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In relation to Sugar, Ubuntu is a downstream distribution project that can be used to run Sugar.
 
In relation to Sugar, Ubuntu is a downstream distribution project that can be used to run Sugar.
  
==OLPC Ubuntu Sugar 14.04.2 Trusty LTS ==
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==Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty==
  
One Laptop per Child has been curating Sugar and Activities on the Ubuntu 14.04.2 Trusty operating system.
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Sugar 0.110 is in the archive for Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty, and can be installed by typing
  
===Installing a stable system===
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sudo apt install sucrose
  
How to install Ubuntu with Sugar 0.104.1 (stable):
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* log out,
* you must already be familiar with how to install Ubuntu, if not, see [http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop Download Ubuntu Desktop], and [http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-ubuntu-desktop Install Ubuntu Desktop],
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* log in with the Sugar desktop selected.
* download [http://people.sugarlabs.org/quozl/ubuntu/trusty/sugar-0.104/olpc-ubuntu-sugar-14.04.2-desktop-amd64-1432093697.iso our installer image] (1.2 GB) [http://people.sugarlabs.org/quozl/ubuntu/trusty/sugar-0.104/olpc-ubuntu-sugar-14.04.2-desktop-amd64-1432093697.iso.md5 md5]<!-- b5584db2d995041c5c732d22320645f8 -->
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<!-- last tested with Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty daily live image dated 2017-03-21 plus updates on 30th March 2017 -->
* boot our image and install in the [http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-ubuntu-desktop usual way],
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* log out of the Unity desktop, and then log in with the Sugar desktop selected.
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== Using Sugar inside another desktop environment ==
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Sugar is a desktop environment. For developers who use Ubuntu Unity or another desktop environment, Sugar can be run inside that environment as a window.
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Install the Remote Desktop packages:
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sudo apt install xrdp rdesktop
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Create a user for Sugar:
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adduser sugar
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echo sugar >> /home/sugar/.xsession
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Start a session:
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rdesktop -g 1200x900 -u sugar -p sugar 0
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==Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS==
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Sugar 0.106 is in the archive for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial, and can be installed by typing
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sudo apt install sucrose
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<!-- last tested with Ubuntu 16.04.1 Xenial) -->
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Sugar 0.110 can be installed by careful addition of the Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty packages.
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Organisations that require Ubuntu 16.04 support for Sugar may consider getting involved in the Ubuntu [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates Stable Release Updates] process.
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==OLPC Ubuntu Sugar 16.04 Xenial LTS ==
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One Laptop per Child has been curating Sugar 0.110 and Activities on the Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial operating system.  This build has entered production, and can be acquired through private negotiation or by ordering laptops from OLPC.
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==OLPC Ubuntu Sugar 14.04 Trusty LTS ==
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One Laptop per Child was curating Sugar and Activities on the Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty operating system, but support for this version has since ended.
  
===Installing an unstable system===
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===Installing a system===
  
How to install Ubuntu with Sugar 0.105.2 (unstable):
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How to install Ubuntu with Sugar 0.106:
 
* you must already be familiar with how to install Ubuntu, if not, see [http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop Download Ubuntu Desktop], and [http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-ubuntu-desktop Install Ubuntu Desktop],
 
* you must already be familiar with how to install Ubuntu, if not, see [http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop Download Ubuntu Desktop], and [http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-ubuntu-desktop Install Ubuntu Desktop],
* download [http://dev.laptop.org/~quozl/olpc-ubuntu-sugar-14.04.2-desktop-amd64-1433315964.iso our installer image] (1.3 GB) [http://dev.laptop.org/~quozl/olpc-ubuntu-sugar-14.04.2-desktop-amd64-1433315964.iso.md5 md5]<!-- b5584db2d995041c5c732d22320645f8 -->, [http://dev.laptop.org/~quozl/olpc-ubuntu-sugar-14.04.2-desktop-amd64-1433315964.iso.packages.txt package list]
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* download [http://people.sugarlabs.org/quozl/ubuntu/trusty/sugar-0.106/olpc-ubuntu-sugar-14.04.2-desktop-amd64-1436317817.iso our installer image] (1.2 GB) [http://people.sugarlabs.org/quozl/ubuntu/trusty/sugar-0.106/olpc-ubuntu-sugar-14.04.2-desktop-amd64-1436317817.iso.md5 md5]<!-- b5584db2d995041c5c732d22320645f8 -->, [http://people.sugarlabs.org/quozl/ubuntu/trusty/sugar-0.106/olpc-ubuntu-sugar-14.04.2-desktop-amd64-1436317817.iso.packages.txt package list]  
 
* boot our image and install in the [http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-ubuntu-desktop usual way],
 
* boot our image and install in the [http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-ubuntu-desktop usual way],
 
* log out of the Unity desktop, and then log in with the Sugar desktop selected.
 
