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Australian Federal government 'Student Laptop' system

Posted 04-02-2010 at 07:32 AM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)
Updated 04-03-2010 at 08:13 PM by William (Dthdealer) (Added to Category 'Australia Politics')

This article in no relation to the distribution of laptops by the OLPC organisation in remote communities of Australia, which I believe is a good scheme.

An election promise by Labour government was to provide Australian high school students with free laptops before their next election. The second year of the running of this system, I have some comments to make on it.

The concept was good. Each year year 9 students receive a free small netbook, loaded with remote immobilisers...
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well . . .

Posted 04-02-2010 at 02:47 AM by jxmcguire1

pooh!
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Plain Text, Archiving, and Presentation Fidelity

Posted 04-01-2010 at 08:31 PM by penguiniator

My introduction to computers was as a hobby. My first computer had Microsoft Works for MS-DOS version 1.05 installed on it. Among other things, I decided to use the computer to keep a journal. It was perfect. I could do all my writing on the computer and even edit the text without wasting paper.

What was even better, I could store my journal on floppy disks, which are more durable than paper.

Several years later I decided to open and read the journal I wrote on that...
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test

Posted 04-01-2010 at 03:55 AM by mayrus9

test
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These things get updated?

Posted 03-30-2010 at 04:46 PM by williamfromtexas

Led Zeppelin cost me about 45 minutes today, and I'm not happy about it. Mp3 player crash.

It's a nice little player, sleek and black. Sansa, e280. When I first got it I didn't know that it was also "version 2", which meant that, at the time, I couldn't install Rockbox on it.

Rockbox, what is that? Is it a Linux on your device? No, it's its own kernel. It loads a feature rich operating system onto your mp3 player, and is highly customizable with different...
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