How to run sugar on ArchLinux

James Cameron quozl at
Tue Mar 20 01:56:17 EDT 2012

On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 01:21:17PM +0800, lite li wrote:
> Hi,
> After I install sugar-unstable on ArchLinux by:
>   yaourt sugar-unstable
> But I don't know how to run sugar on ArchLinux.

Usually one of two methods:

1.  run sugar-emulator, or

2.  Log out of your desktop, then on the login screen look for a desktop
option for Sugar.

> I use sugar-install-bundle installed the EToys activity.
> But when I launched EToys by
>   sugar-launch org.vpri.EtoysActivity,
> I got this error:
>   dbus.exceptions.DBusException:
> org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.laptop.Shell
> was not prvided by any .service files.

Expected.  sugar-launch is only useful when Sugar is running.

James Cameron

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