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Using Sugar on Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a Debian-based Linux operating system, with Gnome as its default desktop environment. -- wikipedia.org

In relation to Sugar, Ubuntu is a downstream distribution project that can be used to run Sugar.

Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish)

Sugar 0.118 can be installed with the following commands:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install sucrose

Known Problems:

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla)

Sugar 0.117 can be installed with the following commands:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install sucrose

Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine)

Sugar 0.112 can be installed with the following commands:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install sucrose

Known Problems:

Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)

Sugar 0.112 is in the universe repository, and can be installed with the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository universe
sudo apt update
sudo apt install sucrose

Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) and 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish)

Sugar 0.112 is in the universe repository, and can be installed with the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository universe
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install sucrose

Known problems

  • Sugar starts in Journal, fixed by 258235c or Metacity 074af8f,
  • My Settings, Network, may hang, requires reboot or forced logout to escape, fixed by 04c63f6.