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[News] More Wins for Free Software in Education

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Local business and Education provider work together to bring Open Source to the

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| The students at Lincoln College have been breaking the mould and testing 
| Linux Operating Systems as part of their IT courses. Local IT support 
| company, ForLinux Ltd, has been working with the college over the last 6 
| months to support and aid the learning of Lincoln College students and to 
| open their minds to the potential of alternative operating systems. ForLinux 
| were initially approached at the start of the year by Barry Smith, a 
| Curriculum Tutor from Lincoln College, and asked to give a presentation to 
| students on Open Source operating systems and the relationship has grown from 
| there.        


Young programmers win big [with Sugar (Free software)]

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| Celine and Charlene trumped most of the older competitors handily in the 
| contest organised by the Information Technology Standards Committee and 
| supported by the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA)  



Red Hat educates profs

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| Red Hat is sowing the seeds of open source software development among college
| professors.
| This week a fourth-floor meeting room at the company's Centennial Campus
| headquarters in Raleigh is the site of a boot camp for faculty from a
| half-dozen universities, including N.C. Central and Elon. It's a prototype
| for a program whose ultimate goal is to immerse computer science students in
| real-world open-source development projects.
| [...]
| Red Hat, which is poised to join the Standard & Poor's 500 index after the
| market closes today, makes its money by bundling Linux with various levels of
| support services.

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