Zero Dollar Laptop Workshops

January 21, 2010

Week 1. Breaking Windows. Installing Linux.

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Zero Dollar Laptop workshop 1 took us through the installation of Linux on four of our recycled laptops. Twenty people got together in a busy room (18 participants and 2 tutors) and went through the first big step.

Almost there with the installation...
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January 17, 2010

Week 1 Plan. Getting Started with Rich but Free Media

Filed under: Workshop plans — Tags: , , , , — olga @ 7:28 pm

OVERVIEW
An introduction to Linux on a recycled laptop: the Linux operating system in the context of the internet, and the installation of the software. Learning about rich but Free media: creating and sharing media over the internet – using a Linux-based laptop and Free and Open Source Software. An introduction to the kind of media we can expect to be creating and the software available.Download pdf version.
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