[sf-lug] 500 F/OSS Computers to Schools... THIS SATURDAY!!
sarahmei at gmail.com
Fri Feb 29 09:53:02 PST 2008
I'll be at the Novato location from 2-4. From the sign-up sheet it
seems they could use more volunteers - maybe post it on upcoming? Or a
more linux-y equivalent? I just looked and there aren't many
linux-related events listed.
On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 3:27 PM, jim stockford <jim at well.com> wrote:
> (Pizza & Schwag from Mozilla!!)
> We're trying to donate 500 Ubuntu computers to Bay Area schools this
> SATURDAY, March 1... and we need your help!
> Can you lend a hand by volunteering to install Ubuntu? Signup to
> volunteer at one of the four locations (San Francisco, San Mateo,
> or Novato) here:
> Untangle and the ACCRC refurbishing hundreds of older/discarded
> that the ACCRC has collected with Ubuntu and donating them to Northern
> California schools. We need support from the F/OSS community to help
> the installs. We have automated as much of the install as possible so
> anyone can help regardless of their experience level. Of course we'll
> error messages so we need gurus also! ...And the Mozilla Foundation is
> bringing pizza & schwag to each location! Thanks Mozilla!
> Installfest for Schools homepage:
> Can't make the installfest but still want to help???? Help get the word
> out by blogging about it, Digg it or Slashdot it:
> 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
> 650.425.3327 (O)
> 415.806.6028 (C)
> afife at untangle.com
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