Fedora, OLPC, and Sugar Labs

Jerry Williams jwilliam at xmission.com
Tue Jul 15 20:59:10 UTC 2008


Seems to work pretty well on VirtualBox. http://www.virtualbox.org/

> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-devel-list-bounces at redhat.com [mailto:fedora-devel-list-
> bounces at redhat.com] On Behalf Of Camilo Mesias
> Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2008 10:05 AM
> To: Development discussions related to Fedora
> Subject: Re: Fedora, OLPC, and Sugar Labs
> Hi Bryan,
> 2008/7/15 Bryan Kearney <bkearney at redhat.com>:
> > Point me at the instructions for building.. and I will spit out the
> > appliance for you.
> http://www.thoughtpolice.co.uk/vmware/
> I think there's not much more to it than starting with an empty
> appliance (with a BIOS?) and installing the distro of your choice. On
> top of that you would install the Sugar stuff, then save the resulting
> machine image.
> You might want to start with the Fedora images above.
> I can't take the credit for the link above, but I have used his VMs
> from time to time.
> I'm sure the usual suspects will be along shortly with warnings of
> legal implications and so on :) Even if you don't publish an image as
> such (for whatever reasons, legal, disk space, bandwidth or whatever),
> a clear set of instructions that have been tested and proven would be
> very useful.
> My children all use Fedora and I'd be keen to show them Sugar so long
> as it's an easy install. If there was a VMWare image I could probably
> show it to representatives at the school too. I suppose how well it
> would be received would depend on the fit with the curriculum, but
> it's worth a try.
> -Cam
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