Debian Edu Project
Summary
Lxde
Debian Edu LXDE desktop applications

This metapackage depends on various LXDE components and lightweight desktop applications that are useful for teachers and their students.

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If you discover a project which looks like a good candidate for Debian Edu to you, or if you have prepared an unofficial Debian package, please do not hesitate to send a description of that project to the Debian Edu mailing list

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Debian Edu Lxde packages

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Atril
MATE document viewer
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Atril is a simple multi-page document viewer. It can display and print PostScript (PS), Encapsulated PostScript (EPS), DJVU, DVI and Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

When supported by the document, it also allows searching for text, copying text to the clipboard, hypertext navigation, and table-of-contents bookmarks.

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Blueman
Graphical bluetooth manager
Maintainer: Christopher Schramm
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Blueman is a GTK+ bluetooth management utility for GNOME using bluez D-Bus backend.

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Desktop-file-utils
Utilities for .desktop files
Maintainer: Ross Burton (Loïc Minier)
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Some utilities to make dealing with .desktop files easier:

  • update-desktop-database -- update the desktop-MIME mapping
  • desktop-file-validate -- validate a desktop file
  • desktop-file-install -- install a desktop file, munging en route.
Education-common
Debian Edu common packages
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A metapackage containing dependencies for packages required on all installations in the Debian Edu Blend.

Fotoxx
easy-to-use digital photo editor
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Fotoxx is a program for improving digital photos. It allows you to navigate through large image directories using a window of thumbnail images, create HDR (high dynamic range) images by combining bright and dark images to improve details visible in both bright and dark areas, create panoramas by joining overlapped images, adjust brightness and color intensity independently for different underlying brightness levels, reduce fog or haze by removing "whiteness" and intensifying colors, rotate an image (level a tilted image or turn 90 degrees), remove red-eyes from electronic flash photos, sharpen, resize, or crop images, reduce noise in low-light photos, change color depth, and stretch an image by dragging the mouse.

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Galculator
scientific calculator
Maintainer: Dmitry Smirnov
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galculator is a scientific calculator. It supports different number bases (DEC/HEX/OCT/BIN) and angles bases (DEG/RAD/GRAD) and features a wide range of mathematical (basic arithmetic operations, trigonometric functions, etc) and other useful functions (memory, etc) at the moment. galculator can be used in algebraic mode as well as in Reverse Polish Notation (RPN).

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Gimp
GNU Image Manipulation Program
Maintainer: Ari Pollak
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GIMP is an advanced picture editor. You can use it to edit, enhance, and retouch photos and scans, create drawings, and make your own images. It has a large collection of professional-level editing tools and filters, similar to the ones you might find in Photoshop. Numerous fine-control settings and features like layers, paths, masks, and scripting give you total control over your images.

Many image file formats are supported, including JPEG, Photoshop (.psd), and Paint Shop Pro (.psp) files. It can also be used to scan and print photos.

To open files remotely (like over HTTP), install the gvfs-backends package.

To use a MIDI device (like a musical keyboard) as an input controller in GIMP, install libasound2 and read the how-to at /usr/share/doc/gimp/README.MIDI

Hexchat
IRC client for X based on X-Chat 2
Maintainer: Mattia Rizzolo
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HexChat is a graphical IRC client with a GTK+ GUI. Features include Python and Perl scripting support, a plugin API, multiple server/channel windows, spell checking, multiple authentication methods including SASL, and customizable notifications. For more information on IRC, see http://irchelp.org/.

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Inkscape
vector-based drawing program
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Inkscape is an illustration editor which has everything needed to create professional-quality computer art. You can use it to make diagrams and illustrations, technical drawings, web graphics, clip art, icons and logos. A collection of hands-on tutorials show you how to combine lines, shapes and text of different types and styles to build up a picture.

A selection of powerful vector graphics editing tools comes as standard. There is excellent support for paths, gradients, layers, alpha transparency and text flow control. An extensive library of filters allow you to apply realistic effects and extensions allow you to work with bitmaps, barcodes and printing marks, amongst other things.

