"Edubuntu is the Ubuntu distribution's educational variant. It
provides a software platform that allows educators to spend more
time teaching with computers and less time managing them. In
addition to Linux and the typical productivity software, Edubuntu
provides the organisational package SchoolTool and educational
programs for children between preschool and high school, with three
age groups within this demographic, each with their own relevant
"When it was first released in October 2005, Edubuntu was
designed to serve as a desktop and server combination for a single
school classroom of 6- to 18-year-olds. Today the project is
working on catering to entire schools. Thanks in part to Edubuntu
being the first distribution to utilise the the newest version of
the Linux Terminal Server Project, LTSP5, and associated maintainer
tools, schools will be able to manage school-wide implementations
with greater ease than before..."
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