Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
There's a wealth of free reference information -- even entire books -- on the Web that students will find useful. Here are some of the best links.
In 2001 and 2003, I compiled back-to-school lists of useful websites. Given how fast things change on the Internet, now seems a good time to update the list.
"Back to school" often means buying tech equipment, some of which is dauntingly expensive. But as long as you have a way to access the Internet, you can use these sites in the true spirit of the Internet, whether they were established by a corporation, a nonprofit group or a lone, lovable geek.