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== What is Ubuntu Sugar Remix? ==
The vision for the Ubuntu Sugar Remix is to provide students preK to 12 with a learning platform. We envision younger children using the Award wining [[http://www.sugarlabs.org | Sugar]] Learning Platform and allowing older students to move to a standard Ubuntu desktop as they become cognitively ready, with an easy settings change.

USR will work on a wide variety of hardware, either installed on the hard drive or on a portable storage device, such as a USB stick. In our vision of the future USR will interact easily and seamlessly with an open source server environment (such as the XS project from Sugar) to provide backup and portfolio support (e.g. Mahara), collaboration, educational resources (e.g. local copies of Wikipedia) , Learning Management System (e.g. Moodle) and Student Information System (e.g. SchoolTool) types supports.

USR will allow students to assist students in accessing the internet and all its educational resources but will also allow them to work and learn in situations where they do not have internet access.

A smoke test for Ubuntu Sugar Remix can be found [[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuSugarRemix/Test|here]].
 
ALSO See: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Community/Distributions/Ubuntu

== Getting Ubuntu Sugar Remix ==
'''Step 1''': Download Ubuntu Sugar Remix CD image

 The CD images are available from

 http://download.sugarlabs.org/usr/
  Latest:USR-i386-20100922.iso Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" -09/24/2010

Hint; to pull in the latest updates including activities:

<ctrl> <alt> f5 will get terminal

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get upgrade
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= Introduction =
## Describe:
## the teams's purpose and community role
## the team tasks and work
## who might be interested in joining/getting involved with the team
Use this browser '''Surf-115.xo''': http://people.sugarlabs.org/Tgillard/Surf-115.xo (sugar-browse does not work)
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= Contact =
## List the contact information of the team: Mailing-list, IRC channel and Web Forum as they may apply. Provide a link to the Launchpad page as a Team Member list if applicable. Consider how people will get in touch with you based on the contact information you supply.
 Hint to install Surf: download Surf-115.xo to a USB (outside of sugar); Start USR Insert this USB and drag-drop it into the USR sugar-journal.
 
Sugar is available as menu item Education/Sugar; but it is not full screen and not all of the Sugar screen is visible.
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= How to Contribute =
## Describe easy ways to contribute to the team. These should look a lot like the bulleted points on the ContributeToUbuntu wiki page. Link to more detailed subpages as necessary.
 For '''Full Screen''' right click on menu item and save to desktop, then open properties of icon on desktop and
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= Projects =
## List the team's current projects and tasks as well as status and contact persons for each one. Make it easy for new people to know who to ask and where to go to get involved with a specific project.
 change command to "sugar-emulator -f" (full screen option) Start Sugar from this icon...
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= Launchpad Membership Policy =
## Describe your Launchpad team membership policy here.
'''Step 2''': Burn your Ubuntu Sugar Remix CD
 After the ISO file has finished downloading, you will have to burn the file to a CD. The ISO file will most likely require a special application to burn. Click the link below to find detailed instructions. [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto | How to burn a CD image]].
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= Meetings =
## Link to Meeting Agendas and old meeting summaries here.
'''Step 3a''': Install Ubuntu Sugar Remix
 When the CD is ready, simply put it in your CD drive, restart your computer and follow the instructions that will appear on your screen. Don't forget that you can create more copies and pass the CD to as many people as you like.
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'''Step 3b''': For netbooks without a CD
 Use System/Administration/"USB Startup Disk Creator" in a Ubuntu Desktop to Make an Installer USB. Use this USB to install USR on your netbook.

== Installing Ubuntu Sugar Remix on Ubuntu 10.10 ==
On Ubuntu 10.10, the ubuntu-sugar-remix package is available in Universe, so you do not need to add the apt repository to install it. Just:

{{{
  sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sugar-remix
}}}

and you're good to go.
=== Install Ubuntu Sugar Remix on Ubuntu 10.04LTS ===
You can also install Ubuntu Sugar remix on a computer running Ubuntu 10.04. (updated 11/01/2010)
{{{
  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sugarteam/ppa
  sudo apt-get update
  sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sugar-remix
}}}
You will end up with a sugar with no appliances installed.

'''Step 1''' Download surf-115 http://people.sugarlabs.org/Tgillard/Surf-115.xo

'''Step 2''' copy surf-115 to a 2nd USB

'''Step 3''' Drag drop surf-115 to the journal in USR

'''Step 4''' Log in to http://activities.sugarlabs.org//en-US/sugar/

'''step 5''' Install desired applications

Ubuntu 10.04LTS
Sugar 0.88.1

gdm login for Gnome (sugar-emulator on Education menu) or USR



=== Importing Ubuntu Sugar Remix Appliance into VirtualBox ===
'''Step 1''' Download Ubuntu Sugar Remix Appliance files
 * http://people.sugarlabs.org/dfarning/
 *Download 3 files:
 * *.mf
 * *.ovf
 * *.vmdk

'''Step 2''' Start [[http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads | VirtualBox]]

'''Step 3''' Import Appliance into VirtualBox
 * Select file/import appliance from menu
 * Choose file (select the ovf file downloaded above)

'''Step 4''' Start Appliance
 Enjoy!


