Category Archives: Free Thoughts

…and yet again…

I don’t have the time or energy to commit to pulling this group together any further than I already have.  We have an email and mailing list, a website/blog and a regular meeting time, a start for group structure and … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi — Exploring the Possibilities

the ethernet capable raspberry pi is $35 and has an estimated order time of 5-12 weeks: http://www.alliedelec.com/lp/120626raso/?cm_mmc=Offline-Referral-_-Electronics-_-RaspberryPi-201203-_-World-Selector-Page (12 weeks) http://www.newark.com/jsp/search/productdetail.jsp?id=83T1943&Ntt=83T1943 (5 weeks) Here are two media center operating systems available for it: http://openelec.tv/ — see http://wiki.openelec.tv/index.php?title=Building_and_Installing_OpenELEC_for_Raspberry_Pi http://www.raspbmc.com/ Basically, this is a very lightweight, low-energy, … Continue reading

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Software Freedom Day

Did you know that there is an International Software Freedom day (the 3rd Saturday of September; this year it’s Sept 15)?  We didn’t, until very recently.  We would love to organize public demonstrations of free software for this day, but … Continue reading

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081612 notes

Hi folks, Don and I met today, and this website is the results of our conversation.   Since we didn’t have a full group, much of our agenda will carry over to next meeting.  Here’s where we’re at: John (Razor) resigned … Continue reading

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