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Public schools making MS Office mandatory

There was an extensive debate on the German discussion list which addressed a lot of aspects that may be relevant to other European countries. I wanted to provide a summary to encourage exchange of information and experiences across borders.

The trigger was a letter that a school kid brought home, informing the parents that [...]

New education leaflet planned

Current edu flyer

It started with a wiki page and the goal to create a short and concise list of reasons why schools should use Free Software. After some forging, we turned the content into an official FSFE leaflet that has been translated and is now available in nine l a n g u [...]

FSFE Fellowship-Treffen Rhein/Main März 2015

Hier der etwas verspätete Bericht vom letzten FSFE Treffen in Frankfurt am 4. März.

Ausnahmsweise war kein Platz für uns im Café Albatros und wir mussten umziehen. Um so etwas zu vermeiden werden wir künftig auch ohne “offizielle” Zusagen einfach blind einen Tisch reservieren. Bisher war dies im Albatros nie wirklich nötig gewesen, aber diesmal [...]

How to advocate for Free Software in local politics

During the meeting in Essen, we had one work shop in which we discussed best practices for doing advocacy work on a local level. As local politics usually have different competences and regulations and vary a lot throughout Europe (they vary a lot inside Germany alone). It is impossible for FSFE staff to cover all this. [...]

Skolelinux pilot in Rhineland Palatinate – Lessons learned

Last FrOSCon, Kurt Gramlich, leader of the German part of the Skolelinux project,  gave a brief overview on the Skolelinux pilot in Rhineland Palatinate. What happened after the first euphoria and listed reasons why the pilot may be considered a failure.

It was a very entertaining and informative talk. I learned quite a bit and [...]