[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Can we be a little more friendly to Ubuntu users

Thomas C Gilliard satellit at bendbroadband.com
Sun Feb 26 21:20:43 EST 2012

On 02/26/2012 05:49 PM, Ma Xiaojun wrote:
> Hi, all
> My main reference is
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Community/Distributions/Ubuntu , I assume
> its accuracy. Please correct me when needed.
> The BIG picture I got:
> Install Sugar 0.90 is easy, but it is obsolete.
> Sugar is 0.94 is recommended, but, how to install it? What to do with
> the fancy link http://download.sugarlabs.org/packages/SweetsDistribution:/0.94/Ubuntu-11.04/
Look at these links:
  How to install sugar 0.94 in Ubuntu 11.04
      (Try to copy-paste the commands listed on the page into a Ubuntu 
11.04 terminal)


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I have tested it in Ubuntu linux and OSX
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     (All of the work has been done here, just Download the 2 files and 
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Tom Gilliard
satellit_on #sugar IRC freenode
> I happened to know what is /etc/apt/sources.list .
> http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/natty/man5/sources.list.5.html
> You should know what I mean, BUT:
> Should we have some documentation for adding this repository in CLI and GUI?
> Should we have a PPA to make things easier? I mean PPA's apt line is
> simpler and there is a CLI shortcut for adding PPA.
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories/Ubuntu
> I'm not a Ubuntu or Linux expert anyway. I have no access to a working
> Ubuntu temporarily, so, let me collect some discussion first.
> Thank you in advance.
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