[sf-lug] Pizza, Networking and installing Linux at Creative Arts Charter School

Christian Einfeldt einfeldt at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 19:52:33 PDT 2012


We had a really productive day today.  Many thanks to James Ouyang
@jyouyang and Maestrol for helping out.  Our Partimus blog post about it is


The teachers and kids will really appreciate it!

On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 5:16 PM, Christian Einfeldt <einfeldt at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> The school year is starting at the Creative Arts Charter School, a public
> charter school in SF, and so we (Partimus volunteers) will be working there
> tomorrow, Saturday, August 18, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 pm, at 1601 Turk
> Street at Pierce Street to take the first steps toward assessing the
> network with an eye toward installing wifi and Linux on the notebook
> computers that arrived recently:
> http://blog.partimus.org/?p=357
> Our goal for tomorrow is to look at the network; assess it for wifi;
> assess whether we can put a server in the telco closet for a variety of
> services; and then potential mass installation of Linux onto the notebook
> computers.  If we are not able to mass install Linux on the notebooks, then
> we might have to just take as shot at installing Linux individually on as
> many of the computers as possible.  The kids start school on Monday, so we
> are going to try to get as far as we can tomorrow.  If we only take a few
> baby steps, that is fine.
> Please bring with you copies of Ubuntu 12.04 on USB sticks and CDs, in
> case we need to manually install it.  Please also bring cable testers,
> screw drivers, pliers, and anything else that you would need to get into
> notebook or desktop computers, triage them, and fix them.  If you have any
> spare wifi routers to donate, that would also be a plus.
> Our other goal is to have our special yummy pizza at 1:00 pm.
> If you would like to help, please come to the corner of Turk and Pierce,
> and call me or text me at 415-351-1300 as the school is quite large.  If
> I don't respond right away, please understand that there might be other
> people who are calling me or texting me at the same time, and I will get to
> each of you as soon as I can.
> Any re-tweets, re-dents, and re-posting of this email is appreciated.
> Here is a permalink for this post on our Partimus site:
> http://blog.partimus.org/?p=368
> Thanks, Christian Einfeldt for Partimus.org.
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