[Sugar-devel] What should be the best set in order to develop for Sugar in Ubuntu, today ?
alsroot at activitycentral.org
Fri Dec 2 20:23:06 EST 2011
On Fri, Dec 02, 2011 at 10:24:24AM +0100, laurent bernabe wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I have a laptop computer that can run both windows 7 and ubuntu linux. My
> question is :
> - what is the best way to be prepeared to develop in linux, as it is the
> best paltform for programming ?
> - Should i install sugar ubuntu package ? Should i use Fedora instead ?
Thats up to you, ie, your preferences regarding the GNU/Linux
distributions. In some cases distributions have well packaged Sugar
(Fedora), and you can just install these packages, in other cases
In any case, there is a distribution agnostic solution, Sweets.
It is designed to work on top of major GNU/Linux distributions to
provide to same Sugar software versions for all of them. For example, it
should work on Ubuntu-11.10, providing recent (and a couple of other
Moreover, Sweets is designed to be useful in development process as
well. For example for Sugar Shell sweets, it looks like:
* checkout sources
* launch sources using, e.g., `sweets <PATH>` command
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