[IAEP] Sugar Digest 2011-10-11

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 07:27:43 EDT 2011

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 5:02 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 5:03 AM,  <forster at ozonline.com.au> wrote:
>>>  > .. The only activity shipped with Sugar is a very old version of Turtle Art./
>>> Plan Ceibal installed that Sugar 0.87.1, (on Ubuntu 10.04.3) because they didn't Know that TurtleArt Runs on
>>> Ubunto+Gnome, they think that running Turtle Art under Sugar is the only Way to install it.
>> Turtleart runs under Gnome. Unfortunately later XO OS's hide the Activities directory and do not allow read access. If you do not have the permissions or skill you can not then run Turtleart in Gnome.
>> It might be good to include Turtleart with Gnome, in the same way Inkscape, Gnumeric and Abiword work out of the box. Is this practical?
> Indeed it would, I didn't even realise it ran under gnome. Walter, any
> chance of getting a .desktop file shipped as part of the release to
> make it easy to run under gnome, let me know if you want me to help
> get that done.
> Peter

It already ships with a .desktop file. There is an RPM for TA that is
woefully out of date. I'd love help getting it up to snuff. I guess it
is time for me to finally learn something about packaging.


Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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