[Chugalug] Linux volunteer opportunity at the library
the.bald.headed.yeti at gmail.com
Wed Apr 3 00:49:51 UTC 2013
I'm not a guru but, I think some kind of kiosk would not be out of my reach.
Maybe Lubuntu with Firefox in kiosk mode?
On 04/01/2013 11:58 AM, Nate Hill 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 Hill
> nathanielhill at gmail.com <mailto:nathanielhill at gmail.com>
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