Tagged: Edubuntu

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Gnome Panel is Alive

The death of Gnome Panel Gnome Panel (or more properly, gnome-panel) is the main dock that you would see in the Gnome 2 series desktop, and in the Gnome Fallback session (also called Gnome “Classic” in many distributions) in Gnome...

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Wheezy Theme Updates

Joy Theme When the Joy theme was picked as the chosen theme for Debian 7.0 (Wheezy), I wanted to do what I could to get as much of it in the archive as possible before the freeze that occurred in June. I’ve...

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Launchpad.net: bug 1 000 000

Congratulations First off, congratulations to the Launchpad.net team for reaching bug #1000000. They’ve managed to build a huge platform that scales very well. Very few bug trackers live to that milestone and it’s amazing how they have managed to keep...

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Gnome Summit Montréal

A Gnome summit just 2 hours away from where I live? Awesome! A few weeks ago I noticed that the Gnome summit that usually takes place in Boston is happening in Montréal this year!  Being a Gnome user for more...

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New Edubuntu Wallpaper(s)

Some people seem to just love talking about history. I prefer making it! Here’s something a bit more light to distract you from all the history lessons currently on Planet Ubuntu… Current Edubuntu Wallpaper The current Edubuntu wallpaper has served...

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Edubuntu Live Welcome

Simple Greeter for Live Systems During the last development cycle we launched Edubuntu WebLive, which uses a Drupal module to create remote users on an application server and connect the user via NX. We thought of popping up a web...

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Fonts in Edubuntu

Every now and again, educators ask me where they can get more fonts for Edubuntu. We include great desktop publishing software (scribus-ng, inkscape, gimp, etc) in Edubuntu, but our default font selection is rather dry and uninspiring. A few weeks...

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How do LTSP Fat Clients work?

(Edit 2014-06-29: This entry is now nearly 4 years old, rather please use the LTSP documentation instead as it will be more up to date) What are LTSP Fat Clients anyway‽ Thin clients are a great way to lower initial...

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Ubuntu in Education OpenWeek Session

    I’ll be standing in for Belinda Lopez for the Ubuntu in Education session for Ubuntu Open Week today. I don’t have anything special prepared, but feel free to join in and ask any Ubuntu in Education or even...

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The Maverick Meerkat is Here

Ubuntu 10.10 is released! (and so is Edubuntu!) When Mark Shuttleworth suggested at the last UDS that it would be nice to move the release date earlier to match the 10.10.10 date,  a  lot of people wondered whether it could...

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Edubuntu Maverick News

Close to the end of the Lucid release cycle, I posted an update of what’s been happening in the Edubuntu project. Now seems like a good time to do it again! This release wasn’t as big shake-up as the last...

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Edubuntu 10.04 has arrived

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS has been released, so has Edubuntu 10.04 with other derivatives soon to follow! Thanks to everyone who helped made the Lucid release cycle one of the best ones ever! The logo above is also the new Edubuntu...

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What’s been happening with Edubuntu?

I don’t blog nearly as much as I’d like to (but more about that in another post), which is why I think it’s about time that I make a catch-up post on what’s been happening in the world of Edubuntu...