Most of the common vector formats are supported, including PDF, Adobe Illustrator and AutoCAD files, and it has unrivalled support for the SVG web graphics standard.

Between the suggested packages:

  • dia: to export Dia shapes;
  • libsvg-perl: to import .txt files (txt2svg extension);
  • libxml-xql-perl: to use the shadow effect;
  • python-uniconvertor: enables several import/export extensions;
  • pstoedit: to work with eps files;
  • ruby: there are several extensions written in ruby;
Lightdm
simple display manager
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An X display manager that:

  • Has a lightweight codebase
  • Is standards compliant (PAM, ConsoleKit, etc)
  • Has a well defined interface between the server and user interface
  • Fully themeable
  • Cross-desktop (greeters can be written in any toolkit)

Additional software can be useful along with LightDM:

  • xserver-xephyr can be used to add a nested X display by calling 'dm-tool add-nested-seat`
  • upower can be used to suspend the computer from the display manager
  • accountsservice is used to populate a user list with addition information.
The package is enhanced by the following packages: debian-edu-artwork
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Lxde
Metapackage for LXDE
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The Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE) is a project aimed to provide a desktop environment which is lightweight and fast.

This package is a metapackage depends on the core components and recommended components of the LXDE. It includes lxde-core, lxappearance, lxinput, lxsession-edit, gpicview, lxterminal, lxrandr, galculator, leafpad and xarchiver.

If you just want to pick and choose the LXDE components then feel free to remove this package.

Mtpaint
painting program to create pixel art and manipulate digital photos
Maintainer: Muammar El Khatib
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mtPaint is a free, open source graphic editing program which uses the GTK+ toolkit. It is geared towards creating indexed palette images and pixel art.

Due to its efficient design it can run on older PC hardware (e.g. a 200MHz CPU and 32MB of RAM). It can edit indexed palette or 24 bit RGB images and offers basic painting and palette manipulation tools.

It is aimed to be simple and easy to use. it also can handle JPEG, GIF, TIFF, BMP, XPM, and XBM files.

Osmo
personal organizer for GTK+
Maintainer: Markus Koschany
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Osmo is a personal organizer, which includes calendar, task manager and address book modules. It aims to be easy to use and configurable to meet the user's preferences.

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Parcellite
lightweight GTK+ clipboard manager
Maintainer: Hugo Lefeuvre
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Parcellite is a stripped down, basic-features-only clipboard manager with a small memory footprint for those who like simplicity.

Features:

  • Keeps a clipboard history.
  • Various view options to display items the way you like it.
  • Daemon mode; guard your clipboard contents when you close applications.
  • Perform custom commands using clipboard contents.
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Pidgin
graphical multi-protocol instant messaging client
Maintainer: Ari Pollak
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Pidgin is a graphical, modular instant messaging client capable of using multiple networks at once. Currently supported are: AIM/ICQ, IRC, Jabber/XMPP/Google Talk, Napster, Zephyr, Gadu-Gadu, Bonjour, Groupwise, Sametime, and SIMPLE.

Some extra packages are suggested to use increased functionality:

  • libsqlite3-0:
  • To use Contact Availability Prediction plugin
The package is enhanced by the following packages: pidgin-data pidgin-encryption pidgin-librvp
Ssh-askpass
under X, asks user for a passphrase for ssh-add
Maintainer: Philip Hands
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This is Jim Knoble's implementation of the ssh-askpass program, originally called x11-ssh-askpass upstream. It is built on low-level X11 libraries, and therefore has minimal dependencies.

Other ssh-askpass programs are available, some of which may integrate better into various desktop environments.

Synaptic
Graphical package manager
Maintainer: Michael Vogt
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Synaptic is a graphical package management tool based on GTK+ and APT. Synaptic enables you to install, upgrade and remove software packages in a user friendly way.

