wiildOs-1.4 is out

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WiildOs 1.4 is out!

WiildOs is the first GNU/Linux live and installable distro
that support the wiimote whiteboard for educational purposes.

For furthermore info see


- based on Lubuntu 11.04
- kernel
- Aiptek, Acecad, Elographic and Wacom tablet support
- Wiimote support
- pypendulum 0.1.0; display the Wiimote's acceleration values
- wiican 0.3.2; connect the wiimote and use it as remote controller
- python-whiteboard git; start your do-it-yourself wiimote
- new "one click" user interface with large icons
- integrated virtual keyboard
- automatically maximize the windows desktop
- ayatana overlay scrollbars; designed to improve the users ability to
focus on content and applications
- preconfigured easystroke gesture recognizer
- Gnome network manager; connect easily to the net
- Handwritig recognition
- CellWriter 1.3.4; a grid-entry natural handwriting input panel
- Sketching capability
- Gimp 2.6.11; photo retouching, image composition and image
- Ardesia 0.9; create mockups, sketches, hand drawn annotations,
interactive presentations and live demos
- Inkscape 0.48.1; loads and saves a subset of the SVG (Scalable
Vector Graphics) format
- gnome-screenshoot 2.32.0; Save images of your desktop or individual

- Firefox 5.0.1; a free and open source web browser an application for
retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the
- Preinstalled extensions
- compact menu; hide the menu bar, the "Compact Menu" button is
added to left side of the navigation toolbar.
- grab and drag; Enables Adobe Acrobat-style grab and drag
scrolling, Flick gestures, and Momentum scrolling in Firefox.
See a plugin demo on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxAYMmoCV9o
- downloadhelper; allows to discover many sites showing Web
you can easily save videos from most of the popular video sites.
- Preinstalled plugins
- Gnash 0.8.10-git; the GNU Flash movie player
- Webgl; the new standard for 3D on the Web
- moonlight 2.3.0.; the open source implementation of Silverlight
- transmission 2.13.0; download in one click resources from the
bittorrent p2p network
- Claws mail 3.7.8; fast, lightweight and user friendly email client
- Instantbird 0.3; Instant messenging has never been easier!
- Minitube 1.3.1; watch YouTube videos in a new way: you type a
and see the video with a new TV-like experience
- Scribblemaps; view the google maps with a clean viewer
- Wikimindmap; a tool to browse the wikipedia mindmap contents

- italc 1.0.13; the didactical tool designed to assist teachers.
It's meant to let teachers control their students' computers in a
computer-driven classroom setting.
- Accessibility
- vmg 3.3.2; virtual magnifier
- eviacam 1.5.0; a mouse replacement software that moves the
as you move your head.
- dasher 4.11.1; an information-efficient text-entry interface,
driven by natural continuous pointing gestures.
- Office
- libreoffice 3.3.2; a free software office suite
- fbreader 0.12.10; a virtual electronic reading device, the
universal eBook reader.
- homebank 4.3.0; analyse your finances in detail using powerful
filtering tools and graphs.

- Sankore a free software for the interactive whiteboard
- gcompris 9.3.1; Educational suite for ages 2 to 10
- childsplay 1.5.1; Suite of educational games for young children
- vue 2.2.8; Creates flexible tools to support the teaching
- drawswf 1.2.9; Creates flash animations
- jclic 0.2.1; Multimedia educational activities: puzzles,
associations, text exercises, crosswords, scrambled letters, etc.
- Science
- stellarium 0.10.5; Desktop planetarium
- openuniverse 1.0beta3; Explore the solar system in this accurate
- Math
- wolfram; a webapp to use a computational knowledge engine
- wxmaxima 0.8.5; Perform symbolic and numeric calculations using
- geogebra 3.2.44; Dynamic mathematics software
- tuxmath 1.8.0; an educational arcade game starring Tux
- Language
- educazionik 2.0.0; Suite to teach the italian language
- collatinus 9.3.4; allow the lemmatization of a latin text
- wiktionary; online free dictionaries
- wordreference; online translation dictionaries

- audacious 2.4.4; play your music file easily
- musescore 1.0.1; free music composition & notation program
- jokosher 0.11.5; a simple yet powerful multi-track studio
- vlc 1.1.9; watch video and movies
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