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DebianEdu is about improving Debian to make it the best distribution for educational use. #language en

DebianEdu is a project about improving Debian to make it the best distribution for educational purposes.
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The coordination of this project happens on debian-edu@lists.debian.org. You can subscribe to it
by using the form available here (public archives of the list are at the same place) :
http://lists.debian.org/debian-edu/
Skolelinux is the name of a CustomDebianDistribution which is produced by the DebianEdu project (skole is Norwegian and means "school").

The coordination of this project happens on debian-edu@lists.debian.org. You can subscribe to it by using the form available here (public archives of the list are at the same place):

 * http://lists.debian.org/debian-edu/

You can also use the gmane.org news or webforum gateway.

 * nntp://news.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.education
 * http://news.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.education

You will find an overview

 * http://dir.gmane.org/index.php?prefix=gmane.linux.skolelinux

=== How to install ===
 * CD-installation ["DebianEdu/Download"]
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=== Related pages ===

[[PageList(regex:DebianEdu/[^/]*$)]]

=== Get in Contact ===
{{{
 Channel #debian-edu at irc.debian.org
 Channel #skolelinux.de at irc.debian.org (german)
 Channel #mozenix : Le lug de Sarreguemines (french)
}}}
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 * package and maintain any software listed in [http://www.ofset.org Ofset] that is not yet in
Debian
 * package and maintain any software listed in [http://www.ofset.org Ofset] that is not yet in Debian
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 * ...  * (...)
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=== Meetings ===

[[PageList(DebianEdu/Meeting/)]]
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For an easy installation of the education-related software, we'll create some metapackages
for DebianEdu. Here's a preliminary list, feel free to propose changes on the mailing list.
For an easy installation of the education-related software, we'll create some metapackages for DebianEdu. Here's a preliminary list; feel free to propose changes on the mailing list.
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 * EducationDesktopXfce
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 * EyeCandiness aims at beautifying DebianEdu by creating eye candy graphics for it (contact: SurajKumar)
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  (Q: How about Localization / Internationalization?)
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 * International Availability
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This Debian sub-project should collaborate with many other entities which are interested in free
software for education :
 * http://www.skolelinux.de/
 * http://www.skolelinux.fr/
 * http://www.skolelinux.no/
 * http://www.skolelinux.no/linux-signpost/
 * http://bugs.skolelinux.no/
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= Other Languages =
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 * http://www.seul.org/edu/
 * http://www.ofset.org
 * http://logiciels-libres-cndp.ac-versailles.fr/ (in french) (initial french-only DebianEdu)
 * http://www.skolelinux.no/ (in norwegian)
 * http://developer.skolelinux.no/index.html.en (in english)
 * http://www.skolelinux.de/ (in german)
 * http://libresoftware-educ.org/en/
 * http://www.gnu.org/education/education.html
 * http://www.fsfeurope.org/projects/education
 * http://www.fsfeurope.org/projects/education/tgs
 * http://edu.kde.org/
 * http://www.linuxiskolan.org/ (in swedish)
 * http://www.gnuskole.dk/ (in danish)
 * http://schoolforge.net
 * http://www.tux4kids.org/
 * http://www.k12ltsp.org/ Linux terminal server for K-12 schools
 * http://edu.laka.lv (in Latvian)
 * http://www.schoolforge.org.uk FLOSS in UK education
 * and of course DebianJr (http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-jr/) !
 * http://www.gleducar.org.ar ( in spanish - en espa\x{00F1}ol)


You'll find more links to various educational resources in DebianEduBookmarks.

=== A bit of history ===
This new Debian sub-project is the continuation of the "Debian Education" french distribution made
by [http://www.logidee.com/ Logidee] with the help of a group of teachers called [Linux & Pedagogie
http://logiciels-libres-cndp.ac-versailles.fr/]
 * [:DebianEduFrench:French]

DebianEdu is a project about improving Debian to make it the best distribution for educational purposes.

Skolelinux is the name of a CustomDebianDistribution which is produced by the DebianEdu project (skole is Norwegian and means "school").

The coordination of this project happens on debian-edu@lists.debian.org. You can subscribe to it by using the form available here (public archives of the list are at the same place):

You can also use the gmane.org news or webforum gateway.

You will find an overview

How to install

  • CD-installation ["DebianEdu/Download"]

?PageList(regex:DebianEdu/[^/]*$)

Get in Contact

 Channel #debian-edu at irc.debian.org
 Channel #skolelinux.de at irc.debian.org (german)
 Channel #mozenix : Le lug de Sarreguemines (french)

How to help

You can help in many ways :

  • package and maintain the software listed in ?DebianEduToPackage

  • package and maintain any software listed in [http://www.ofset.org Ofset] that is not yet in Debian

  • sponsor non-Debian developers who are packaging education related software
  • integrate existing external packages into Debian : ?DebianEduToIntegrate

  • help with DebianInstaller to get a friendly installer for people with limited computer-skills

  • write good documentation for the education related software
  • (...)

Meetings

?PageList(DebianEdu/Meeting/)

Metapackages

For an easy installation of the education-related software, we'll create some metapackages for DebianEdu. Here's a preliminary list; feel free to propose changes on the mailing list.

  • ?EducationAstronomy

  • ?EducationBiology

  • ?EducationChemistry

  • ?EducationDesktopGnome

  • ?EducationDesktopKde

  • ?EducationDesktopXfce

  • ?EducationElectronics

  • ?EducationGeography

  • ?EducationGraphics

  • ?EducationLanguage

  • ?EducationLogicGames

  • ?EducationMathematics

  • ?EducationMisc

  • ?EducationMusic

  • ?EducationPhysics

  • ?EducationServices

Feel free to propose enhancements to those metapackages on the mailing list.

Goals

  • Classify and package all free software related to education.
  • Write documentation to explain how to use the various software (in the educational context).
  • International Availability

Other Languages

  • [:DebianEduFrench:French]