openSUSE Education

Timeline created by kl_eisbaer
In History
  • GEE-Server based on SUSE 6.4

    GEE-Server based on SUSE 6.4
    One of the first Linux based servers developed for the use in schools hit the German marked.
  • SUSE announced the SUSE Linux School Server

    SUSE announced the SUSE Linux School Server
    The administrative district of Fürth/Germany and SUSE started a cooperation to develop a school server based on SUSE Linux Enterprise 9.
  • Extis GmbH takes over the development of the Open School Server

    Extis GmbH takes over the development of the Open School Server
    The Extis GmbH took over the support and development of the now named Open School Server from SUSE.
  • Meeting with other School Server developers

    A meeting with developers from different Linux based school servers took place in Erlangen to discuss general standards for all School Servers.
  • server4education / desktop4education 2006

    server4education / desktop4education 2006
    server4education / desktop4education 2006 based on SUSE 10.1
  • First release of Linkat

    First release of Linkat
    Linkat started as derivate from SUSE Linux 9.1 in Catalonia.
  • openSUSE to compete with Edubuntu?

    openSUSE to compete with Edubuntu?
    Christopher Dawson, the technology director for the Athol-Royalston School District in northern Massachusetts, compares openSUSE-Education with Edubuntu.
  • openSUSE-Education founded

    openSUSE-Education founded
    The first official announcements about the new subproject of openSUSE.
  • openSUSE-Education 1.0 for 10.2 released

    openSUSE-Education 1.0 for 10.2 released
    The first official release from the openSUSE-Education team.
  • Novell & Extis sponsored Schools

    Novell & Extis sponsored Schools
    Novell and Extis sponsored a package containing an Open School Server, 10 openSUSE 10.2 boxes and the openSUSE-Education Add-On DVD for 1000 schools in Germany.
  • ftp.suse.com hosts openSUSE Education

    ftp.suse.com hosts openSUSE Education
    The openSUSE-Education project is one of the first openSUSE projects with an own directory on ftp.suse.com
  • New Logo for openSUSE-Education

    New Logo for openSUSE-Education
    Andreas Ochs created a new Logo for openSUSE-Education.
  • Linkat 2.0 released

    Linkat 2.0 released
    Linkat 2.0 based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 released.
  • openSUSE-Education 1.0 for 10.3 released

    openSUSE-Education 1.0 for 10.3 released
    The openSUSE-Education team released version 1.0 for openSUSE 10.3.
  • Easy-LTSP development

    Easy-LTSP development
    As part of the Google Summer of Code, the Easy-LTSP application was developed by one of the openSUSE-Education team members: Jan Weber.
  • HP Builds on the openSUSE Education Project

    HP Builds on the openSUSE Education Project
    In December 2008, HP announced that it would release a new desktop offering along with Novell targeted at education customers. Part of the announcement is a repository of education applications “including math, art and word games, to improve student learning,” which were based on work by the openSUSE Education project.
  • openSUSE Community week with openSUSE-Education

    openSUSE Community week with openSUSE-Education
    The openSUSE-Education team participated at the first openSUSE Community week in Nuremberg.
  • Linuxtag and openSUSE-Education

    Linuxtag and openSUSE-Education
    The openSUSE-Education team joined the openSUSE community at their booth providing informations about the Education project.
  • If you need a strong set of apps that will work in virtually any educational environment, then be sure to take a look at openSUSE Education.

    Lisa Hoover checks out Li-f-e DVD at http://ostatic.com/
  • Linkat 3.0 released

    Linkat 3.0 released
    Linkat 3.0 based on openSUSE 11.1 released.
  • OpenSUSE 11.2 – Edu – A true thing of beauty

    "To say this version is the true perfection of that is almost an understatement and I don't say it lightly." said David Van Assche from Edubuntu
  • The best Linux games for kids on downloadsquad.com

    The best Linux games for kids on downloadsquad.com
    "The best collection of Linux educational software for all ages that I know of is the openSUSE-Edu Li-f-e (Linux for Education) Live DVD." said M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
  • Test driving the OpenSuSE Education distribution

    Test driving the OpenSuSE Education distribution
    Jack Wallen tested the openSUSE-Education distribution at ghacks.net.
  • openSUSE Conference

    openSUSE Conference
    The openSUSE-Education team got an own track at the openSUSE Conference 2010.
  • Didacta

    Didacta
    The openSUSE-Education team joined the Open School Server team from Extis at their booth.
  • Rolling releases for openSUSE-Education

    Rolling releases for openSUSE-Education
    With the improved reliability of the openSUSE Build Service, the openSUSE-Education team switched to rolling releases: customers can download the latest applications via download.opensuse.org now.
  • openSUSE Li-f-e 12.1 available

    openSUSE Li-f-e 12.1 available
    The first "Linux-for-Education" (Li-f-e) distribution bootable direct from a DVD is available. The image based on openSUSE 12.1 and has additional packages on board.
  • openSUSE-Education Li-f-e 12.2 released

    openSUSE-Education Li-f-e 12.2 released
    The next release based on openSUSE 12.2 including a lot of other packages like for example KIWI-LTSP.
  • openSUSE-Education Li-f-e 12.3 released

    openSUSE-Education Li-f-e 12.3 released
    Including all popular Desktops and way more...
  • Reglue.org adopted openSUSE-Education Li-f-e

    Reglue.org adopted openSUSE-Education Li-f-e
    Reglue is a non profit that accepts broken or decommissioned computers, refurbishes them, then places them in the homes of financially-disadvantaged children in Central Texas.
  • openSUSE Education Li-f-e 13.1

    openSUSE Education Li-f-e 13.1
    openSUSE Education Li-f-e. It is based on the recently released openSUSE 13.1 with all the official online updates applied.
  • Gnome Classic and MATE editions of openSUSE-Education 13.1

    Gnome Classic and MATE editions of openSUSE-Education 13.1
    Two other great releases of openSUSE-Education Li-f-e: the GNOME classic edition and openSUSE Edu Li-f-e MATE made available to t he public. Li-f-e MATE edition came about to support schools in Gujarat, India, they needed synfig studio: a very simple to use C and Java IDE, apart from standard fare of complete office suite and other applications. Gujarat now starts teaching open(libre)office in 9th grade, and Linux operating system all the way to shell scripting in 10th, and Java, C, HTML, Javas
  • SoftPedia Review of openSUSE Edu Li-f-e 13.2.1

    SoftPedia Review of openSUSE Edu Li-f-e 13.2.1
    Marius Nestor reviewed our 13.2 Li-f-e media in a
    [SoftPedia article about openSUSE-Edu-Li-f-e 13.2](linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Operating-Systems/Linux-Distributions/openSUSE-Edu-Li-f-e-52361.shtml). The release date of the review was even before the original release date!
  • openSUSE-Education 13.2 released

    openSUSE-Education 13.2 released
    This time openSUSE-Education is available as 32bit and 64bit based Li-f-e ISO images. Both ISOs contain the greatest and latest software available for openSUSE – including not only educational but also multimedia and many other useful software.
  • openSUSE-Education project stopped

    openSUSE-Education project stopped
    As the old team members moved on to new projects and no volunteers stepped in, the rest of the team decided to declare the project as stopped and obsoleted - until some new volunteers step in and take over. With this, the team wants to thank everyone who helped and supported the openSUSE-Education project in the past years with their love, their passion and their endless time contributed to support schools and young users.