[Marketing] links from homepage to Downloads page
satellit at bendbroadband.com
Sun Feb 3 07:20:43 EST 2013
I just did a cleanup of the wiki pages covering Virtual Box and
deleted a lot of obsolete information and their links 
Downloads  ; Fedora_18 ; and Sugar_on_a_Stick  wiki pages
satellit on #sugar freenode IRC
Links to Virtual Box Appliances :
Links to Soas-v8:
This page is still not updated, you have to scroll down to find SoaS-v8
On 02/02/2013 04:14 PM, Sean DALY wrote:
> For the past couple of years, our homepage has linked the Sugar on a
> Stick (SoaS) badge to the SoaS page  and the "download" menu item
> and "Try it with a child today" link to the Downloads page .
> The downloads page rightly in my view orients visitors by platform,
> but the two largest market share desktop/laptop OSes (Windows & MacOS,
> 96% or so of market) only give instructions for Sugar on a Stick and
> the "Do you use a virtual machine?" link misses the excellent VMs
> available (in particular the VMs of... SoaS!).
> I think teachers will self-classify by OS and virtually none of them
> will self-classify as virtual machine users.
> Teachers will also expect pancake button 1-click installers (this was
> confirmed by Sloan Marketlab study), problematic with SoaS due to
> necessary USB stick manipulation and still a bit hairy on a Mac.
> I think Windows section and Mac section should both propose choice of
> SoaS and using VirtualBox with a SoaS VM, explaining benefits of each
> method in layman's terms.
> VMs are far less disruptive for trying Sugar, as a teacher can
> download to hard disk, install and run, keeping usual apps going
> (mail, browser, word processing) while experiencing Sugar.
> The downside is of course massive files to download, but that could be
> mitigated with torrents and/or mirrors.
> Comment please before we get into wiki editing of this crucial page thanks
>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick
>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/DocumentationTeam/Try_Sugar
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