• For all preppers out there – the Hotspot selection is out

    For all preppers out there – the Hotspot selection is out

    With several thousand zim files to choose from, building one’s own config from the hotspot imager library can be a bit overwhelming. Where’s the good stuff? Fortunately for all the preppers out there who use Kiwix, we built a selection for you! What is in it? Resources wikiHow: How-to instructions you can trust. iFixit: The...read more
  • Digitizing to Preserve a Museum’s Heritage Legacy

    Digitizing to Preserve a Museum’s Heritage Legacy

    Welcome to the Museum of Dewantara Kirti Griya, a haven of knowledge and tribute dedicated to Indonesia’s visionary educator Ki Hajar Dewantara. Showcasing his life’s work in fighting for accessible education in Indonesia, this museum is embarking on a digitalization journey to ignite a new era of legacy preservation and educational empowerment. But first, let’s...read more
  • Unsere ersten Schritte in Indonesien – Global Tangerang School

    Letzte Woche haben wir den ersten Schritt gemacht bei der Verbreitung von Kiwix in Tangerang (Indonesien). Zusammen mit Wikimedia Indonesia und dem Institut Teknologi Tangerang Selatan (ITTS) haben wir eine lokale Schule in einem Aussenbezirk von Tangerang besucht: Global Tangerang. Mit ihren 109 Schülern, 6 Lehrpersonen und 5 Unterrichtsräumen hat die Schule zu wenig Mittel,...read more
  • Our First Step in Indonesia – Global Tangerang School

    Last week was our first step in sharing Kiwix in Tangerang, Indonesia. Together with Wikimedia Indonesia and Institut Teknologi Tangerang Selatan (ITTS), we journeyed to the outskirt of Tangerang to visit a local school – Global Tangerang. With 109 students enrolled, 6 teachers, and 5 classrooms, they have insufficient resources to spare for a stable...read more
  • New use case: Literate Earth

    The Literate Earth Project is a US-based non-profit. They manage 16 schools in Uganda, and another at the Imvepi refugee camp. They have been active for the past ten years already. Literate Earth reached out because their next step is to deploy Raspberry Pi hotspots with Offline Wikipedia on them. They would also like to...read more
  • Let there be light

    New cool product / project from our good friends at EduAir: a lamp. But not any lamp. EduEnergy is a low-consumption light bulb with an integrated wi-fi hotspot and content. Which contents, you ask? There’s Wikipedia, but also games for ages 3-5, MOOCs, books and a console to check on the progress of users. Connect...read more
  • State of the Kiwi

    Here is a broad update of where we stand in terms of technology for the project. First, the chart below summarizes broadly our tech stack and may or may not help you navigate what follows: Overall Kiwix is healthier than ever, with about 30% more code contributors, releases, tickets closed, etc. than last year. You...read more
  • How to report a bug

    Issues -whether they’re actual bug reports or feature requests- are the basics of any software improvement. Developers must be able to clearly identify the problems that are brought to them before they can attempt to improve things. Why report an issue? Well, it looks like something is not working properly on your app. You can...read more
  • Quechua Wikipedia for Quechua villagers

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s Annual report for the last year is out! There is a section about Kiwix, and how it can help share knowledge in areas with no internet access. We have many stories to share: the one they decided to focus on takes place in Ecuador. There, Yachay Tech students decided to give a...read more