[Sugar-devel] Introduction

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Wed Dec 16 15:40:13 EST 2020


Thanks for your offer.  If you haven't seen it already, you will find
my getting started guide in your spam folder.  You can also find it at


You can find our guide to contributing at

You can find our guide to setting up a development environment at

(Given your wish to port activities from Python 2 to Python 3, the
lowest cost development environment is a virtual machine instance of
Sugar Live Build installed on a virtual disk.  Only Sugar Live Build
supports both versions of Python at once now that Linux distributions
have dropped Python 2.  You would find it most efficient to use an SSH
server on the instance, and use your regular development environment
as an SSH client.  Using SSH in this way minimises the edit and test

You can find our Python 3 Porting Guide at

On Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 07:00:06PM +0530, Nihal Mittal wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I am Nihal Mittal currently an undergraduate majoring in information
> technology. I came across sugar labs searching while searching for organisation
> to contribute to and have been amazed by the sugar activities and it's impact.
> I have good amount of experience in both python and javascript. I want to start
> by porting activities from python2 to python3. Any starting guide and
> prerequisite regarding this would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks ! Regards

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James Cameron

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