 10:15:09 +0200
> From: Garikai Dzoma <garikaib at gmail.com>
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> I took the course sometime ago although I was already somewhat seasoned
> in Linux; I still found some of the material in the curriculum to be
> useful.
>
> However even though Linux is Linux you will still get to appreciate some
> of the Debian tools in Ubuntu e.g /apt./ There are funny files like
> //etc/inittab/ in RedHat you will not find these in Ubuntu. Also the nfs
> commands are very different.
>
> You would also like to try the Linux Networking admin course if, like
> the all-for-windows lady at computerworld.com, are wondering what BIND
> really is.
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> >    1.  linux course at UZ (Jonathan Hopley)
> >    2.  ubuntu_zim_minutes_05_01_2010 (Ronald Munjoma)
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> > Message: 1
> > Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 02:44:56 +1100
> > From: Jonathan Hopley <joni_hopley at hotmail.com>
> > Subject: [Ubuntu-ZW] linux course at UZ
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> > I'd like to recommend a course thats been done at UZ to anyone starting
> out in ubuntu.look out for linux administration.They don't use ubuntu but
> some of the commands can be used from the course they use.They are currently
> using red hat enterprise but hopefullly in future they will use ubuntu it
> covers basics to setting up servers so I really recommend it I have done it.
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> > Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 17:32:23 +0200
> > From: Ronald Munjoma <ronald at ubuntu.org.zw>
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> > Hello,
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> > FYI
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> > warm regards
> > Pleats
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> Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 08:51:34 +0200
> From: Neil Coetzer <neil at ubuntu.org.zw>
> Subject: [Ubuntu-ZW] Fwd: Announcing Ubuntu User Day - January 23,
>        2010
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> From: Chris Johnston <chrisjohnston at ubuntu.com>
> Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 23:13:09 -0500
> Subject: Announcing Ubuntu User Day - January 23, 2010
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> Greetings;
>
> The Ubuntu User Days Team would like to announce the first Ubuntu User Day,
> on January 23, 2010. This will be a very informative one day session geared
> towards beginner and intermediate Ubuntu users, as well as people who are
> interested in using Ubuntu. We have 14 classes covering topics ranging from
> installing Ubuntu, finding help, equivalent programs, using IRC, getting
> involved in the Ubuntu Community and more. We have enlisted the help of
> many
> talented people to lead these classes throughout the day.
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> These classes will be taught in #ubuntu-classroom with questions being
> asked
> in #ubuntu-classroom-chat on irc.freenode.net. Please visit
> http://wiki.ubuntu.com/UserDays for a complete class list and schedule of
> classes.
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> There is also a Spanish version of Ubuntu User Days being offered on
> January, 23, 2010. Please visit D?a Del Usuario Ubuntu at
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DiaDelUsuarioUbuntu for more information on the
> Spanish Ubuntu User Day!
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> Please take a few minutes over the next week or so to promote the Ubuntu
> User Day to people you know, in your LoCo Team, in your blog, or any other
> resources you may have access to.
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> Respectfully Submitted,
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> Chris Johnston
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> Message: 3
> Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2010 13:47:03 +0200
> From: Jeff Chivheya <jeffycee at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Ubuntu-ZW] Hack a PS3 into a...
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> Fully fledged Pc with Ubuntu as an OS.
>
> http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/how_to/4263321.html
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> Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2010 13:48:53 +0200
> From: Jeff Chivheya <jeffycee at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Ubuntu-ZW] Your Gnome/KDE
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> mine is here
>
> http://www.esintu.com/images/Screenshot.png
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> I would love to see yours.
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> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 14:43:06 +0200
> From: Ronald Munjoma <ronald at ubuntu.org.zw>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-ZW] Internet Cafe FOSS
> To: Ganyani Khosa <khosag at parlzim.gov.zw>
> Cc: ubuntu-zw at lists.ubuntu.com, team at ubuntu.org.zw
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> Hello Honourable,
>
> You might want to have a look at Butterfly here:
> http://www.dsmagic.com/products/butterfly/index.htm
>
> warm regards
> Ronald.
