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4 Educational Linux Distributions

Aug 02, 2010, 16:07 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Geier)

"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 Applications menu."

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