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== Supported versions ==
 
== Supported versions ==
  
Currently only Karmic (9.10) is supported. All more recent versions of Ubuntu lack at least one important package.
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'''Ubuntu is currently unsupported''' because all recent versions lack at least one important package ([https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/480407/+index python-xpcom]).
  
 
== Prerequisites ==
 
== Prerequisites ==
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== Significant bugs ==
 
== Significant bugs ==
  
Karmic (9.10) has a [https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/325706 broken D-Bus security configuration] that prevents sugar-emulator from working (because Xephyr cannot work).
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* [https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/325706 broken D-Bus security configuration] that prevents sugar-emulator from working (because Xephyr cannot work).
On all versions [http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=19365 sugar-emulator doesn't work properly if the X server uses evdev as keyboard driver] (because of a Xephyr bug).
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* [http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=19365 sugar-emulator doesn't work properly if the X server uses evdev as keyboard driver] (because of a Xephyr bug).
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* [https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/480407/+index python-xpcom missing] (and thus Browse cannot work)
  
 
== Potential pitfalls ==
 
== Potential pitfalls ==
  
 
* gtk-recordmydesktop may prevent sugar-emulator from working properly
 
* gtk-recordmydesktop may prevent sugar-emulator from working properly

Revision as of 04:58, 29 May 2011

Supported versions

Ubuntu is currently unsupported because all recent versions lack at least one important package (python-xpcom).

Prerequisites

In order to install sugar-jhbuild, you need git-core and svn.

Installing dependencies

After installing and updating sugar-jhbuild according to the common instructions, you can use this invocation to install all dependencies automatically:

./sugar-jhbuild depscheck -s | sudo xargs aptitude -y install

Significant bugs

Potential pitfalls

  • gtk-recordmydesktop may prevent sugar-emulator from working properly