>
>
> 2010/1/19 Ganyani Khosa <khosag at parlzim.gov.zw>
>
> >  Colleagues,
> >
> > As you might be aware, Parliament of Zimbabwe has set-up an "internet
> caf?"
> > for use by Members of Parliament, staff and visitors.  The Caf? is
> running
> > 100% on Ubuntu. We intend to introduce some token system in order to
> manage
> > usage of the limited facilities (similar to the system used in the
> > pay-internet caf?). Can anyone assist with the most appropriate software
> > preferably a FOSS that runs on Ubuntu.
> >
> > Ganyani Khosa
> >
> >
>
>
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> Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 21:00:23 +0200
> From: lee masuka <leemasuka at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-ZW] 1. Thank you | 2. Ubuntu Server issues
> To: Neil Coetzer <neil at ubuntu.org.zw>
> Cc: ubuntu-zw at lists.ubuntu.com, "Fungai J Tichawangana \[Exist
>        Digital\]" <fungait at harvest.co.zw>
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> Hey guys.
> Help. I had never bothered to ask anybody this question except Ubuntu Guys
> first. Is there anybody who had ever configured a linux server with three
> network cards? Infact is it possible to configure it in such a way that the
> other card has a different wan ip for browsing only, the other a wan ip but
> mainly for mails (domain will be registered in this one)
> and lastly the lan
> Regards
> Lee
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 12:30 PM, Neil Coetzer <neil at ubuntu.org.zw> wrote:
>
> > Hi Fungai,
> >
> > 1. As discussed with Joe, I think you need to check your network and
> > possibly change the network adapter facing your local network to see
> > if that's the cause or not. The public adapter doesn't have any
> > issues, so it seems to me the problem is most likely linked to
> > hardware.
> >
> > 2. I did advise Joe some time back to add the following in dovecot.conf:
> >
> > auth_worker_max_count = 300
> > auth_worker_max_request_count = 300
> >
> > but I'm not sure if he did. This issue only seemed to appear in
> > dovecot with Ubuntu 9.04 (AFAIK and I'm not sure why). I do know at
> > least one other person who had the same issue with 9.04 Server and
> > adding those lines fixed the problem for them. Those are the only
> > fixes documented for that issue on the dovecot site, so you might want
> > to double-check that those lines appear in the conf. It's related to
> > the frequency of user pop3 logins and using standard system account
> > authentication. An alternative could be to change the authentication
> > method that dovecot uses, but since those conf changes fixed the
> > problem for someone else, that's the first place to check. You could
> > also try increasing the number for both.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Neil
> >
> > On 1/7/10, Fungai J Tichawangana [Exist Digital] <fungait at harvest.co.zw>
> > wrote:
> > > Thank you all for the feedback on OpenERP.
> > > I have a number of options that I am now exploring.
> > >
> > > We have an Ubuntu Server (version 9.04) which keeps needing to have
> > >
> > > 1.    the networking services
> > > 2.    Dovecot
> > >
> > > restarted. Not always at the same time. Sometimes it needs to have
> these
> > > services restarted every 30mins or so. It gets really frustrating when
> > > you're in the middle of a major download or upload. I'm thinking of
> > throwing
> > > it out of the Window(s). Any better recommendations?
> > >
> > > Best, Fungai
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
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> > > Fungai J Tichawangana
> > > Imagineer In Chief
> > > Exist Digital
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> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Regards,
> >
> > Neil Coetzer
> > Team Contact
> > Ubuntu Zimbabwe LoCo Team
> > -------------------------------------------
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> > http://zimbabwe.ubuntuforums.org
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> Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 05:31:41 +0200
> From: Samuel Mukoti <samuelmukoti at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-ZW] 1. Thank you | 2. Ubuntu Server issues
> To: lee masuka <leemasuka at gmail.com>
> Cc: "ubuntu-zw at lists.ubuntu.com" <ubuntu-zw at lists.ubuntu.com>,  Neil
>        Coetzer <neil at ubuntu.org.zw>,   "Fungai J Tichawangana \[Exist
>        Digital\]" <fungait at harvest.co.zw>
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> Yep, this is quite easy to do. You may need to give us more info on
> how the 2 WAN options are connect to the box, router, PPPoE?
