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Verona's University Migrates 4000 PCs to Linux

http://www.linux-magazine.com

Verona is about to become famous for more than just Romeo and Juliet and opera: the university of the romantic Italian city is migrating 4000 of its desktops to Linux and open source.

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Linux For Computer Science Majors

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Our computer science department also has a number of computer labs with Linux machines, accessbile remotely and for physical access. There are also a few Windows machines for those who prefer Visual Studio, although these machines are generally inferior when it comes to speed and stability. So why do students still flock to them?

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A Call for Freedom in the Engineering Classroom: Why Universities should adopt The SELF Platform

http://cfsvt.blogspot.com

"The SELF Platform is a web platform for the collaborative construction, editing, remixing and translation of educational materials. It is an educator-centric production environment for learner-centric materials. To ensure the spirit of collaboration all materials are under a free license, which can be used, reused, modified and distributed freely.

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Universities that do not use Free Software: Time for a boycott?

http://www.linux-magazine.com

"I received an email recently from a young man in Brazil who wanted me to come to his university and talk to the students and faculty about using Free Software. I am normally happy to advise universities to use Free Software, but usually this is done in conjunction with some large conference held at the university or some other venue. I just do not have the time to visit each and every school.

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Linux an inspiration for new ideas: expert

http://www.australianit.news.com.au

Michael Gibbons, director of science and technology policy research at Britain's Sussex University, said universities must abandon their centuries-old model of linear knowledge transfer and instead open their doors and minds to knowledge exchange with competitors and students...He cited as a model the development of the open-source Linux computer operating system, freely available and able to be modified, used and redistributed by anyone.

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Universities Worldwide Offer Free Open Courseware

http://www.allheadlinenews.com

Boston, MA (AHN) - More than 100 universities worldwide - including Johns Hopkins, Tufts and Notre Dame - have joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in a consortium of schools promoting open courseware.

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Kubuntu Takes Over the Canary Islands

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The Canary Islands have two derivatives of Kubuntu, one which is being installed in all their schools and one used by the largest university. The Jornadas de Software Libre conference at The University of La Laguna, took place in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, from the 18th-21st September 2007. It was organised by the university’s Software Libre Office (OSL).

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Universities: No interest in open source, and too keen to support fads and vendors

http://www.geekzone.co.nz

A while back I worked with a couple of students from a number of universities here in Auckland: UoA, AUT, Massey. These were students in various IT fields, which had to do a practical industry project.

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German universities migrate to Linux

http://www.computerweekly.com

Around 560,000 German students plus thousands of staff at 33 German universities will now be supported by Linux systems from Novell.

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