[nmglug] multi-function machine

Sean Leonard meanderingcode at aetherislands.net
Fri Nov 30 11:10:46 PST 2012

Happy to help.


On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 12:06 PM, BrianO'Keefe <okeefe at cybermesa.com> wrote:

>  Hi Sean,
> Satsangat has offered also and he is much closer and possibly available
> sooner. I have emailed him directly with contact info, etc. If for some
> reason it doesn't work out then perhaps Thursday caould work. I will keep
> you posted and your offer is so welcomed!
> Brian
> On 11/30/2012 10:09 AM, Sean Leonard wrote:
> Hi Brian,
> I am available to help her out getting her software running, a file
> syncing solution set up, and her printer configured.  I am, however, half
> an hour south of Santa Fe.  The next time I plan on heading in that
> direction is for the nmglug meeting this coming Thursday, so the best time
> for me would be during the day, beforehand.  If someone else lives closer,
> they may be able to give her a hand before that.
> CC'ing the list.  Let me know.
> Cheers,
> Sean
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 2:22 PM, BrianO'Keefe <okeefe at cybermesa.com>wrote:
>> Hi Sean,
>> I finally got the box back from Doug and Shaun at Cyber Network. Doug
>> copied all the data, he says, from the old failing drive to a newer drive
>> and put it into a newer box. He also upgraded the OS to Windows 7. Now what
>> Marian will need is the OS set up so that she can use her normal software,
>> like Outlook and office programs. Also we'll get some new cartridges for
>> her printer and hopefully then she'll have a functioning printer. We will
>> work on getting her a conference call capable phone if the current
>> multi-function machine functions. If it doesn't then we'll cross that
>> bridge later.
>> So set up her OS, get her connected to the web, import all of her Outlook
>> files into the new app in Windows 7, maybe even her IE bookmarks, network
>> her laptop, desktop and printer. She would like to be able to do file
>> sharing between the 2 boxes but she says she's never known how to do this
>> before when it was set up.
>> It sounds like she could really use tutoring too but I am Windows dumb
>> and couldn't assist there at all.
>> Are you up for it? I have another potential volunteer or 2 but you're the
>> only one that offered setting up the OS and software.
>> Thanks,
>> Brian
>> On 11/23/2012 01:35 PM, MeanderingCode wrote:
>>> Hi Brian,
>>> Wow, that does sound like quite an endeavor.  I wish her well in it.
>>> Thank you for supporting that work.
>>> Let me know what assistance is needed.  As i said, i have no hardware
>>> to donate, but i can set up an OS and software on one if that's needed,
>>> get a network set up with whatever router is available, get the printer
>>> installed and configured on the computer or network, etc.
>>> Good luck,
>>> Sean
>>> On Fri 23 Nov 2012 12:56:20 PM MST, BrianO'Keefe wrote:
>>>> Hi Sean,
>>>> Thanks so much for the offer! For a little more info about Marian
>>>> Naranjo I can tell you that it was her father who basically was the
>>>> "glue" that held Santa Clara Pueblo together during the difficult
>>>> times it experienced when much of its land was expropriated for the
>>>> Manhattan Project. The tribe was severely traumatized and the influx
>>>> of all of the "angloism" further contributed to the dissolving of the
>>>> pueblo traditions and the Tewa language and Pueblo traditions were
>>>> evaporating. Today Marian continues her father's work and is trying to
>>>> not only revitalize the use of their native language but also to
>>>> build, literally, a place where the traditions can be practiced. That
>>>> will be an enormous endeavor but our Amnesty International group here
>>>> has determined that we will at least get her office back up and
>>>> running after her HD was corrupted by some online service, her printer
>>>> is on the fritz and her small network is defunct (she is illiterate
>>>> computer-wise and doesn't know what happened and I don't have a clue
>>>> what her set-up was).
>>>> I am going to speak with her Monday and I will also go by Cybernetwork
>>>> and find out what was actually done to her box and that it's all fine.
>>>> (Doug talked about junking her old one and just transferring her data
>>>> to a better box but I don't know how that turned out).
>>>> Many, many thanks
>>>> Brian
>>>> On 11/23/2012 10:59 AM, MeanderingCode wrote:
>>>>> On Thu 22 Nov 2012 11:01:51 AM MST, BrianO'Keefe wrote:
>>>>>> [...] for Marian Naranjo of
>>>>>> Santa Clara Pueblo back up and running. If you recall, she's the
>>>>>> director of HOPE, Honor Our Pueblo Existence [...]
>>>>>> She can't start her Tewa
>>>>>> language program until she can actually print. She had been wireless
>>>>>> previously but the network would need to be set up again and I am
>>>>>> completely at a loss with Windoze so would be unable to help her so
>>>>>> we'd a bit of IT assistance too.
>>>>> I have no hardware to donate, nor do i know anything not inferred from
>>>>> names about HOPE or a "Tewa language program", but they sound important
>>>>> to me.  Time is scarce for me these days and I live out south of Santa
>>>>> Fe, but if needed I would be happy to assist in setting up software
>>>>> and/or networking and get an opportunity to learn a little about what
>>>>> she and they are doing.
>>>>> Email me at this address to discuss what's needed and when it can get
>>>>> done if you need me.
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> Sean
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