The software downloaded from the given link is branded as a "demo" version, but can be upgraded using a license key.
This key can be purchased on the homepage. But a schools can purchase a version that allows every of its pupils to get a license for a much lower price.
The program opens and offers to create an account for a pupil or the user logged in.
Exercises seem to work; there are many pages for many classes, therefore it is not possible to test it all in short time.
What does not
1. On first start, the program complains that it cannot find a standard printer. You cannot ignore this "error".
2. Creating a new user seems to have a problem since the key presses are not shown in the text box. Since you can use the mouse to select matching word fragments, this does not seem to be a problem in the exercises I tested.
After installing the package cups-pdf on the host system and setting its printer as default ($ sudo lpadmin -d PDF), the program starts
without further problems.
What was not tested
There are many exercises in the program that I did not test all.
Given that schools have to work cost effectively, it is easier to offer a training program for as many pupils on seasoned hardware and without additional license costs. Therefore running this program under Wine on Linux might help pupils with lesser funds.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Ubuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)||Oct 14 2018||3.18-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||Thomas Schmidt|