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== Supported versions ==
 
== Supported versions ==
===9.04===
 
====5SEP9====
 
  
./sugar-jhbuild buildone sugar-base sugar-toolkit sugar
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'''Ubuntu is currently unsupported''' because all recent versions lack at least one important package ([https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/480407/+index python-xpcom]).
  
U904 stopped working. Black screen on Xephyr. Going to try
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== Prerequisites ==
DISPLAY=:0 ./sugar-jhbuild run
 
Didn't work because I had gtk-recordmydesktop running at the same time. I started Sugar and then started GTK RMD with no problems.
 
  
====4SEP9====
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In order to install sugar-jhbuild, you need git-core and subversion.
All worked from a full update/ build to run.
 
  
====older and may be deprecated====
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== Installing dependencies ==
Jaunty (9.04) has [http://dev.sugarlabs.org/ticket/310 a broken D-Bus security configuration] that prevents sugar-emulator from working (because Xephyr cannot work).
 
On both versions [http://dev.sugarlabs.org/ticket/342 sugar-emulator doesn't work properly if the X server uses evdev as keyboard driver] (because of a Xephyr bug).
 
  
To get sugar to work type at the terminal
 
  DISPLAY=:0 ./sugar-jhbuild run
 
::This came from the very helpful '''sdziallas''' on the irc://irc.freenode.net#sugar.
 
:::as of 16Aug9 the above became unnecessary
 
 
===8.10===
 
Currently intrepid (8.10) is supported.
 
 
== Prerequites ==
 
In order to install sugar-jhbuild, you need git-core and svn.
 
 
== Installing dependencies ==
 
 
After installing and updating sugar-jhbuild according to the [[../|common instructions]], you can use this invocation to install all dependencies automatically:
 
After installing and updating sugar-jhbuild according to the [[../|common instructions]], you can use this invocation to install all dependencies automatically:
  
 
  ./sugar-jhbuild depscheck -s | sudo xargs aptitude -y install
 
  ./sugar-jhbuild depscheck -s | sudo xargs aptitude -y install
  
== Fixing RPATH ==
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== Significant bugs ==
To work around a bug in the Gnome Python bindings, you need to issue the following commands after installing all dependencies:
 
  
sudo aptitude install chrpath
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* [https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/325706 broken D-Bus security configuration] that prevents sugar-emulator from working (because Xephyr cannot work).
find /usr/lib/python-support/python-gnome2/python2.5/gtk-2.0 \
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* [http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=19365 sugar-emulator doesn't work properly if the X server uses evdev as keyboard driver] (because of a Xephyr bug).
    /usr/lib/python-support/python-gconf/python2.5/gtk-2.0 \
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* [https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/480407/+index python-xpcom missing] (and thus Browse cannot work)
    -name "*.so" | sudo xargs chrpath -d
 
  
== PenguinTV ==
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== Potential pitfalls ==
  
You may have some issues with penguintv on Ubuntu, just interrupt the pull with a CTRL+C, open a shell, repeat the command manually, and accept the certificate permanently.
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* gtk-recordmydesktop may prevent sugar-emulator from working properly

Latest revision as of 21:22, 12 July 2011

Supported versions

Ubuntu is currently unsupported because all recent versions lack at least one important package (python-xpcom).

Prerequisites

In order to install sugar-jhbuild, you need git-core and subversion.

Installing dependencies

After installing and updating sugar-jhbuild according to the common instructions, you can use this invocation to install all dependencies automatically:

./sugar-jhbuild depscheck -s | sudo xargs aptitude -y install

Significant bugs

Potential pitfalls

  • gtk-recordmydesktop may prevent sugar-emulator from working properly