[Freedombox-discuss] DreamPlug advice before I buy it

Rachid Abdelli rachid.abdelli1 at free.fr
Thu Aug 15 18:47:00 UTC 2013

Hi Nick,

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
>    adventurous!).
> 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.
> Nick

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