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Re: [CCC-FSFTN] Fwd: Suggestion on choosing Distro

Hi , dear friends
       I apologies for my late replies .Sorry , I was occupied with my university exams
We have chosen the BalaSwecha OS for the CCC after discussions .Thanks For all
your suggestions and help

On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 10:14 AM, G.T.RAO <netwebsteps@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi Venkatesh ,

Trisquel GNU/Linux - Run free! Distro , is a GNU/Linux distribution
using a free version of the Linux kernel as distributed by the
Linux-libre project. The main goals of the project are the production
of a fully free software (free as in free speech) system.

On 5/19/16, shirish शिरीष <shirishag75@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I read the thread as well as the original query as shared on the
> mailing list. There seems to be two distinct activities happening here
> :-
> a. Finding and creation of tools and syllabus
> b. Packaging and maintaining a distro.
> The first thing I would suggest is to be very clear where you want to
> focus. While the first may look easy it is actually a gigantic task.
> The links that Jonas has shared, especially the work done by Dr.
> Kannan introducing Computer Science at a very young age is/was
> extremely commendable. It was and is miles ahead than most IT products
> targeted at children. There is need to update the look and also add
> new concepts but that is a different question altogether. I would
> suggest to look at all those alternatives before even thinking on
> going on that plane. It is an expensive proposition and would take lot
> of management bandwidth which FSFTN could use more productively
> elsewhere.
> b.  Packaging and maintaining a distro. :- Again a somewhat fool-hardy
> idea. Unless you have some good financing behind you, I would suggest
> not to go for it. What I would suggest is at the most just add/change
> the themes and see if you could do that. If there are any gaps in the
> software, talk to upstream (developer who has made the software and is
> maintaining the software without any favor to a particular
> distribution) and try getting it fixed there. Let's just say if your
> alternative doesn't work, you are back to square one without being
> able to show anything for your  efforts. Just as Jonas pointed out,
> maintaining is a long-term battle. Even Debian with a major volunteer
> needs sponsors for it's long-term support cycle
> https://lists.debian.org/debian-publicity/2016/05/msg00018.html. At
> the end, it's your time and your choice, although do concur Jonas's
> approach in this case.
> Look forward to know what path you take.
> --
>           Regards,
>           Shirish Agarwal  शिरीष अग्रवाल
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