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Re: [vox] Wildfire Idea to Help Katrina Victims
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Re: [vox] Wildfire Idea to Help Katrina Victims

On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 05:27:43PM -0700, Ken Herron wrote:
> You might try to find some Houston-area LUGs interested in getting 
> involved.

Agreed!  Some links:

  Coastal Area of Texas Linux Users Group  (in League City, near Houston)
  (hrm, website seems to have died and turned into a squatter)

  Fort Worth Linux User Group  (near Dallas)

  Rice Linux User Group  (at Rice in Houston)

  San Antonio Linux Users Group  (over in S.A.)

  Victoria Linux Enthusiasts  (between S.A. and Houston)
  http://www.vle.org/  (ack, seems dead!)

...and, of course...

  Houston Linux User Group

> It seems to me though that information on how to set up a 
> kiosk is the least of what you'd need. The actual computers, willing 
> volunteers, access to the site (aka credibility with relief 
> organizations), and communications access to the Internet would all be 
> necessary.

Steve, do you have any kind of kickstart or livecd system for throwing
these systems together?  (i.e., get a bunch of donated computers, and
then *boom*, *boom*, *boom*, turn them all into the kind of kiosk
systems you want)

Good luck!

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