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Qimo 2.0 Review Great Linux Distribution For Kids

http://www.linuxnov.com

Qimo 2.0 Linux distribution based on Ubuntu designed specially for kids with Xfce window manager, looks really simple to use and suitable for small kids and integrated with many games will help the kid to improve his/her skills. Mathematical, typing, drawing, learning ABCs. will show you all that in the review.

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Learning is Childsplay

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After I finished my recent articles on Teaching with Tux and Learning with Gcompris, I received a couple of suggestions from readers that I take a look at Childsplay. I spent some time looking at Childsplay and if you have small children, I think you should too.

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Learning with Gcompris

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Today, I'm going to discuss the Gcompris education suite. Gcompris is meant for younger children from 2 to 10 years old, though it seems to focus on the younger part of this range.

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OOo4Kids : The Openoffice.org for kids

http://www.unixmen.com

Openoffice.org for kids or better say OOo4kids is a project that aims to provide a simplified version of openoffice.org for kids between 7-12 years .

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Introducing your Child to Linux

http://www.thesmartbean.com

The Linux operating system offers an excellent learning opportunity for children, whether for educational software and games, programming, or general computer skills. Charles Profitt, a K-12 systems administrator, shares with SmartBean the nuts and bolts of introducing kids to Linux.

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More Self-serving, Lockin-oriented GPL Code from Microsoft

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Microsoft latches onto Moodle to create lock-in at schools

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The path forward for Linux is child's play

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Linux has been growing in importance for years in the darkened server closets. In the consumer world of personal computers and mobile devices, however, Linux hasn't fared particularly well.

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Real World Computing

http://www.pcpro.co.uk

MySQL fan Ian Wrigley discusses computer programming for children, and goes back in time with linux.

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Teaching Programing Skills to Children with Logo

http://www.linuxjournal.com

As a parent of three young boys, I often think about what it's going to take to be competitive in the job market of the future. Obviously, they'll need solid reading, writing, math and science skills, with history, literature and art thrown in to make them well-rounded. Being a computer nerd myself, I recognize the value of even basic computer skills.

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Authorities in China and Australia ‘Sell’ Their Children to Microsoft

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It's no hoax: “They’ll get sort of addicted, and then we’ll somehow figure out how to collect sometime in the next decade.” -Bill Gates. WELL, what can we say? Like most such deals, it smacks of collusion or dumping, sometimes even bribes like Live@Edu, public looting, or even addiction techniques like the *Spark programmes.

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Sweet new version of Sugar Learning Platform on its way

http://arstechnica.com

Sugar Labs has released a new version of the Sugar Learning Platform, a Linux-based software environment for education. The new version includes new programs and improvements to the environment's file journal system.

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Giving kids a fresh start with Qimo Linux

http://news.cnet.com

Many Windows users, for example, have spent decades learning and using the operating system: they don't want to be bothered with learning another. Those are fogies like you and me. Kids, however, are a tabula rosa.

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Involve kids in free software development through play

http://syn.theti.ca

"Giving up on a position within a free software project when you know you’re no longer managing to do an effective job is a wonderfully liberating experience. Now that I have started to talk with Miriam Ruiz about handing over the Debian Jr. project, I can stop worrying about the leadership task and just have fun with it..."

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Is Ubuntu Family Friendly?

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Yesterday while I was browsing Ubuntu Forums I came across a thread posted by someone named EssexJames. He recounts a recent experience with showing his 10 year old son Ubuntu:

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Switching your kids to Linux

http://www.kitterman.org

Based on some of the feedback on my previous postings, there seems to be some interest in this topic. I'm sure that this is more like Perl than Python (there is more than one way to do it), but this is how I managed it....

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