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Re: [Fwd: Re: [school-discuss] Which is the fastest Desktop distrofor schools?]

I contacted the owners of skole and they sent it to me by post and I got it 3 days after I paypaled them $3.00.

Arjun Asthana wrote:
I tried Red Flag Linux 4.0. Seems to be the Win2000 clone ;-) for desktop. All 
configurations can be done using GUI and user is (probably) not required to 
use console at all.
Very easy to make people migrate. The Redfag Linux has been created by China 
(I guess, to standardise linux for use on desktops in China).


I want a CD of skolelinux/debian-edu. How can i get it? not possible to 

Any help will be gratefully accepted.

On Tuesday 16 November 2004 05:55, Konstantinos Margaritis wrote:
Hi Arjun,

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 Äåõ 15 Íïå 2004 21:24, Theodoros Karounos wrote:

-------- Original Message --------
From: Cameron Miller <cdmiller@adams.edu>
Subject: Re: [school-discuss] Which is the fastest Desktop distro
for schools? To: schoolforge-discuss@schoolforge.net

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