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Re: [vox] Public Access Terminals

Bill Kendrick wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 12:42:16PM -0700, KDRT 101.5 FM wrote:
>>Hi Folks
>>I'm going to upgrade the PA terminal at the Coop soon.  I'm moving to 
>>using the boothbox livecd (http://boothbox.sourceforge.net/).  Depending 
>>on how well the CD works we can plan on a big push for more terminals 
>>around town.  Would be nice to standarize it all.
>>Any feedback, ideas?  I'm trying to get dcn to setup a homepage for the 
>>pa terminals.
>>Any word of the state of other pa terminals?  I can't remember who takes 
>>care of the newsbeat one but do you want to move that to the new livecd?
> I set up the Newsbeat one, long ago.  (It's Debian + Konqueror + IceWM,
> if I recall correctly, using the KDE kiosk framework, IceWM settings,
> and file permisisons to keep it secure.  Hopefully, it worked ;^) )
> I've since moved from Davis, and while I'm subscribed to the kde-kiosk
> mailing list, I haven't actually _set up_ a kiosk in a long time.
> So, if the boothbox livecd works well, I say: go for it!  The Newsbeat
> one is no doubt _quite_ out of date.
> The other kiosk I set up was similar to Newsbeats, and was for
> Chamonix Coffee.  When they changed ownership, the box vanished, though. :^/
> *sigh*

I live in Chicago now, so I can't do this, but someone should find out
whether the Newsbeat terminal works. Last time I checked (~6mo ago), it
didn't. You can check the vox-outreach archives for the exact date.

--Ken Bloom

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