[Sugar-devel] Sugar on Debian (was: Re: Sugar on Beagle board.)
dr at jones.dk
Tue Jul 14 06:49:09 EDT 2009
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On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 11:15:22AM +0200, s.boutayeb at free.fr wrote:
>I have a few debian machines (unstable and testing) available for
>testing, in both the i386 and mipsel (lemote box + netbook)
>My past experiencess with the installation of sugar packages with
>apt-get is that the sugar environment is working, even if there are few
>activities (chat, pippy and calculate.
Thanks for the positive feedback!
Was this using 0.82 or 0.84?
>The lack of a terminal from within the sugar UI makes (at least for me)
>difficult to add additional xo-packages.
I believe the "official" way of adding .xo activities is through the
Sugar web browser called Browse, which is also available (and known to
work for 0.82 - might be broken currently for 0.84).
Did you try that?
>The alternative with sugar-jhbuild is (at least for me) not really
>usable in Debian due to failed dependencies.
I won't comment on that, as that is a completely different world than my
field of packaged software.
>Actually, the best user experience I had is running "sugar-emulator" in
>a Mandrake machine, after having installed no more than a meta-package
>(task-sugar, courtesy of Aleksey Lim).
great for you and for everyone else flexible in their choice of
>Could you tell us a debian repository with the latest developments
>(both binary and source), since I would like to test it all on my mips
Latest Sugar packaging development for Debian is in Debian unstable.
The URL that Sascha Silbe provided earlier links to all packages part of
Sugar for Debian:
I also maintain repositories at debian.jones.dk but nothing there is
currently newer than officially included in Debian unstable (and, I
believe, readily available for both mips and mipsel).
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