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Sun Apr 11 13:26:46 UTC 2010
On Sun, 2010-04-11 at 07:53 -0400, Gary Kirkpatrick wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 12:57 PM, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 4:49 PM, Graham Todd <grahamtodd2 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >> On Sat, 10 Apr 2010 06:32:48 -0500
> >> Henry Dubb <henry.dubb at gmail.com> uttered these words:
> >>> I''d second Mint as ready to go out of the box. Another option is
> >>> AptonCD in which you create your own Ubuntu. Include the programs /
> >>> codecs you want and leave the rest out. Played with it and it looks
> >>> promising. But mint would be the easiest route.
> >> [snipped]
> >> Purely because of my personal preference, I like to go with the more
> >> familiar Ubuntu/Gnome interface rather than that which comes with Mint
> >> (too Windows-like for me).
> > Hmm. Odd. It's the work of 2min to put it back, if you actively like
> > the 2-panel layout.
> >> If you are looking at other Ubuntu-like OS, I'd suggest you look at
> >> "Super OS" at:
> >> http://hacktolive.org/wiki/Super_OS
> >> and "Ultimate Edition" from http://ultimateedition.info
> >> Both have the added codecs installed "out of the box" but Ultimate
> >> Edition also has slabs of the latest version of KDE with Gnome. Both
> >> have their own repositories but Ultimte Edition has a tool, Ultamatix,
> >> which will also upgrade the Ultimate Edition install.
> > Repos aren't much help for machines with no Internet access!
> > For my money, both those remixes add in far too much unnecessary junk.
> > They move far from the "purity" of the Ubuntu
> > "one-best-of-breed-app-per-function" ideal.
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> I have decided to give mint a try, I would need to add all the
> education programs though so I will need Apton. So I would have to
> install Mint on my Dell mini 10 and hope that it work, or I can
> install Mint on the regular laptop. Add the education programs and
> then make another CD. This assumes that Mint does not come with
> education programs already installed, like edubuntu does.
An additional educational distribution is DebianEdu (aka Skolelinux),
which is based on Debian:
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