Besides these basic functions the following features are provided:

  • Search and filter the list of available packages
  • Perform smart system upgrades
  • Fix broken package dependencies
  • Edit the list of used repositories (sources.list)
  • Download the latest changelog of a package
  • Configure packages through the debconf system
  • Browse all available documentation related to a package (dwww is required)
Vlc
multimedia player and streamer
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VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs, podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

VLC can also be used as a streaming server that duplicates the stream it reads and multicasts them through the network to other clients, or serves them through HTTP.

VLC has support for on-the-fly transcoding of audio and video formats, either for broadcasting purposes or for movie format transformations. Support for most output methods is provided by this package, but features can be added by installing additional plugins:

  • vlc-plugin-access-extra
  • vlc-plugin-fluidsynth
  • vlc-plugin-jack
  • vlc-plugin-notify
  • vlc-plugin-samba
  • vlc-plugin-sdl
  • vlc-plugin-skins2
  • vlc-plugin-svg
  • vlc-plugin-video-splitter
  • vlc-plugin-visualization
  • vlc-plugin-zvbi

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Dragonplayer
simple video player
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A video player with a different philosophy: Simple, uncluttered interface.

Features:

  • Plays DVDs, VCDs, all video formats supported by the Phonon backend in use.
  • Bundled with a simple web-page KPart.
  • Starts quickly.

This package is part of the KDE multimedia module.

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Kaffeine
versatile media player for KDE
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Kaffeine is a media player for KDE based on VLC, which gives it a wide variety of supported media types and lets Kaffeine access CDs, DVDs, and network streams easily. Kaffeine also has an excellent support of digital TV (DVB).

Kaffeine can keep track of multiple playlists simultaneously, and supports autoloading of subtitle files for use while playing video.

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Mplayer
movie player for Unix-like systems
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roleprogram
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MPlayer plays most MPEG, VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, FLI, RM, NuppelVideo, yuv4mpeg, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by many native, XAnim, RealPlayer, and Win32 DLL codecs. It can also play VideoCD, SVCD, DVD, 3ivx, RealMedia, and DivX movies.

Another big feature of MPlayer is the wide range of supported output drivers. It works with X11, Xv, DGA, OpenGL, SVGAlib, fbdev, DirectFB, but also SDL.

Not all of the upstream code is distributed in the source tarball. See the README.Debian and copyright files for details.

Totem
Simple media player for the GNOME desktop based on GStreamer
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Totem is a simple yet featureful media player for GNOME which can read a large number of file formats. It features :

  • Shoutcast, m3u, asx, SMIL and ra playlists support
  • DVD (with menus), VCD and Digital CD (with CDDB) playback
  • TV-Out configuration with optional resolution switching
  • 4.0, 5.0, 5.1 and stereo audio output
  • Full-screen mode (move your mouse and you get nice controls) with Xinerama, dual-head and RandR support
  • Aspect ratio toggling, scaling based on the video's original size
  • Full keyboard control
  • Simple playlist with repeat mode and saving feature
  • GNOME, Nautilus and GIO integration
  • Screenshot of the current movie
  • Brightness and Contrast control
  • Visualisation plugin when playing audio-only files
  • Video thumbnailer for nautilus
  • Nautilus properties page
  • Works on remote displays
  • DVD, VCD and OGG/OGM subtitles with automatic language selection
  • Extensible with plugins
The package is enhanced by the following packages: totem-plugin-arte
Xine-ui
the xine video player, user interface
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This is an X11 based GUI for the libxine video player library. It provides xine, a skin based media player that can play all the audio/video formats that libxine supports. Currently, this includes MPEG1/2, some AVI and Quicktime files, some network streaming methods and disc based media (VCD, SVCD, DVD). A more complete list can be found on http://xinehq.de/index.php/features/.

Most DVDs on the market today are play-protected by the Content Scrambling System (CSS). Xine does not provide any code to descramble those DVDs, because of legal uncertainties. Have a look at /usr/share/doc/xine-ui/README.Debian for more information!

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