MAX (operating system)

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Screenshot of MAX 6.0 with GNOME
MAX 6.0 Desktop
Company / developer Community of Madrid
OS family Unix-like
Source model Open source
Latest release 7.0 / November 18, 2012 (2012-11-18)
License GPL
Official website Homepage

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.[citation needed] 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.

Last release is 7.0 with multiseat support and configurable skin for primary education.

External links[edit]


EducaMadrid web site[1]

  1. ^ "EducaMadrid". Retrieved 15 December 2013.