Escuelas Linux 8.0 Now Available

Feb 06, 2023

Just in time for its 25th anniversary, the developers of Escuelas Linux have released the latest version.

Esuealas Linux is a distribution aimed at the education sector, from preschool to high school, and includes a collection of educational software. This distribution can be installed on either 32-bit or 64-bit hardware and is based on Bohdi Linux.

The list of pre-installed educational software is impressive, with the likes of TuxPaint, GCompris, TuxMath, Scratch, WxMaxima, Geogebra, Kalzium, and many more. Along with the educational software, you'll also find standard packages such as LibreOffice, GIMP, Krita, Inkscape, Firefox, Chrome, Chromium, and more.

As far as the latest upgrade is concerned, the core of the 64-bit release is based on Bodhi Linux 7.0, which is based on Ubuntu 22.04. The 32-bit release is based on Bodhi Linux 6.0, which is based on Debian 11 "Bullseye." The kernel shipped with the 64-bit version of Escuelas 8.0 is 6.0.12, and the 32-bit version ships with kernel 4.19.

For new features, you'll find a brand-new installer, updated applications, and an upgraded Developer Pack, which includes the latest releases of Android Studio, Apache NetBeans, and the Eclipse IDE.

Make sure to read the full release notes for the 25th-anniversary release and then download an ISO for installation.


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