Of ‘Double Mokka’, Mice and Projectors

Most of Saturday morning we concentrated on the aches and pains of the Sisters’ laptops. A slow machine here, an overcrowded hard disk there. The laptop of Sr. Maria, who is now in Tanzania, was given Windows in Karen and the divice “thanked” with a long boot time until finally the Microsoft logo appeared on the screen. This clearly showed […]

» Read more

Yet they do work

Since we are going to Chesongoch on Tuesday, we first concentrated on making the notebooks and two barebone desk computers work. Whereas the notebooks went smoothly with Ubuntu 18.04 (with a little “forcepae” as mentioned before) there was a problem with the ACER monitors which, controlled by the barebones, showed an unreadable image on the screens. We were already exchanging […]

» Read more

One Michael follows after the other

The flight from Zürich to Nairobi was without problems. After the plane was de-iced Birgit and Michael could enjoy a journey without any turbulences. Only shortly before landing, the landing gear was extended with an unusually loud noise, the Boeing suddenly took off again. Some uncertainty spread until the pilot explained that another plane was blocking the runway. Passport and […]

» Read more

Burundi Ecole Mahoro up and running – finally!

Ecole Mahoro in Burundi

In spring 2012 (!), computers were disassembled and reassembled again on a Saturday afternoon in the “Computerhotel” of Linux4Africa at the Linux4Afrika warehouse, also hard disks were exchanged and tested. 80 computers and monitors, keyboards, mice and all kinds of computer accessories were packed and went on a long voyage to Africa in a container in May 2012. The computers […]

» Read more
1 2 3 4 5 9