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…]

IE Security :-)

A friend posted this to the LinuxSA mailing list today. LinuxSA is my local Linux User Group. SA is South Australia. This one minute animation was created to help people understand Internet Explorer’s security levels. IE Security It’s funny.