[Sugar-devel] Sugar on Ubuntu

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 07:07:23 EDT 2016

On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 7:01 AM, Tony Anderson <tony_anderson at usa.net> wrote:

> I installed Sugar 0.107 on Ubuntu 14.04 as described in
> https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Ubuntu.
> Activities in this version are at /usr/share/sugar/activities not
> /usr/olpc/Activities. However, sugar-install-bundle
> installs activities at /usr/username/Activities not in
> /usr/share/sugar/activities. As a result, the activity is not available in
> the List view.

I would have expected Sugar to look in /usr/share/sugar/activities and
$HOME/Activities as it does on Fedora systems. I was unaware of it ever
looking in usr/olpc/Actvities (maybe on a really old version of Sugar???)

> The activities in /usr/share/activities need 755 permission not 700 as
> given by sugar-install-bundle.
> Incidentally, Ubuntu has changed the login screen. The choice of desktops
> is not made with a small icon at the top right of the login screen, not by
> an icon on the login itself.
> Tony
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Walter Bender
Sugar Labs
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