[CUWiN] Re: Public access terminals...

Sascha Meinrath sascha at ucimc.org
Fri Jul 21 11:48:25 CDT 2006

dan blah wrote:
> as these are now up and operational, is this something worth
> mentioning on the front page of ucimc.org and cuwireless.net?

i'd put up stories on both sites.


> On 7/18/06, dan blah <dan.blah at gmail.com> wrote:
>> hey all,
>> i will have the public access terminals ready to go by the time i
>> leave the building tonight (an hour or two *hopefully*).  they are
>> currently going to be in the main space directly south of the meeting
>> nook right in front of the post office secure room.  the table is
>> right below that panel of blue lights.  the only wires running off the
>> table that are needed is the one power cable.
>> if anyone needs to move this table for whatever reason you need only
>> move it to where there is an available power outlet to have the
>> terminals work.
>> there are 4 terminals marked pa0-3 running ubuntu linux v6.06 desktop.
>>  to have internet functionality pa0 must be up and running.  to log
>> into the machines use the user name 'ucimc' and password 'public' (i
>> will have this on the table somewhere).  all of the terminals will
>> allow a user to browse the internet (firefox), instant message (gaim),
>> access word processing software (openoffice.org), as well as many
>> other things (go play around on them to find out more).
>> if anyone has any suggestions or issues with the public access
>> terminals drop a line to imc-tech at lists.ucimc.org.
>> On 7/14/06, dan blah <dan.blah at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > hey all,
>> > i am going to pick up some computers to be used as public access
>> > terminals at the imc today.  we never really nailed down a location
>> > for them in the main space.  there was talk of putting them downstairs
>> > in the room before the b2p room, but i dont think there is room there.
>> >  so the question is where would everyone like to see a table with
>> > public access terminals in the imc main space?  as for location
>> > restrictions all we will need to have is power and room for a long
>> > table.  i would also like to see a sign outside or something somewhere
>> > saying we have free public access terminals and wireless internet
>> > access.  let me know what you all think.
>> > --
>> > Daniel
>> >
>> -- 
>> Daniel

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