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 .

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The end of the pandemic won't be the end of curbside pickup, delivery, and other shopping conveniences, so set your website up for success with these plugins.
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Raspberry Pi 400's support for videoconferencing is a benefit for homeschoolers seeking inexpensive computers.
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Convert, print, protect, and do more with your files directly from the command line.
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WoeUSB makes Windows boot disks from Linux and help your friends unlock their out-of-commission machines.
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Zint makes it easy to generate more than 50 types of custom barcodes.

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Keep your data and accounts safe by using a secure open source password manager to store unique, complex passwords.
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.