[svlug] OLPC XP Give-one / Get-one program

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 19:47:09 PDT 2007


Would your brother like to get into contact with a child in Africa or
wherever who gets one of the laptops? Earth Treasury is recruiting
volunteers for technology transfer, social development, and the
possibility of going into business with international friends.

On 9/26/07, Kristian Erik Hermansen <kristian.hermansen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I will be participating in this.  One laptop will go to a child in
> need, and the other will go to my 11 year old brother Peter who has
> been running Linux for a few years now and just built his first 64-bit
> Linux desktop from scratch :-)  Of course, I've also been teaching him
> some programming along the way too!  I think this OLPC GoGo idea is
> ingenious...
>
>
> On 9/26/07, Paul Reiber <reiber at gmail.com> wrote:
> > There's been a LOT of interest recently in the OLPC.
> >
> > It's been darn near impossible to get a unit (unless you're, say, the
> > president of a well-known Linux User Group)... but that has changed!
> >
> > You might want to take a look at http://xogiving.org/ - you can help
> > this initiative, and get one of the units for yourself in the process.
> >
> > I have a feeling this program will "fill up" quite quickly - there are
> > only a limited number of units allocated to the program - so if you're
> > interested, move quickly.
> >
> > Best regards and happy hacking!
> > -Paul Reiber
> > President, SVLUG
> > http://reiber.org
> >
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> Kristian Erik Hermansen
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Edward Cherlin
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