Open Office Probs

I found that when I removed everything (a file called sversionrc was in a couple of places) to do with Open Office and then reinstalled it worked!   I will be upgrading these machines when the current word processing class has finished.  It wouldn’t be nice to do it to them in the middle of … [Read more…]

Open Office Probs

I’m running Open Office 1.0.2 on Mandrake 9.1 (at work on one of my student boxes) and having the following error message come up when trying to save a document- Error saving document. Wrong parameter. The operation was started under an invalid parameter. After this message OO closes and the document is lost.  OO has … [Read more…]

Mother’s Day

I’m very happy my son has come to stay with us for the weekend for Mother’s Day!! He bought me Ferrero Rocher chocolates and a voucher to Target! Shopping and chocolate hmmmm nice 🙂 I’m glad he could come and visit as he’s working now and doesn’t get many chances I don’t care about the … [Read more…]

Tuxracer Courses

We’ve been creating great Tuxracer courses!! and will be uploading them to Tuxracer websites soon. If I do eventually get around to making my own website again I’ll probably put them there too. If you haven’t done it before it is easy and a great way for kids to learn. Good motivation for them too. … [Read more…]

Open Education LCA2005

After the Linux In Education MiniConf at linux.conf.au this wiki was set up. www.openeducation.org If you have anything to do with open source software and education please visit the wiki. There are a number of ways to be involved and also to let others know what you’re doing or what you’re involved with.

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Monday and Tuesday this week my daughter and I attended the Connecting Up conference put on by CommunIT. I had put in a submission and was accepted to speak. I think it went very well. There were good responses to my presentation which was about Developing A Training Program Using F.O.S.S. (free and open source … [Read more…]