Help needed on reply about squeak

Bert Freudenberg bert at
Mon Dec 11 17:50:54 UTC 2006

On Dec 11, 2006, at 9:42 , Brad Fuller wrote:

> Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> What would be really helpful is some tutorial projects that are  
>> downloaded right with the etoys installation. That is what we're  
>> doing with the OLPC version, for which we also are working on  
>> better language rendering support.
>> The OLPC etoys version should run fine on any machine. But making  
>> the example projects appear in the general projects list requires  
>> some work, and making the font choices configurable (they are set  
>> up for a 200 dpi screen now) would also be necessary. A plan of  
>> action would be for someone to make a nice general etoys package  
>> from that version:
>> Or rather from the etoys-dev image which includes source files at
>> We (VPRI hackers) can certainly assist with that, though our main  
>> focus is the actual kid's machine right now.
> I did mention they could easily download OLPC etoys using yum. I  
> will reiterate this fact. BTW, is there anything specific to FC5?  
> That is, can other distros dnl from the repo and execute OLPC etoys?

I don't think there is nothing FC5 specific in there. You can run  
Etoys outside of Sugar by typing "etoys" on the command line.

- Bert -

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