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
 @chrisbhoffman | 

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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After #BlueScreenOfDeath reports, #Microsoft says to uninstall #recent #patch | ArsTechnica | # ! #msft no #thanks ;)

After #BlueScreenOfDeath reports, #Microsoft says to uninstall #recent #patch | ArsTechnica | # ! #msft no #thanks ;) | Open Source Resources for Education | Scoop.it
Company quietly revises a security bulletin and opens an investigation.

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Yet another reason I use Linux, and I'll leave it at that!

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, August 19, 2014 4:26 AM

# ! #Forget #BSOD #forever:
# ! #Migrate to #FLOSS
# ! ;)

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#GitHub's 2014 #Transparency #Report | # ! #OpenSource, once more, ...

#GitHub's 2014 #Transparency #Report | # ! #OpenSource, once more, ... | Open Source Resources for Education | Scoop.it
 | jessephus |  

Like most online services, GitHub occasionally receives legal requests relating to user accounts and content, such as subpoenas or takedown notices. ...

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, April 20, 2015 4:38 AM

# ! ... setting a good example
# ! For The W@rld. 
# ! Let's #follow #IT.