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Revision as of 22:33, 16 July 2013

Last Updated: 07/16/2013 By: Avni

List of software packages considered for use in Kids on Computers projects. See the Operating Systems page to check availability in each distro's package repository.

Desktop/Laptop Software

Libraries, Core Utilities

Application Size in MB Provider Description
GNU Aspell spell checker English and Spanish Dictionaries
Audacious Audio player
CUPS Common Unix Printing System
Flash Player / Plugin Installer
Language Packs Language Packs for For English and Spanish
Python Libraries a whole slew of python libraries
Dictionaries wamerican, wbritish, wspanish

Administrative, Educational, Reference

Application Size in MB Provider Description
Chromium Any browser will do
Evince PDF Viewer
Kalzium periodic table and chemistry tools for KDE
KMPlot mathematical function plotter for KDE
KTouch touch typing tutor for KDE
KTurtle Logo educational programming environment for KDE
KWordQuiz flashcard learning program for KDE
Laby Learn how to program with ants and spider webs
Leafpad GTK+ based simple text editor
Libre Office Office Productivity Suite


lybniz mathematical function graph plotter


Stellarium real-time photo-realistic sky generator
Edubuntu Educational Application Bundles Preschool, Primary, Secondary Educational Application Bundles

Games and Entertainment

Application Size in MB Provider Description
Ace of Penguins
GCompris Suite
Tux Math
Tux Paint
Tux Type

Tablet Software

All application software installed on a KoC TouchPad tablet is intended for use in the Android environment. The webOS environment that also exists on the tablet is not for customer use.

The following applications are offered as suggestions. All have been installed on KoC TouchPad tablets. Most require an internet connection.

Educational and Reference

Application Size in MB Provider
Google Earth 21.4 Google
Google Sky Map 2.7 Google
Google Translate 8.9 Google
Offline Spanish for Google Translate 253 Google
Firefox Browser 25.4 Mozilla
Khan Academy Viewer 5.5 Concentric Sky
Khan Academy Viewer 0.2 Widget Labs
Edmodo 2.9 Edmodo Inc.
Remind 101 4.6 Remind101
Merriam Webster Offline English Dictionary 121 Merriam Webster Inc.
Free Spanish Dictionary 4.8 Ascendo
English Dictionary Offline 10.6 Livio
Wikipedia - online 1.8 Wikimedia
Wikipedia en Espanol 1.4 Mobilestyle
Clean Master 3.2 KSMobile

Games and Entertainment

Application Size in MB Provider
Kids Connect the Dots 13.7 Intellijoy
Kids Doodle 5.8 Doodle Joy
Magic Kaleido 4.8 Doodle Joy
Paint Joy 5.8 Doodle Joy
Picasso Magic Paint 0.4 DPS World
Checkers 4.3 AI Factory
Chess 6.6 AI Factory
Tic Tac Toe 4.7 Optime
Classic Simon 1.9 Mobikats, Ltd.
SimonApp 4.6 MDEV
Red Stone 0.4 Honig
Unblock Me FREE 15.5
Sudoku Free 3.3 Genina
Wingsuit 25 Swipe Entertainment