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Debian Edu/Skolelinux

Last Update: 2023-06-10 22:03 UTC

Debian Edu/Skolelinux is the Debian-edu's Debian Pure Blend distribution. It is aiming to provide an out-of-the-box localised environment tailored for schools and universities. The out-of-the-box environment comes with 75 applications aimed at schools, as well as 17 network services pre-configured for a school environment. The simple, three-question installation requires minimal technical knowledge. Skolelinux is Debian, which means, among other things, that there are no license costs or worries, and that upgrade and maintenance of the software can be done over the Internet with the power of Debian's apt-get. The core goals of Skolelinux are localisation and ease of system administration.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 177 (52), 6 months: 160 (56), 3 months: 196 (38), 4 weeks: 183 (37), 1 week: 184 (33)

Average visitor rating: 5.75/10 from 4 review(s).

/Debian Edu Summary
Distribution Debian Edu/Skolelinux
Home Page http://www.skolelinux.org/
Mailing Lists https://wiki.debian.org/DebianEdu/MailingLists
User Forums --
Alternative User Forums
Documentation https://jenkins.debian.net/userContent/debian-edu-doc/
Screenshots DistroWatch Gallery
Download Mirrors http://get.debian.org/cdimage/release/current/DistroWatch Torrent Archive
Bug Tracker https://www.debian.org/Bugs/
Related Websites Skolelinux Germany
Reviews 6.x: LWN
Where To Buy or Try

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases announcements with download links and checksums:
 • 2021-08-15: Distribution Release: Debian Edu/Skolelinux 11.0.0
 • 2019-07-09: Distribution Release: Debian Edu/Skolelinux 10
 • 2017-06-19: Distribution Release: Debian Edu/Skolelinux 9
 • 2016-07-03: Distribution Release: Debian Edu/Skolelinux 8
 • 2015-04-27: Development Release: Skolelinux 8.0 Beta 1
 • 2013-09-29: Distribution Release: Skolelinux 7.1
 • 2013-08-22: Development Release: Skolelinux 7.1 Beta 1
 • 2013-07-28: Development Release: Skolelinux 7.1 Beta 0
 • 2013-04-26: Development Release: Skolelinux 7.0 Alpha 0
 • 2012-03-12: Distribution Release: Skolelinux 6.0.4
 • 2010-10-25: Development Release: Skolelinux 6.0.0 Alpha 1
 • 2010-07-28: Development Release: Skolelinux 6.0 Alpha 0
 • More Debian Edu releases...

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Feature 12.0.0 11.6.0 10.4.0 9 8 7.1 6.0.7 5.0.6 3.0 2.0 1.0 Feature
Release Date 2023-06-10 2022-12-17 2020-05-10 2017-06-18 2016-07-02 2013-09-28 2013-03-04 2010-10-05 2007-07-22 2006-03-15 2004-06-20 Release Date
End Of Life                       End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB) 400-6000 400-6000 300-5300 4000-5000               Image Size (MB)
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Installation
Default Desktop Xfce Xfce Xfce KDE Plasma KDE   KDE KDE KDE KDE KDE Default Desktop
Package Management DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB Package Management
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Release Model
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice OO.o* KOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o KOffice, OO.o KOffice, OO.o Office Suite
Processor Architecture i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, powerpc, x86_64 i386 i386 Processor Architecture
Init Software systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV Init Software
Journaled File Systems ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS       Journaled File Systems
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Multilingual
Asian Language Support                 -- -- -- Asian Language Support
Full Package List 12.0.0 11.6.0 10.4.0 9 8 7.1 6.0.7 5.0.6 3.0 2.0 1.0 Full Package List
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Version: 11.0.0
Rating: 1
Date: 2022-01-16
Votes: 6

This used to be a good distro a while back, but it is not any longer. Resource usage has been through the roof, the use is systemd is a further step into proprietary, closed source territory, gnome is resource intensive and user unfriendly and being based on Debian still, it is no longer as straightforward and easy to use and requires a lot of research.

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Version: 11.0.0
Rating: 3
Date: 2021-12-20
Votes: 27

Skolelinux is a great Debian-based distro- easy to use, great community and is stable but I think the developers made a wrong move choosing the desktop environment Xfce over the KDE desktop environment. Xfce has been having “feature creep” and adding more and more code into it without too many fixes for memory issues and instability, whereas when it was based on KDE, it was lighter, didn’t use as much ram and wasn’t as slow as now it being based on Xfce.
I unfortunately cannot recommend this distro and will find another Debian-based one with KDE.

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Version: 11.0.0
Rating: 10
Date: 2021-12-07
Votes: 0

An easy to use, speedy, stable and beautiful distro. I’ve tried the Cinnamon and KDE desktops, and both are them look great, work well and are easy to upgrade. I wish it was based on Devuan instead of Debian because Debian has been falling apart over the years, and the use of systemd is not comfortable for me.

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