[IAEP] FOSS VT Went Amazingly Well!
jeremy at networkhelp.com.au
Tue Apr 14 04:30:58 EDT 2009
Posting to Sun these details and thanking the team behind this for their effort - well done !
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>>> On 13/04/2009 at 10:03 pm, in message <8c788a890904130503i135328beyd25393823311bb4f at mail.gmail.com>, Roland Gesthuizen <rgesthuizen at gmail.com> wrote:
Thanks Walter :-)
Jeremy, the two links to pass onto your Sun contacts are
After giving this a tryout, they can then directly work with Walter and the Wiki pages. If they get it working ... they could also publish and share the working images here,
http://virtualboximages.com ( http://virtualboximages.com/ )
2009/4/13 Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>
We are here to help if we can.
On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 7:34 AM, Roland Gesthuizen
<rgesthuizen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a contact with Sun Microsystems, Jeremy Stagg who has expressed a
> keen interest to see if they can help organise somebody from Sun to see if
> they can enable it on their terminal services environment for schools,
> perhaps also get it to run better within Virtual Box, their VM environment.
> Joel and I had a brief look at this last year with Tony Forster at the VITTA
> 2008 conference in Melbourne and I had a chance to walk through the idea
> with Jeremy.
> Regards Roland
> 2009/4/11 Caroline Meeks <caroline at solutiongrove.com>
>> I wanted to thank everyone and especially the Sugar on a Stick technical
>> team. This may not be too coherent I'm pretty tired but I wanted to give
>> It worked on tons of different computers. Dave Bauer even got it working
>> on the macs. There was one little HP that seemed not to work. A number of
>> computers, including a new eepc couldn't get to the wireless.
>> Everyone loved it! They were thrilled with Sugar and we had a room full of
>> people playing with Turtle Art by the end of the session. People also
>> really got it. They got how having a stick gave the kids access to a known
>> system at multiple locations. They got how valuable working on existing
>> computers would be for them. The lucky ones who were going to get 1-1
>> netbook deployments want sugar for those too!
>> Walter has pictures. We were the hit of the show.
>> This is the result of so much hard work by so many people, on Sugar on a
>> Stick, on Sugar, and let us not forget all the geeks who came before us who
>> made Linux and all the drivers work on all those machines. I don't know if
>> these teachers really understood how many people worked to make this
>> possible, but what is important is how much they were able to see in a short
>> time about what a difference it could make to their students.
>> Thank you,
>> Caroline Meeks
>> Solution Grove
>> Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
>> 617-500-3488 - Office
>> 505-213-3268 - Fax
>> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
>> IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
> Roland Gesthuizen - ICT Coordinator - Westall Secondary College
> http://www.westallsc.vic.edu.au ( http://www.westallsc.vic.edu.au/ )
> "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change
> the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever has." --Margaret Mead
> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
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Roland Gesthuizen - ICT Coordinator - Westall Secondary College
http://www.westallsc.vic.edu.au ( http://www.westallsc.vic.edu.au/ )
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever has." --Margaret Mead
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