Ubuntu for (primary) school usage

Bret Busby bret at busby.net
Sat Nov 13 13:04:49 UTC 2021

On 13/11/21 8:28 pm, Ralf Mardorf via ubuntu-users wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking for a Linux distro or a BSD, preferable an Ubuntu flavour
> with e.g. a PPA or an Ubuntu derivative for elementary school usage,
> with school software pre-installed or installable by a metapackage.
> I consider to test Zorin OS Education as a guest in a virtual machine
> on a Linux host, but I don't consider to install it on elementary
> school computers or something like that, due to a security risk, see
> https://forum.zorin.com/t/signed-checksum/11331 . However, running it
> in a virtual machine, it's at least possible to see, if it's more than
> just Xubuntu with https://packages.ubuntu.com/bionic/edubuntu-desktop ,
> or for my needs https://packages.ubuntu.com/bionic/ubuntu-edu-primary .
> Is anybody experienced in Ubuntu for school usage?
> Regards,
> Ralf

I am not an educator, and I have no experience in Linux for schools, 
but, have you investigated the Debian School version;
"Debian Edu / Skolelinux Bullseye — a complete Linux solution for your 

Just a thought...

Bret Busby
West Australia

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