[Sugar-devel] [ANNOUNCE] SugarPlatform-0.84.0 on Caixa Mágica the Magellan project
sdaly.be at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 09:31:59 EDT 2009
Yes I have read about the Caixa Mágica initiative with great interest.
I understand that it will also be deployed on locally made machines in
Brazil and Mozambique?
I'll try to get up to speed on what is happening.
On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 2:20 PM, David Farning <dfarning at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> Great job Aleksey,
> Let's bring Sean Daly, our marketing guy, into the conversation so he
> can work on a marketing plan going forward.
> For a very brief backstory.
> Magellan is a Portuguese firm with a contract to deploy on the order
> of 1 million locally made classmate based netbooks to children in
> Portugal. One of the original concerns with OLPC was the fact the the
> XO could not be manufacture locally as a catalysis to the local high
> tech economy.
> The Magellan will be capable of booting Caixa Mágica.
> Aleksey Lim and Tomeu have been working on packing Sugar for CM.
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 2:17 AM, Aleksey Lim <alsroot at member.fsf.org> wrote:
>> The Sugar Platform is a set of versioned components on which activity
>> authors can rely when targeting their activities to run on a particular
>> Sugar version .
>> On Mag it lives in task-sugar meta-package  and includes:
>> - sugar-fructose >= 0.84.0
>> - sugar-glucose >= 0.84.0
>> - gstreamer0.10-plugins-base
>> - gstreamer0.10-espeak >= 0.3
>> - gstreamer0.10-plugins-good
>> - libxml2-python
>> - python-numpy
>> - olpcsound
>> - python-olpcsound
>> - pygame
>> It means that user could download activities from activities.sugarlabs.org
>> and it won't be failed due to missed dependencies.
>> In current release Xephyr issue was fixed thus sugar could be run from current
>> session with sugar-emulator.
>>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/User:Tomeu/Platform_0.84
>>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Community/Distributions/Magalh%C3%A3es#Installation
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