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Raspberry Pi are a series of small, low cost, low power computers.

Sugar can be run on a Raspberry Pi. You will need a display, keyboard and mouse.

Raspbian Buster

Sugar 0.112 can be loaded using Instructions for Debian Buster,

Sugar 0.116 can be loaded using our package archive;

  • add to /etc/apt/sources.list file this line;
deb [arch=armhf trusted=yes] http://people.sugarlabs.org/~quozl/rb buster main
  • update the package lists;
sudo apt update
  • install Sugar 0.116;
sudo apt install sucrose
  • install sample activities;
sudo apt install sugar-{abacus,browse,calculate,chart,chat,clock,\
  develop,finance,findwords,fototoon,fractionbounce,gears,\
  imageviewer,implode,jukebox,letters,log,maze,measure,memorize,\
  moon,music-keyboard,paint,physics,pippy,poll,portfolio,read,\
  record,speak,stopwatch,story,terminal,words,write}-activity
  • choose Sugar for restart by adding a file, like this;
echo sugar > .xsession
  • restart the Raspberry pi;
sudo reboot

Sugar on a Stick

As of August 2017, the best to use was Sugar on a Stick, as it had many activities and regular security updates. See Sugar on a Stick for how to download and install it. Sugar on a Stick is a spin of Fedora.

Other methods are;

Developers may focus on either Fedora or Debian when setting up a development environment for Sugar on Raspberry Pi, because Sugar development on generic computers is focused on those operating systems.

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