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There is a requirement for a teacher to be able to manage and control the learner devices to allow them to:

  • suspend use of the devices while attention is required
  • share a demonstration screen with some or all users
  • take over a user device
  • and other similar tasks ...
  • see edubuntu-and-italc

This has been requested for Edubuntu standard version. This has been requested for Edubuntu standard version.


  • Improvements to italc interface
  • Main Inclusion Process across italc to assess security and other quality controls
  • Italc approval for main
  • Italc inclusion in main

Release Note

  • New requirement.
  • No impact on existing users of any previous Ubuntu version.


This functionality is "highly requested" by device target user set - i.e. teachers

Use Cases




  • See edubuntu-and-italc

  • Will require testing on the Intel ClassmatePC hardware
  • May require revision for the Intel ClassmatePC hardware

UI Changes

  • May require revision for the Intel ClassmatePC screen size limitations

Code Changes

  • To follow design review for the ClassmateP once italc spec is implemented



Test/Demo Plan

It's important that we are able to test new features, and demonstrate them to users. Use this section to describe a short plan that anybody can follow that demonstrates the feature is working. This can then be used during CD testing, and to show off after release.

This need not be added or completed until the specification is nearing beta.

Outstanding Issues

* Dependent on edubuntu-and-italc

BoF agenda and discussion

CategorySpec CategoryEducation

Education/UDS-Boston/ClassmatePC/TeacherControl (last edited 2009-03-04 17:34:46 by chance)