October 2013

  • LPI Middle East: Linux Essentials in schools in United Arab Emirates

    By slamberton on October 17, 2013

    LPI-Middle East is presently providing a "train-the-trainer" program for LPI's Linux Essentials program for teachers at four private schools in the United Arab Emirates.  LPI's Linux Essentials program prepares secondary (high school) and post-secondary (college/university/vocational) students for...

  • Update on European e-Skills: "Quality labels" for IT Certification

    By slamberton on October 10, 2013

    LPI included within the 50 leading IT certifications of the e-Skills "Quality Labels" Prototype Background: In July, LPI announced that it had become a member of the European e-Skills Association (EeSA). EeSA supports the development of e-skills and digital literacy in Europe in partnership with...

  • Free Software For a Small Country: Part Four - Patterns of Software Solutions

    By maddog on October 3, 2013

    Now that we have discussed why a “small country” needs Free Software, some ways of getting training, and how to find and organize people around Free and Open Source Software, we can discuss patterns of handling projects with Free Software.  Notice I said “patterns” and not “methods” -- they are...