[Linux-aus] Fwd: [LACTTE] Notes for Council Meeting 2010/02/03

Silvia Pfeiffer silvia at silvia-pfeiffer.de
Wed Feb 17 17:29:23 EST 2010

On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Terry Dawson <terry at linux.org.au> wrote:
> Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>> I'm sure we'd get some success and one student can start a whole new
>> movement if there is success. I guess it would be very important for
>> that one student to know where to find support if he/she needs to.
>> Maybe we could set up a facebook account or something where they can
>> come in and then be led to the right place if needed. Just thinking
>> out loud here.
> About six months ago we donated a couple of PCs to the
> Out-of-School-Care centre for one of our kids schools, pre-configured
> with EduBuntu and selected games. Our kids show the other kids how to
> play the various educational games and also how to play Battle for
> Wesnoth which is quite a bit hit for them. They also show the other kids
> how to use Ubuntu.
> OOSC are happy, they have two PCs that they didn't have before, no
> ongoing costs other than power and they have us to support them if the
> wheels fall off somehow.

Say, if they didn't have you for support, do you think they might
install Windoze on top of it? I wonder...

Maybe there indeed needs to be a Linux support company that we can all
point to that is more like "supergeek".


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