[Testing] 3 new XO-1 builds you should try -- based on Sugar .88, .84 & .82

Holt holt at laptop.org
Tue May 25 12:57:06 EDT 2010

Feedback reports most welcome around all 3 XO-1 builds below, thanks!!!

1) New, independent effort using Sugar 0.88 (March 2010) which is not 
yet supported by OLPC, and remains alpha-quality as described below:

2) Release 8.2.2 (based on the tried+true Sugar 0.82, Sept 2008) 
expected shortly from Martin Langhoff, corresponding to our best 
documentation like http://laptop.org/manual and 
http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Support_FAQ :

3) Stephen Parrish's F11-on-XO1 build based on Sugar 0.84 (Feb 2009):

Subject: 	ANNOUNCE: Sugar 0.88 for the XO-1
Date: 	Tue, 25 May 2010 12:25:54 -0400
From: 	Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org>
Organization: 	Sugar Labs - http://www.sugarlabs.org/
To: 	OLPC Devel <devel at lists.laptop.org>
CC: 	fedora-list <fedora-list at redhat.com>, Sugar Devel 
<sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org>

Hello everyone,

we've just started a new development cycle aimed at providing Sugar 0.88
for the XO-1. Our focus is stability and usability for deployments,
although we're also attempting to merge a couple of low-risk features
developed in Uruguay.

Full details are here:


The current image, os140py, is an alpha quality build with a few known

Please, help us make this release as polished as possible. For the
occasion, it would be great if someone volunteered to revive the Sugar
Labs Bug Squad. We're going to coordinate with the fledgling Deployment
Team to gather feedback directly from the field.

   // Bernie Innocenti - http://codewiz.org/
 \X/  Sugar Labs       - http://sugarlabs.org/

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