Linux Educational Comicbook

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  • user warning: Table 'cache' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache SET data = '<p><span class=\"inline right\"><a href=\"/\" onclick=\"launch_popup(1124, 494, 640); return false;\" target=\"_blank\"><img src=\"files/images/hackett_and_bankwell-002.thumbnail.png\" alt=\"H&amp;B #2\" title=\"H&amp;B #2\" class=\"image thumbnail\" height=\"100\" width=\"77\"></a><span class=\"caption\" style=\"width: 75px;\"><strong>H&amp;B #2</strong></span></span>I got an email from Jeremiah Gray announcing a new issue (#2) of <a href=\"http://www.hackettandbankwell.com/\" target=\"_habsite\">Hackett and Bankwell</a>, the educational comicbook about Linux and Free and Open Source Software from <a href=\"http://www.intarwebz.com/\" target=\"_intarcorpsite\">Intarcorp Ltd</a>. Issue #2 is currently only available in electronic format (PDF) and they have decided to release it under a Creative Commons license. Thank you!</p>\n<p><span class=\"inline left\"><a href=\"/\" onclick=\"launch_popup(711, 640, 480); return false;\" target=\"_blank\"><img src=\"files/images/05-lfnw-comicbook-booth.thumbnail.jpg\" alt=\"Intarcorp Ltd.\" title=\"Intarcorp Ltd.\" class=\"image thumbnail\" height=\"75\" width=\"100\"></a><span class=\"caption\" style=\"width: 98px;\"><strong>Intarcorp Ltd.</strong></span></span>You may recall that I bought the print version of Hackett and Bankwell last year at Linuxfest Northwest 2008 and mentioned it in my <a href=\"\">LFNW 2008 Report</a>. I\'m a comicbook collector from way back but I don\'t have much of a collection to speak of these days.</p>\n<p>It turns out they have done some updates to the original issue #1 and also released it in electronic format (PDF) but are calling it #1.1 because of the updates. If you haven\'t checked this comicbook out, do so. Pass it along to younger readers too... it is for all ages. I can\'t say enough good things about Hackett and Bankwell... and will definitely be dropping by their booth at Linuxfest Northwest 2009 to say hello.</p>\n<p><span class=\"inline right\"><a href=\"/\" onclick=\"launch_popup(1123, 494, 640); return false;\" target=\"_blank\"><img src=\"files/images/hackett_and_bankwell-001.thumbnail.png\" alt=\"H&amp;B #1.1\" title=\"H&amp;B #1\" class=\"image thumbnail\" height=\"100\" width=\"77\"></a><span class=\"caption\" style=\"width: 75px;\"><strong>H&amp;B #1.1</strong></span></span>Almost forgot to mention... a couple of months ago they were kind enough to mail us (the BozemanLUG) 10 issues of #1 to give away to LUG members. They are very interested in getting feedback from readers so they can improve the comicbook with each issue. They are really stressing the educational approach. Please download issues #1 and #2 (you can find the PDFs as attachments to this post), share them with everyone, and give them some constructive feedback if you are so inclined.</p>\n<p>You are also encouraged to <a href=\"http://www.hackettandbankwell.com/purchase\" target=\"_buyhandb\">buy a copy</a> of the print version of #1 or make a donation to help them produce future issues.</p>\n', created = 1411004444, expire = 1411090844, headers = '' WHERE cid = 'filter:3:22a28de8db249efcd63755cd866d97b8' in /home/dowdle/public_html/montanalinux/includes/database.mysql.inc on line 121.

H&B #2H&B #2I got an email from Jeremiah Gray announcing a new issue (#2) of Hackett and Bankwell, the educational comicbook about Linux and Free and Open Source Software from Intarcorp Ltd. Issue #2 is currently only available in electronic format (PDF) and they have decided to release it under a Creative Commons license. Thank you!

Intarcorp Ltd.Intarcorp Ltd.You may recall that I bought the print version of Hackett and Bankwell last year at Linuxfest Northwest 2008 and mentioned it in my LFNW 2008 Report. I'm a comicbook collector from way back but I don't have much of a collection to speak of these days.

It turns out they have done some updates to the original issue #1 and also released it in electronic format (PDF) but are calling it #1.1 because of the updates. If you haven't checked this comicbook out, do so. Pass it along to younger readers too... it is for all ages. I can't say enough good things about Hackett and Bankwell... and will definitely be dropping by their booth at Linuxfest Northwest 2009 to say hello.

H&B #1.1H&B #1.1Almost forgot to mention... a couple of months ago they were kind enough to mail us (the BozemanLUG) 10 issues of #1 to give away to LUG members. They are very interested in getting feedback from readers so they can improve the comicbook with each issue. They are really stressing the educational approach. Please download issues #1 and #2 (you can find the PDFs as attachments to this post), share them with everyone, and give them some constructive feedback if you are so inclined.

You are also encouraged to buy a copy of the print version of #1 or make a donation to help them produce future issues.

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hackett_and_bankwell-001.pdf2.95 MB
hackett_and_bankwell-002.pdf4.91 MB