UberStudent – Linux for Students and Academic Success

Traditional Linux operating system distributions come packed with everything – applications, toys, media apps, games, utlities, etc.

If you are a student or part of an educational institution you may looking for something more tuned to getting things done in this space than entertainment.

UberStudent is an Ubuntu-like Linux distribution geared especually for students, learners, researchers and knowledge workers.

UberStudent (uber meaning "productive" in Latin) is a free, user-friendly Linux distribution for learning, doing, and teaching academic success at the higher education and advanced secondary levels. It is supported by a free Moodle-based virtual learning environment.


At core, UberStudent is Ubuntu installation complete with student-friendly tools and customizations to help you get your school work done efficiently.

UberStudent is packaged with educational and note taking software such as

  • Zotero
  • KeepNote
  • Moodle
  • Visual understanding environment

For example, even the Firefox browser is customized to offer note taking integration, screen capture, bookmarks to textbooks, research.

If you have been looking for an education-friendly linux distribution, give UberStudent a try. If you are an educational institution, UberStudent is backed with professional support.

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