Educator, education technology specialist,  entrepreneur, open source advocate. M.A. in Educational Psychology, MSED in Educational Leadership, Linux system administrator, CCNA, virtualization using Virtual Box. Follow me at @Don_Watkins .

Authored Content

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Teach school remotely with the Moodle learning management system on Linux.
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Boot up Linux on the small but powerful Intel NUC. Use it for coding, video conferencing, and more.
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Run all the Linux apps you want using Crostini on your Chromebook.
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Mu makes it easy to learn how to write Python code.
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Open source can give pre-owned computers the necessary boost to make them useful with today's popular video conferencing tools.

Contributed Content

Education is essential to being a sysadmin, developer, or any type of IT professional

Learn how to incorporate open source principles and technology into the classroom.
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Top authors on have new levels of access, support, and exclusive opportunities.
Summer reading list

13 books to inform and entertain you during the long, lazy days of summer.