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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 :

 * 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
 * (...)
#language en
[[TableOfContents(3)]]
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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.
[[Anchor(About)]]
= DebianEdu / Skolelinux =
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 * EducationAstronomy
 * EducationBiology
 * EducationChemistry
 * EducationDesktopGnome
 * EducationDesktopKde
 * EducationElectronics
 * EducationGeography
 * EducationGraphics
 * EducationLanguage
 * EducationLogicGames
 * EducationMathematics
 * EducationMisc
 * EducationMusic
 * EducationPhysics
 * EducationServices
 '''''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.[[BR]]
   "skole" is Norwegian and means "school".

[[Anchor(Goals)]]
=== Goals ===
 * Provide a complete software solution using free software and ...
   * tailored for the needs and use-cases in education szenarios.
   * preconfigured for easy install (standalone as well as network-wide rollout).
   * easy to use, maintain, and administer.
   * supporting '''your''' language natively.
 * 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
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Feel free to propose enhancements to those metapackages on the mailing list.
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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?)
}}}
[[Anchor(Start)]]
= Get started =
 * See /GetStarted on how to get Skolelinux.
 * Also fetch some ["/Documentation"] and have a look at it. ;-)
 * Maybe you still need help? See below!
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=== Links ===
This Debian sub-project should collaborate with many other entities which are interested in free
software for education :
[[Anchor(Help)]]
=== Need help? ===
 * Please try to [#Learn learn more] about DebianEdu first. Don't forget to use the search function of this wiki, too!
 * '''''Have at least a quick look at the pages for ["/Documentation"], ["/Help"], and ["/FAQ"].'''''
 * If you don't find usable information/solution for your problem then talk with us. See below!
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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)

[[Anchor(Talk)]]
= Talk with us =

[[Anchor(ML)]]
=== ML - 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 only want to drop an email then just do so; you dont have to subscribe to the list. (But please mention that you are not subscribed.)
   * [http://gmane.org GMANE] provides a [nntp://news.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.education news gateway] and a [http://news.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.education webforum gateway] to this list.
 * Further /MailingLists are dealing with user support, translation, and other issues.
   * GMANE provides [http://dir.gmane.org/index.php?prefix=gmane.linux.skolelinux gateways to them] as well.

[[Anchor(IRC)]]
=== IRC - internet relay chat ===
 ||<-3:#ffcccc> '''irc.debian.org''' ||
 || ''channel'' || ''topic'' || ''language'' ||
 || `#debian-edu` || development talk || english ||
 || `#skolelinux` || user/admin support || multilanguage ||
 || `#skolelinux.de` || user/admin support || german ||
 || `#mozenix` || user/admin support || french ||
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You'll find more links to various educational resources in DebianEduBookmarks.
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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/]
[[Anchor(Learn)]]
= Learn more =

[[Anchor(Here)]]
=== What's here ===

[[Anchor(Wiki)]]
===== DebianEdu Wiki =====
 * We try to put every 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 login first.)
 * Any change in the DebianEdu section of the wiki will be noticed by the DebianEdu team. ;-)
 [[PageList(regex:case:^DebianEdu/[^/]*$)]]

[[Anchor(Metapackages)]]
===== 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 (to this as well as to the metapackages) on the mailing list.
 [[PageList(regex:case:^Education[A-Z][^/]*$)]]

[[Anchor(Resources)]]
=== Other resources ===
 '''''[http://bugs.skolelinux.no/ Our bug tracking system]'''''
   View existing bugreports and feature requests; or create new ones.
 '''''[http://www.skolelinux.no/linux-signpost/ Linux Signpost]'''''
   Get informed about alternatives to 'standard' MS software and using linux.

[[Anchor(Languages)]]
=== Other languages ===
 We have a [http://wiki.skolelinux.de/SkoleLinux/Flyer 2 page flyer] availible in over a dozen languages (as PDF and for OOo).

 '''''French'''''
   http://www.skolelinux.fr/ and DebianEduFrench
 '''''German'''''
   http://www.skolelinux.de/ and http://wiki.skolelinux.de/
 '''''Greek'''''
   http://www.skolelinux.gr/
 '''''Norwegian'''''
   http://www.skolelinux.no/
 '''''Polish'''''
   http://www.skolelinux.org/pl/
 '''''Spanish'''''
   http://www.skolelinux.es/



[[Anchor(Participate)]]
= Participate =

[[Anchor(Meetings)]]
=== Our meetings ===
 [[PageList(regex:case:^DebianEdu/Meeting/[^/]*$)]]

[[Anchor(Improve)]]
=== Help us improve ===

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

[[Anchor(DD)]]
===== Tasks for Debian Developers =====
 You can help in many ways :
   * package and maintain the software listed in /ToPackage
   * 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; see /ToIntegrate
   * help with DebianInstaller to get a friendly installer for people with limited computer-skills
   * (...)

?TableOfContents(3)

?Anchor(About)

DebianEdu / Skolelinux

  • 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.?BR "skole" is Norwegian and means "school".

?Anchor(Goals)

Goals

  • Provide a complete software solution using free software and ...
    • tailored for the needs and use-cases in education szenarios.
    • preconfigured for easy install (standalone as well as network-wide rollout).
    • easy to use, maintain, and administer.
    • supporting your language natively.

  • 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

?Anchor(Start)

Get started

  • See ?/GetStarted on how to get Skolelinux.

  • Also fetch some ["/Documentation"] and have a look at it. ;-)

  • Maybe you still need help? See below!

?Anchor(Help)

Need help?

  • Please try to [#Learn learn more] about DebianEdu first. Don't forget to use the search function of this wiki, too!

  • Have at least a quick look at the pages for ["/Documentation"], ["/Help"], and ["/FAQ"].

  • If you don't find usable information/solution for your problem then talk with us. See below!

?Anchor(Talk)

Talk with us

?Anchor(ML)

ML - mailing lists

?Anchor(IRC)

IRC - internet relay chat

  • irc.debian.org

    channel

    topic

    language

    #debian-edu

    development talk

    english

    #skolelinux

    user/admin support

    multilanguage

    #skolelinux.de

    user/admin support

    german

    #mozenix

    user/admin support

    french

?Anchor(Learn)

Learn more

?Anchor(Here)

What's here

?Anchor(Wiki)

DebianEdu Wiki
  • We try to put every 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 login first.)
  • Any change in the DebianEdu section of the wiki will be noticed by the DebianEdu team. ;-) ?PageList(regex:case:^DebianEdu/[^/]*$)

?Anchor(Metapackages)

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 (to this as well as to the metapackages) on the mailing list.

    ?PageList(regex:case:^Education[A-Z][^/]*$)

?Anchor(Resources)

Other resources

?Anchor(Languages)

Other languages

?Anchor(Participate)

Participate

?Anchor(Meetings)

Our meetings

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

?Anchor(Improve)

Help us improve

?Anchor(Everyone)

Everyone can help
  • You can help in many ways:
    • take a look at some possibilities to ["/Contribute"] contribute to DebianEdu;

    • write good documentation for the education related software;
    • join one of our ["/Teams"];
    • (...)

?Anchor(DD)

Tasks for Debian Developers
  • You can help in many ways :
    • package and maintain the software listed in /ToPackage

    • 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; see /ToIntegrate

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

    • (...)