DesktopLinux: Indian Schools to Use Homebrew Debian Distro

“Earlier this month we learned via an AP story that the southern
Indian state of Kerela is in the process of migrating all computers
in its 12,500 high schools from Windows to Linux. Today,
DesktopLinux.com learned what distribution they plan to use: a
homegrown, Debian-offshoot dubbed ‘IT@School GNU/Linux.’

“IT@School GNU/Linux is a customized, single-CD distribution
that includes the applications typically required by a high school
student or teacher, according to the project. Apart from a wide
range of typical desktop software, it also contains educational
programs such as TuxPaint, Ghemical, Kalzium, DrGeo, and


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