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Indian schools to use homebrew Debian distro

The southern Indian state of Kerela is in the process of migrating all computers in its 12,500 high schools from Windows to Linux. Today, learned that they plan to use a homegrown, Debian-offshoot dubbed “IT@School GNU/Linux.”
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IT@School GNU/Linux is a customized, single-CD distribution that includes the applications typically required by a high school student or teacher, according to the project. Apart from a wide range of typical desktop software, it also contains educational programs such as TuxPaint, Ghemical, Kalzium, DrGeo, and Gcompris, school spokesperson Vimal Joseph told

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