HOWTO run the XO laptop emulator on Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

Tom Hoffman has posted some quick and easy instructions for running Sugar (“essentially a virtual XO”) on Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon. If you don’t have a giant screen, check out these instructions for tips on using a lower resolution (you’ll need to do something like vi `which sugar-emulator` to edit the startup script). This might hold you over while you wait for your GOGO order to arrive.

Running Sugar on Ubuntu Gutsy – Link

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  1. Regulating downstream traffic also controls upstream traffic. If you slow down the speed at which you send ack’s back after you receive a packet then the other end will assume you can’t handle the current speed and slow down until the response rate is appropriate.

    It does take a moment for this to occur though so the connection will initiate at full speed.