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