[sugar] "how to try Sugar page"
Fri Aug 1 16:58:47 EDT 2008
Heh, you could turn it into a little "choose your own Sugar adventure"
game... Just narrow the options down to a decision tree with, perhaps, 2-3
levels max, and have very general questions like:
"Are you familiar with (or have you run) Linux before?" [YES] [NO]
Where [YES] and [NO] naturally jump to the next relevant question. I'm being
somewhat facetious here, but if done right it might actually work, and
prevent the textual overload that the myriad options can cause...
PS. I might recommend "Try Sugar" as a more appropriate title, since "Get"
seems to imply that there is a well defined target which might reside at the
other end of an anchor link, when instead there are many ways to try it out,
some of which are more "direct" or "pure" than others, and all of which have
On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 4:48 PM, FFM <ffm at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 04:21:52PM -0400, Bryan Kearney wrote:
> > FFM wrote:
> >> On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 02:43:52PM -0400, Walter Bender wrote:
> >>> We need to put together a simple "how to try Sugar" page in the wiki
> >>> that is less geeky than the http://sugarlabs.org/go/Supported_system
> >>> page. Any thoughts on this?
> >>> thanks.
> >> I'll be happy to write one up, although the earliest I could start would
> me monday.
> >> How about [[Get Sugar]], which will describe
> >> A) How to get a RPM/deb/whatever
> >> B) How to use a release tarball
> >> C) Jhbuild.
> > I would start off with live* media (cds, usb, images, etc)
> Makes sense, although we want to explain the difference between them all.
> People running linux know enough already to skip down to A, B, or C if
> they want to.
> Does the livecd have also have an installer, or is it only just for live
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