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   "skole" is Norwegian and means "school".    "Skole" ([skuːl]) is the Norwegian form of "school". Both "skole" and "school" comes from the Latin word "schola".

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?Anchor(About)

DebianEdu / Skolelinux

  • DebianEdu

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

    Skolelinux

    • is the name of a CustomDebianDistribution which is produced by the DebianEdu project.?BR "Skole" ([skuːl]) is the Norwegian form of "school". Both "skole" and "school" comes from the Latin word "schola".

?Anchor(Goals)

Goals

  • Provide a complete software solution using free software and ...
    • tailored for the needs and use-cases in educational scenarios.
    • preconfigured for easy installation (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 describe how to use the various softwares (in an educational context).
  • International availability, currently being translated into XX languages

?Anchor(Start)

Get started

  • See ?/GetStarted for how to get Skolelinux.

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

  • If you need help, see below!

?Anchor(Help)

Need help?

  • Please try to [#Learn learn more] about DebianEdu first. Use the search function of this wiki!

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

  • If you don't find usable information and solutions for your problem, 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

    #skolelinux.fr

    user/admin support

    french

    #cipux

    development ldap user admin tool

    english

?Anchor(Learn)

Learn more

?Anchor(Here)

What's here

?Anchor(Wiki)

DebianEdu 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 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: French, German, Greek, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish

?Anchor(Participate)

Participate

?Anchor(Meetings)

Our meetings

?Anchor(Improve)

Help us improve

?Anchor(Everyone)

Everyone can help
  • You can help in many ways:
    • take a look at some possibilities to ["/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 produce an even friendlier installer for people with limited computer-skills

    • (...)