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DebianEdu is about improving Debian to make it the best distribution for educational use.
 
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/
 
=== How to help ===
You can help in many ways :
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~-[[DebianWiki/EditorGuide#translation|Translation(s)]]: English - [[it/DebianEdu|Italiano]] - [[zh_CN/DebianEdu|简体中文]]-~
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 * 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
 * ...
||<tablestyle="width:500px;float:right;border:0;background:white"> {{attachment:DebianEdu.png|The Debian Edu / Skolelinux Desktop|width=500}}||
||<style="text-align:center">A screenshot from the current Debian Edu "Stretch" release showing the KDE desktop (cascading menu style)||

<<TableOfContents(2)>>

||<tablestyle="width:500px;float:right;border:0;background:white"> {{attachment:DebianEdu10.png|The Debian Edu / Skolelinux Desktop|width=500}}||
||<style="text-align:center">A screenshot from the upcoming Debian Edu "Buster" release showing the Xfce desktop||

= Release Status, download information and manuals =

The status pages include up to date links to installation media.
 * [[DebianEdu/Status/Stretch|Stretch]] status page (current release)
 * [[DebianEdu/Status/Buster|Buster]] status page (upcoming release)
 * [[https://jenkins.debian.net/userContent/debian-edu-doc/|Manuals for both Stretch and Buster]] (including translations) are available.

= Introduction =

Click on the DebianEdu [[/Introduction |Introduction]] page to see information about:
 * What is it?<<BR>>
 * Why consider it?<<BR>>
 * Who is behind it?<<BR>>
 * Where we are now?<<BR>>
 * How can I contribute?<<BR>>

= Before Getting Started =

Click on the [[/BeforeGettingStarted |Before Getting Started]] page to see information about:
 * Basic terminology<<BR>>
 * What is a profile?<<BR>>
 * Understanding Thin Clients<<BR>>

<<Anchor(Documentation)>>
= Documentation =

== Manuals ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:manuals.png}} ||'''[[DebianEdu/Documentation/Manuals| Manuals]]''' ||
||Thorough books covering multiple topics||
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=== 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
 * EducationElectronics
 * EducationGeography
 * EducationGraphics
 * EducationLanguage
 * EducationLogicGames
 * EducationMathematics
 * EducationMisc
 * EducationMusic
 * EducationPhysics
 * EducationServices
== Howtos ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:howtos.png}} ||'''[[DebianEdu/HowTo| Howtos]]''' ||
||Shorter articles covering a specific topic or problem||
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Feel free to propose enhancements to those metapackages on the mailing list. == Educational software (Linux Signpost) ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:educational_software.png}} ||'''[[http://www.skolelinux.no/linux-signpost/|Educational software]]''' ||
||Keep informed about alternatives to 'standard' commercial software by using Linux.||
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=== Goals ===
{{{
  
}}}
 * Classify and package all free software related to education.
 * Write documentation to explain how to use the various software (in the educational context).
 * EyeCandiness aims at beautifying DebianEdu by creating eye candy graphics for it (contact: SurajKumar)
{{{
  (Q: How about Localization / Internationalization?)
}}}

=== Links ===
This Debian sub-project should collaborate with many other entities which are interested in free
software for education :
== Debian Edu meta-packages ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:tips.png}} ||'''[[https://blends.debian.org/edu/tasks/|Debian Edu packages overview]]''' ||
||Details about Debian Edu meta-packages||
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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)
== LibreOffice ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:libreoffice.png}} ||'''[[http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/|LibreOffice]]''' ||
||LibreOffice's support pages||
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You'll find more links to various educational resources in DebianEduBookmarks. == Debian ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:debian.png}} ||'''[[http://www.debian.org/support|Debian GNU/Linux]]''' ||
||Debian's support pages||
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=== 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/]
----

= Help =

== Frequently asked questions ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:help.png}} ||'''[[DebianEdu/FAQ| Frequently Asked Questions]]''' ||
||Frequently asked questions – with answers :-) ||


== Free help ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:free_help.png}} ||'''[[DebianEdu/Help/FreeHelp| Free help]]''' ||
||How to get in touch with the volunteer community, and how to proceed in order to get answers to your questions||


== Professional help ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:professional_help.png}} ||'''[[DebianEdu/Help/ProfessionalHelp| Professional help]]''' ||
||Skolelinux consultants, companies providing support services||


== More help ==
 * Use the search function of this Wiki!
 * Use the search function of the Debian Edu mailing list (see below)!
 * If you don't find usable information and solutions for your problem, talk to us. See below!

