[Sugar-devel] Problems running Sugar under Jaunty (9.04)

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 18:20:21 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 12:50 PM, Frederick Grose<fgrose at gmail.com> wrote:
> A new entry today
> on http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Talk:Community/Distributions/Ubuntu:
> (from) Neil Mayhew 16:28, 10 July 2009 (UTC)
> I was able to make the sugar packages work by adding a gconf setting:
> gconftool-2 -s /desktop/sugar/desktop/favorites_layout -t string ring-layout

Doesn't work for me.

> I think this will be fixed by adding the right gconf schema to the package,
> and hopefully will be fixed in version 0.84.
> There are still lots of non-fatal error messages in the terminal, but it
> looks like these can be ignored. I used sugar-emulator --dpi=200.

I tried that, too. No luck. It still gets to the Sugar cursor and hangs.

> Logging in
> to a Sugar session from gdm worked too.
> Previously, it was thought that a problem with Xephyr and dbus was at fault,
> but the above workaround shows that it's a Sugar packaging problem.
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