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DebianEdu / Skolelinux

  • DebianEdu

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


    • is the name of a CustomDebianDistribution which is produced by the DebianEdu project.?BR "skole" is Norwegian and means "school".



  • 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


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!


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!


Talk with us


ML - mailing lists


IRC - internet relay chat

  • irc.debian.org





    development talk



    user/admin support



    user/admin support



    user/admin support



Learn more


What's here


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/[^/]*$)


  • 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.



Other resources


Other languages




Our meetings

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


Help us improve


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"];
    • (...)


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

    • (...)