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[school-discuss] Experiences and stories

Sorry if this has been asked and answered but how have you found the
projects response so far? Have you hit any speed bumps both technically
or Politically? I would be interested as I am trying to take the same
volunteer approach at my sons school as well.

I also have been pitching the Trustee candidates in my ward as well as a
few other initiatives to try and get some traction for FOSS in education
here in Manitoba Canada.

I would be interested in anyones stories on there exploits both positive
and negative so I can use these experiences to build up my plan of

Thanks all.

Best regards,
-Richard Houston
-R.L.H.  Consulting
-E-Mail  rhouston@xxxxxxxx
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> Nope, this is Morris Brandon Elementary in Atlanta, GA.  If I'm ever up
> near Edmonton, I'll let you know tho'.
> Daniel
> glogan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> I am making the assumption that this is Brandon Manitoba.  Is this
>> correct?  If so are you intere3sted in coming to Edmonton to speak to
>> the Computer Teachers conference early next spring?
>> Quoting Daniel Howard <dhhoward@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
>>> Another thing we're contemplating at Brandon when we get all new
>>> thin clients as part of the district pilot rollout of K12LTSP is to
>>> take some of the existing systems that are PIII/600 MHz or better,
>>> install a distro of Linux, and donate them to Brandon families that
>>> don't have a computer at home, or don't have one the kids can use.
>>> Can anyone
>>> recommend a distro of Linux that would be fast enough on these older
>>> PCs, yet could still run Firefox, OpenOffice, Tuxtypes, etc.
>>> reasonably well?