Category Archives: Linux

Upgrades Complete.

School upgrades are now complete. I’m now working on: Provincial Exam software testing. Testing Firefox 4 for September 2011. Video Editing on Linux for Schools. Summer power-down. Bus garage upgrades. SKSS load balancing image re-configuration. Summer account and data cleanup … Continue reading

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What’s new

Been sick for the last 2 days. Fixed bug sd73-logout-shutdown script – was not properly logging out of kde at night. I’d like to do WordPress and Impress screen-cast tutorials but my Logitech USB headset/microphone stopped working.  Then gtk-record-mydesktop wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Updates

For schools running the new Linux image I added the option to choose between Adobe 8 and Adobe 9.  Adobe 9 was found to not work well with toshiba copiers.  Adobe 9 can be used for PDF Forms that need … Continue reading

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Arthur Stevenson Upgrade

Finishing Juniper Ridge this morning and upgrading Arthur Stevenson this afternoon. Wednesday: SD73 website meeting, foss-audio-conference online session. Rafter River – to determine hardware specs for Video Editing with kdenlive.

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Training and Updates

Monday was a fun day of discovering software with teachers at Marion Schilling and Dufferin Elementary. We looked at what is new in terms of software, teacher tools, SMART, OpenOffice, & web. Tuesday and Wednesday I upgraded Pacific Way. Thursday … Continue reading

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Upgrades

Dufferin system was upgraded on the 1st.  Monday was for on-site support. Arthur Hatton system was upgraded Tuesday.  Providing on-site support Wednesday. Thursday will be Westmount.

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Beattie Elementary.

Beattie Elementary will be upgraded today at 3:30.

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Report Cards on Adobe 9

We discovered that the latest Adobe 9 doesn’t support copier department codes or legal size paper.   Immediate solutions: 1) Use kdpf. Everything works well in kdpf viewer.  Changing page size works, default department codes works, and it’s faster. 2) The … Continue reading

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Fixed CBC and prepping Marion Schilling

Today I’m preparing Marion Schilling server for upgrade. Freddie and I also found a solution to the broken CBC flash videos.  Turns out that Adobe Flash player doesn’t obey system proxy settings so it was being NATed on a diffrent … Continue reading

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High School Upgrades Finished!

High School Linux Software Upgrades are now finished!  I’m now moving on to upgrade all the Elementary Schools.

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