Edubuntu is a Linux distribution targeted for schools and
educational environments. It is a complete operating
system, built on the popular Ubuntu
distribution, and released in parallel with that
includes an office suite, web browser, many educational applications,
and more. Edubuntu is designed for a
teacher or network administrator to be able to setup a complete
classroom quickly and easily.
Included with Edubuntu is the Linux Terminal Server Project, a large
number of educational applications including GCompris, KDE
Edutainment Suite, and Schooltool Calendar.
It is available as a desktop Live CD, allowing you to run the
operating system without making any modifications to your hard disk,
although there is also an option to install it. Furthermore, via
the Classroom Server CD, the user can install Edubuntu permanently
either as a Server or as a Workstation.