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Mt Airy Learning Tree Computer Volunteer Group LTSP Project

Team Members (please add your name)

Project Overview

Currently 'On-hold' while new rooms are being set up

  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.
  4. Take on 'Other Projects' as requested by the Volunteer Group.

Location and Information

[http://www.mtairylearningtree.org/ Mt. Airy Learning Tree Website ] BR

New Home: 6757 Greene St Philadelphia, PA 19119

[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=6757+Greene+St,+Philadelphia,+PA Map to NEW location ] BR

http://sp4.thischurch.org/

Next Meeting

Date: January 30, 2008 BR Time: 7pm to 9pm BR Topic: Coop Project (School District of Phila. / Weavers Way) BR

Current Project Status: BR

1. Demonstrate the various working models for the project.BR 2. Pick one or more variations to proceed with.BR 3. Install as needed to the 6 laptopsBR 4. Discuss Training Plan.BR

Past Meetings

Date: August 8, 2007 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 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 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 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 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 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.

Date: December 19, 2007 BR Topic: Begin Coop Project (Weavers Way/School District of Philadelphia) BR

1. Install 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 1/30/2008.BR