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Edubuntu

official derivative of the Ubuntu operating system designed for use in classrooms.

Edubuntu is the version of Linux distribution Ubuntu. It is used for education. It uses GNOME and is designed for use in classrooms.

Edubuntu
Part of the Ubuntu Linux family
Developer
Canonical
Websitehttp://www.edubuntu.org/
Releases
Initial releaseOctober 25 2001[source?]
Stable release14.04.5 LTS (Trusty Tahr) (4 August 2016) [info]
Source modelOpen source
LicenseMS-EULA
Kernel typeHybrid kernel
Support status
Supported
Edubuntu's default desktop

Edubuntu has been created in collaboration with teachers and technologists in multiple nations. Edubuntu is built on top of the Ubuntu base, and incorporates education-specific applications, designed for the 6–18 years age group.

CharacteristicsEdit

Included with Edubuntu is the Linux Terminal Server Project, a large number of educational applications including GCompris, KDE Edutainment Suite, The first Edubuntu release coincided with the release of Ubuntu 5.10, which was called Breezy Badger on 2005. Edubuntu CDs can be ordered for free through the official website service.

Project goalsEdit

 
Edubuntu 7.04 (this version is no longer supported.)

The principal design goals of Edubuntu are easier configuration, users and processes, together with ways for working together in classrooms. Equally important is the gathering together of the best available free software and digital materials for education.

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