Debian Edu Project
Summary
Mate
Debian Edu MATE desktop applications

This metapackage depends on various MATE office and desktop applications that are useful for teachers and their students.

Description

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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 Mate packages

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Dasher
graphical predictive text input system
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Dasher is an information-efficient text-entry interface, driven by natural continuous pointing gestures. Dasher is a competitive text-entry system wherever a full-size keyboard cannot be used - for example,

  • on a palmtop computer
  • on a wearable computer
  • when operating a computer one-handed, by joystick, touchscreen, trackball, or mouse
  • when operating a computer with zero hands (i.e., by head-mouse or by eyetracker).

The eyetracking version of Dasher allows an experienced user to write text as fast as normal handwriting - 25 words per minute; using a mouse, experienced users can write at 39 words per minute.

Dasher uses a more advanced prediction algorithm than the T9(tm) system often used in mobile phones, making it sensitive to surrounding context.

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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.

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

Gnome-accessibility-themes
Accessibility themes for the GNOME desktop
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This package contains some high accessibility themes for the GNOME desktop environment, designed for the visually impaired.

Gnome-orca
Scriptable screen reader
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A flexible, extensible, and powerful assistive technology that provides end-user access to applications and toolkits that support the AT-SPI (e.g., the GNOME desktop).

Orca defines a set of default behaviors (reactions to application events) and key bindings (reaction to user key presses). These default behaviors and key bindings can be overwritten on a per-application basis. Orca creates a script object for each running application, which merges both the default behaviors and key bindings, and the application specific ones. Orca provides the infrastructure to activate and deactivate scripts, as well as a host of services accessible from within the scripts.

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;
Libreoffice-gtk3
office productivity suite -- GTK+ 3 integration
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LibreOffice is a full-featured office productivity suite that provides a near drop-in replacement for Microsoft(R) Office.

This package contains the Gtk plugin for drawing LibreOffices widgets with Gtk+ 3 and Gtk/GNOMEish print dialog when running under GNOME.

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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Mate-desktop-environment
MATE Desktop Environment (metapackage)
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The MATE Desktop Environment is the continuation of GNOME 2. It provides an intuitive and attractive desktop environment using traditional metaphors for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.

MATE is under active development to add support for new technologies while preserving a traditional desktop experience.

This package installs the standard set of applications that are part of the official MATE release.

It also suggests a few non-MATE standard desktop applications like an internet browser, a mail reader and a network management applet.

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Mate-desktop-environment-extras
MATE Desktop Environment (extra components, metapackage)
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The MATE Desktop Environment is the continuation of GNOME 2. It provides an intuitive and attractive desktop environment using traditional metaphors for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.

MATE is under active development to add support for new technologies while preserving a traditional desktop experience.

This package installs an extra set of MATE components that are also part of the official MATE release.

Network-manager-gnome
network management framework (GNOME frontend)
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NetworkManager is a system network service that manages your network devices and connections, attempting to keep active network connectivity when available. It manages ethernet, WiFi, mobile broadband (WWAN), and PPPoE devices, and provides VPN integration with a variety of different VPN services.

This package contains a systray applet for GNOME's notification area but it also works for other desktop environments which provide a systray like KDE or Xfce. It displays the available networks and allows users to easily switch between them. For encrypted networks it will prompt the user for the key/passphrase and it can optionally store them in the gnome-keyring.

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0.6.6-2https://screenshots.debian.net/screenshots/000/000/319/large.png
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Onboard
Simple On-screen Keyboard
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On-screen Keyboard with macros, easy layout creation and word suggestion.

This on-screen keyboard can be useful for tablet PC users, as well as for mobility impaired users.

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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.

Ssh-askpass-gnome
interactive X program to prompt users for a passphrase for ssh-add
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This has been split out of the main openssh-client package so that openssh-client does not need to depend on GTK+.

You probably want the ssh-askpass package instead, but this is provided to add to your choice and/or confusion.

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

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Cmst
QT GUI for Connman with system tray icon
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Graphical user interface to control the connman daemon. The connman daemon must be started as you normally would, this program just interfaces with that daemon. You can see what technologies and services connman has found, and for wifi services an agent is registered to assist in obtaining the information from you necessary to logon to the wifi service.

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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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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
Wicd
wired and wireless network manager - metapackage
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Wicd is a general-purpose network configuration server which aims to provide a simple but flexible interface for connecting to networks. Its features include:

  • wide variety of settings;
  • ability to connect to (and maintain profiles for) both wired and wireless networks;
  • support for many encryption schemes, including WEP, WPA, WPA2 and custom schemes;
  • wireless-tools compatibility;
  • tray icon showing network activity and signal strength;
  • lack of GNOME dependencies (although it does require GTK+), making it easy to use in Xfce, Fluxbox, Openbox, Enlightenment, etc.

This is a metapackage, it allows installation of all the components of Wicd, including one of the clients, which must be manually chosen.

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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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