[IAEP] installing F11 on a USB stick/ What is Sugar on a Stick? Where should these USB's be located in the wiki?

Frederick Grose fgrose at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 10:47:26 EDT 2009

See the second bullet item here,


On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 7:01 AM, Thomas C Gilliard <
satellit at bendbroadband.com> wrote:

> What is Sugar on a Stick?
> Is this the appropriate place for the USB's created  using the F11 net
> install?
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Linux
> Currently the instructions are located on this page.
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Linux#Full_Fedora_11_Install_of_Sugar_and_XFCE_Desktops_to_USB
> I had a long discussion about this last night on IRC. One opinion was
> that sugar on a stick ONLY applied to a image on a stick created by a
> Soas-strawberry.iso These have a compressed fs and overlay.
> * I believe that all forms of Sugar-desktop on a USB should be
> considered "Sugar on a Stick".
> *The USB.img files I am posting on http://people.sugarlabs.org/Tgillard/
> are USB's made with a LVN file structure by doing a Install from a F11
> net install CD directly to the USB.
> *The opensuse-edu images listed on the same page also make a file
> structure after being opened for the first time after being written to
> the USB with a dd command.
> *The VMware Appliances I am posting are also, in my opinion "Sugar on a
> Stick"
> *My USB's are made on a hp Pavillion Laptop (Vista) transferred to a
> Dell 520n running Ubuntu 9.04 for conversion to .img files and for
> duplication and uplinking to sunjammer.
> *The USB's run on the Vista Pavillion/EeePC1000HE (XP)/EeePC900
> -Wirelessly(Mandriva) so they are agnostic to OS. How do we categorize
> them?
> The question is: Do we allow all of these forms of Sugar-Desktop on a
> USB stick to be called "Sugar-on-a stick" ?
> If we do not then where do these alternate forms get listed on the wiki
> and what do we call them.?
> Thanks;
> Tom Gilliard
> satellit
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