• New Hotspot selection: Computers!

    New Hotspot selection: Computers!

    You can now download a prepackaged image for your Raspberry Hotspot containing the following zim files should your internet connection go offline and you need some backup documentation (call it “insurance”). The selection will obviously be updated as new we zim up new websites over time. Documentation Alpine Linux Bootstrap Gentoo Mediawiki MDN Web Docs...read more
  • How does one bridge the digital divide in Guinea?

    How does one bridge the digital divide in Guinea?

    When the Orange Foundation needed a solution to bridge the digital divide for 500,000 kids, they found us.
  • For all preppers out there

    For all preppers out there

    The end is not nigh, but if it is then you'll be a little more ready
  • Digitizing to Preserve a Museum’s Heritage Legacy

    Digitizing to Preserve a Museum’s Heritage Legacy

    Education is the cornerstone of progress. Making it available offline supports this mission.
  • 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