[Freedombox-discuss] DreamPlug advice before I buy it
rachid.abdelli1 at free.fr
Thu Aug 15 18:47:00 UTC 2013
Thanks a lot.
I'll buy the original DreamPlug due a want to run a FreedomBox.
I am willing to learn. Talk to you and soon.
Thanks & Regards,
On 14/08/2013 02:40, Nick Daly wrote:
> Hi Rachid, thanks for mailing! Apologies for the late reply.
> I want you to be aware of two things:
> 1. There are several "Dream Plugs" from GlobalScale. Only the original
> DreamPlug has been tested. We haven't tested the D2 Plug, so you
> probably want to buy the original DreamPlug (unless you're really
> 2. A DreamPlug is a fine little web server, but it takes a bit of
> technical work and know-how to turn it into a FreedomBox. If you
> just want a web server then it's fine but, if you want to run a
> FreedomBox, you'll need some technical experience or a willingness to
> learn. Folks on this list would be happy to help you, but we can't
> guarantee success.
> Rachid Abdelli <rachid.abdelli1 at free.fr> writes:
>> I'll order the DreamPlug from globalscale technologies
>> <http://www.globalscaletechnologies.com/c-5-dreamplugs.aspx> before I
>> want to know If it is still valid ?
> Yes, it's still valid. However, if you're looking to save money, you
> might also look into the Raspberry Pi, though no FreedomBox image exists
> for it yet.
>> Indeed, globalscale selling now new product or you have a new proposal !
>> The last DreamPlug product from globalscale has following specifications :
> Be careful, as GlobalScale has produced a DreamPlug and a D2 Plug (the
> sequel to the DreamPlug). We haven't built anything for the D2 Plug
> yet, only the original DreamPlug.
>> I'm located in France, near of Paris and globalscale has Europe model
>> should I choose it ?
> Yeah, that should work. Mind your outlets, though, you might need to
> buy an adapter to plug it in.
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