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Mt Airy Learning Tree Computer Volunteer Group LTSP Project

Team Members (please add your name)

Project Overview

  1. To establish a fully functional Linux Terminal Server 'Classroom' style working DEMO
  2. Train the MALT Computer Volunteer Group how to operate and administer the LTSP.
  3. Conduct Monthly meetings on the LAST WEDNESDAY of EVERY MONTH.

Location and Information

[ Mt. Airy Learning Tree Website ] BR

Mt Pleasant Entrance #13 2nd floor BR Germantown Ave & E Mt Pleasant AveBR Philadelphia, PA 19119BR

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Next Meeting

Date: December 19, 2007 BR Time: 7pm to 9pm BR Topic: Coop Project BR

Here's a brief overview of the rough PA LoCo plan to support this project:BR

1. Install Puppy or DSL to Compact Flash for use with CF to IDE adapter.BR 2. Test this installation on two of the laptops.BR 3. Verify that the spreadsheet works well with Gnumeric application.BR 4. If 1-3 are good, purchase 6 CF cards and adapters from Microcenter and eBay, respectively.BR 5. Install to rest of laptops at next meeting with MALT CVG classroom on 12/19/2007.BR

Past Meetings

Date: August 8, 2007 BR Time: 7pm to 9pm BR Topic: Install Ubuntu and Intro to LTSP BR

The volunteers were walked through the Ubuntu installation process. Halfway through an LTSP demonstration was provided.

Date: August 29, 2007 BR Time: 7pm to 9pm BR Topic: Exploring Ubuntu Linux via Thin Clients BR

Allow them to explore freely from 7:15 to 8:30 and take questions from 8:30 to 9:00.

Date: September 26, 2007 BR Time: 7pm to 9pm BR Topic: Complete YOUR own task BR

The volunteers will EACH pick a task that they currently perform with another OS and complete the same task with Ubuntu. Examples include presentations, drawing, graphics, instant messaging, photo and audio editing.

Date: October 24, 2007 BR Time: 7pm to 9pm BR Topic: Finding HELP for Ubuntu Issues BR

The numerous ways to find help for Ubuntu will be explored and utilized by participants.

Date: November 3, 2007 BR Time: 11:00 am BR Topic: Mini-Installfest BR

The Build-a-Computer Workshop students would like us to instruct/oversee their installation of a dual boot system featuring Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon.

Date: November 28, 2007 BR Time: 7:00 pm BR Topic: IRC BR

The MALT participants will be shown how to utilize the various IRC clients available in Ubuntu. Channels that offer HELP and ASSISTANCE will be featured.