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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.

OLPC Ubuntu Sugar 14.04.2 Trusty LTS

One Laptop per Child has been curating Sugar and Activities on the Ubuntu 14.04.2 Trusty operating system.

Installing a stable system

How to install Ubuntu with Sugar 0.104.1 (stable):

Installing an unstable system

How to install Ubuntu with Sugar 0.105.2 (unstable):

Note that in this build, Etoys does not start, and several activities are not marked as favourites (#4841.

Adding to a system

How to add Sugar 0.105.2 (unstable) to an Ubuntu 14.04.2 Trusty system:

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

Upgrading a system

How to upgrade from Sugar 0.104.1 (stable) to Sugar 0.105.2 (unstable) on an existing Ubuntu 14.04.2 Trusty system:

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

Previous releases

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