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School management software on Ubuntu

Can anybody suggest software that runs on Ubuntu to manage a high school. Software would need to hold a database of students as well as generating reports based on marks entered. Please provide ...
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How to save live log bash input to a file?

When I am teaching a class, some students have problems following my CLI commands and would like to scroll back to be able to repeat the steps in their own speed. So I'd like to log all my inputs in ...
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KAlgebra load problem

I want use KAlgebra on Unity. But loading of this program waste more time and after approximately 10 minute it be loaded but on any operation it freeze again. CPU load is so high when it is trying to ...
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How do I install Smart Notebook 11 on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I want to run my Smart Board using Ubuntu, rather than Windows. Can anyone talk me through the process?
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How to make the command line / terminal mirror the GUI? [duplicate]

When using the GUI and making actions I think that users would like to see how those actions are being reflected in the terminal using command lines. I can imagine that there are different layers of ...
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best distribution for classroom instruction

What is the best Ubuntu distribution for classroom instruction to teach Linux basics? -- More details: I have been using Linux as a single user for many years and have been pushing my University to ...
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Edubuntu software for Windows

I need to install the Edubuntu software on Windows system not a Ubuntu system. Won't all the programs run on any system? How do I get just the Educational programs?
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Looking for a screen monitoring program for a high school computer lab

As the title says, I'm looking for a screen monitoring program for a high school computer lab that works with either Mint 14 or Lubuntu 12.04. I can't seem to find anything in the software ...
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A quick-to install, full version of Ubuntu for class purposes?

My question may not be a sort of question you get every day. You see, I'm a computer teacher and want to install ubuntu in my class (on a temporary hard disk). Now, to install ubuntu, it takes a ...
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Use a proxy which connects to the school proxy

How to get my computer use a proxy ON my computer, which connects to the school proxy ? The reason I ask this, is because I need all programs on my computer, absolutely the whole system to go through ...
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(VRML) Files, How to Render

How can i render (VRML) Files. From here http://csi.chemie.tu-darmstadt.de/ak/immel/script/redirect.cgi?filename=http://csi.chemie.tu-darmstadt.de/ak/immel/tutorials/orbitals/vrml.html ...
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How to become better at everything Ubuntu-related? [closed]

The question title sounds vague, but it's a wide topic and I'm unable to give a clear title otherwise. So here's the background info and question: I'm quite a new user to Ask Ubuntu and I've been ...
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Learning programs for Kids

I am installing Ubuntu in 2 schools that hold at least 1000 kids and wanted to know what programs are available in Ubuntu to teach this Kids. This kids range from ages 4 to 13. Programs that help in ...
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Classification and search software for linking relevant content on local machine to curriculum

What I'm thinking about is basically a classification system, for use in classifying educational content such as videos, PDFs, wikipedia pages, and also local applications and linking it all to ...
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Does there exist a CLI spaced repetition program?

I'm aware of anki and mnemosyne, but not of any way to get them to run in a terminal.
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Where can I find educational Ubuntu materials to “spread the word”? [closed]

I'm IT Member of Gulshan.e.Noor Library and Reading Room and we are planning to give a FREE ubuntu seminar to a local audience which is free of cost. This will be an educational approach. If anyone ...
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Is there a virtual classroom platform?

I am looking at running virtual classroom sessions over the web. The thing is I need the following to be satisfied: I use Ubuntu and my students may use anything Ideally this is browser-driven but ...
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Teaching linux to 13-15-years-old kids. what to teach? [closed]

I'm going to teach Linux to some kids aged between 13-15 at a guidance school in Iran (Allame Helli 1, Tehran). They have learnt how to program using Microsoft QBASIC and I'm not allowed to learn them ...
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Open source digital media management and distribution solution [closed]

Does anyone know of an open source digital media management and distribution solution? something similar to safarimontage
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Courses on Ubuntu

I want to hold some sort of introductory sessions to Ubuntu and more advanced study if it goes well. What topics and content should I cover? Personally, I learned the ropes as a curious person poking ...
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Schools and ubuntu

Why do schools not use ubuntu? I'm assuming it is because not many people use it (hmm...) and people aren't really familiar with it. It is free and really fast, so I'm not sure why... I haven't ...
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Are there any good typing tutors?

Are there any good typing tutor applications available for Ubuntu?
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Are there affordable and recognised Ubuntu/Debian online certification courses/exams?

I like Ubuntu (on a server as well as on a client) and Debian and am interested in getting Ubuntu/Debian-related job. So I look forward to get certified to enrich my CV. But the options I've found in ...
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Teaching bash to beginners who only used Windows

I'm supposed to give an introduction to using the shell (i.e. bash) to total beginners. Which is the most basic/useful stuff I can teach someone within 1 1/2 hours without demanding too much? Here ...