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Re: [seul-edu] good Live CD for 5-8 year old school students
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- Subject: Re: [seul-edu] good Live CD for 5-8 year old school students
- From: Harry McGregor <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 11:34:49 -0700
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On Wed, 2004-02-11 at 10:28, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Feb 2004, Harry McGregor wrote:
> > > I am looking for a specification webpage that lists all the software
> > > possibly provides the menus and customizations for it. Does anyone know
> > > where this CD is documented?
> > Not much if the CD is documented.
> > Most of the packages on it can be seen by the command "dpkg -l"
> I understand that. And that is what I will probably start with.
> I am hoping to have something ahead of time so when the next release is
> planned that I know what it will include earlier.
We are working on planning a new release. We are debating interface
issues, and are thinking of actually using KDM or GDM with multiple
We want the CD to be a demonstration CD for schools, administrators and
> > > I liked the CD and now I want to make a meta-package for NetBSD pkgsrc so
> > > someone can do "pkg_add osef-kids" (or whatever the package will be
> > > called) and it will install all the packages from pkgsrc (if they are
> > > already there) and set up menus the same.
> > We are not currently working with anyone in the NetBSD project, though
> > if you have contact you would like us to work with please let me know.
> I would be the contact.
> Is there a mailing list used for discussing this OSEF/Tux4kids CD project?
Not yet, but their well be one soon. I will post to the list when we
have that ready.
Right now I am spending most of my free time working on wedding plans
(looks like I am getting married May 23rd).
> One of my goals would to have a consistent interface (same software and
> same menus) but different back end (NetBSD or other instead of just
Sounds good. Another good project to look at is Debian JR. Ben
Armstrong, the debian JR project lead is also part of the OSEF board of
> Jeremy C. Reed
Harry McGregor, CEO, Co-Founder
Hmcgregor@osef.org, (520) 661-7875 (CELL)
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