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 (skole is Norwegian and means "school").
The coordination of this project happens on email@example.com. You can subscribe to it by using the form available here (public archives of the list are at the same place):
You can also use the gmane.org news or webforum gateway.
You will find an overview
How to install
- CD-installation ["DebianEdu/Download"]
Get in Contact
Channel #debian-edu at irc.debian.org Channel #skolelinux.de at irc.debian.org (german) Channel #mozenix : Le lug de Sarreguemines (french)
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
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.
Feel free to propose enhancements to those metapackages on the mailing list.
- 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