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May I speak with someone about these applications for a grant proposal I am writing? [closed]

I am writing from The Arc of Alachua County, in Gainesville, Florida, USA. We are applying for a grant from the U.S. Dept of Education to try to build a computer learning center for our clients. The ...
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How do I add an offline encyclopedia to an Edubuntu LiveCD?

I am serving in the Peace Corps in a poor Spanish speaking country. I manage several small computer labs. For reasons of limited networking, old computers, and unreliable electricity, I decided that ...
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LTSP thin client boots to a command prompt instead of a GUI [closed]

When I install Edubuntu 11.10 with LTSP, it installs fine. When I go to boot from the thin client it opens a terminal (looks like MS-DOS) on the thin client, but the LTSP server shows a GUI. I am new ...
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How to install Edubuntu 11.10 from a DVD to an exisiting Ubuntu

I have downloaded Edubuntu 11.10 ISO and Created a DVD with it, but I already have a PC with Ubuntu 11.10 Running. How can I install Edubuntu from DVD? My Ubuntu does not have an Internet connection. ...
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manage a system of Ubuntu computers from a single computer

I'm a student at a small high school in Denmark, im the only one using Ubuntu, but I'd like the other students to at least try it. So I asked for permission to set up a small group of computers for ...
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Thinclient Boot CD

How can I create a bootable CD to run on an old PC accessing an LTSP server. I have found ample documentation on installing an LTSP server, but no reference on how to create a bootable CD. (PC ...
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Ubuntu splash screen changed to edubuntu, why did it happen and how do I change it back?

I recently noticed during a reboot of my machine that a splash page came up saying Edubuntu, which I understand is a particular flavour of Ubuntu. When I installed Ubuntu, it never used to say that, ...
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Unattended Offline Edubuntu 14.04 Install

I am looking for a way to do this offline with Edubuntu 14.04 desktop. It would install much faster and better for large-scale deployments. It seems that contrary to some guides, kickstart is no ...
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What to do if the CD I want to use cannot be run on ubuntu/linux

As a high-school, we decided to use Edubuntu on classes, labs etc. Edubuntu is OK with Activ Inspire. But we have a problem. We're from Turkey and we're learning English. So we use this book. But this ...
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How do I use with LTSP with a Dell FX170 thin client?

Just got a reconditioned DELL Optiplex FX170 thin client delivered, without an image. On power-up, I see the message: DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER I am very sure all the ...
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I cannot adjust the brightness of my Acer Travelmate 4740 laptop

I cannot adjust my laptop's brightness. What can I do?
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Edubuntu Deployment and Active Directory Authentication

How I can deploy Edubuntu from one machine to many machines in the same domain and authenticate to Windows Active Directory?
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update-alternatives --Install

I typed: sudo update-alternatives --install "/usr/bin/java" "java" "/usr/lib/jvm/ jdk1.8.0/bin/java" 1 It's says alternatives --install needs link name path priority
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What is the difference between Edubuntu and Ubuntu?

I have always used Edubuntu rather than Ubuntu because I have many children including home educated ones who casually use the education offerings. I appreciate many but not all of the extra offerings. ...
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How to install Edubuntu package in Ubuntu?

I have installed on my pc Ubuntu 10.10 and Edubuntu 11.04 in a USB. I had a problem with the installation of Edubuntu so I had to install ubuntu 10.10. I want to install the desktop and all programs ...
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How do I change the unity launcher icon back to the default?

I recently installed the edubuntu-artworkpack along with theedubuntu-wallpaperspackage. The Unity Launcher icon immediately switched to the Edubuntu logo. My question is, how do I switch this back ...
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Ubuntu Likewise-Open won't stay connected to domain

I am at a loss... Any help would be appreciated... We have a Linux server that is using Likewise-Open to authenticate against our Active Directory server. Everything was working fine, but yesterday ...
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Installing packages from an .iso file

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a desktop system and I have an .iso file of Edubuntu 12.04, can I install Edubuntu packages in Ubuntu 12.04 from Edubuntu's iso file? That desktop system has no ...
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How to set up multiseat network through a USB connection?

This year I started a project called the Brighter Future Project. We collected donations in the USA and used them to buy/assemble computers and bring them to other places with more need. We are now in ...
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Is there a way to get an indication after I double click a desktop icon?

I'm setting up edubuntu for my son's kindergarten, and I put shortcuts on the desktop for some of the applications. The problem is that when you double click an icon, you get no visual hint that ...
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Can I install Edubuntu in windows using wubi?

Edubuntu website offers two possible downloads, x86 and 64 bit. I need to be able to install Edubuntu on a computer with no internet access and allow it to run within Windows XP. I cannot do this as a ...
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Does Ocra screen reader come on Edubuntu by default?

I am working with visually impaired children in Kenya and would like to know if Orca screen reader comes with Edubuntu and whether it would work with the various educational packages on Edubuntu. ...
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Edubuntu 14.04 - Custom PXE Boot setup

Using VM, with Edubuntu 14.04 I have just decided to update my PXE Boot server from 12.04 to 14.04 - I do not want to take the other system down to upgrade it. I have created a new system and do a ...
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removing all traces of edubuntu from my ubuntu install

Hi I installed edubuntu desktop on ubuntu and have decided to get rid of it. There is no problem with the function of my desktop but i would like to know why after removing edubuntu there is still ...
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Limited access accounts for a low maintenance deployment?

