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=Fedora For Kids=
 
=Fedora For Kids=
Fedora For Kids is a Remix as of now (might be a spin in future) which consists of tools and applications suitable for children of age group 8-15. We vision for a more suitable environment to encourage kids to understand Linux and Fedora in a better and easy way and to also aid teachers while doing the same.  
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Fedora For Kids is a Remix as of now (might be a spin in future) which consists of tools and applications suitable for children of age group 8-15{class 2 to class 9}. We vision for a more suitable environment to encourage kids to understand Linux and Fedora in a better and easy way and to also aid teachers while doing the same.
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==Packages To Be Included==
 
==Packages To Be Included==
{{admon/important|Please only add "Fedora For Kids" packages here!|List of already packaged apps suitable for kids.}}
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{{admon/important|Please only add "Fedora For Kids" packages here!|This is a list of already packaged applications suitable for kids.}}
  
 
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| Child's Play  || Sound Association and several other activities ||
 
| Child's Play  || Sound Association and several other activities ||
 
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| GBrainy || Games that challenge your logic, verbal, calculation and memory abilities. || Pulls mono, do we need this?
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| anki || Anki helps teachers to ask quizzes. Can be used to create flashcard like decks. see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0dI2VyLDWw ||
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| glglobe || shows nice globe that can be rotated. It shows countries and cities ||
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| tuxtype2 || Nice typing tutor ||
 
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==Applications To Be Packaged==
 
==Applications To Be Packaged==
  
{{admon/important|Please only add "Fedora For Kids" applications here!|List of unpackaged application suitable for kids.}}
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{{admon/important|Please only add "Fedora For Kids" applications here!|This is the list of unpackaged applications suitable for kids. If you are a packager and have time to spare, please pick one of these to package.}}
  
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Also look at [[FedoraForKids/Apps | page dedicated to Apps]]. This page holds info such as the default applications, the default desktop environment and the rest.
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We've moved this section to the [[FedoraForKids/Package_Sprint | Package Sprint]]. Hopefully, there will be a lot of packages.
! Application Name !! Brief Description !! Status !! Maintainer !! Spec File
 
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| [http://www.pps.jussieu.fr/~gimenez/data/fdls/laby-0.6.2.tar.gz laby]  || laby is a small program to learn how to program with ants and spider webs. ||In progress : [http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ocaml-devel/2010-October/001596.html post to ocaml ML] || [[AnkurSinha]] || [http://ankursinha.fedorapeople.org/laby/laby.spec incomplete spec]
 
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| [http://coulon.publi.free.fr/openeuclide/index.php?inframe=download OpenEuclide]  || A program for drawing out 2D figures. || In progress || [[User:Sagarun|Arun SAG]] ||
 
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| [http://new.asymptopia.org/staticpages/index.php?page=TuxWordSmith TuxWordSmith]  || A multi-lingual scrabble program. || In progress || [[User:Adimania|Aditya Patawari]] ||
 
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==Volunteers==
 
==Volunteers==
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|''' No. '''|| '''Name '''|| '''Comments'''
 
|''' No. '''|| '''Name '''|| '''Comments'''
 
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|''1''||''[[User:Adimania|Aditya Patawari]]'' ||
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|''1''||''[[User:Adimania|Aditya Patawari]]'' || Packaging, reviews and general coordination
 
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|''2''||''[[User:Hiemanshu|Hiemanshu Sharma]]'' ||
 
|''2''||''[[User:Hiemanshu|Hiemanshu Sharma]]'' ||
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|''5''||''[[User:Nsisodiya|Narendra Sisodiya]]''||  
 
|''5''||''[[User:Nsisodiya|Narendra Sisodiya]]''||  
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|''6''||''[[User:sawrub|Saurabh Sharma]]''||
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|''7''||''[[User:Suchakra|Suchakra]]''|| GUI Customization, Artwork, Testing
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|''8''||''[[User:Arunprakash|Arun Prakash]]'' ||
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|''9''||''[[User:asmartgoat|Luke Martinez]]'' || Documentation, Testing. asmartgoat@fedoraproject.org (i dont like being called a kid btw -_- :D)
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|''10''||''[[User:Satyaakam|Satyaakam Goswami]]'' ||
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|''11''||''[[User:prabindatta|Prabin Kumar Datta]]'' ||
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|''12''||''[[User:narasim|Lakshmi Narasimhan T V]]'' ||  Packaging, reviews and testing
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|''13''||''[[User:yevlempy|Harsh Verma]]'' ||
 
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==Artwork==
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* We found some artwork related to an Education-SIG on [http://tatica.fedorapeople.org/EduSig/ taticas page here].
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* The first wallpaper is [http://suchakra.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/fed4kids.png here]
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** It uses [http://tatica.fedorapeople.org/EduSig/education-sky.svg education-sky.svg] by Tatica and [http://www.openclipart.org/people/leogg/cartoon_kids.svg Cartoon Kids] by Leogg
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* Some Panda artwork is available at [http://emichan.fedorapeople.org/pandas/ Emichan's page] too.
  
