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Re: [Ambassadors] Machines roll out at Bijra High school



On 11/16/07, subhodip biswas <subhodip fedoraproject org> wrote:
> Hi !
>
> Many of you may be aware of Bijra High School Project
> [http://www.dgplug.org/intro/bijra] [http://bijra.dgplug.org] of
> dgplug [http://www.dgplug.org] .
>
> On 15th November 2007 we had a grand inauguration of the project. The
> initial idea was to open the world of computing to poor students .
> This has been done using completely free and opensource softwares.
>
> WBUT (West Bengal University of Technology ) and L2C2 Technology lend
> us a helping by providing few computers to the school.
> An LTSP server running fedora 7 along with few old PIII machines has
> been deployed. Not only that as most students lack proper English
> knowledge so the whole implementation has been done using bengali
> (native language ) BN_IN locale .
> The area also lack a proper internet connection so kiwix (offline
> wikipedia), wordnet (a dictionary dump) , project gutenburg dvd dump (
> collection of english classics) are among the few softwares
> implemented to provide a complete education setup . So this help them
> not only in learning computers but also in computer aided learning.
>
>
>
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>
> --
> Regards
> Subhodip Biswas
>
> Fedora ambassador
> West Bengal, India

Hi Subhodip,
Thank you for your great report. We really appreciated.
Regards,
-- 
Thomas Chung
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/ThomasChung


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