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Re: [vox-tech] Public Access Terminals



Darrick Servis <darrick@kdvs.org> writes:
> Just joined the list.  I work at DCTV among other things.  I'm
> working on setting up a Public Access terminal for the Food Coop.
> Richard Lowenberg from DCN said you (LUGOD) were going to install
> Linux on a couple of terminals but you're waiting for the new
> version of Debian to come out.
> 
> Anyway, this is my problem.  The Public-Web-Browser Howto has been
> helpful.  But the trouble I'm having now is what browser to use.  I
> don't like Galeon because of all the libraries installed.  I don't
> like konqueror for the same reason.  Opera has the ads.  So, right
> now I'm thinking about hacking Mozilla.  Problem with mozilla is the
> user directory needs to be writable.

I don't know that I understand the problem exactly, but what about
something like knoppix on a diskless workstation?  

        http://www.knoppix.com/

It seems suited to public terminal life.

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Ricardo Anguiano
http://www.codesourcery.com
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