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Welcome to America: Here's your Linux computer

Installing Linux and programs on surplus computers for those in need.Read more

Google Code-in tasks and rewards for teens

Google Code-in is an initiative for 13-17 year olds to get involved in open source software projects. Participating organizations select its top five...Read more

Four Linux distros for kids

Linux operating systems for kids
I can see the brightness of curiosity in my six year old niece Shuchi's eyes when she explores a mobile phone or manipulates the idiot box with its...Read more

Which office suite do you use?

open source software for the office
Office software suites offer a host of tools to help you get things done: email, a word processor, notepads, spreadsheets, as well as, presentation,...Read more

Which office suite do you use?

open source software for the office
Office software suites offer a host of tools to help you get things done: email, a word processor, notepads, spreadsheets, as well as, presentation, finance, and publisher applications. Which office suite was your first? Do you love or hate the one you're using now? From your experierce, how would you compare and contrast a proprietary suite to a free and open source one? If you don't use a suite of office apps, all packaged nicely together, what tools to do you use in tandem to get work done? Would you say it's just as nice or better?Read more

Increasing participation of women in Free and Open Source Software

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Few women have been historically applying for Google Summer of Code , a program in which Google provides stipends for students to work for three...Read more

Can Inkscape reduce the number of incarcerated people?

illegal foss
When the free vector drawing program Inkscape was first released in late 2003, I realized this software could do some part in helping to reduce the...Read more

Five new RPG games for Linux

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If you love RPG (role-playing games) and you think there's no future for these games on Linux, this post is for you. I’ll show you five new RPG games...Read more