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  1. Wikimedia Foundation and Kiwix partner to grow offline access to Wikipedia

    The Wikimedia Foundation and Switzerland-based Kiwix announce a global collaboration to increase offline access to Wikipedia and the Wikimedia sites. ... Read more

  2. Offline-Pedia converts old televisions into Wikipedia readers

    Old televisions are being repurposed to run offline versions of Wikipedia.... Read more

  3. Don’t panic! Build your own Hitchhiker’s Guide with Wikipedia

    Enter Kiwix, the offline Wikipedia reader.... Read more

  4. Gabriel Thullen on bringing offline Wikipedia to West African schools

    A chat with Gabriel Thullen, a Wikimedian who worked with schools in West Africa to test the Kiwix offline Wikipedia browser during the 2016–2017 school year.... Read more

  5. The future of offline access to Wikipedia: The Kiwix example

    A chat with a developer of Kiwix, an open source software which allows users to download web content for offline reading, and the future of offline access to Wikipedia.... Read more

  6. No internet? No problem! Kiwix celebrates ten years of offline Wikipedia reading

    Kiwix, an open source software which allows users to download a copy of Wikipedia in its entirety for offline reading, celebrates its tenth anniversary this month.... Read more

  7. Children in Mali can now read Wikipedia offline, thanks to MALebooks e-readers

    MALebooks e-readers provide an offline library to children in Mali, including the French version of Wikipedia and over 4,000 educational books. This experimental project addresses the serious lack of books for children in Mali, and is made possible by Kiwix developers, Wikimedia Switzerland and other supporters.... Read more

  8. Raspberry Pi in Masekelo: Bringing Wikipedia to a school without electricity

    Students in a Tanzanian high school without electricity can now access Wikipedia via Wi-Fi, using a donated Raspberry Pi computer. (…)... Read more

  9. Sailing the South Pacific with a copy of Wikipedia on board: The Goodall Family

    The Goodall family is part of a growing number of Wikipedia users that benefit from Kiwix, an offline browser for Wikipedia. The family of five hails from the South American island of Tierra del Fuego and has been sailing across the world for the past year.... Read more

  10. Hans Oleander: Using offline Wikipedia to guide tours at the bottom of the Earth

    Hans Oleander lives and works in southern Germany, but once a year he gets away from his desk and voyages to the bottom of the Earth to spend a few weeks as a tour guide in Antarctica.... Read more