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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 Trusty LTS

One Laptop per Child has been curating Sugar and Activities on the Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty operating system.

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.