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INSTALLING EDUBUNTU v11.04
Table of Contents
Preface......................................................................................................................2 What is Edubuntu?...................................................................................................2 What are the requirements to setup Edubuntu?....................................................... 2 How to install Edubuntu? ........................................................................................2 Installation ...............................................................................................................3 Starting the Installation Process.................................................................................................3 Select your keyboard layout.......................................................................................................6 Enter User Details...................................................................................................................... 7

Installation Complete...............................................................................................7 Additional Settings after Installation....................................................................... 8 Configuring the server............................................................................................. 9

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Preface
Dear teachers,
Thank you for using Edubuntu.
This manual will help you to understand the following:
• What is Edubuntu?
• What are the requirements to setup Edubuntu?
• How to install it?
• How does it work?
• Other configurations on Edubuntu (OpenOffice, Kannada setup etc)

What is Edubuntu?



Edubuntu, is the Ubuntu Education Edition which is designed for use in classroom and schools.
LTSP - Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) is a free and open source add-on package for Linux that allows many people to simultaneously use the same computer.

What are the requirements to setup Edubuntu?



You will need the Edubuntu 11.04 LTSP DVD (which has been given to you) Hardware Requirements – minimum 512MB RAM (1GB and 160 GB Hard Disk

How to install Edubuntu?
Insert DVD in your CD/DVD-ROM device and reboot the computer in order to boot from the CD.
• Note: As soon as your computer switches on immediately Hit the F8, F11 or F12 key (depending on your BIOS) to select the CD/DVD-ROM as the first boot device in the boot sequence order.
• The following steps show how to set your DVD as your first boot device: 1. By pressing the DEL or F2 OR F12 key (depending on your BIOS) when your computer is starting you should get BIOS setup screen with blue background. 2. Using the arrow keys select Boot option and press enter to access the Boot Device Priority menu.



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3. Press enter on the highlighted 1st Boot Device and select CD/DVD ROM from the menu.

4. In this BIOS you have to press F10 to save and exit any changes that you have made. Press enter and the changes will be saved and you will exit the BIOS.

Note: The images shown may vary in your machines. You may not have the exact options, but you will have similar names/menus/options.
After this your computer will restart and now boot from the CD.

Installation
Starting the Installation Process
Insert the selected installation media and restart the computer. A menu appears on a light blue screen showing 'Public software server' options. Use arrow keys from keyboard to select third option 'Install- Start the installer directly' and hit 'Enter'.

After installation starts, you will be presented with following screen to choose language.

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Use the arrows on the keyboard to select the English (default) language and then Click on 'Forward '(as shown below in the screen-shot).

1. In the second step, the following points will be checked –

1. enough space available for the installation – this is important 2. your system is connected to the internet –...
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