Recently one of the most popular educational distributions has been updated. But also, it is one of the educational distributions born in Spain. This distribution is called PicarOS.
PicarOS 2017 incorporates many updates and new programs. This makes the distribution easier to use and compatible with more hardware, both old and new. PicarOS was born from the Galpon / Minino Project. Like this distribution, PicarOS is based on Debian and is intended for computers with few resources.
PicarOS 2017 has updated the firmware packages, Firefox, Chrome and XOrg, among many others. What's more new programs have been incorporated like LenMus, KDEnlive, BingoEdu, Picapalabra or Fotopuzzle among others.
This version of PicarOS will continue to contain installation images for 32-bit platforms and for 64-bit platforms. But they will not have the latest kernel version but will contain kernel 4.6 and kernel 3.10 will remain for those who still want to use it. That is, we will not use the latest kernel 4.11.
PicarOS 2017 continues to work for teams with few resources
Along with these programs and versions, the developers of PicarOS have including various tools to manage computer rooms or classes. Among them is the possibility of compressing pdf files, managing classes with Huayra or the recovery of files from sd cards, pen drives, etc ... for emergency cases.
The PicarOS installation images can be obtained from this link. On this website we can find not only the version of PicarOS but also current versions of the Galpon / Minino project. Versions that require few resources and are fully functional both for the educational world and for any other field.
The PicarOS distribution is one of the few educational distributions that exist; unlike others, PicarOS has Spanish origin and is based on Debian, two important guarantees for many schools and teachers looking for a solution for their classrooms Do not you think?