== The Ubuntu Sugar Remix promise ==
 * Ubuntu Sugar Remix will always be free of charge.
 * Ubuntu Sugar Remix comes with commercial and community support from growing network of organization from across the world
 * Ubuntu core activities are all free and open source. We want you to use free and open source software, improve it and pass it on.

== Getting involved in Ubuntu Sugar Remix ==
Ubuntu Sugar Remix is Open Source Learning tool that is built by the [[UbuntuSugarRemix/GettingInolved|Ubuntu Sugar Remix]], [[http://www.ubuntu.com/community|Ubuntu]](TM), and [[http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Welcome_to_the_Sugar_Labs_wiki|Sugar Labs]]^®^ communities.

We communicate primarily with this mailing list: ubuntu-sugarteam@lists.ubuntu.com

Join us!

== Using Ubuntu Sugar Remix ==

  * [[USRjabberServer | Setting the jabber server]]


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What is Ubuntu Sugar Remix?

The vision for the Ubuntu Sugar Remix is to provide students preK to 12 with a learning platform. We envision younger children using the Award wining Sugar Learning Platform and allowing older students to move to a standard Ubuntu desktop as they become cognitively ready, with an easy settings change.

USR will work on a wide variety of hardware, either installed on the hard drive or on a portable storage device, such as a USB stick. In our vision of the future USR will interact easily and seamlessly with an open source server environment (such as the XS project from Sugar) to provide backup and portfolio support (e.g. Mahara), collaboration, educational resources (e.g. local copies of Wikipedia) , Learning Management System (e.g. Moodle) and Student Information System (e.g. SchoolTool) types supports.

USR will allow students to assist students in accessing the internet and all its educational resources but will also allow them to work and learn in situations where they do not have internet access.

A smoke test for Ubuntu Sugar Remix can be found here.

ALSO See: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Community/Distributions/Ubuntu

Getting Ubuntu Sugar Remix

Step 1: Download Ubuntu Sugar Remix CD image

Hint; to pull in the latest updates including activities:

<ctrl> <alt> f5 will get terminal

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get upgrade

Use this browser Surf-115.xo: http://people.sugarlabs.org/Tgillard/Surf-115.xo (sugar-browse does not work)

  • Hint to install Surf: download Surf-115.xo to a USB (outside of sugar); Start USR Insert this USB and drag-drop it into the USR sugar-journal.

Sugar is available as menu item Education/Sugar; but it is not full screen and not all of the Sugar screen is visible.

  • For Full Screen right click on menu item and save to desktop, then open properties of icon on desktop and change command to "sugar-emulator -f" (full screen option) Start Sugar from this icon...

Step 2: Burn your Ubuntu Sugar Remix CD

  • After the ISO file has finished downloading, you will have to burn the file to a CD. The ISO file will most likely require a special application to burn. Click the link below to find detailed instructions. How to burn a CD image.

Step 3a: Install Ubuntu Sugar Remix

  • When the CD is ready, simply put it in your CD drive, restart your computer and follow the instructions that will appear on your screen. Don't forget that you can create more copies and pass the CD to as many people as you like.

Step 3b: For netbooks without a CD

  • Use System/Administration/"USB Startup Disk Creator" in a Ubuntu Desktop to Make an Installer USB. Use this USB to install USR on your netbook.

Installing Ubuntu Sugar Remix on Ubuntu 10.10

On Ubuntu 10.10, the ubuntu-sugar-remix package is available in Universe, so you do not need to add the apt repository to install it. Just:

  sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sugar-remix

and you're good to go.

Install Ubuntu Sugar Remix on Ubuntu 10.04LTS

You can also install Ubuntu Sugar remix on a computer running Ubuntu 10.04. (updated 11/01/2010)

  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sugarteam/ppa
  sudo apt-get update
  sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sugar-remix

You will end up with a sugar with no appliances installed.

Step 1 Download surf-115 http://people.sugarlabs.org/Tgillard/Surf-115.xo

Step 2 copy surf-115 to a 2nd USB

Step 3 Drag drop surf-115 to the journal in USR

Step 4 Log in to http://activities.sugarlabs.org//en-US/sugar/

step 5 Install desired applications

Ubuntu 10.04LTS Sugar 0.88.1

gdm login for Gnome (sugar-emulator on Education menu) or USR

Importing Ubuntu Sugar Remix Appliance into VirtualBox

Step 1 Download Ubuntu Sugar Remix Appliance files

Step 2 Start VirtualBox

Step 3 Import Appliance into VirtualBox

  • Select file/import appliance from menu
  • Choose file (select the ovf file downloaded above)

Step 4 Start Appliance

  • Enjoy!

The Ubuntu Sugar Remix promise

  • Ubuntu Sugar Remix will always be free of charge.
  • Ubuntu Sugar Remix comes with commercial and community support from growing network of organization from across the world
  • Ubuntu core activities are all free and open source. We want you to use free and open source software, improve it and pass it on.

Getting involved in Ubuntu Sugar Remix

Ubuntu Sugar Remix is Open Source Learning tool that is built by the Ubuntu Sugar Remix, Ubuntu(TM), and Sugar Labs® communities.

We communicate primarily with this mailing list: ubuntu-sugarteam@lists.ubuntu.com

Join us!

Using Ubuntu Sugar Remix


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