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Nuwan Waidyanatha
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Thin Client or Mini-PC's for FLSMS

Has anyone tried a Thin-Client or cloud-Mini-PC with FLSMS products? Basically, does it work on Windows XPE like thin OS?Because typically a Thin-Client is around $100 and a Mini-Cloud-PC is around…Continue

Tags: PC, mini, cloud, client, thin

Started Feb 27, 2013

Connecting to a UMTS Modem through cross cable
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I'm using a 2N OfficeRoute UMTS modem. I want to connect it to FLSMS. I tried the automated and manual process but failed. I'm running Ubuntu 10.4 on an Intel. The CPU is connected to the Modem…Continue

Tags: modem, UMTS

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Anderson Sep 20, 2011.

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Nuwan Waidyanatha commented on Nuwan Waidyanatha's blog post Cool use of low-cost Mini-PCs as a FLSMS hub
"It is no different from any PC just that it is small. Actually I am using a mini-pc to type this comment. I've shared the specs below. There is a smaller configuration (US$45) with 512-KB RAM and 2-GB storage but that runs on Win XPE, which…"
Jun 19, 2013
Laura Walker Hudson commented on Nuwan Waidyanatha's blog post Cool use of low-cost Mini-PCs as a FLSMS hub
"Hey Nuwan! I'd love to know a bit more about these PCs (spec, any specifics on setup) as I think it would be a useful approach for us in some of the field projects we're supporting with various partners. Laura"
Jun 19, 2013
Nuwan Waidyanatha posted a blog post

Cool use of low-cost Mini-PCs as a FLSMS hub

In Sri Lanka, the research project: Mobilizing Knowledge for Sustainable Agriculture, based on the doctrine: "communities of practice", is experimenting with low-cost ICTs such as the solution…See More
Jun 19, 2013
Nuwan Waidyanatha posted a discussion

Thin Client or Mini-PC's for FLSMS

Has anyone tried a Thin-Client or cloud-Mini-PC with FLSMS products? Basically, does it work on Windows XPE like thin OS?Because typically a Thin-Client is around $100 and a Mini-Cloud-PC is around $50. It has sufficient space ROM 2GB and RAM 512MB to install and run FLSMS with MySQL.Once you configure FLSMS, with keyword function for example, you don't really need to monitor it with the LCD screen, keyboard, or mouse, etc.Then communities can afford such a unit on their own for that price.Any…See More
Feb 27, 2013
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How does Next2 differentiate from FrontlineSMS?

The Next2 solution aims to provide the same as FrontlineSMS does or shall we say FLSMS+Ushahidi does with the location based services. It seems to eliminate the keep it simple keep it local aspect."App for Ag. User-Generated Content Sharing?The solutions is similar to how FrontlineSMS works but instead of…See More
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Dec 6, 2011
Alex Anderson replied to Nuwan Waidyanatha's discussion Connecting to a UMTS Modem through cross cable
"Hi Nuwan,   I expect you need to set up a symlink from /def/ttyACM1 to e.g. /dev/ttyS0 as I think FrontlineSMS can only connect to devices located at /dev/ttyS__   Alex"
Sep 20, 2011
Florence Scialom replied to Nuwan Waidyanatha's discussion Connecting to a UMTS Modem through cross cable
"Hi Nuwan,   Thanks for your post. You can find more about syncing FrontlineSMS with email in our help files: http://help.frontlinesms.com/manuals/1.6.16.3/keywordActions/emails.htm. I have passed your questions on to Alex, too, so he can…"
Sep 16, 2011
Nuwan Waidyanatha replied to Nuwan Waidyanatha's discussion Connecting to a UMTS Modem through cross cable
"In relation to binding the 2N UMTS modem with FLSMS, the vendor has recommended that the modem supports a mail client with SMTP and POP3; i.e. modem is a SMTP/POP3 server. Is there a way to setup a mail client account in FLSMS to interface with the…"
Sep 15, 2011
Nuwan Waidyanatha replied to Nuwan Waidyanatha's discussion Connecting to a UMTS Modem through cross cable
"Hi Alex,   Yes we are able to use the modem such as with Freedom Fone's SMS polling function.I didn't try minicom but I will now.   We see that it is using the /dev/ttyACM1 port. In FLSMS we used the "manual connect"…"
Sep 12, 2011
Alex Anderson replied to Nuwan Waidyanatha's discussion Connecting to a UMTS Modem through cross cable
"Hi Nuwan,   Are you able to provide any more details of the errors you are seeing?  Is your device appearing in /dev/?  Are you able to connect to the modem using other software such as minicom?   Alex"
Sep 12, 2011
Nuwan Waidyanatha posted a discussion

Connecting to a UMTS Modem through cross cable

I'm using a 2N OfficeRoute UMTS modem. I want to connect it to FLSMS. I tried the automated and manual process but failed. I'm running Ubuntu 10.4 on an Intel. The CPU is connected to the Modem through a RJ45 cross cable. Any ideas how to get this to work?See More
Sep 9, 2011
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Dec 31, 2010

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Cool use of low-cost Mini-PCs as a FLSMS hub

In Sri Lanka, the research project: Mobilizing Knowledge for Sustainable Agriculture, based on the doctrine: "communities of practice", is experimenting with low-cost ICTs…

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Posted on June 19, 2013 at 1:44am — 2 Comments

How does Next2 differentiate from FrontlineSMS?

The Next2 solution aims to provide the same as FrontlineSMS does or shall we say FLSMS+Ushahidi does with the location based services. It seems to eliminate the keep it simple keep it local aspect.

"App for Ag. User-Generated Content Sharing?

The solutions is similar to how…

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Posted on December 14, 2011 at 9:07am

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