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Energize Education Tip of the Day!

The Update Manager provides a user-friendly all-in-one tool for keeping your open source Ubuntu Linux-based operating system up to date.

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Keep your system up-to-date with the Ubuntu Linux Update Manger.

Energize Education Tp of the Day!

Fluxbox is an open source window manager for UNIX-based operating systems. Some of its strengths include being lightweight, customization of appearance and function and support for dock-apps via the Slit.

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Fluvbox window manager

Energize Education Tip of the Day!

GCompris is an open source suite of educational software. Students can experiment first-hand with real world concepts using this tool. Integrated applications address such topics as reading, mathematics, computer skills and physical science.

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GCompris Educational Suite

Project Update

I’m very happy to announce that Energize Education through Open Source: Using Open Source Software to Enhance LearningAmazon.com. Check it out!

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If you think that I look happy, think how happy your loved ones will be to get my book as a gift!

Energize Education Tip of the Day!

Tomboy Notes is an open source note-taking application that allows users to create virtual notebooks and to link the notes therein to one another via hyper-links. Other features include text formatting, automatic formatting of links, and template creation. Tomboy Notes is available for Linux, Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X.

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Tomboy Notes

Project Update

I have just updated this site to include the URLs listed in the Online Resources section at the end of each chapter. I had promised at the end of the Introduction that these would be available, so I’m happy to have fulfilled this promise.

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