Overview

Overview of Education Planning for UDS-Boston

  • For discussion at Edubuntu meeting

    • Wed Oct 24
    • Education Staff
    • Education Community

  • Feature Roadmap for Gutsy
  • proposed specs from above page:
    • ltsp-update-manager-integration (hi)
    • edubuntu-menus-completion (hi)
    • edubuntu-user-management (with extra low prio, only if dev time is left) (lo)
  • Ideas for discussion for Edubuntu at UDS Boston
  • proposed specs from above page:
    • Thin-client manager Improvements (med)
    • Edubuntu needs to be focused on as a high load server (depending on CD decision) (med)
    • Profile management (Sabayon) needs to be standard and easy" (covered by specs below) (hi)

Specs Proposed by Oliver Grawert : ogra

  • edubuntu-mass-maintenance spec (hi)
    • for example that would include a tool in the install to manage users sessions
    • even on the classmate
    • no need for a classmate specific spec if we provide such a feature in the distro anyway
  • LTSP

    • virtual-haldevices (lo)
      • revisited from seville, I have some demo code already
    • loacalapps (med)
      • majority of work is already done by scott
    • GUI frontends for ltsp-tools (hi)
      • should probably be a sub spec of a general edubuntu server maintenance tools spec
  • Classmate

    • UME-edu derivative (hi)
    • inclusion of the defined missing bits (TPM etc) (hi)
  • Edubuntu

    • network session management (italc and the like) (hi)
    • edubuntu-content-server (moodle/wiki flavor integration) (med)
    • edubuntu CD discussion (how do we proceed with teh edubuntu CDs) (hi)
    • meta system enhancements (new meta packages or install tasks):
      • edubuntu-content-server (see above)
      • edubuntu-auth-server (based on the network auth server work of the server team
      • edubuntu-file-server

Classmate Specific

  • UME-edu derivative (hi)
  • inclusion of the defined missing bits (TPM etc) (hi)

Specs Officially Proposed for UDS-Boston

  • This list has been sent to edubuntu-devel mailing list for feedback
  • Feedback cut off time is end of Friday
  • The most desired features will be captured into Launchpad
  • Final Selection List

    • edubuntu as a deriviative of Ubuntu (Edubuntu becomes an Add-On CD to Ubuntu CD 1) (hi)
    • edubuntu CD discussion (how do we proceed with the edubuntu CDs) (hi)
    • edubuntu-mass-maintenance spec (hi)
    • edubuntu-menus-completion (hi)
    • GUI frontends for ltsp-tools (hi)
    • ltsp-update-manager-integration (hi)
    • profile & network session management

      • (Sabayon) needs to be standard and easy (covered by specs below) (hi)
      • management (italc and the like) (hi)
    • edubuntu-content-server (moodle/wiki flavor integration) (med)
    • edubuntu needs to be focused on as a high load server (depending on CD decision) (med)
    • thin-client manager improvements (med)
    • loacalapps (med)
    • ltsp: virtual-haldevices (lo)
    • edubuntu-user-management (with extra low prio, only if dev time is left) (lo)

Specs to be Recorded into Launchpad for UDS-Boston

  • listed in priority order as per:
    • hi/med/lo rating by ogra
    • + edubuntu-devel mail list votes
  • profile & network session management

  • GUI frontends for ltsp-tools
  • ltsp-update-manager-integration
  • edubuntu as a derivative of Ubuntu
  • thin-client manager improvements
  • edubuntu CD discussion
  • edubuntu-mass-maintenance spec
  • edubuntu-menus-completion
  • loacalapps
  • edubuntu-user-management
  • edubuntu needs to be focused on as a high load server
  • edubuntu-content-server
  • ltsp: virtual-haldevices
  • For the action items related to the list see:

Discussions Proposed by Richard Weideman : RichEd

  • Edubutu as a Derivative
    • and with a view to generalisation for e.g. guadalinex
    • action: needs a BOF

    • action: possible spec session

  • Edubuntu normal specs
    • Covered above by:
      • Oliver specs
      • Carried forward Gutsy Roadmap Specs
      • Ideas proposed by David Trask
      • Specs proposed during Edubuntu meeting - Wed Oct 24
  • LTSP handover
    • action: needs a BOF

    • action: possible spec session

  • Classmate Session
    • action: needs a BOF

    • action: possible spec sessions

    • Status
    • Issues
    • Technical decisions to be taken
      • Choice of Filesystem
      • Choice of *buntu Base
    • Classmate Outstanding Requirements
      • anti-theft
      • sonic notepad
    • Classmate Additional Requirements
      • Teacher Control
        • Start with italc ?
        • Who does development ?
  • Action: Add discussions from David Trasks page : done

Networking Informal Social Sugestions

  • Visit to David Trask's School
    • suggested date: Tuesday 30 October November

    • suggested attendees:

      • Oliver Grawert
      • Richard Weideman
      • Chris Kenyon
      • Jason Scott
      • Eric Harrison
      • Warren Togami
      • Scott Balneaves
      • Jim McQuillan

      • Francis Giraldeau
      • David Trask
      • St├ęphane Graber
      • Shaun Meredith
      • Belinda Lopez
    • Will have left before Tuesday:

      • Anne-Marie Mahfouf
  • Dinner for Education People
    • suggested date: Thursday 1 November

    • suggested attendees:

      • Oliver Grawert
      • Richard Weideman
      • Chris Kenyon
      • Jason Scott
      • Eric Harrison
      • Warren Togami
      • Scott Balneaves
      • Jim McQuillan

      • Francis Giraldeau
      • David Trask
      • St├ęphane Graber
      • Shaun Meredith
      • Belinda Lopez
    • Will have left before Thursday:

      • Anne-Marie Mahfouf


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