On Nov 16, 2007 11:39 PM, Thomas Chung <tchung(a)fedoraproject.org> wrote:
On 11/16/07, subhodip biswas <subhodip(a)fedoraproject.org>
> Hi !
> Many of you may be aware of Bijra High School Project
> 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.
> Subhodip Biswas
> Fedora ambassador
> West Bengal, India
Thank you for your great report. We really appreciated.
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Great work .....
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