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Re: academic alliances or the like

Morten Bo Nielsen <mon@eal.dk> writes:

> On 2016-04-06 17:09, Paul Wise wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 6, 2016 at 8:17 PM, Morten Bo Nielsen wrote:
>>> I am searching for a way to cooperate with the Debian project.
>> ...
>>> Have there ever been thoughts on doing a Debian "academic alliance"
>>> style partnerships?
>> I don't recall any discussion around these themes.
>>> My wish list
>>> 1) a contact person that could help me find relevant local/regional
>>> companies that use Debian
>> We have a list of companies using Debian on the website:
>> https://www.debian.org/users/#com
>> There are also some companies and individuals doing Debian consulting:
>> https://www.debian.org/consultants/
>>> 2) course material that makes it easy for me to teach linux from a
>>> Debian point of view
>> We don't really have teaching material AFAIK, but perhaps some of our
>> user and developer documentation is useful to you:
>> https://www.debian.org/doc/
>>> 3) some organizational structure where my students can contribute on
>>> their level
>> There are lots of opportunities for students and other newcomers to
>> contribute in various ways depending on their skill set. Probably the
>> most relevant here are the Outreachy and Google Summer of Code
>> internship programs. In addition, the how-can-i-help package can point
>> out issues that might be suitable for newcomers to tackle as well as
>> issues relating to the system it is installed on.
>> https://www.debian.org/intro/help
>> https://wiki.debian.org/gsoc
>> https://wiki.debian.org/Outreachy
>> https://wiki.debian.org/how-can-i-help
>> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=newcomer
> Thanks for all the feedback.
> I will spend some time going through your suggested links and other
> Debian related resources. There is a lot, and maybe it will not be hard
> work to compile and gift wrap a "Linux from scratch using Debian"
> course.

Not Debian specific, but perhaps also of interest:


they're hoping to get Universities involved:


Cheers, Phil.
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