Open Source Resources for Education
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Some open source software and sites that can be used, usually at no charge, in teaching and learning
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The #best #free, #open-source #software for #everyday #PC #users | pcworld.com | # ! Start 'tasting'...

The #best #free, #open-source #software for #everyday #PC #users | pcworld.com | # ! Start 'tasting'... | Open Source Resources for Education | Scoop.it
| Chris Hoffman
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These 10 programs are powerful, intuitive, full-featured—and completely free and open-source.

Via Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.
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Pretty much all you need in any PC or laptop! I've used most of these for quite a few years and they just keep getting better and better! Great way to try them is to get one of the (free) "live linux CD's". Most all major flavors of linux have these ready to go on a default install!

 

Best of all, they are free to download and use!!

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, April 22, 2015 4:56 AM

# ! ... without
# ! (the eventually labeled -by non-FLOSS-users...- as)
# ! Headaches...

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Linux software equivalent to Windows software | linuxquestions.org | # ! Now that #You are #Ready...

Linux software equivalent to Windows software | linuxquestions.org | # ! Now that #You are #Ready... | Open Source Resources for Education | Scoop.it

When migrating to Linux from Windows, a common question is "Where can I get an application for Linux that is similar to XYZ program on Windows?" Fear not! Listed below are programs that could be considered roughly equivalent to certain popular Windows applications.


Via Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.
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Here's a list of popular MS Windows software replacement programs that are open source. Many of them are free for downloading, using and ,for those that know how, customizing. You would never have to pay an other licensing fee...ever!!

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, November 3, 2014 3:06 PM

# ! #Liberate yourself from the #proprietary #chains...
# ! ...and be #Welcomed to The Authentic #Land of The #Free.
# ! ✌:)

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The Linux desktop is already the new normal

The Linux desktop is already the new normal | Open Source Resources for Education | Scoop.it
We're so busy seeking release from Windows that we overlooked all the ways Linux had already freed us

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, June 9, 2013 1:43 PM

[... that we overlooked all the ways Linux had already freed us.]

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A #fast and #cheap #Linux #laptop | Opensource.com | # ! Everything...

A #fast and #cheap #Linux #laptop | Opensource.com | # ! Everything... | Open Source Resources for Education | Scoop.it

 Phil Shapiro

 

Need a cheap laptop that runs as well as any? How about one that runs Linux? See this great option for students, college kids, or anyone looking for a less expensive laptop option.

Via Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.
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I have used multiple "old outdated computers" with Linux installed to replace a version of windows for various servers since the 90's. They usually work great even if you use a GUI on them.

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, January 1, 2015 8:10 AM

# ! ... you've always wanted to...
# ! #own.
# ! ... for the #share's sake.

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The Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online

The Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online | Open Source Resources for Education | Scoop.it
The best tools and services to capture, edit, publish and distribute video online.

Via Robin Good
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If you want/need to do ANYTHING with a video, here are 100 great suggestions of the different tools to "gitt'er done"!

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, September 12, 2016 7:06 PM

Geeky-cool stuff! Thanks to Elizabeth E. Charles. 

António Leça Domingues's curator insight, September 16, 2016 3:49 AM
Top de ferramentas para edição e distribuição online de vídeos.
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