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== Welcome to the Internet-in-a-Box (IIAB) Wiki! ==


Consult the [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Help:Contents User's Guide] for information on using the wiki software.
[https://internet-in-a-box.org Internet-in-a-Box (IIAB)] is a project that provides individuals and organizations with a way to create their own offline version of the internet.  This can be done by installing IIAB on an old laptop or PC, or more commonly, on a Raspberry Pi computer. Once installed and configured, IIAB will provide users access to a wide variety of content, including websites, articles, electronic books, Wikipedia in any language, thousands of Khan Academy videos, zoomable OpenStreetMap, WordPress journaling, Toys from Trash electronics projects, and more.
<!-- The IIAB Wiki is a place where documentation for the project can be found and edited by anyone in the IIAB community. The Wiki is organized into different sections, each containing information on a specific topic related to IIAB.
If you are new to the project, we recommend starting with the [[Beginner's Guide]], which will walk you through the process of setting up IIAB on a Raspberry Pi. -->


== Getting started ==
If you are new to the project, please also take a moment to read Internet-in-a-Box's NEW '''[[FAQ|Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)]]'''.
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Manual:Configuration_settings Configuration settings list]
 
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
We post regular IIAB community updates from around the world to: [https://twitter.com/internet_in_box @internet_in_box]
* [https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-announce MediaWiki release mailing list]
 
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Localisation#Translation_resources Localise MediaWiki for your language]
Advanced users can also take a look at our [https://github.com/iiab/iiab/wiki Tech Docs Wiki] on GitHub for info on IIAB [https://github.com/iiab/iiab/wiki/IIAB-Architecture architecture], [https://github.com/iiab/iiab/wiki/IIAB-Networking networking], and [https://github.com/iiab/iiab/wiki/IIAB-Menuing content management].  Additionally, there are [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0cBGCxr_WPBPa3IqPVEe3g HOW-TO videos] covering related topics.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to [[FAQ#How_can_I_help.3F|make contact]] or post to our [[FAQ#What_are_the_best_places_for_community_support.3F|mailing list or forums]].
* [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Manual:Combating_spam Learn how to combat spam on your wiki]
Finally, you are invited to edit any page in this Wiki towards helping schools everywhere — please email your preferred username so we can set you up with a password if so!

Latest revision as of 21:07, 2 June 2022

Welcome to the Internet-in-a-Box (IIAB) Wiki!

Internet-in-a-Box (IIAB) is a project that provides individuals and organizations with a way to create their own offline version of the internet. This can be done by installing IIAB on an old laptop or PC, or more commonly, on a Raspberry Pi computer. Once installed and configured, IIAB will provide users access to a wide variety of content, including websites, articles, electronic books, Wikipedia in any language, thousands of Khan Academy videos, zoomable OpenStreetMap, WordPress journaling, Toys from Trash electronics projects, and more.

If you are new to the project, please also take a moment to read Internet-in-a-Box's NEW Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

We post regular IIAB community updates from around the world to: @internet_in_box

Advanced users can also take a look at our Tech Docs Wiki on GitHub for info on IIAB architecture, networking, and content management. Additionally, there are HOW-TO videos covering related topics. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to make contact or post to our mailing list or forums. Finally, you are invited to edit any page in this Wiki towards helping schools everywhere — please email your preferred username so we can set you up with a password if so!