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Re: [Fwd: Re: [school-discuss] Which is the fastest Desktop distro for schools?]
I would suggest at least looking at Skolelinux/Debian-Edu. This
distribution (originally named Skolelinux, but now also goes by the
name Debian-Edu), which came from Norway and is based on Debian is
one of the best school-oriented Linux distributions right now. Very
recently it won the Linux New Media Award 2004 in Germany for Best
Newcomer Linux Distribution. It is being localized in many languages
already and the list keeps growing.
For more information I would suggest checking out:
On Δευ 15 Νοε 2004 21:24, Theodoros Karounos wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> From: Cameron Miller <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: [school-discuss] Which is the fastest Desktop distro
> for schools? To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Arjun Asthana wrote:
> > We are trying to promote Linux in schools. We have tied up with
> > AMD to provide PCs at low costs.
> > We want to find the fastest desktop distro so that the users can
> > feel the value of Linux.
> > I am in India. And the targeted audience is
> > schools/students/teachers of class 8,9,10,11,12.
> > The distro neednt have edu software, we will provide this by
> > downloading from the internet, we want a fast booting, fast
> > loading distro with a good GUI and we are not hell bent on
> > KDE/Gnome.