ELDY LINUX – the linux for elderly

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dear ALL

@ http://deb.vegans.it/binary/eldy21.tar.gz

you can download Eldy 2.1 tar gz for linux.

We’ll soon update the repository so that you can enjoy it on apt-get

I tryied it on a Damn Small Linux with 64Mb ram and it works!

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EldyBorgofranco is the localized version,¬† dedicated to the senior to allow elderly to access internet and computer in an easy way for Borgofranco d’Ivrea, a small village in Regione Piemonte.


To install Eldy Borgofranco linux:
– install debian / ubuntu
– install java6 jre ( ” apt-get install sun-java6-jre ” )
– add deb.vegans.it to your source list editing “/etc/apt/sources.list” and adding at the bottom: the following line:
deb http://deb.vegans.it borgofranco/
– run “apt-get update ”
– run “apt-get install eldybfi ”
– enjoy eldy running:
” java -jar /usr/local/eldybfi/eldy.jar”

if you want to try direct install without package manager use this direct link  to eldybfi.deb


for any comment or problem : infoATeldyDOTorg or skype us at vegansolutions

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Welcome. Eldy is the since 2006 the first freeware dedicated to the senior to allow elderly to access internet and computer in an easy way. Eldy was first released in 2006 and is free of charge and free from ads. Eldy has email client (pop/imap), chat, browser, rss&weather, skype interface (sorry just in the windows as for now as SKYPE API don’t work stable in Linux in Java platform). You can find all details about the ELDY project at –> www.eldy.eu.

To install Eldy linux:
– install debian / ubuntu
– install java6 jre ( ” apt-get install sun-java6-jre ” )
– add deb.vegans.it to your source list editing “/etc/apt/sources.list” and adding at the bottom: the following line:
deb http://deb.vegans.it binary/
– run “apt-get update ”
– run “apt-get install eldy ”
– enjoy eldy running:
” java -jar /usr/local/eldy/eldy.jar”

if you want to try direct install without package manager use this direct link to eldy.deb.
for any comment or problem : infoATeldyDOTorg or skype us at vegansolutions

update: 10 december 2008: we’re publishing soon Eldy 2.0 for linux