Forgive me if I haven't done quite as much digging trying to solve this on my own as I could have: I'm currently in Zambia, and my internet access is unpredictible and slow when it's working. I'm ...
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Edubuntu: can not login, it just keeps blinking

I just installed a fresh Edubuntu 12.04. It asked me to select which mode to enter. I selected Edubuntu "normal mode" and after that nothing appeared on the screen, but screen kept on blinking. This ...
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How do I make a desktop shortcut in the GNOME fallback UI?

How do you make desktop shortcuts on Edubuntu, using the Gnome fallback GUI? I've used Ubuntu 10.04 and 12.04 before and it's been a no-brainer, but right-clicking on a program through the ...
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PXE Linux kernel line for Preseed

I want to setup a Preseed for my Edubuntu 12.04 on my PXE Server, running PXE Linux but I can't seem to figure out how to add the Preseed. LABEL Install edUbutnu Junior 12.04 x86 MENU LABEL ...
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Error during Edubuntu installation: process:226

We recently introduced Edbuntu to a team of school teachers. One of them tried installing Edubuntu in their school computers and have reported us this problem. I have no answer for the problem. So can ...
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how to install two ubuntus?

I have edubuntu and I have installed ubuntu64. but only edubuntu is booting. how to make grub understand that there are 2 ubuntus.
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Unity does not use the categories from the .desktop files

I installed the educational version of Ubuntu with Unity. This is for kids. The most important applications are the ones that the descriptions says are specially added for kids. Trying to find them ...
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Cant find Ubuntu after installation

How can I install Ubuntu along with windows7 with a DVD? I installed it on another drive but it doesn't show up in the startup menu...
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How to install Edubuntu from Xubuntu in the terminal

We are formatting 20 machines to use in LATAM. We need to install Edubuntu from Xubuntu. How can we install it from the terminal? We're www.notegood.org, and www.comparte.org, NGOs from Barcelona. We ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Theme

I've install human-theme_0.39.2_all.deb But don't see any effect , theme doesn't added current listed themes in settings: Appearance:
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Boot Problem - Cannot Install Edubuntu

I have an old Toshiba laptop I'd like to put Edubuntu on. I first made a DBAN disc to wipe the drive. It was burned with Imgbrn software and booted fine. I also made an Edubuntu disc in the same ...
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How do I get Carnegie Learning online working in Edubuntu?

I've recently built a computer lab running various forms of Ubuntu. I'm testing out Edubuntu to see if it is a better fit for our school, but I'm running up against a problem I can't resolve. One of ...
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Finding a display driver [closed]

Sorry if I have missed a relevant posting. I have run Edubuntu 11.04 successfully on an old laptop from a live dvd while XP was installed on the system along with Ubuntu 10.10. I then installed ...
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Edubuntu presentation template

I am a part of a team that try to popularize Linux and free software in academic institutions. I make distribution specific presentations. My duty is to introduce students to Edubuntu. I wanted to ...
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Thin-client Edubuntu 14.04 LTSP

I'm using VBox for this: I already have 2 thin-client PC-1 and PC-2, and in the server I have 3 users: staff, student, archie (admin) What I want to do with the client is, how to make both of them ...
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Edubuntu LTSP amd64 not Loading with PXE

I have a computer lab running off of an i386 fat-client image right now. The image is being hosted via LTSP on Edubuntu 14.04.1 LTS with the client being the same desktop. However, the package system ...
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Is Edubuntu a Complete Network Package?

I'm on the board of small private (Christian) school in Houston, TX. We were recently given 10 PC's with erased hard drives. I am currently an Ubuntu user. Would Edubuntu allow me to set up these ...
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PXE boot issue with Edubuntu 12.04

I have an Edubuntu server that has been used to boot both thin clients and fat clients for quite some time. Now, we're trying to use HP 8200s with Allied Telesis AT2711 100Base-FX NICs, and things ...
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Seem some themes in usr/share/themes on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

So many themes are in usr/share/themes .but in appearance only three default themes are there how I can apply from usr/share/themes ?
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Edubuntu 14.04 install, no Unity

I have been trying to install Edubuntu 14 04 on to our Hp workstation xw4200, Intel pentium, 4 SPU 3.2GHz . I am using a USB boot drive which I created following instructions on edubuntu download ...
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Default to Laptop display (Edubuntu 12.04.2)

In Edubuntu 12.04.2, is there a way to have the system sense the attached monitor (I'm running this on a desktop - Dell Optiplex 740 - and not a laptop.) Every 12.04.2 install I've done defaults to a ...
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Can't mount my internal harddrive

Im trying to mount my internal hard drive. Whenever I click on my 320 gb hard disk a pop-up comes up saying "Unable to mount location , cant mount file" Thats all it says and I just got started using ...
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Edubuntu boots in low graphics mode. with an Intel HD Graphics system

I have a HD Intel graphics card in my laptop. It was working fine the first few days with the new version Edubuntu. Now when you start, just before it goes to the part asking for the login ...
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U1 Control Panel is dead since upgrade to Edubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I upgraded to Oneiric Ocelot first day, and now the U1 Control Panel is dead -I can't access neither my Account Details, nor my Cloud Folders, nor my Devices through it, it just keeps loading. It does ...
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How can I return to the theme and logo of ubuntu 11.10 without uninstalling edubuntu 11.10? [closed]

The "Home" icon in the Unity Dock was set to the Edubuntu logo when I upgraded from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10. How can I return to the theme and logo of ubuntu without uninstalling the newly installed ...
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What happened to the Edubuntu website? [closed]

I have been trying to reach the Edubuntu website for about three days now. I keep gettign a 404 error "You don't have permission to access this site." Is there something I'm doing wrong?