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jrepin writes: Today, a child without access to a computer (and the Internet) at home is at a disadvantage before he or she ever sets foot in a classroom. The unfortunate reality is that in an age where computer skills are no longer optional, far too many families don't possess the resources to have a computer at home. Linux Journal recently had the opportunity to talk with Ken Starks about his organization, Reglue (Recycled Electronics and Gnu/Linux Used for Education) and its efforts to bridge this digital divide.

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jrepin writes: Today, a child without access to a computer (and the Internet) at home is at a disadvantage before he or she ever sets foot in a classroom. The unfortunate reality is that in an age where computer skills are no longer optional, far too many families don't possess the resources to have a computer at home. Linux Journal recently had the opportunity to talk with Ken Starks about his organization, Reglue (Recycled Electronics and Gnu/Linux Used for Education) and its efforts to bridge this digital divide.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Bluebox Labs recently discovered a new serious security Android vulnerability. Google has released a fix for it. If you're not careful, though, you could still be in danger.
Or do not pass 起点, if you prefer

Chinese regulators have confirmed they are investigating Microsoft for possible breaches of anti-monopoly laws, following a series of surprise visits to Redmond's offices in cities across China on Monday.

The popular alternative to the Ubuntu Software Centre, App Grid, has been updated with an improved look and layout.

The post App Grid Ubuntu Software Center Alternative Gets Stylish New Look first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Most Linux admins are aware of the yum (Yellow Dog Updater Modified) utility for package management in Red Hat-based distros such as RHEL, CentOS, and Fedora. Few, however, are aware of the power, benefits, and utility of yum groups. 

The growth of the OpenDaylight community has been astounding in the 15 months since launch. Interest in the project is growing so quickly that we’ve put together an ambassador program to help sustain and grow the worldwide community. 

Lightweight, container-happy Linux gets first Stable release

The developers behind the stripped-down CoreOS Linux distribution have pushed version 367.1.0 to the Stable release channel, marking the first time the project has delivered a production-ready release.

Much like Linux transformed the computing world, open source will transform education as well, says Anant Agarwal, CEO of edX.

Does Tizen have a future, or is it going to be another unlaunched Linux-based mobile operating system?