----

= Talk to us and participate =

== Mailing lists ==
 * The coordination of this project happens on the [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-edu/|debian-edu mailing list]].
   * Go there to subscribe to the list, browse its archives, or view some statistics.
   * If you want to send us an email then just do so; you don't have to be subscribed to the list. (But please mention when doing so if you are not subscribed.)
 * Further /MailingLists deal with user support, translation, and other issues.


== IRC - Internet relay chat ==
 ||<-3:#ffcccc> '''irc.debian.org''' ||
 || ''channel'' || ''topic'' || ''language'' ||
 || [[irc://irc.debian.org/debian-edu|#debian-edu]] || development talk || English ||
 || [[irc://irc.debian.org/skolelinux|#skolelinux]] || user/admin support || multi-language ||
 || [[irc://irc.debian.org/skolelinux.de|#skolelinux.de]] || user/admin support || German ||
 || [[irc://irc.debian.org/skolelinux.fr|#skolelinux.fr]] || user/admin support || French ||

Preparation for the [[DebianEdu/Meeting|next IRC meeting]]

List of [[DebianEdu/pastMeetings|past IRC meetings]]

== Bug tracking ==
Debian Edu uses the Debian [[http://www.debian.org/Bugs/|Bug Tracking System (BTS)]].

View existing bug reports and feature requests or create new ones. Please report bugs against the package '''debian-edu-config'''.

Take a look at [[DebianEdu/HowTo/BugReports|How To Report Bugs]] for more information on bug reporting in
debian-edu.

== Contribute - help us to improve! ==

=== Everyone can help ===
 You can help in many ways:
   * take a look at some ways to [[/Contribute]] to DebianEdu
   * write good documentation for education related software
   * join one of our [[/Teams]]
   * help with this Wiki
   * (...)

=== Debian Edu Wiki ===
 * We try to put all useful information (or at least links to it) into these pages.
 * You can also edit everything or place comments on any page; this is a Wiki! (You may have to log in first.)
 * Any change in the Debian Edu section of the Wiki will be noticed by the Debian Edu team. ;-)
 * See the complete [[/SiteMap|site map]].

=== Tasks for Debian Developers ===
 DDs can help in many ways:
   * package and maintain the software listed on /ToPackage
   * sponsor non-Debian Developers who are packaging education-related software
   * integrate existing external packages into Debian; see /ToIntegrate
   * help with DebianInstaller to produce an even friendlier installer for people with limited computer skills
   * (...)

=== Donating Money to the Debian Edu / Skolelinux Project ===
 If you want to make a donation to the project, please contact the [[http://www.linuxiskolen.no/slxdebianlabs/donations.html|SLX Debian Labs foundation]]

== Source Code ==

Debian Edu is part of Debian, sources are available from the Debian archive at the usual locations.<<BR>>

=== Source code repositories on salsa.debian.org ===
 * Debian Edu [[https://salsa.debian.org/debian-edu|core packages]] (meta-packages, installation, configuration, documentation, artwork).
 * Debian Edu Packaging Team [[https://salsa.debian.org/debian-edu-pkg-team|additional packages]] (web based administration, educational software).

