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[News] Ubuntu Variant Qimo 2.0 is Released, Mint Linux 9 is Reviewed

  • Subject: [News] Ubuntu Variant Qimo 2.0 is Released, Mint Linux 9 is Reviewed
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 May 2010 20:51:54 +0100
  • Followup-to: comp.os.linux.advocacy
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Qimo 2.0 is now available!

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| After much hard work, and some delay, we are 
| pleased to bring your the second version of our 
| popular Linux Desktop for Kids! 


Linux Mint 9: A Fresh Spin on Ubuntu

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| In addition to the use of SLAB, Mint has its 
| own Software Manager as well as its own 
| Software Updater that look different and are 
| more streamlined than Ubuntuâs. Mint also 
| includes its own software/file backup tool.



Linux and kids: What are the best ways to teach children about open source?

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| One thing I found was the Qimo desktop
| operating system, based on Ubuntu, and
| designed just for kids. You can download it
| here.


Qimo 4 kids â NGO Interview 5

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| After a short hiatus Iâm back with the NGO
| interviews.  This time I spoke with Michael
| and Michelle Hall of Qimo 4 kids.
| [...]
| LC: So what is your experience of this good | or bad , have you picked up any nice tips?
|     MH: Explaining to the people weâre
|     donating computers too that they donât
|     have Windows on them. How to create a
|     custom distro!
| LC: What would you suggest to our readers
| that are interested in an initiative like
| yours?
|     MH: Just do it.  There is no barrier to
|     entry, you probably have or know
|     somebody who has an old computer that
|     isnât being used.  You probably also
|     know a family, school or daycare that
|     canât afford to buy computers.  It
|     takes literally an hour of your time,
|     at most, and will have a life-long
|     impact on those you donate too.


Qimo4Kids.com - Linux For Kids

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| Nowadays kids are getting more and more familiar with computers. That takes
| place through games, movies, pictures and all kind of educational programs.
| And now, there is a new solution for you to give your kids the possibility to
| use a computer in a fun way.
| Qimo4Kids.com is a website that was specially developed in order to provide
| users with all the information they need about a new operative system for
| kids. This system was created as a version of Linux for kids.

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