[vcf-midatlantic] So, we're going to need an office computer.

Bob Flanders bob.flanders at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 13:15:06 EST 2016


On newegg, $12 gets you a 2 port serial card (pci flavor)


On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 1:13 PM, Bob Flanders <bob.flanders at gmail.com> wrote:
> So here's a crazy idea. What about talking to Amazon AWS about getting
> (maybe donated) cloud computer(s). You'd only need something to remote
> desktop, run the printer.
>
> On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 1:05 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic
> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> And why Winders at all?
>>
>>
>> I'm certainly not a fan, but there are two possible reasons why we should
>> dual-boot:
>>
>> 1. Corey C. said there may be biz applications we need (accounting,
>> inventory, etc.)
>>
>> 2. If the wide-format printer works, then there may or may not be Linux
>> drivers. (Color cartridge arrived at my home two days ago. Will bring it to
>> the museum tomorrow, assuming this snow doesn't become anything major. I
>> have a really crappy old Ubuntu laptop (daily laptop is a Chromebook). Will
>> try to get an openprinting.org driver on it tonight and see if it works with
>> the printer.



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