Solution for school lab just a thought

Mario Lobo lobo at
Mon Oct 31 22:09:05 UTC 2011

On Monday 31 October 2011 10:56:44 Sergio de Almeida Lenzi wrote:
> > You should look into the Freebsd port qjail. At our school lab all the
> > pcs have ms/windows on the hard drive with the "putty" client installed.
> > Students use putty to get logged into a jail on a single Freebsd system.
> > Each student can practice installing ports, packages, or one of the
> > desktop window environments in their private jail. The goal being to
> > teach students to be system administrators.
> Humm Interesting...
> In my case the computers runs FreeBSD (diskless) and they need do
> access
> windows system.
> In a public school, where the $$$ is the main problem, I think this is
> the solution.
> Here the school has computers (a lot) that receives from donation,
> projects... from time to time
> the problem is the software...
> What to teach to children??? word, exel, powerpoint, msn??? is this
> teaching???
> I think that children (and teenagers too), must face problems and
> resolve them.
> the world belongs tho those that work in group. those who can get
> answers,
> so an account in a desktop environment (in my case: gnome) with several
> program
> languages, internet access, text composing (libreoffice), postscript
> printing (cups),
> some IDE (anjuta, eclipse), multimedia (ffmpeg, avidemux2, openshot,
> dvdstyler)
> can make the difference. They can download small videos from their
> phones, and
> produce digital media, share it on DVDs...  the home lesson is send via
> email (everyone
> has email).. One problem is hand-witten... no one wants to hand write
> now...
> Those who foresee the future, can learn how to code GUI interface, and
> so produce
> software for the community.  They can learn how to install admin FreeBSD
> servers,
> share files in the network, use webdav to share files in internet... and
> so on...
> There is a need for people with this knowledge... The society will buy
> from the
> students as long as they produce good software..
> What is the other alternative???  finish high school and than look for a
> job???
> XXI century there is no jobs, there will be working people... Those who
> can
> succeed working for himself will rule.. That is what I teach to my
> boys...
> They worked hard (12 years)... and now they rule..
> Do you really think that this world crisis will end in 10 years???
> Just a thought...
> Sergio

Picture an arrow whistling through the wind, undisturbed, and hitting the 
bullseye dead in its perfect center,

That's what your thought is to me, Sergio.

+10 !

Thank you.

Mario Lobo
FreeBSD since 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!] (99% winblows FREE)

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