In various sizes and disguises, Bristol Wireless’ mobile LTSP suite has been on its summer holidays again this year, taking in the Global Village in Kent, the Big Green Gathering in Somerset and the Climate Action Camp in North Yorkshire.
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After a great deal of toil, testing and tweaking, the new Bristol Wireless 5.8 GHz network backbone is now stable and is almost ready for service since it is considered to be at the pre-production stage.
On Friday 4th August a team from BBC Bristol’s Points West filmed a piece on Bristol’s Digital Challenge bid.
From BCC press Office – http://www.bristol-city.gov.uk/ccm/content/press-releases/2006/jul/it-development-eases-sharing-of-information.en A new IT development is marking the beginning of the end of ‘can’t open yours’ culture. As part of its drive to reduce the cost of services without compromising quality, Bristol City Council today joined the Open Document Format (ODF) Alliance. The move is expected to make it easier […]
Bristol has today been named the region’s top digital city after being
named amongst the ten national finalists in the government’s Digital
Ben Green of Bristol Wireless is organising an introductory course on video editing with Cinelerra at Easton Community Centre in Bristol in July 2006.
Venn festival 1st-4th Jine
Hi all, A lot has happened over the last few weeks, this last one in particular. To make sure everyone thats not around daily is up to speed on things, here’s an update on what’s happened and a roadmap of what is to come in the near future. Bails and I got the VoIP at […]
Bristol is to build on its growing reputation on a leading European city for e-communications, digital technology and media industries by bidding to become the UK’s top digital city in 2006. How the city is using the latest technology to improve services and ensure a better quality of life for everyone and why a partnership of business, community and city council leaders believe Bristol can win the government’s Â£7 million “Digital Challenge”.
There’s a new addition to the website which many of you might have missed — we now have a videoblog.
Bristol Wireless are pleased to be able to have relaunched its PC giveaway project. We have distributed another 15 machines in the first month of 2006. Receipt of machines is linked to completion of “First Time on Line” the UFI funders basic skills assessment website. PCs donated by Institute of Physics Publishing (av.800Mhz/256MB/40GB) were data […]
Bristol is to build on its growing international reputation for e-communications and digital technologies and media by bidding to become the UK’s top digital city.
Ben Green prefaced this project with a quote from “Mission Impossible”, but Bristol Wireless and Fluffy Logic have suceeded in the Challenge, making a succint and informative promotional infotisement on a minimal budget and lots of hard work. We’re really pleased with the result.
Bristol Wireless has successfully secured funding from the University for industry (Ufi) to continue the activities we have been developing at Easton Community Centre since May. This will allow us to continue to run the IT Suite as a UKOnline Centre for at least the next 6 months, providing courses and community IT support through […]
Bristol Wireless ran their mobile cybertent once again for 5 days in a field near Cheddar at the Big Green Gathering 2005. With our old friends and collaborators Psand providing connectivity to the net via their Satellite Uplink trucks. With up to 20 terminals in use by festival goers for over 6 hours a day […]
Many of you will know we have been working on using old hardware with the Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) and now have over 5 networks installed across the city – one of them at Princess Royal Gardens. We got involved because of Ronnie Corbett, the Warden there. Ronnie has written about getting the computers […]
The official launch of the Bristol Wireless installed LTSP suite at Princess Royal Gardens, a sheltered accommodation project in East Bristol, was held on 20th July, attended by City Councillors John Kiely and Abdul Malik and his Lordship, The Mayor Peter Abraham. The suite consists of 6 terminals and a server all kindly donated by […]
FAVE is a new event for people who are interested in free and open source creative software on Linux and other computer platforms. It’s taking place on Saturday August 20th 2005 at the Trinity Community & Arts Centre in Bristol, UK. Everyone is welcome, even if they have never used this kind of software before. […]
Bristol Wireless members attended the inaugral event in London last year and will be organising a trip to London in the Autumn. http://www.socialsource.org.uk/pmwiki.php/Main/LatestNews Latest News June 2005 Our next event has now been fixed for November 2005 and will take place immediately after this year’s UK Riders conference. The theme will be mix/match/migrate and will […]
Glastonburys loss is HesFes kids gain. Hackers and Home Educators come together on the South Coast for a week of Linux and free Internet fun in the sun.