MAX is a Linux distribution sponsored by the Office of Education of the autonomous Community of Madrid of Spain. MAX stands for MAdrid LinuX. It is formerly based on Ubuntu. Its last release, MAX 7.0, is based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Since 2003 MAX has been installed on all the computers of the schools in the Community of Madrid. MAX is an educational Linux with a large set of instructive programs in addition to usual desktop programs. MAX supports the most common desktop environments but GNOME 3 or Xfce are installed by default. Main features are simplicity, stability and a huge collection of software. MAX comes as both a Live DVD and an installable system, as well as a USB version. MAX is always a Debian-based distribution, never used RPM as primary package manager.