Australian Edubloggers, Open Source In Libraries

I listed my blog on this wiki today. Others involved in education in Australia might like to list their blogs there too. I also came across this article about getting open source into libraries. Open Source In Libraries It’s interesting but it does look difficult unless you already have a good relationship with your librarian.

The One Page Linux Manual

I’ve always found this a very useful sheet of paper to have around. It can be downloaded from http://homepage.powerup.com.au/~squadron/ I have one at home and one in my work bag. I might even put a copy on my laptop too. Does anyone know of any more of these sort of resources?

Ask Oxford: Free Online Dictionary

I was reading Planet Linux Australia and came across this:Ask Oxford the free online dictionary. It’s got sections: Ask The Experts Better Writing World Of Words Games and more I love the word games and I’m printing some out for Jessica for school too. It’s a good homeschool resource. Some of the harder games we’ll … [Read more…]

Good Online Linux Newbie Training Videos

I just found this site Free Online Linux Training Videos by Lancom Technologies. The videos play in your web browser you can’t download them. I watched the “Using Vi To Create And Save Text Files” one and it was very good. It didn’t make a lot of assumptions other than assuming that you already know … [Read more…]

linux.conf.au 2006, Writing, Housework, Tribbles

I haven’t heard yet if I’m going to speak at the next Linux.conf.au in Dunedin, New Zealand. I was supposed to hear by 30th Sept. but that was changed to yesterday 2 Oct. I’ve been checking my emails and checking my isp’s spam filtered messages like crazy. I’m going to have to do something else … [Read more…]