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How to donate to Partimus while shopping on your computer

Hello and Happy Holidays!  If you like the Partimus mission of giving free open source software computers to educational institutions for children, and have been meaning to donate, but didn’t get around to it, we are pleased to say that giving this year can be as easy as shopping for your favorite gifts on  […]

Laptops for Linux Users program: Update from Sky

In January of 2011 Partimus partnered with ZaReason for a Laptops for Linux Users program where we sought to “assist people who have tremendous potential to do good in free and open software education, but who may not have the funds to meet their computing needs.” Our pilot was with a woman named Sky in […]

Successful Raspberry Pi Silent Auction!

Several months ago James Tatum donated a Raspberry Pi to Partimus to use or sell as a fundraiser. This past week we were finally able to take the time to organize a silent auction at a Bay Area Linux Users Group meeting. Photo by Sameer Verma There were 3 bidders in the auction, all of […]

20 new pre-owned notebook computers coming!

Partimus is pleased to announce that it will receive a generous grant of hardware from Intuit in June, including the following items: 20 Laptops 2 Desktopss 2 LCD Monitors These machines will be used by one of the public schools that Partimus supports, called the Creative Arts Charter School. That school will use these machines to show […]

Solano Stroll 2011: Wrap-up

On Sunday, September 11th Partimus volunteers joined hundreds of local entertainers, artists, vendors, non-profits and community groups with a table at the 37th annual Solano Stroll in Berkeley, California. Our booth had volunteers from multiple local groups, including Partimus (board members Elizabeth Krumbach and Christian Einfeldt were on hand and co-founder Maile Urbancic came by), Ubuntu […]

Fundraiser: Ubuntu Earrings from Boutique Academia – Now in Silver!

Back in June we shared details for our first product-based fundraiser: Fundraiser: Ubuntu Earrings from Boutique Academia. One of the pieces of feedback we received was that people wanted the option to buy these in a silver color rather than gold. Maile came through and you can now buy rhodium plated Ubuntu earrings! (rhodium is […]

Fundraiser: Ubuntu Earrings from Boutique Academia

Partimus co-founder Maile Urbancic now runs Boutique Academia, a small business that specializes in math, science, and technology themed accessories for women. She was recently granted permission by Ubuntu logo trademark holder Canonical to make Ubuntu earrings and immediately set to work. These earrings are now a reality! You can buy them here: Boutique Academia […]