Schools Linux is updated to version 5.0

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Linux schools, the open-source distribution specially designed for primary education environments upgrades to Escuelas Linux 5.0 where, as a result of this improvement, important new features are introduced that we will review below.

Schools Linux is the only distribution that offers, as part of its installation a fully configured user account so that subsequent adaptation steps are not necessary; comes ready for a quick system restore in case the teacher requires it and includes a multitude of ready-to-use software to improve the student experience.

Codenamed Berserker, the new distribution of Linux schools 5.0 includes interesting new features that begin with a change in your base system like Bodhi Linux 4.0 (which in turn is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) while using the repositories of the Canonical company. For those who do not know it, this operating system uses as Moksha desk, which is based on a variant of Enlightenment, to offer an experience that maximizes the potential of schools through a fully preconfigured environment. In this way, both teachers and students can focus on learning the subjects instead of spending time in the environment where they operate.

The new version includes the massive update of all applications that make up its extensive set of utilities. Thus, we find the LibreOffice 5.2.3 package, Google Chrome 54.0 and Chromium 53.0, the RAD (Rapid Application Development) LiveCode 8.1.2 environment, the Kdenlive 16.08.2 video editor, Gcompris 0.61 and the WYSIWYG HTML / CSS editor Kompozer 0.8.

Regarding the environment, Each of the aspects that compose it has been modernized to be more user-friendly towards new users. To support the bilingualism that is so fashionable in schools, the distribution includes languages ​​both Spanish in Castilian and English.

Regarding the hardware compatibility of the system, being based on Bodhi Linux 4.0.0 / Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, there is support for AMD Radeon graphics cards.

You can download the distro from the following link.

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