* log out of the Unity desktop, and then log in with the Sugar desktop selected.
  
Note that in this build, Etoys does not start, and several activities are not marked as favourites ([http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/4841 #4841].
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===Adding to a system===
  
===Adding to a system===
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Note: only available for 64-bit systems, check that ''uname -i'' shows x86_64.
  
How to add Sugar 0.106 (stable) to an Ubuntu 14.04.2 Trusty system:
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How to add Sugar 0.107 to an Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty system:
 
* edit <tt>/etc/apt/sources.list</tt> to add the OLPC archive,
 
* edit <tt>/etc/apt/sources.list</tt> to add the OLPC archive,
  deb [trusted=yes] <nowiki>http://dev.laptop.org/pub/us</nowiki> trusty main
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  deb [trusted=yes arch=amd64] <nowiki>http://dev.laptop.org/pub/us</nowiki> trusty main
 
* update the package lists, and install Sugar,
 
* update the package lists, and install Sugar,
 
  sudo apt update && sudo apt install olpc-ubuntu-sugar
 
  sudo apt update && sudo apt install olpc-ubuntu-sugar
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===Upgrading a system===
 
===Upgrading a system===
  
How to upgrade from Sugar 0.104 (stable) to Sugar 0.106 (stable) on an existing Ubuntu 14.04.2 Trusty system:
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How to upgrade to Sugar 0.107 on an existing Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty system with an earlier version of Sugar already installed:
 
* update the package lists, and apply all pending updates,
 
* update the package lists, and apply all pending updates,
 
  sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade
 
  sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade
 
* log out, and then log in with the Sugar desktop selected.
 
* log out, and then log in with the Sugar desktop selected.
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==See also==
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* [https://wiki.debian.org/Derivatives/Census/OLPC Debian Derivatives Census - OLPC]
  
 
==Previous releases==
 
==Previous releases==

Latest revision as of 02:51, 8 May 2017

Ubuntu-small.jpg

Ubuntu is a Debian-based Linux operating system, with Unity as its default desktop environment. -- wikipedia.org

In relation to Sugar, Ubuntu is a downstream distribution project that can be used to run Sugar.

Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty

Sugar 0.110 is in the archive for Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty, and can be installed by typing

sudo apt install sucrose
  • log out,
  • log in with the Sugar desktop selected.

Using Sugar inside another desktop environment

Sugar is a desktop environment. For developers who use Ubuntu Unity or another desktop environment, Sugar can be run inside that environment as a window.

Install the Remote Desktop packages:

sudo apt install xrdp rdesktop

Create a user for Sugar:

adduser sugar
echo sugar >> /home/sugar/.xsession

Start a session:

rdesktop -g 1200x900 -u sugar -p sugar 0

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS

Sugar 0.106 is in the archive for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial, and can be installed by typing

sudo apt install sucrose

Sugar 0.110 can be installed by careful addition of the Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty packages.

Organisations that require Ubuntu 16.04 support for Sugar may consider getting involved in the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates process.

OLPC Ubuntu Sugar 16.04 Xenial LTS

One Laptop per Child has been curating Sugar 0.110 and Activities on the Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial operating system. This build has entered production, and can be acquired through private negotiation or by ordering laptops from OLPC.

OLPC Ubuntu Sugar 14.04 Trusty LTS

One Laptop per Child was curating Sugar and Activities on the Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty operating system, but support for this version has since ended.

Installing a system

How to install Ubuntu with Sugar 0.106:

Adding to a system

Note: only available for 64-bit systems, check that uname -i shows x86_64.

How to add Sugar 0.107 to an Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty system:

  • edit /etc/apt/sources.list to add the OLPC archive,
deb [trusted=yes arch=amd64] http://dev.laptop.org/pub/us trusty main
  • update the package lists, and install Sugar,
sudo apt update && sudo apt install olpc-ubuntu-sugar
  • log out of the Unity desktop, and then log in with the Sugar desktop selected.

Upgrading a system

How to upgrade to Sugar 0.107 on an existing Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty system with an earlier version of Sugar already installed:

  • update the package lists, and apply all pending updates,
sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade
  • log out, and then log in with the Sugar desktop selected.

See also

Previous releases

See Ubuntu/Previous for how to install older versions of Sugar on older releases of Ubuntu.

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