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Re: LinNieghborhood 0.4.3
> > On Thu, 24 Feb 2000, Roger Dingledine wrote:
> > >
> > > On Fri, Feb 18, 2000 at 11:08:21PM -0500, Jonathan Veit wrote:
> > > > I've seen the CFM, and it is indeed quite good for the end user.
> > > > I've never used LinNeighbor Hood, but I would be willing to test out
> for you
> > > > guys at my school network where we are currently trying to get a linux
> > > > server up, which will be connected to a Win2000 network. Also we are
> > > > to use 6.2beta so thats a plus. And I probably have a good
> perspective on
> > > > it since I don't myself have the much experience in Samba we will see
> > > > Indy-ish it truly is.
> > > >
> > > > ~Jon
> > >
> > > If you wanted to try this (or another one) out in your school, and write
> > > a summary of what you did, how it worked, whether it performed as you
> > > expected (and how it stacks up against other solutions you've seen, if
> > > you've seen this done other times), this would be really keen.
> > > I could pull some strings to get the document some good publicity. It
> > > be good publicity for whatever application you picked, good publicity
> > > Independence/Seul, good publicity for your school... good all around. :)
> > >
> > I just want to comment here. I think this idea of Rogers is an excelent
> > one! When I have some spare time I will check with some of the high
> > schools in my area and see if they would be interested in doing
> > something like this. It would be a really cool project for some students
> > and provide a neat way of giving Indy users a overview of available
> > software.
> > Nice one Roger!!
> > What do you think Jon?
> Well it indeed is a good idea. However I've run into some problems in
> getting around to it in my school. One, its not really my machine and not
> the only one using it. To do compare software might make some other people
> who used it a little annoyed. Also because my admin doesn't linux he
> basically gives us servers that he can't use anymore and we try to fix em
> up. The one we have right now is pretty banged up however and we get BIOS
> errors and the cd-rom isn't working. How fair a test site this would be I
> dunno. Also its been having a lot of problems and we are probably going to
> do a reinstall, how it goes after that I let you know.
You don't give enough details but I would consider replacing the
battery or the reader depending on the kind of errors you are getting.
Jean Francois Martinez
Project Independence: Linux for the Masses