>
> It's simple script to manage your routing table mostly, and obviously
> your MTA, and iptables need to be adjusted accordingly.
>
> Regards,
>
> Samuel Mukoti
> Melivo Business Systems
>
> Mobile: +263912739405
> Email: sam at melivo.com
> Skype: samuelmukoti
> Twitter: twitter.com/samuelmukoti
>
>
> On 21 Jan,2010, at 9:00 PM, lee masuka <leemasuka at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hey guys.
> > Help. I had never bothered to ask anybody this question except
> > Ubuntu Guys first. Is there anybody who had ever configured a linux
> > server with three network cards? Infact is it possible to configure
> > it in such a way that the other card has a different wan ip for
> > browsing only, the other a wan ip but mainly for mails (domain will
> > be registered in this one)
> > and lastly the lan
> > Regards
> > Lee
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 12:30 PM, Neil Coetzer <neil at ubuntu.org.zw>
> > wrote:
> > Hi Fungai,
> >
> > 1. As discussed with Joe, I think you need to check your network and
> > possibly change the network adapter facing your local network to see
> > if that's the cause or not. The public adapter doesn't have any
> > issues, so it seems to me the problem is most likely linked to
> > hardware.
> >
> > 2. I did advise Joe some time back to add the following in
> > dovecot.conf:
> >
> > auth_worker_max_count = 300
> > auth_worker_max_request_count = 300
> >
> > but I'm not sure if he did. This issue only seemed to appear in
> > dovecot with Ubuntu 9.04 (AFAIK and I'm not sure why). I do know at
> > least one other person who had the same issue with 9.04 Server and
> > adding those lines fixed the problem for them. Those are the only
> > fixes documented for that issue on the dovecot site, so you might want
> > to double-check that those lines appear in the conf. It's related to
> > the frequency of user pop3 logins and using standard system account
> > authentication. An alternative could be to change the authentication
> > method that dovecot uses, but since those conf changes fixed the
> > problem for someone else, that's the first place to check. You could
> > also try increasing the number for both.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Neil
> >
> > On 1/7/10, Fungai J Tichawangana [Exist Digital] <fungait at harvest.co.zw
> > > wrote:
> > > Thank you all for the feedback on OpenERP.
> > > I have a number of options that I am now exploring.
> > >
> > > We have an Ubuntu Server (version 9.04) which keeps needing to have
> > >
> > > 1.    the networking services
> > > 2.    Dovecot
> > >
> > > restarted. Not always at the same time. Sometimes it needs to have
> > these
> > > services restarted every 30mins or so. It gets really frustrating
> > when
> > > you're in the middle of a major download or upload. I'm thinking
> > of throwing
> > > it out of the Window(s). Any better recommendations?
> > >
> > > Best, Fungai
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >
> > > Fungai J Tichawangana
> > > Imagineer In Chief
> > > Exist Digital
> > > A Subsidiary of Harvest Holdings
> > > Incorporating HarvestSMS, Lists of Africa & Open Source for Africa
> > > +263 4 251563, 250030, 708455, 707880
> > > +263 912 393 863
> > >  <http://www.existdigital.com/> www.existdigital.com
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Regards,
> >
> > Neil Coetzer
> > Team Contact
> > Ubuntu Zimbabwe LoCo Team
> > -------------------------------------------
> > http://www.ubuntu.org.zw
> > http://zimbabwe.ubuntuforums.org
> > http://www.ubuntu-zw.org
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