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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Spring cleaning in the Creative Arts Linux lab

We did some great stuff today. The volunteers installed RAM in 29 GNU-Linux computers. They tested each of the computers to make sure that they are working. We end-of-lifed a lot of them, and pulled them out of the lab and put them into storage. From there, they will be responsibly recycled by our […]

Pizza and Triagefest Sunday 8/28/11

This Sunday, 8/28/11, we will be having a triage fest at the Creative Arts Charter School (CACS) from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm. The Creative Arts Charter School is located at the corner of Pierce and Turk Streets in San Francisco. Bring all the tools that you need to diagnose desktop computers. You might also […]

Possible collaboration with SFSU students

A brand new possibility has opened up for collaboration between Partimus and college students attending San Francisco State University. On August 12, Sameer Verma, a professor of Information Systems in the College of Business at SFSU, proposed a collaboration to help with the workflow of Here is an excerpt of what Sameer proposed: I […]

The Ubuntu-themed earring campaign is succeeding!

Partimus is happy to announce that it has received its first check from the Boutique Academia Ubuntu earrings drive! As we blogged about here, Boutique Academia, a small company run by Partimus co-founder Maile Urbancic, has created some beautiful gold-colored and silver-colored earrings created in the shape of the Ubuntu human family logo. Maile has […]

Fun, Pizza & Ubuntu Linux at a public school!

We did some really great work today, and had fun doing it! We installed 14 GNU-Linux work stations in 3 classrooms at the public charter KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy at Geary and Scott Streets. Thanks very much to Eric S., Joe Puig, Grant Bowman, Michael Paoli, Elizabeth Krumbach, and Michelle Mastin, for doing a really […]

Teaching teachers how to share software, one computer at a time.

I met today with some new teachers at the KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy regarding computers in their classrooms. There is a 5th grade math teacher who wants to use our GNU-Linux computers to allow the kids to do math problems online. There is social studies teacher who wants to use our Linux computers for […]

Fundraiser: Ubuntu Earrings from Boutique Academia – Now in Silver!

Back in June we shared details for our first product-based fundraiser: Fundraiser: Ubuntu Earrings from Boutique Academia. One of the pieces of feedback we received was that people wanted the option to buy these in a silver color rather than gold. Maile came through and you can now buy rhodium plated Ubuntu earrings! (rhodium is […]

Computer work this Sunday August 7th KIPP school 10 to 5

The school year is starting again in a big way, and we have teachers who need GNU-Linux computers! If you can come to the KIPP school this Sunday 8/7/11, you will get free pizza and drinks! Please come to the back of the school at O’Farrell and Pierce as the school is undergoing heavy construction. […]