[conspire] Massive Ubuntu Installfest for Schools (March 1st)
togo at of.net
Sun Feb 17 21:21:13 PST 2008
Would it be good to collect working computers to take along or do you
just want people to do installs?
On Feb 16, 2008 9:57 AM, Andrew Fife <afife at untangle.com> wrote:
> On Saturday March 1st, Untangle and the ACCRC are organizing a massive
> installfest for Bay Area schools. We are refurbishing hundreds of
> older/discarded computers with Ubuntu and donating them to Bay Area
> schools. We need your help from Linux users installing Ubuntu at the 4
> locations, which are San Francisco, Berkeley, San Mateo & Marin County.
> Signup sheets for each location are here:
> If you can make the installfest, you can still help by driving
> participation by blogging about the event or voting for it on Digg or
> More info on the installfest here:
> Why the event is cool:
> Helps spread F/OSS (Ubuntu, Firefox, OpenOffice & more)
> Helps bridges the Digital Divide with underprivileged users
> Keeps toxic computer equipment out of landfills (Aprox 25,000 pounds)
> Is a cool community effort
> Thanks in advance for your help!
> Andrew Fife
> Untangle - Open Source Security Gateway
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> 415.806.6028 (C)
> afife at untangle.com
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