Ekiga (formely known as GnomeMeeting) is a soft phone, video conferencing, and instant messenger application for use over the Internet. It supports HD sound quality and video up to DVD size and quality. It is interoperable with many other standards compliant software, hardware, and service providers as it uses both of the major telephony standards, SIP and H.323.
Sugar provides a simple yet powerful means of engaging young children in the world of learning that is opened up by computers and the Internet. With Sugar, even the youngest learner will quickly become proficient in using the computer as a tool to engage in authentic problem-solving. It promotes sharing, collaborative learning, and reflection, developing skills that help children in all aspects of life.
School Admin Project is a Web-based application to provide an interface to a school's registration process. It also allows parents to log in so that they can see the performance and other details of their children online. Attendance of children and teachers can also be viewed online so that management can keep vigil on what is actually happening in the schools.
contraccions validates word contractions in the Catalan language. Word contractions in Catalan spelling are very complex and the function enclosed in this package allows a spellchecker to warn about wrong expressions and to suggest something to correct them. It returns a code to indicate the type of the error and the location of the error in the expression, and allows a spellchecker to perform incremental validation.
FenestrOs Edu is a shell script meant to be run on a fresh Mandriva One 2006 installation. It sets up everything that is needed for a LTSP terminal server for schools, including support for existing Windows clients to connect to the server, workstation device and sound support, a proxy server, an iptables based firewall, a ready-to-use intranet, educational software, OpenOffice, and other office productivity software. It has a specially designed graphical interface that catagorizes the software by its use rather than what it is called.