Sunday, June 19, 2011

DoudouLinux Gondwana: Linux for Children

A new Linux distribution has been released called DoudouLinux. They have just released their first 1.0 release Congratulations Yahoo

The first major release is called Gondwana . It might sound strange, but this is a very spesific-purpose Linux distribution. This distribution is targeting children from 2 to 12 years old and gives them an environment as easy to use as a gaming console. Kids can learn, discover and have fun without dad and mum always watching!"

They provide ISO file and ready to be burnt in CDs or USB flash drive and it has officially supporting 15 languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, Greek, Italian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Serbian, Swedish and Ukrainian.

What applications are included on this release? I can say it's quite interesting for kids, but for this major release, they add some new apps and they are:
They also incorporate a lot of bug fixes and a nice boot splash screen like the one below