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Re: [vox-tech] Re: wifi



I have been focused on my debian machine for weeks now however I can only go 
so far due to my lack of knowledge in this field.  If no wifi in the area 
then at least I can have a good demo of other things such as tux paint, tux 
racer (If I ever get my 3d going), open office, and a whole lot of eye candy 
that non geeks just eat up by the shovelful.  

I have practically begged for some help with a recent vox-tech email post but 
haven't received a single email reply , or phone call for that matter.  Not 
one.  Figured that since this is a demo to help our cause I would have a lot 
of replies.  Maybe it is human nature.  Maybe that no one really knows me.  
Maybe a little of both.

I shall persevere however difficult  my obstacles may be.  One man from this 
group, Tim Riley, will come to assist me on Saturday so all is not lost.  He 
is a very knowledgeabe person and a good friend of mine that I know I can 
count on in a clutch situation.

Anybody is more than welcome at my house to give their two cents about our 
demo or just to hang out and be a little sociable.  Just email me.  Do have 
to finish an abs repair on a suburban for a davis firefighter but that wont 
take too much time at all.

Btw...if anybody from this group needs vehicle repair or just some advice from 
a knowledgable mechanic, please let me know.  I will bend over backwards to 
help this group out in anyway that I can.

Going to a blue devil football game tonite.  GO BLUE DEVILS!!

Jimbo 

  

On Friday 08 September 2006 09:46 am, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 10:40:16PM -0700, Jim George wrote:
> > The people that are in charge of the Farmers Market state that all non
> > profit venues shall only be on the north side.  Guess we will have to set
> > up camp at the tan metal structure located at the NE corner of Central
> > Park (CP).
> >
> > I take it that you were out there with a laptop?
> >
> > I have to find out what the signal strength is by the tan metal structure
> > and btw...what the heck is that thing?  It's not a garbage can.
> >
> > Alex, you mention a big oak tree.  Tell me that it isn't by our
> > mysterious tan metal object, is it?
>
> Worst case scenario, no need to sweat it over network access.
> If you have lots of goodies installed on the box for people to play with,
> they'll enjoy it.  (Think:  Gimp, Openoffice, Tux Paint ;^) )
>
> I've often found that network access at events just makes the geekier
> people sit and stare at their laptop, rather than actually _interact_ with
> the people who are walking by and looking at our booth -- the WHOLE REASON
> WE ARE THERE. :^)
>
> I'd focus on making sure we've got a box, or a laptop set up that people
> can poke at.  Speakers for playing (not too loudly) some mellow music might
> be cool, too.  (And, you know, speakers are good for TUx Paint, too ;^) )
>
> -bill!
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