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The Little Linux School House

Jun 25, 2009, 03:09 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

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"Sugar Labs, for those of you who don't know them, is a software non-profit spin off from the OLPC (One Laptop per Child).Sugar Labs provides the Sugar desktop interface, which runs in turn, on top of a version of Fedora 10."

"On June 24th, at LinuxTag in Berlin, Germany, Sugar Labs announced the immediate availability of Sugar on a Stick v1 Strawberry. As the name indicates, Sugar on a Stick is a live USB flash drive distribution. It requires at least a GB-sized drive. With it, you can boot Sugar on any PC. It was designed to work on older PCs, netbooks, and other low-end hardware. You can also run Sugar with the provided virtual machine software on both Intel-based Macs Windows PCs."

"According to Sugar, this distribution "is designed to work with a School Server that can provide content distribution, homework collection, backup services, Moodle [a popular course management system] integration, and filtered access to the Internet."

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