0.86/0.85.2 Notes

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Sucrose 0.85.2 Release Notes


This is development Release for the upcoming 0.86 Release - see the 0.86/Roadmap#Schedule for more details. We are getting closer to the feature freeze and a few features have been landed in this release. Please test them carefully and report any bug and workflow issues you find to get them in good shape for the release. A friendly BugSquad will be available to triage those bugs accordingly and the developers can never have enough bug food. If you have non-bug feedback about features you can use the sugar-devel mailing list to share it with us.

From a user point of view we want to highlight the following changes that have been made:

instructions for naive users to upgrade to latest version for testing

Instructions go here:

Please keep in mind there are people who don't know how or where to get the latest release... or update.

Toolbar redesign


Thanks everyone for your great contributions!


Glucose modules

Glucose news


  • restores Rainbow support, meaning that you can try and give feedback after installing Rainbow.


  • toolbar redesign
  • #1102 Make the unfullscreen go away after a timeout
  • #955 mimetype database only updated when installing activities


  • cross activity toolbar icons


  • broadcasting buddy tags to the connection managers that support it (gabble at the moment)


  • re-add lost po/sugar-base.pot


  • updated translations: bn, de, el, ko
  • fix demo project resolutions
  • add setup.py to please packagers
  • avoid black screen flashing when switching projects
  • set activity window title to project name
  • split over-long "geometry" category
  • better keyboard event handling in scripts
  • various fixes

Fructose modules

Fructose news


  • Toolbar redesign
  • Tabs


  • fixed sharing bug
  • began 701 backward compatibility work
  • more debugging code


  • support for Epub files

Fructose dependencies

Fructose dependencies News


- tabs support