TechRepublic: "Apart from enthusiasts getting their own kids involved at home, are there special projects aimed at teaching children about Linux and open source software?"
on 03/05/2010 – Made popular on 03/05/2010
Linux Pro Magazine: “At the Open Source Forum of CeBIT 2010, the Linux Foundation’s Jim Zemlin named three reasons for Linux’s success. He also identified three possible challenges for the free platform.”
Blog of Helios: "The idea was to gather 20 kids, ranging from 3rd to 5th grade and teach them how a computer works. We were going to use perfectly good computers, take them apart, teach the kids how to identify the components, teach them the function of said components, put it back together and then install Linux on it."
Android code was stripped out of the last Linux kernel release because Google failed to provide necessary updates. As a result, a controversy blew up with many in the open source community claiming that Google had forked Linux.
Electronics Weekly: “In addition to designing real-time Linux, MontaVista has been working on the development of real-fast Linux, a Linux operating system that boots Click Here! in less than 1 second.”
Packt: "We can guide children to write simple sentences and paragraphs by creating different kinds of activities. Additionally, we can use many different applications to allow the student to record the sentence instead of writing"
MakeTechEasier: "Many people still cling to the notion that Linux is for 30-year-old male geeks. While that may be true, there are plenty of other people of all ages, ethnicities, and genders who enjoy Linux and other free and open source software."
Google’s Android code will assume its rightful place in the Linux kernel — in good time, the company’s top open source guru says. The Android code was stripped out of the last kernel release, version 2.6.33, after Google reportedly failed to provide necessary changes and subsystem code required by kernel.org.