"As you may know, the Linux and open source community provides a
wealth of free operating systems (OSs), called distributions, and
software applications. Some are desktop distributions for
general-use in the office. However, there are many distributions
designed for particular uses.
"Today, we'll review 4 different desktop distributions
specifically designed for educational and academic use.
"Edubuntu is basically the same operating system as the
ever-popular Ubuntu loaded with a variety of extra educational
applications and games. You can install Edubuntu as a new OS or
install the education packages to an existing Ubuntu system. Either
way, you'll find many new programs show up under the main