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Childsplay Educational Software
Childsplay is not a single game but a suite of educational games aimed predominantly at children
Linux Games That Educate
This section is not concerned with the age groups as such to which these games are classified only the method by which the games themselves are installed along with any quirkiness we feel you need to know that might effect your installation. Ok possibly none of the games listed on this page will appeal to you they are not intended to, these games provide another purpose and that is to educate the young.
TuxType - Educational Software
This software is still probably aimed at the young and designed to elevate the apptitude and dexterity with regards to touch typing and keyboard skills. However when developing the grey cells it is just as valid no matter what age you are.
DVD & DVD Encryption
Getting commercial (encrypted) DVD's to play in Ubuntu or any Linux distribution for that matter out of the box will be difficult. It is difficult not because Linux is unable but because licensing laws prevent the playing of DVD encrypted or CSS encrypted software. All DVD movies are usually produced with CSS encryption which is why they are difficult or impossible to play without suitable decryption software.