 
==Useful Links==
 
==Useful Links==
  
* [http://schoolos.org/ http://schoolos.org/]
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* [http://schoolos.org/ School OS]
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* [http://uberstudent.org/ Uber Student]
 
* [http://www.packagekit.org/pk-faq.html#service-pack PackageKit FAQ : Service Packs]
 
* [http://www.packagekit.org/pk-faq.html#service-pack PackageKit FAQ : Service Packs]
  
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* Create a second disc with service packs with anything extra (cant be put into spins)
 
* Create a second disc with service packs with anything extra (cant be put into spins)
 
* Docs on how to use the second disc
 
* Docs on how to use the second disc
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* '''Look for ebooks in public domain. Create a few, if required, which should appeal the kids. Use animation/graphics to make it interesting.''' [http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/docs/2010-November/012888.html See this thread]
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* '''Talk to Design team to create a few wallpapers and themes more suitable for kids.''' [http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/design-team/2010-November/003600.html See this thread]
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* Organize a packaging sprint, preferably before foss.in.
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* look into XFCE, KDE, Gnome and Sugar to find a suitable environment.
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* Look at <pre> yum groupinfo "Educational Software" </pre>

Latest revision as of 17:47, 30 September 2011

Fedora For Kids

Fedora For Kids is a Remix as of now (might be a spin in future) which consists of tools and applications suitable for children of age group 8-15{class 2 to class 9}. We vision for a more suitable environment to encourage kids to understand Linux and Fedora in a better and easy way and to also aid teachers while doing the same.

Packages To Be Included

Important.png
Please only add "Fedora For Kids" packages here!
This is a list of already packaged applications suitable for kids.
Package Name Brief Description Status
tuxpaint A simple drawing and colouring program for kids
GCompris got everything you’d want, from reading practice, to science, algebra, drawing, geography quiz and even chess
TuxMath game requiring quick thinking and a bit of math skill.
Child's Play Sound Association and several other activities
GBrainy Games that challenge your logic, verbal, calculation and memory abilities. Pulls mono, do we need this?
anki Anki helps teachers to ask quizzes. Can be used to create flashcard like decks. see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0dI2VyLDWw
glglobe shows nice globe that can be rotated. It shows countries and cities
tuxtype2 Nice typing tutor

Applications To Be Packaged

Important.png
Please only add "Fedora For Kids" applications here!
This is the list of unpackaged applications suitable for kids. If you are a packager and have time to spare, please pick one of these to package.

Also look at page dedicated to Apps. This page holds info such as the default applications, the default desktop environment and the rest.

We've moved this section to the Package Sprint. Hopefully, there will be a lot of packages.

Volunteers

No. Name Comments
1 Aditya Patawari Packaging, reviews and general coordination
2 Hiemanshu Sharma
3 Arun SAG Packaging new apps and creation service packs
4 Ankur Sinha Packaging new apps and helping new packagers
5 Narendra Sisodiya
6 Saurabh Sharma
7 Suchakra GUI Customization, Artwork, Testing
8 Arun Prakash
9 Luke Martinez Documentation, Testing. asmartgoat@fedoraproject.org (i dont like being called a kid btw -_- :D)
10 Satyaakam Goswami
11 Prabin Kumar Datta
12 Lakshmi Narasimhan T V Packaging, reviews and testing
13 Harsh Verma

Artwork

Useful Links

TODO

  • Plan out meetings to be held at regular internals
  • Choose a nice name for the spin
  • Create a second disc with service packs with anything extra (cant be put into spins)
  • Docs on how to use the second disc
  • Look for ebooks in public domain. Create a few, if required, which should appeal the kids. Use animation/graphics to make it interesting. See this thread
  • Talk to Design team to create a few wallpapers and themes more suitable for kids. See this thread
  • Organize a packaging sprint, preferably before foss.in.
  • look into XFCE, KDE, Gnome and Sugar to find a suitable environment.
  • Look at
     yum groupinfo "Educational Software"