Monthly Archives: October 2015

EdCamp is is an opportunity for learning you cannot afford to miss

I became aware of the EdCamp movement over a year ago through one of my Twitter contacts, Christina Luce. Since that time I’ve done a lot of reading about the EdCamp movement and I’ve been very impressed by what I … Continue reading

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Once again Linux to the rescue of a Windows 8.1 machine

A former colleague has a Windows 8.1 computer that had been overtaken by trojans, worms and spyware and was not working well at all. Last week his wife called and asked if I could fix it. I agreed to take … Continue reading

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If you’re in EdTech You Need to Come to All Things Open Next Year

Today while I was at the All Things Open Conference I thought,  “we need more educational technology people here.” There is a wealth of information shared about open source projects and technologies and most of them should be on the … Continue reading

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Glad to be a part of Opensource.com

A year ago I came to All Things Open at the invitation of Jason Hibbets who was the community manager of Opensource.com. At the time I was thrilled to be invited and so I came to the conference with some … Continue reading

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Solutions for Printing to an HP 1212mfp from Fedora 21

Setting up and getting started on Fedora 21 has had it’s challenges and earlier today I needed to setup printing to the multi-function laser printer in my home. I discovered that I needed to use Google and internet search to … Continue reading

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Running Fedora Linux on my Latitude Thanks to @JWhitehurst

In April I bought a Dell Latitude and since I was writing for Opensource.com I wanted to run Fedora. It’s not required but I thought it would be nice. I tried hard to find ways to run Fedora with the … Continue reading

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The Road to Raleigh and All Things Open 2015

In a few days I’ll be boarding a flight that will take me to Raleigh-Durham International and eventually to the All Things Open Conference which is next week. As I was driving home tonight I thought of the journey that … Continue reading

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