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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

(last tested with Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty daily live image dated 2017-03-21 plus updates on 30th March 2017)

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.

OLPC Ubuntu Sugar 16.04 Xenial LTS

One Laptop per Child has been curating Sugar 0.108 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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