Nov 172011
 

An important field where GNU/Linux is gaining ground is that of schools, both primary and secondary.

I think it’s important to teach children and young people that there is a whole world of open source software to explore, and that not everything that is connected to a computer means Windows and/or proprietary systems.

There are specialized distributions to help teachers in making their students know at this world, in this article we’ll see an overview of these distributions.
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Dec 162010
 

doudoulinuxRecently I discovered a new kind of Linux: DoudouLinux.

It is not a new distribution, but a Debian is a tailor-made for children, the designer Jean-Michael says that is usable by children two years old.

And in fact by starting this live meta-distro you get a rich and colorful menu from which childrens can choose what to play.

Intrigued by the project, I asked Jean-Michel an interview and him very kindly accepted to answer my questions, this is also a good chance to introduce his project in Italy and other country where it still is not widely known.

Edit: Thanks to Jean-Michel there is also a french version of this article here

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