Thursday, January 20, 2011

How to Intall high quality educational software suite for Kids Gcompris in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick

Gcompris is a large collection of educational games for small children. It is meant to become some sort of unified interface to integrate more educational games. It will help Children from age 2 to 16

Language-oriented games now contain vocabulary for too many languages
to list them heres. Sounds and voices are also available for a number of
languages, check the gcompris-sound packages for your language.

Currently available boards include:
- computer discovery: keyboard, mouse, different mouse gesture, ...
- algebra: table memory, enumeration, double entry table, mirror image, ...
- science: the canal lock, the water cycle, the submarine, electric simulation ...
- geography: place the country on the map
- games: chess, memory, connect 4, oware, sudoku ...
- reading: reading practice
- other: learn to tell time, puzzle of famous paintings, vector drawing, cartoon making, etc...

How to Install GCompris in Ubuntu
Open a terminal

$sudo apr-get install gcompris

or Select System--> Administration-->Synaptic Package manger

Now search for Gcompris and Install