jani at ubuntu.com
Mon Nov 26 10:31:00 EST 2007
Albert Cahalan wrote:
> Bernardo Innocenti writes:
>> On 11/25/07 18:58, Mike C. Fletcher wrote:
>>> * we need to make use on multi-user machines easy, where Sugar
>>> is just a desktop manager session that is run just as one
>>> would run KDE or Gnome (so that computing lab situations can
>>> let children use Sugar's safe, rich without giving up the
>>> ability to run KDE/Gnome)
>> AFAIK, both the mainstream desktops were far too bloated to
>> be usable on the XO. I can easily believe it, as the latest
>> versions are almost unusable on my 1GHz iBook G4, too.
> I think the point is to make a "Sugar desktop" be an choice
> on a normal machine. Maybe one could select it at login, or
> switch to it via some control panel. It'd be like how people
> choose between KDE and GNOME. Sugar would be another choice.
> That would be nice.
With the current Ubuntu 7.10 packages I announced a while ago and which
are kept quite up to date with git master branch that is possible now.
Sugar can be selected from GDM but needs modifications to work well on
all screen resolutions.
Not all of what is on the XO is ready but it will in time (fix xulrunner
pyxocom traceback, add etoys and csound, and other bits)
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