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Wikipedia Founder: Free Knowledge requires Free Software and Free File Formats

http://jimmywales.com

What is free knowledge? What is a free encyclopedia? The essence is something that anyone who understands free software can immediately grasp. A free encyclopedia, or any other free knowledge, can be freely read, without getting permission from anyone. Free knowledge can be freely shared with others. Free knowledge can be adapted to your own needs.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 1 week ago
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Use Your Linux PC to Teach Students Basic Science

http://www.howtogeek.com

If you’ve ever experienced one of your kids saying “Mom, how do I solve this math problem? What should I do? I’m bored”, then you’ll appreciate KDE Edutainment to help you teach your kids basic mathematics and other sciences.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 34 weeks ago
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Ubuntu Developer Week. The Spirit of Ubuntu!

http://www.mytomatosoup.net

As the first day of the Ubuntu Developer Week ended just moments ago, I thought I should give my impressions about it. So here goes..

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Created by Ubuntu87 4 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 23 weeks ago
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What is the single most effective thing you did to improve your programming skills?

http://stackoverflow.com

Looking back at my career and life as a programmer, there were plenty of different ways I improved my programming skills - reading code, writing code, reading books, listening to podcasts, watching screencasts and more.

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Created by Marcin 4 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 25 weeks ago
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Five things Free Software has taught me

http://trombonechamp.wordpress.com

I’ve been in Free Software for a few years now and learned a ton from it. Sure, I learned how to use new types of software, became efficient on them, and honed my programming skills, but stopping there would be missing the point. Free software has so much more to offer than just computing and technical benefits.

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Created by trombonechamp 4 years 28 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 28 weeks ago
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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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My Gimp Tutorial and Resource Linklist

http://penguinpetes.com

Gimp just seems to be a buzz topic lately. Since I have searches pouring into my site to find the five or six little Gimp tutorials I have, here is a whole list of resources from my personal bookmark list, covering everything from beginners to intermediate to expert advice:

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Created by mountaintroll 5 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 15 weeks ago
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Top Tip: Best distro for me to learn Linux?

http://www.extremetech.com

Which Distro is the one to go with If one has never dabbled in Linux. Keeping in mind that once I do get the hang of it I can always upgrade to something more advanced. but for now I want to learn which would mean something that is more straight forward and easy to grasp.

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Created by missgeek 6 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 41 weeks ago
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European Union sponsors new FOSS education portal

http://www.linux.com

Heavily funded by the European Union, the Science, Education, and Learning in Freedom (SELF) consortium launched the beta version of its site this week with the motto, "Be SELFish, share your knowledge!" By the end of the year, SELF hopes to develop into the Wikipedia of free learning materials, with a heavy emphasis on material about open standards and free and open source software (FOSS).

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Created by JRepin 6 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 43 weeks ago
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