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<<Include(SugarTeam/Header)>> ## page was renamed from UbuntuSugarRemix
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As of 2013-03, Ubuntu does not have a stable version of Sugar in the Ubuntu repositories.
Until this is fixed, Sugar can be installed as follows:
   1. use Sweets-distribution on Ubuntu, recommended for Ubuntu
     http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Community/Distributions/Sweets#Ubuntu_and_its_derivates
   2. use a -VirtualBox- virtual appliance, Ready to import into -VirtualBox-
     http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_Creation_Kit/sck/Sugar-in-Virtualization
   3. use the unstable version 0.90 of Sugar, from the Ubuntu repositories, compatible with any version of Ubuntu, see below,
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= Introduction =
Welcome the [[https://launchpad.net/~sugarteam|Ubuntu Sugar Team]]. We maintain the [[http://sugarlabs.org|Sugar Learning Platform]] on Ubuntu. Sugar promotes sharing, collaborative learning, and reflection. Children and their teachers have the opportunity to use computers on their own terms; they are free to reshape, reinvent, and reapply both software and content into powerful learning activities.
== Look at this First:Introduction to the sugar interface ==
http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_Creation_Kit/sck/Introduction_to_Sugar_Interface
An explanation of the Sugar Desktop via a linked set of wiki pages of annotated screen-shots.
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We test, triage, fix, and provide support for #FIXME#1 [[SugarTeam/Packages|packages]] for Sugar. Please see the [[SugarTeam/Roadmap|road map]] for open tasks. === Use sweets-distribution with Ubuntu ===
'''NEW''' 02/03/2011 alsroot and satellit
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= Tasks =
== Test ==
This is [[Dextrose]] , thus more than just Sugar 0.94, it contains several features that still are not committed to the trunk + bug fixes from 0.90+.
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== Report ==
The [[SugarTeam/Bugs|bug reporting]] page contains useful information on how you can report bugs in a way that will helps the team to process them more efficiently.
*Link :http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Ubuntu
Updated 03/23/2013
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== Triage ==
If you want to join the Sugar Team or just want to help out, triaging bugs is a fairly easy task that always needs to be done. Information on bug triaging can be found on [[SugarTeam/Bugs/Procedures|triage procedures]].
=== How to install Sugar 0.90 on Ubuntu 11.10 ===
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== Fix ==
The next step is fixing the properly triaged issue reports, more information can be found on our [[SugarTeam/Develop|development]] page.
    * click on Ubuntu Software Centre,
    * search for Sugar,
    * click on sugar-emulator-0.90,
    * click on Install,
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== Packaging ==
See our [[SugarTeam/Develop|development]] page regarding packaging processes. Our [[SugarTeam/Packages|Packages]] page has a TODO list.
Sugar will be downloaded and installed.
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== Quality Assurance ==
We document our QA procedures in [[SugarTeam/QA]]
To start Sugar, click on Dash, then search for Sugar.
[edit] How to install Sugar 0.90 on Ubuntu 11.04
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=== PPA Preview Testing ===
The last step is testing our new build before pushing them in the Ubuntu repositories. We have a set of [[SugarTeam/PreviewArchives|preview archives]] for testing recent fixes.
    * click on Applications, then Ubuntu Software Centre,
    * search for Sugar,
    * click on Install,
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= Contact =
If you wish to contact the team, you can do so in several ways: the best way would be through the mailing list, the address is ubuntu-sugarteam AT lists DOT ubuntu DOT com. You an join the mailing list at http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/Ubuntu-sugarteam. We can also be found on IRC, on the Freenode server '''irc.freenode.net''' at #ubuntu-sugarteam.
Sugar will be downloaded and installed.
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= Meetings =
## Link to Meeting Agendas and old meeting summaries here.
To start Sugar, click on Applications, then Education, then Sugar.
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==Notes==
To turn off screensaver and power management:

HINT:CAPS lock does not always work in sugar-terminal so use shift key to get lower case.

 terminal:
 xset s off
 xset -dpms


== Getting Ubuntu Sugar Remix ==
Note: '''Remix is Depreciated'''

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

 The CD images are available from

 http://people.sugarlabs.org/dfarning/
  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


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. [[https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BurningIsoHowto | 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.

== Getting involved in Ubuntu Sugar Remix ==
Ubuntu Sugar Remix is Open Source Learning tool that is built by the [[UbuntuSugarRemix/GettingInolved|Ubuntu Sugar Remix]] (also [[https://launchpad.net/~sugarteam|launchpad team]]), [[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!
== 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.
== Using Ubuntu Sugar Remix ==

  * [[USRjabberServer | Setting the jabber server]]
  * [[/Activities | List of Working / Non-working Activities]]

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FIXME #1 We need to finish transferring maintenance of the debian-olpc-devel packages to sugarteam and create a link to it.
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Notice

As of 2013-03, Ubuntu does not have a stable version of Sugar in the Ubuntu repositories. Until this is fixed, Sugar can be installed as follows:

  1. use Sweets-distribution on Ubuntu, recommended for Ubuntu
  2. use a -VirtualBox- virtual appliance, Ready to import into -VirtualBox-

  3. use the unstable version 0.90 of Sugar, from the Ubuntu repositories, compatible with any version of Ubuntu, see below,

Look at this First:Introduction to the sugar interface

http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_Creation_Kit/sck/Introduction_to_Sugar_Interface An explanation of the Sugar Desktop via a linked set of wiki pages of annotated screen-shots.

Use sweets-distribution with Ubuntu

NEW 02/03/2011 alsroot and satellit

This is Dextrose , thus more than just Sugar 0.94, it contains several features that still are not committed to the trunk + bug fixes from 0.90+.

*Link :http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Ubuntu Updated 03/23/2013

How to install Sugar 0.90 on Ubuntu 11.10

  • click on Ubuntu Software Centre,
  • search for Sugar,
  • click on sugar-emulator-0.90,
  • click on Install,

Sugar will be downloaded and installed.

To start Sugar, click on Dash, then search for Sugar. [edit] How to install Sugar 0.90 on Ubuntu 11.04

  • click on Applications, then Ubuntu Software Centre,
  • search for Sugar,
  • click on Install,

Sugar will be downloaded and installed.

To start Sugar, click on Applications, then Education, then Sugar. [edit]

==Notes== To turn off screensaver and power management:

HINT:CAPS lock does not always work in sugar-terminal so use shift key to get lower case.

  • terminal: xset s off xset -dpms

Getting Ubuntu Sugar Remix

Note: Remix is Depreciated

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.

Getting involved in Ubuntu Sugar Remix

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

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

Join us!

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.

Using Ubuntu Sugar Remix


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