[sf-lug] Fw: Another volunteer & next steps
jim at well.com
Tue Jun 19 14:54:15 PDT 2007
i'd like to participate in the build. I'm sure there
are a few other SF-LUG members who're also
interested. I hope you can include us--let the
list know ( sf-lug at linuxmafia.com ).
On Jun 19, 2007, at 11:32 AM, Tom Haddon wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-06-19 at 11:11 -0700, Romel Jacinto wrote:
>> On Tue, 19 Jun 2007, Tom Haddon wrote:
>>> I have copies of both stock Ubuntu and the alternate install CD...
>> Hi All,
>> My workplace is the source of the pc's that are being donated to Kami.
>> I hope to be involved with the install-fest and setup, time
>> but whatever happens to the computers is up to the SF-LUG community
>> the housing project.
>> That said, and not to belabor the obvious, but here are some points
>> like to bring up for discussion.
>> The hardware and operating system installation are only a small part
>> the larger picture.
>> 1. Evaluation with housing project about what their specific
>> needs are.
> This one's kind of key, and will really determine if the project's a
> success or failure. For instance, if they __need__ Quickbooks then
> out of luck. Michael, are you planning to do this with Kami, or has it
> been determined already?
>> 2. Training for computer lab managers.
> Wasn't aware there were computer lab managers. Maybe they could be
> trained (if necessary) to train the end users so that we aren't
> duplicating effort. Are they going to be responsible for ongoing
> maintenance of the machines/applying security updates, backups, etc.?
>> 3. Training for end-users.
>> The computers are all nearly identical Dell Gx150 (900 MHz, 256MB or
>> MB of RAM, 10 GB hard drives). I hope that there is some thought
>> given to
>> imaging since there are 15 pc's.
> I'm not familiar with imaging technologies myself, but think if there
> are folks with the knowledge to do that, it'd be a great approach.
> Thanks, Tom
>> So that's my $0.02.
>> I'm just happy that there will be some new folks using Linux and that
>> computers can get some more use before being recycled.
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