[IAEP] keeping it simple

Steve Thomas sthomas1 at gosargon.com
Fri Sep 17 09:47:12 EDT 2010

I thought this version
much simpler and cleared for installing on Macintosh:

 Apple OSX and Virtual Machines on all platforms

[image: Apple.gif] <http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Mac> *(1)
Prepare*: Download <http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads> Sun Virtualbox
*(2) Download*: Download these three files:
, soas-v3-Mirabelle.ovf<http://people.sugarlabs.org/Tgillard/soas-v3-Mirabelle.ovf>,
and soas-v3-Mirabelle.vmdk<http://people.sugarlabs.org/Tgillard/soas-v3-Mirabelle.vmdk>
Note that on some browsers on OSX, the file extensions are reset upon
download. You may have to modify them to match those shown above.*(3) Launch
*: Virtualbox *(4) Import*: soas-v3-Mirabelle.ovf from the *Import Appliance
* option under the *File* menu.

Alternative installation instructions for
 and booting instructions<http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Boot>
available. There is also a guide to using Sugar on a
Other virtual machine may also work but have not undergone testing with our

The new version has too much jumping between hyperlinks (IMO: one jump is
too much).

I would also add a screencast of someone installing it for the people from
Missouri (the show me state). Once the instructions are stable, I can create
the screencast.


On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 8:21 AM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>wrote:

> What do you think of
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/User:Walter/Get_Sugar_Landing ???
> It is simple. The down side is it requires one more click.
> I was also thinking of arranging the icons in a circle around an XO man.
> -walter
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