Someone to work on a Freedom Toaster...

One of the projects that I wanted to see up and running at The Working Centre is a Freedom Toaster. If you haven't heard about the Freedom Toaster project before it's worth checking out at:

The Working Centre's Computer Recycling Project is almost set to open up again, we've been building shelves in our new space and sorting through the thousands of parts. When we are open it would be nice if people could just drop in with their own blank CDs and burn their own copy of whatever Linux distribution they want using the freedom toaster.

An agent seeks Linux developers to work in Toronto area

Re-posting a message from a search consultant.

(a) Linux/Unix graphics developer. Strong in development using C/C++ at the application layer. This would be
with a Multimedia organization in the GTA.

(b) A similar skill set, does not require the graphics knowledge. This is with a profitable wireless industrial router/switch product development organization. Again strong Linux ability at the middle to upper application layers.

(c) Other software development opportunities from the Microprocessor (embedded) layer, up to the GUI application layers.

Test instafaq 1.1

This is a test of the instafaq 1.1 entry. It will hopefully appear indented to instafaq 1.

Test instafaq 1.

This is the body of the test instfaq 1 entry.

InstaFAQ. How do I add an entry?

It's fun and easy to add a FAQ entry with the Drupal InstaFAQ tool.

  1. Register on the web site. We don't allow anonymous visitors to post on this web site.
  2. Log in.
  3. Create content by selecting the "Create content" link in the left-hand side menu.
  4. Create a Blog entry by selecting "Blog entry" from the Create content sub-menu.
  5. Add the InstaFAQ List Name in the blogtags field. This InstaFAQ is tagged as "instafaq". Others might be "gardening centres" or "consultants".
  6. Add your content to the body of your InstaFAQ entry.

Drupal. What is it?

Drupal is a content management system. It provides flexible, powerful tools that are combined to make web sites.

InstaFAQ. What is it?

"You're soaking in it."

InstaFAQ is a Drupal tool that allows web site visitors to create a FAQ (list of frequently Answered Questions) through their blog entries. If you are looking at a single entry you can find the complete instafaq here .

Joes Linux CD and DVD Collection.

Here's my collection of Linux CD's/DVD's I've accumulated over the years. I've just typed the label descriptions I jotted down on them with marker at the time I created them. If you'd like a copy of one of these let me know prior to a lug meeting and I'll bring whichever ones are requested to be burned.

Linux Mandrake 7.0 (Air) - 1 CD
Linux Mandrake 7.1 (Hydrogen) - 2 CDs
Linux Mandrake 7.2 - 2 CDs
Linux Mandrake 8.2 - 3 CDs
Linux Mandrake 9.0 - 3 CDs
Virtual Linux (Mandrake 8.0 CD Boot) - 1 CD

Red Hat Linux
Red Hat Linux 6.1 - 1 CD

Linux ambassadors on web site

Does anyone think it might be helpful to have a few profiles/ambassadors on the web site to introduce newcomers to the LUG? People could then put a face to the club when they first attend a meeting... just an idea.

Job Posting (2)

Job Posting

Computer Recycling
Project Developer/Marketer

Full-time Temporary
Job Creation Partnership Project **
Funded through Service Canada

March 26, 2007 (40 weeks)
$423 per week

The Working Centre’s Computer Recycling project has moved to a new location and is expanding its outreach to local businesses to encourage the recycling and refurbishing of used computers.

This project will expand the quality and number of refurbished computers made available to people living on a limited income.

The Project Developer/Marketer position will:

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