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RE: [vox] K12LTSP, Linux Thin Client for Schools
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RE: [vox] K12LTSP, Linux Thin Client for Schools

Thank you. 

Steve Hargadon
Hargadon Computer, Inc.
916-652-8600, ext. 711 
-----Original Message-----
From: vox-bounces@lists.lugod.org [mailto:vox-bounces@lists.lugod.org] On
Behalf Of Verbus M. Counts
Sent: Friday, September 03, 2004 3:45 PM
To: vox@lists.lugod.org
Subject: Re: [vox] K12LTSP, Linux Thin Client for Schools

Another good contact in South Africa is:


916-765-1624 Cell

>From: "Edward Elliott" <ed_elliott@email.com>
>Reply-To: LUGOD's general discussion mailing list <vox@lists.lugod.org>
>To: "LUGOD's general discussion mailing list" <vox@lists.lugod.org>
>Subject: Re: [vox] K12LTSP, Linux Thin Client for Schools
>Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2004 12:14:35 -0800
>Steve, exciting and excellent work. Let me offer a couple of contacts.
>1) Karstyn McKoy, the Director of IT at Horizon Instructional Systems 
>in the Sacramento area. I will add Karstyn to the BCC on this email and 
>he will get your contact information. Karstyn has done some excellent 
>work with Linux at Horizon.
>Dan Maria Cui, a friend of mine, is currently an IT manager at a school 
>system in Bakersfield.I will copy Dan on the BCC and he will have your 
>contact info. Dan, Steve is a great guy, please do me a favor and 
>contact him to see if there is a fit between his project and your work 
>and contacts in education. (Please read Steve's original post at the 
>bottom of the email.)
>2) Next week I have an interview with folks at the International 
>Writing Project in Berkeley. I will ask them if they have any contacts 
>that could help with this.
>3) I saw an interesting article about refurbing old PCs with Linux for 
>schools. In case you haven't seen it, here is the URL. 
>4) SUSE has given grants to US High Schools in the past. Their US HQ is 
>here in San Francisco, the contact number is
>888) 875-468 and the PR peron's email is
>  Martina Krahmer, Media Relations  martina.krahmer@suse.com PR on SUSE 
>at Chico State 
>5) You're doing something exciting and exceptional, and I think Tim 
>O'Reilly would be interested in knowing about it and helping.
>Here is a link, I'd recommend calling the company up and trying to to 
>his assistant. Ask for his recommendations and advice and I think he'd 
>lucky to hear your story.
>Tom Adelstein just wrote an article on Open Source and California, he 
>has a book published by O'Reilly and might have a contact number for 
>you.  http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=7750
>Pamela Samuelson at UC Berekeley is also a supporter of Open Source 
>She sits on the OSAF board.
>Speaking of OSAF, Mitch Kapor would be fascinated by this, and although 
>he isn't working on an education project, I'll bet he has great 
>contacts and ideas that could help.
>6)The Taproot Foundation has also been recommended as a terrifican 
>resource for professional volunteers.
>Here is the contact information I received from Michael Boykin at CPC 
>Job Connections:
>Jeff Kruger
>Volunteer and Outreach Manager
>Taproot Foundation
>466 Geary Street, Suite 300
>San Francisco, CA  94102
>I'll bet Jeff has great ties into the education area and would love to 
>hear your story.
>7) Last but not least, your brother Andrew probably still has great 
>contacts at Apple. If you had a scenario where iMacs could be the LTSP 
>client machines, I bet Apple could put you in touch with Apple based 
>schools and even help the project.
>By the way Steve, since you are already linked into Africa, let me add 
>a site with some interesting news in the South Africa region.
>Tectonic with support from the Thawte folks:
>If you're going all the way to Kenya, you might be able to swing over 
>to South Africa and hook up with these folks.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Steve Hargadon" <steve@hargadon.com>
>Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2004 11:47:44 -0700
>To: <vox@lists.lugod.org>
>Subject: [vox] K12LTSP, Linux Thin Client for Schools
>Re: I just completed an installation of K12LTSP at a charter school in 
>Re: and am working with the Canadian government to install Linux thin 
>Re: labs in 2,000 schools in Kenya, Africa.
>Re: I'm hoping to find a school, or schools, in the greater Sacramento 
>area that
>Re: would really benefit from this technology.  I'd like a chance to 
>Re: install or demonstrate K12LTSP, and then showcase that school in 
>Re: with Secretary of Education's office in Sacramento.
>Re: Any ideas?
>Re: Steve Hargadon
>Re: Hargadon Computer, Inc.
>Re: 916-652-8600, ext. 711
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