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Partimus celebrates 10 years

In March of 2007 Partimus was officially acknowledged as 501(c)(3) Organization for our educational work. To celebrate, we thought we’d take a look back over the past ten years, to see how we’ve grown and changed as an organization. As we were working on incorporation in 2006, our efforts began quite broadly. We shipped five […]

Partimus Advocates at Oakland Unified for Free Software

Past board member and current operations officer (a.k.a. “server architect” ) James Howard presented before Oakland Unified School District board in support of esteemed public school teacher Robert Litt. A long time Free Software in education advocate, Robert has built and administered two successful GNU/Linux teaching labs in Oakland schools. Robert spoke of his labs […]

Big Linux computer move next Friday

Fundamental changes are under way at the Creative Arts Charter School, due to a fire that struck on 12.22.11. The Linux desktop lab is being dispersed to make room for a Linux notebook lab. If you would like to help us move machines, please show up at the Creative Arts Charter School this Friday, April […]

A start to the new lab

Today was a tiny step toward starting the new Linux lab at the Creative Arts Charter School (a public charter school) following the devastating fire of 2011.12.22.  A professional moving company had placed a number of our computers into a closet in the new lab.  Today, we moved 2000 lbs of computers out of the […]

Fun, Pizza & Ubuntu Linux at a public school!

We did some really great work today, and had fun doing it! We installed 14 GNU-Linux work stations in 3 classrooms at the public charter KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy at Geary and Scott Streets. Thanks very much to Eric S., Joe Puig, Grant Bowman, Michael Paoli, Elizabeth Krumbach, and Michelle Mastin, for doing a really […]