Teach with Fedora.

The purpose of this spin is to create a ready-to-go development environment for contributing to educational projects inside, but also outside of the Fedora ecosystem.


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About Education

Have you ever wanted to contribute - or get others to contribute - to an open source education project, but never found the time to set up and get started? We've got a ready-to-go contributors' (not just code!) environment for you!

Providing students and teachers with a variety of development environments, tools, documentation, and getting-started resources, the Fedora Education SIG achieves its goal of lowering the entry barrier to contributing as much as possible.

The Education Spin features a number of well-received solutions, such as the award-winning Sugar Desktop Environment - as seen on the OLPC and Sugar on a Stick - and the popular KDE Education applications. It also contains a complete Eclipse development stack and other tools, allowing not only an exploration, but also the creation of code.

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32-bit PC Edition

32-bit PC EditionThis edition is for the highest compatibility; it will work on both 32-bit and 64-bit computers.

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64-bit PC Edition

64-bit PC EditionEnjoy the full power and speed of a 64-bit computer. Not compatible with 32-bit computers.

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Older releases of this spin can be found at archive.fedoraproject.org.

Support

Following the goal of making it as easy as possible for students and teachers to dive into open source projects, the Fedora Education Spin comes with a variety of support options.

Help via Chat

Users and developers are available in the #fedora-edu irc channel on irc.freenode.net for real-time conversations.

General help is available in irc channel #fedora on irc.freenode.net.

For help using IRC, please visit the Fedora IRC how-to.

Help via Email

Users and developers are also available on the mailing list at education@lists.fedoraproject.org.

General help with Fedora is available on the Fedora users' mailing list at users@lists.fedoraproject.org.

For guidance on how to interact on Fedora mailing lists, please review the Fedora Mailing List Guidelines.

General Help Using Fedora

Sometimes you may encounter an issue with this spin that you can get help with using general Fedora support resources. A list of those resources is available at the Fedora 'Get Help' page.

Education

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Screenshot of the Education desktop

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