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On Fri, 13 Jul 2001, email@example.com wrote:
> From: Eric Harrison <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Karl <email@example.com>
> Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Subject: Re: ~education project introductions Re: [cwlc]
> On Fri, 13 Jul 2001, Karl wrote:
> >Mr. Harrison, Eric-- I've been only lurking on the CWLC
> >(with my extremist Debian ideas its often better to try
> >gently, and quietly). I noticed that someone at CWLC was
> curious about
> >your K12Linux project(s), so I am piggy-backing this
> opportunity to point
> >both you, and CWLC, to communicate with our community at the
> >On Tue, 10 Jul 2001, Chuck Moss wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jul 10, 2001 at 09:58:46PM -0400, John Holland
> >> > Has anybody had any encounters with this project?
> >> >
> >> > http://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/
> >> >
> >> > There could maybe be some information sharing to be had
> with them.
> K12linux.mesd.k12.or.us is my desktop ;-)
> The "official" web site is
> K12Linux is an off-shoot of the Portland Linux/Unix Group
> The main thing is the mailing list, where we help schools with
> There is a couple hundred people on the list. We also hold a
> clinic @ Riverdale, coinciding with the general PLUG clinic,
> people from schools can come to get hands-on help and
> Paul Nelson @ Riverdale also spends a great deal of time
> working on
> documentation for the K12Linux web site.
> I'm the network/server guy for the regional education service
> As I develop solutions for my school districts, I try to
> package them
> up & make them easy for other schools to utilize and then post
> somewhere on k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us.
> That pretty much sums it up.
> >> I am not sure if this stuff is related to the k12 linux
> terminal server
> >> stuff I downloaded a while ago. I never looked at the cd.
> I think that
> >> came from http://www.k12ltsp.org/ I think a new release
> came out 4th of
> >> July.
> K12LTSP is one of the solutions I helped develop. There is a
> interest in terminal servers, but installing and configuring
> the LTSP
> was beyond the skills of many of the school techs. I
> integrated the
> LTSP into the Red Hat installer and the result is the K12LTSP.
> I've mostly been working on getting the core system as simple
> solid as possible. The next step, obviously, is to focus on
> applications. I have already incorporated a few of the
> packages, but not many.
> There is also a similar project at http://termserv.berlios.de/
> This one is based on Debian, which they appear to prefer over
> Red Hat ;-)
> >> There are also projects that have celerons and xeons to
> >> Not sure if we qualify.
> That's part of StRUT (Students Recycling Used Technology),
> which is
> just down the street from my office. StRUT is a great program,
> a look at their web site: http://www.strut.org
> Information specifically about the CPUs is available here:
> There is a similar PLUG off-shoot that may be of interest to
> some of
> you as well. FreeGeek is a non-profit that recycles used
> technology and
> provides computers, education, and internet access in exchange
> a few hours of community service. http://www.freegeek.org
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