----

= Reports, presentations and experiences =

== Reports ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:reports.png}} ||'''[[DebianEdu/Documentation/Reports| Reports]]''' ||
||Independent reports about or relevant to Skolelinux||


== Presentations ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:presentations.png}} ||'''[[DebianEdu/Documentation/Presentations| Presentations]] ''' ||
||Presentations held by the Skolelinux team||


== User experiences ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:info.png}} ||'''[[DebianEdu/Help/UserExperiences| User experiences]]''' ||
||Problems, solutions and success stories from users of Skolelinux||


= Other languages =

  * '''French''':
  [[fr/DebianEdu]]

  * '''German''':
  http://www.skolelinux.de


## domain squatting ## '''''Spanish'''''
## http://www.skolelinux.es/


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The Debian Edu / Skolelinux Desktop

A screenshot from the current Debian Edu "Stretch" release showing the KDE desktop (cascading menu style)

The Debian Edu / Skolelinux Desktop

A screenshot from the upcoming Debian Edu "Buster" release showing the Xfce desktop

Release Status, download information and manuals

The status pages include up to date links to installation media.

Introduction

Click on the DebianEdu Introduction page to see information about:

  • What is it?

  • Why consider it?

  • Who is behind it?

  • Where we are now?

  • How can I contribute?

Before Getting Started

Click on the Before Getting Started page to see information about:

  • Basic terminology

  • What is a profile?

  • Understanding Thin Clients

Documentation

Manuals

manuals.png

Manuals

Thorough books covering multiple topics

Howtos

howtos.png

Howtos

Shorter articles covering a specific topic or problem

Educational software (Linux Signpost)

educational_software.png

Educational software

Keep informed about alternatives to 'standard' commercial software by using Linux.

Debian Edu meta-packages

tips.png

Debian Edu packages overview

Details about Debian Edu meta-packages

LibreOffice

libreoffice.png

LibreOffice

LibreOffice's support pages

Debian

debian.png

Debian GNU/Linux

Debian's support pages


Help

Frequently asked questions

help.png

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions – with answers :-)

Free help

free_help.png

Free help

How to get in touch with the volunteer community, and how to proceed in order to get answers to your questions

Professional help

professional_help.png

Professional help

Skolelinux consultants, companies providing support services

More help

  • Use the search function of this Wiki!
  • Use the search function of the Debian Edu mailing list (see below)!
  • If you don't find usable information and solutions for your problem, talk to us. See below!


Talk to us and participate

Mailing lists

  • The coordination of this project happens on the debian-edu mailing list.

    • Go there to subscribe to the list, browse its archives, or view some statistics.
    • If you want to send us an email then just do so; you don't have to be subscribed to the list. (But please mention when doing so if you are not subscribed.)
  • Further /MailingLists deal with user support, translation, and other issues.

IRC - Internet relay chat

Preparation for the next IRC meeting

List of past IRC meetings

Bug tracking

Debian Edu uses the Debian Bug Tracking System (BTS).

View existing bug reports and feature requests or create new ones. Please report bugs against the package debian-edu-config.

Take a look at How To Report Bugs for more information on bug reporting in debian-edu.

Contribute - help us to improve!

Everyone can help

  • You can help in many ways:
    • take a look at some ways to /Contribute to DebianEdu

    • write good documentation for education related software
    • join one of our /Teams

    • help with this Wiki
    • (...)

Debian Edu Wiki

  • We try to put all useful information (or at least links to it) into these pages.
  • You can also edit everything or place comments on any page; this is a Wiki! (You may have to log in first.)
  • Any change in the Debian Edu section of the Wiki will be noticed by the Debian Edu team. ;-)

  • See the complete site map.

Tasks for Debian Developers

  • DDs can help in many ways:
    • package and maintain the software listed on /ToPackage

    • sponsor non-Debian Developers who are packaging education-related software
    • integrate existing external packages into Debian; see /ToIntegrate

    • help with DebianInstaller to produce an even friendlier installer for people with limited computer skills

    • (...)

Donating Money to the Debian Edu / Skolelinux Project

Source Code

Debian Edu is part of Debian, sources are available from the Debian archive at the usual locations.

Source code repositories on salsa.debian.org

  • Debian Edu core packages (meta-packages, installation, configuration, documentation, artwork).

  • Debian Edu Packaging Team additional packages (web based administration, educational software).


Reports, presentations and experiences

Reports

reports.png

Reports

Independent reports about or relevant to Skolelinux

Presentations

presentations.png

Presentations

Presentations held by the Skolelinux team

User experiences

info.png

User experiences

Problems, solutions and success stories from users of Skolelinux

Other languages

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