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Submitted by The Pen World | Last message on: Sa, 01/12/2019 - 08:53 | 2 comment(s)
Hi everyone! My name is Sampson. I am very new here and finding the information here overwhelming. Can someone help me by showing me how to request for a laptop for my pupils at school? I am glad to join this amazing group. Thanks! Sampson.
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Submitted by t810sable | Last message on: Do, 01/10/2019 - 14:47 | 2 comment(s)
IBM ThinkPad which has very slow and old Pentium M processor. It also has a WiFi device which is very old (Intel PRO/Wireless 2100) and after Lubuntu 14.04 is installed, WiFi can't be used - only through Ethernet cable to connect to internet. There are many postings online about this, but no clear solution. There was this page https://wiki.debian.org/ipw2200 but I couldn’t download the firmware...
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Submitted by robertmuil | Last message on: Mo, 01/07/2019 - 14:48 | 2 comment(s)
Dear Labdoo - do you accept Kindle Fires? I have a brand new one - 2012 Model, 8GB, colour 7" display - that I'd be happy to prepare and get to you... (https://www.cnet.com/reviews/amazon-kindle-fire-2012-review/) Best, Rob
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Submitted by t810sable | Last message on: Mo, 12/31/2018 - 06:45 | 2 comment(s)
A potential laptop donor asked if Labdoo accepts laptops that is infected by virus. Is this an issue when sanitizing the laptops? There will not be an issue and Labdoo hubs can receive these laptops?
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| Last message on: Do, 05/17/2018 - 13:29 | 1 comment(s)
I followed the instructions at https://www.labdoo.org/content/advanced-method-without-network to prepare some USB sticks for the purpose of sanitizing Dootronics. After downloading the two files "parted_magic_clonezilla_2012_10.iso" and "parted_magic_clonezilla_2013_08.iso" I "burned" the images (successful) to the sticks with two different programs: "Disks" and "Startup Disk Creator". All 4...
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Submitted by jprisab | Last message on: Sa, 03/17/2018 - 08:58 | 2 comment(s)
Hello, I have been reviewing the material you facilitate and I find very helpful for example the "Dootrip Brochure" for example at the time ato create some publicity that could provide some dootravleres in our Hubs. [https://www.labdoo.org/content/dootrip-brochure] There is one thing though that I would suggest to change and it is that on it, it is requested to reach out for the...
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Submitted by jordi | Last message on: Do, 01/04/2018 - 07:27 | 0 comment(s)
Hello every one in the Labdoo Teams! We wanted to wish you all a Happy New Year 2018 and share with you how good 2017 was in terms of the global progress achieved by the Labdoo Project and thanks to all of you. Here are some 2017 highlights:
  • 37% increase in dootronics tagged compared to 2016 (this past year we tagged a total of 3735 dootronics, that's more than 10 laptops a...
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Submitted by eparpal | Last message on: Fr, 12/08/2017 - 11:14 | 9 comment(s)
My nephew Bernat has been helping me this afternoon repairing one laptop ... so this is really his idea. He asked if we knew about Chalet OS, a new linux distribution related to Google, with an Interface that emulates Windows. I don't enven have an opinion on wheather this is a good thing or not. Have you heard about it? What do you think about it? Thanks
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Submitted by wendy | Last message on: Fr, 10/27/2017 - 04:35 | 3 comment(s)
I ran into installation problems with old MACs and I found this in the German Wiki that limited support is provided to old MACs https://www.labdoo.org/content/lubuntu-auch-f%C3%BCr-mac-apple-powerpc-und-intel-cpu We've received many old macs recently, any suggestions how we can best re-purpose of these old macs? Thanks!!
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Submitted by Educem | Last message on: Mo, 06/05/2017 - 08:52 | 3 comment(s)
Hello, I have a couple of ACER ASPIRE ONE to be cleaned. They come with a 8GB HDD (I suppose it's an SSD). I have installed Lubuntu on them but I can't get the OS running properly. Has anyone got stuck on the same problem before? Thanks in advance! Paz