Debian Promotion 2

  My project to create a presentation for Debian seems to be going really well.  While I am  using Overleaf for this, I can compile from the command line in the usual way as well as using TeXStudio to create a pdf.  Shows the power and flexibility of LaTeX for publishing. I have received lots…

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Code Club 6/4/2019 : Write up

Another successful tech jam.   We had about 3 children, probably due to it being the start of the Easter Holidays.   Progress has now been made with the platform game being worked on, as well as other projects.   It is all one big learning experience. We now have a parent joining us as a volunteer. We…

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ToriOS Testing 1.5 Released

  March 2019.  ToriOS 1.5 has been released. ToriOS 1.5 is based on Debian 8 – Jessie.  Can be downloaded from here.   I have updated the manual to include fresh instructions for how to get the new version. We could really do with more documentation for related software, for example virt-manager (Virtual machine Manager) as…

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Public Keys and e-mail

  If you use tools such as GNU Privacy Guard to sign and or encrypt e-mail then you have the facility in Thunderbird, with the Enigmail extension to attach your public key (.asc file) to your e-mails.   This is found as an option within the e-mail compose window. Enigmail Menu — > attach My Public…

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Code Club 5/1/2019 write up

  First session of 2019.  So we are now up to 8 attendees with 3 three new attendees today, so a great start to 2019.    Using scratch 3 went without any major problems.   The children also like some of the new features such as Text to Speech. So positive start to the new year.  My…

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Code Club 1/12/2018

  Code club is back this Saturday 1/12/2018. I have created a CodeClubPaignton Studio,  so that some of the scratch activities that require custom resources that are not included with scratch can be accessed easily and worked on. Most of the activities can be completed using the graphics, sounds and backgrounds provided with Scratch. UPDATE…

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Code Club 20/10/2018

  Yesterdays code club went well. The attendees are still working on their own projects,  which is fine. Everyone helps each other out, so very collaborative.  However there are enough resources for any new starters who would like to use the code club materials. We have a few spaces left so are up to roughly…

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