DebianEdu is about improving Debian to make it the best distribution for educational use.
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) : http://lists.debian.org/debian-edu/
You can also use the gmane.org news or webforum gateway. nntp://news.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.education http://news.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.education
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
integrate existing external packages into Debian : ?DebianEduToIntegrate
help with DebianInstaller to get a friendly installer for people with
- 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
EyeCandiness aims at beautifying DebianEdu by creating eye candy
graphics for it (contact: SurajKumar)
(Q: How about Localization / Internationalization?)
This Debian sub-project should collaborate with many other entities which are interested in free software for education :