[Sugar-devel] Sugar and XS in VirtualBox
dfarning at sugarlabs.org
Wed May 20 13:49:20 EDT 2009
On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 10:13 AM, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Of the .iso images I have tried in VirtualBox, the following worked
> correctly as far as I have gone with them:
> o Debian (with only a few Sugar packages available)
> o Fedora (with Sugar packages)
> o Caixa Mágica (but I have not installed Sugar yet)
> o Fedora Sugar Spin (Select Sugar session before logging in)
> o SoaS 20090503
> o Fedora 11 build for XO (preliminary to XO 1.5 builds)
> o XS school server (but I have not fully configured it and tested it with XOs)
> The following fail:
> o SoaS Beta (Crashes during boot)
> o sugar-jhbuild (X not configured)
> I have put my notes on the Emulator Image Files page in the Wiki.
> Please let me know if you would like further details of any of these,
> which I intend to use for further testing.
> Now that I have an adequate set of functioning images, I intend to
> practice setting up shares and learning how to use virtual USB drives
> in VirtualBox. My plan has been to develop various sorts of learning
> material in VirtualBox, and extract the saved files from the Journal
> to put into lesson plans in Moodle.
> Once I can do all of that, I may need some technical assistance with
> the plan that follows, to make it easy for content developers to set
> up Sugar in emulation and move lesson plans in and out without having
> to understand setting up VirtualBox themselves.
Very nice. Well running and well documented usage of Sugar on various
distros in VirtualBox will make it _much_ easier to appeal to larger
testing, content authoring, and developer audiences.
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