Sugar interface, no OLPC necessary

Posted by Sander_Marechal on Jun 26, 2009 12:57 PM EDT
ZDNet Asia; By Victoria Ho
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Sugar Labs, responsible for building the low-cost device's OS, has released it online for loading onto any USB flash drive greater than 1Gb, and will allow it to be used on "any PC or netbook", it said in an announcement. Called "Sugar on a Stick v1", Sugar Labs hopes it will help spread the use of the OS in classrooms, without the need for the OLPC device. An IDC analyst said earlier this year, the OS would be one of the OLPC's more attractive aspects vendors would be interested in copying for the netbook market.

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