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<<Anchor(About)>>
= Debian Edu / Skolelinux =
||<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 current Debian Edu "Buster" release showing the Xfce desktop||
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== What is it? ==
 '''''Debian Edu'''''
   is a Debian project to make the best distribution for educational purposes.
 '''''Skolelinux'''''
   is the name of a [[DebianPureBlends|Debian Pure Blend]] which is produced by the Debian Edu project.<<BR>>
   "Skole" ([skuːl]) is the Norwegian form of "school". Both "skole" and "school" comes from the Latin word "schola".
<<TableOfContents(2)>>

= Release Status, download information and manuals =

The status pages include up to date links to installation media.
 * [[DebianEdu/Status/Buster|Buster]] status page (current release)
 * [[DebianEdu/Status/Bullseye|Bullseye]] 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>>
 * Where we are now?<<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 LTSP (Thin Clients and Diskless Workstations)<<BR>>

<<Anchor(Documentation)>>
= Documentation =

== Manuals ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:manuals.png}} ||'''[[DebianEdu/Documentation/Manuals| Manuals]]''' ||
||Thorough books covering multiple topics||
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<<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
== Howtos ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:howtos.png}} ||'''[[DebianEdu/HowTo| Howtos]]''' ||
||Shorter articles covering a specific topic or problem||
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<<Anchor(Start)>>
= Get started =
== First steps ==
 * See how to [[/Download|download]] or [[/GetStarted/Cd|order]] Skolelinux.
 * Fetch some [[/Documentation|Documentation]] and have a look at it. The first chapters of the [[/Documentation/Lenny|manual]] provide a good overview. ;-)
 * Consider running a [[/HowTo/TestCDinstall |test installation]] with virtual machines.
 * A [[/Hardware|list of tested hardware]] is available. Please update it with the computers you have available.

<<Anchor(Help)>>
== Need help? ==
 * Please try to [[#Learn|learn more]] about Debian Edu 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!
== 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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== LibreOffice ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:libreoffice.png}} ||'''[[http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/|LibreOffice]]''' ||
||LibreOffice's support pages||
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<<Anchor(Talk)>>
= Talk to us =
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<<Anchor(ML)>>
== ML - mailing lists ==
== Debian ==
||<rowspan=2> {{attachment:debian.png}} ||'''[[http://www.debian.org/support|Debian GNU/Linux]]''' ||
||Debian's support pages||

----

= 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 ==
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   * If you only want to drop an email then just do so; you don't 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.
   * 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.)
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   * GMANE provides [[http://dir.gmane.org/index.php?prefix=gmane.linux.skolelinux|gateways to them]] as well.
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<<Anchor(IRC)>>
== IRC - internet relay chat ==

== IRC - Internet relay chat ==
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 || `#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||
 || [[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 ||

== 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 all 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.

== 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).
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<<Anchor(Learn)>>
= Learn more from here =
<<Anchor(Here)>>
== Contribute - help us to improve! ==
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<<Anchor(Metapackages)>>
== Metapackages ==
 * [[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/edu/tasks/|Here you can find a complete list of packages]] which are included by the Debian Edu metapackages; feel free to propose changes (to this as well as to the metapackages) on the mailing list.
 * For an easy installation of the education-related software, there are some metapackages for DebianEdu.<<BR>>see packages : DebPkg:education-tasks (all education-*packages)
 * If you are a developer you might be interested to fix some bugs. Have a look at the [[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/edu/bugs/|bugs of related packages]].
=== Everyone can help ===
 You can help in many ways:
   * take a look at some ways to [[/Contribute]] to Debian Edu
   * write good documentation for education related software
   * join one of our [[/Teams]]
   * help with this Wiki
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<<Anchor(Wiki)>>
== Debian Edu Wiki ==
=== Debian Edu Wiki ===
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 * 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 Debian Edu section of the wiki will be noticed by the Debian Edu team. ;-)
 <<Navigation(children,1)>>
 <<PageList(regex:case:^DebianEdu
/[^/]*$)>>
 * 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]].
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  <<Anchor(Resources)>>
= Learn more from other places =
== skolelinux.no ==
 '''''[[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]]'''''
   Become informed about alternatives to 'standard' commercial software and using linux.
=== 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
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<<Anchor(Languages)>>
== Other languages: French, German, Greek, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish ==
 We have a [[http://wiki.skolelinux.de/SkoleLinux/Flyer|2 page flyer]] availible in over a dozen languages (as PDF and for OOo), including:
=== 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]]
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 '''''French'''''
   http://www.skolelinux.fr/ and [[fr/DebianEdu]]
 '''''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/
----

= 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

  * '''Italian''':
  http://www.debian-edu.it

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<<Anchor(Participate)>>
= Participate =

<<Anchor(Meetings)>>
== Our meetings ==
 Preparing the [[http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEdu/Meeting/|next IRC meeting]]
 <<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]] 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
   * (...)

Translation(s): English - Italiano - 简体中文

The Debian Edu / Skolelinux Desktop

A screenshot from the current 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?

  • Where we are now?

Before Getting Started

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

  • Basic terminology

  • What is a profile?

  • Understanding LTSP (Thin Clients and Diskless Workstations)

Documentation

Manuals

manuals.png

Manuals

Thorough books covering multiple topics

Howtos

howtos.png

Howtos

Shorter articles covering a specific topic or problem

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

Bug tracking

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

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

Take a look at How To Report Bugs for more information on bug reporting in Debian Edu.

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).

Contribute - help us to improve!

Everyone can help

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

    • 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


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

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User experiences

Problems, solutions and success stories from users of Skolelinux

Other languages

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