Visiting Linux4Afrika in Tanzania

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Linux4Afrika collects used hardware in Germany to equip African schools. Linux Magazine editor Markus Feilner went to Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, and other places in Tanzania to hunt down Linux machines.

Finally a vacation, but a different one this time – I’m on a mission to one of the poorest countries in the world, Tanzania, in East Africa, where the Linux4Afrika project is starting to equip schools with computer networks. My fellow travelers and I will be visiting schools all over the country and reviewing the current project status with Paul Koyi from Agumba Computers, the local technology partner.

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