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Saturday, June 12, 2010

OpenSUSE-Edu Li-f-e(Linux for Education)

OpenSuse is  without a doubt one of the best KDE based Linux distros out there. It’s stylish , gloss desktop and rich software packages make it a spectacle in Linux world. OpenSuse-Edu is  a special release of OpenSuse 11.2 which targets students , educators and parents  and contains carefully selected softwares which are useful to them. And OpenSuse Edu team has choosen these softwares to achieve productivity in Home and educational purposes.


The Live DVD contains KIWI-LTSP server that can be enabled even by non-technical user, with tons of applications from openSUSE Education repository. With the KIWI-LTSP server you can boot other PCs to use this live DVD without installing or modifying anything on them. Booting from hard disk again will leave those PCs as they were.(Please note that running LTSP from Live DVD/USB is meant for demo/testing purpose only, install on the hard disk to use it in production).


This distribution includes LAMP (LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) that is needed for developing or hosting PHP websites and all other major development tools. An award-winning Sugar desktop for children is also included in this media.

The aim of this DVD is to provide complete education and development resources for parents, students, teachers as well as IT admins running labs at educational institutes

Download OpenSuse-edu off here. You can opt for ISO image with or without multimedia codecs which enables playing video/audio files. be sure to check out the installation guide.

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