Tag Archives: opensuse

#opensuse on a SD card or USB stick with a persistent file system

#opensuse on a SD card or USB stick with a persistent file system

#opensuse #gnu/linux desktop #os on the #asus #eee 701 #netbook

opensuse gnu/linux destops 10,11 & 12 on asus eee netbooks

openSUSE-Edu Li-f-e 12.3


openSUSE Education team is proud to present openSUSE-Edu Li-f-e (Linux for Education) based on openSUSE 12.3. The image is a “hybrid” iso image, the same image can be used to burn a Live DVD or to create a Live USB stick.

This release includes carefully selected software for students, educators as well as parents. The software selection encompasses everything required to make computers productive for either home or educational use without having to install anything additional.


package list

create your own paperless newspaper with paper.li

create your own paperless newspaper with paper.li

example paperless newspapers

opensuse papersless newspapers

open source

openSUSE:Education-Li-f-e edutainment apps

some of the openSUSE:Education-Li-f-e pre-installed edutainment apps you might like are

  • gcompris

GCompris is an educational software suite comprising of numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game orientated, but nonetheless still educational.

Currently GCompris offers in excess of 80 activities and more are being developed. GCompris is free software, that means that you can adapt it to your own needs, improve it and, most importantly, share it with children everywhere.


as well as

  • geogebra
  • kalzium
  • kanagram
  • rasmol
  • stellarium

opensuse education li-f-e

openSUSE:Education-Li-f-e features

some of the openSUSE:Education-Li-f-e features i’m loving are

kickoff application launcher app search

  • just search for display and you find a link to display so you can change your screen size
  • just search for desktop and you find a link desktop effects so you can turn off transparency
  • just search for screensaver and you find a link to screensaver so you can turn it off


  • yast software management is just as good as synaptic or yumex

however if you are using it as a desktop you might want to uninstall

  • apache
  • mysql
  • moodle


fancy a change of gnu/linux distro ?

then why not try http://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Education-Li-f-e

its opensuse based with kde interface and virtualbox and vmware drivers are preinstalled unlike many other distros although you’ll probably want to uninstall the ones you are not using or both if youre running a physical pc