TuxType and TuxMath (thank you)
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Fri Aug 17 08:32:49 BST 2007
I have for the first time very recently been able to provide a
machine for real end users. They are adults with learning difficulty.
It is notable that Tux Math and Tux Typing seem to be favoured more
than many other games. And greatly enjoyed!
A big Thank You for the effort!
David Trask wrote:
> Any chance you can set up a repository? This is awesome news!
> David Bruce <dbruce at tampabay.rr.com> writes:
>> For the last year or two I have been the main person developing
>> two of the tux4kids apps, "Tux Typing" and"Tux, Of Math Command".
>> I want everyone involved with Edubuntu to know that the projects
>> are alive and receiving ongoing development. The website, such
>> as it is, is at Alioth:
>> The code for both apps is in svn at:
>> http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/tux4kids svn://svn.debian.org/tux4kids
>> There are current *tar.gz files at the alioth site under
>> "Released Files", as well as Mac and Win32 binaries. I also have
>> the current tuxmath files up at the SF.net tuxmath page.
>> Tuxmath, in particular, has been greatly improved since the
>> version in ubuntu. Hopefully there will be current packages in
>> Debian Sid reasonably soon - they are held up by the dependency
>> on the Andika font, which is not yet in Sid.
>> In the meanwhile, feel free to check out the new versions
>> (installable with ./configure; make; sudo make install) and make
>> them available to any kids that may benefit from them.
>> (realize that this may be a little off-topic)
>> -- David Bruce
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