[Chugalug] Linux volunteer opportunity at the library

David Ingram david at clevelandlibrary.org
Mon Apr 1 16:44:24 UTC 2013


Userful Pre-Book is an option.
http://www.userful.com/products/userful-pre-book


On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 12:04 PM, Aaron welch <n2nightfall at gmail.com> wrote:

> Iron Gaming has some decent computers and monitors we could donate.  Our
> sponsors are shipping us new ones.
>
> -AW
>
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 11:58 AM, Nate Hill <nathanielhill at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> As part of our 3D printing service we are offering at the library, with
>> thanks to some help from James and Bill of Engage 3D, we now have 4
>> formerly retired and discarded computers running Ubuntu.  The plan is to
>> have those running as Tinkercad stations, but Tinkercad is going away
>> (lame) so we'll use something else.  Obviously we can do a lot more than
>> just this with these machines.
>>
>> I know there are some Linux based kiosk systems out there; setups that
>> allow people to schedule reservations of computers.  We don't yet have the
>> demand that we need something like this, but I'm hoping as we expand hours
>> and services on The 4th Floor this will really grow into a public computer
>> lab running all open source goodies.
>>
>> I've got a machine that could be tasked as the 'computer signup station'.
>>  Does anyone on this list want to give this project a shot?  We'd love to
>> have you.
>>
>> Nate
>>
>>
>> --
>> Nate Hill
>> nathanielhill at gmail.com
>> http://4thfloor.chattlibrary.org/
>> http://www.natehill.net
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