Sugar System Stack

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Sugar is implemented on top of existing or modified operating systems and hardware. Sugar Activities ("Sugarized applications") are accessed by the user in the Sugar platform, integrated into a single Journal for storage, and are often designed with peer collaboration as a primary feature.


Journal
Content
meta-tagged content datastore
Sugar
Activities
Browse | Chat | Read | Write | Record | EToys | Turtle Art | Terminal | et al...
Sugar
Platform
Sugar Platform Stack: Sugar Framework and Sugar Software Stack
Operating
System
Fedora | Debian | Ubuntu | Linux, other | LTSP | Mac OSX | MS Windows (emulation) | ...
Hardware
Platform
OLPC
XO-1
ASUS
EEE PC
Intel
Classmate
OLPC
XO-2
...

The layers in a Sugar system are:

Sugar System Stack (ASCII Text)

Sugar Labs has borrowed names from carbohydrate chemistry, which includes sugar, to personalize and help distinguish pieces of Sugar software. See Taxonomy and On the Naming of Sugar for background.

System Stack Illustration

Sugar Taxonomy.png