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 […]

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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 […]

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Weekend in Ruaraka, movies and monkeys

During our past visits, we‘d always put on a movie for the boarding school students at some point, an evening they always greatly appreciated. Last year, as the film we‘d brought with us wasn‘t entirely compatible with the ethical tenets of Catholic teaching (we hadn‘t watched it beforehand), we‘d simply decided to visit the nearby Thika Mall to buy something […]

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Visit of Sr Emily from Kenya

For many years Linux4Afrika has supported St. Scholastica Catholic School of the Benedictine Missionary Sisters of Tutzing in Ruaraka, Nairobi. Invited by Linux4Afrika Sr. Emily, principal of the school, was our guest for some days at the end of March. A considerable and multicoloured program had been planned for Sr. Emily by the host families Scholtz and Merkel: trips with […]

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