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
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."
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."
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.”
Opensource.com: "Plaintiffs attempted to exploit this inexperience by arguing that open source software involved behavior that was, if not downright illegal, at least ethically dubious. They promoted the fallacy that open source distributors unfairly take the property of others and thereby unfairly profit."
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.