Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
As a worldwide effort to provide every child with equal opportunity for a quality education, SugarLabs has created a Sugar Learning Platform that encourages critical thinking and collaborative learning for children. It first existed as a desktop environment for the various Linux distro, but has now become its own distro that can be run directly from the USB stick.
The “Sugar On a Stick” distro is based on Fedora and it is modified to run Sugar Learning Platform right from the start. Instead of the usual Linux desktop, it will boot directly into the Sugar desktop (with a BIG mouse cursor) which is full of graphical elements.