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Re: overview about debian based education solutions

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Hi Gerhard,

On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 10:10:15AM +0200, gerhard.oettl.ml@ogersoft.at wrote:
> I am searching for an overview about (pure) debian based education 
> solutions.
> What I know so far:
> - skolelinux (www.skolelinux.de)
> - extremadura solution (www.linex.org?) - see extra posting
> - lernstick (www.imedias.ch/lernstick) german only
> - linuxAdvanced (www.bg-kremszeile.ac.at/la) german only [1]

I guess that by "pure" you mean that the solutions are independent from 
Debian but use mostly Debian binary parts (i.e. no or few recompiled or 
external software).

Skolelinux and Extremadura is historically different but teaming up and 
aiming at becoming a single "Pure Blend" in the near future.  Current 
releases, however, do not fit the definition of "Pure Blends".

Please beware that the Debian term "Pure blends" has the very different 
meaning of solutions developed as integral part of Debian, with only(!) 
Debian parts.  You might want to clarify what you mean by "pure" to 
avoid confusion - especially when referring to something not pure ;-)

You might be interested in knowing that the solution deployed in 
Rheinland-Pfalz in Germany (available at http://rp.skolelinux.de/ ) is 
different from the official Skolelinux ( from http://skolelinux.org/ ), 
including the development version of next upcoming release of 

I failed to locate Debian mentioned at the Lernstick web page (from a 
quick glance) - perhaps double-check that it fits your criteria for 

Sorry, I don't know of any additional solutions.  Hope my comment is of 
some use ot you, even if not addressing you concrete question.

Kind regards,

  - Jonas

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