Creating deb package of MIT's programming environment for kids (Squeak based)

Caroline Ford at
Sun Oct 12 18:20:21 UTC 2008

2008/10/12 Andrés Monroy-Hernández < at>:
> Dear edubuntu developers,
> We are looking for volunteers to help us create a package of the
> Scratch educational programming environment <>
> for Ubuntu in general and Edubuntu in particular.  The current
> installers (Win/Mac) come with all the necessary elements needed to
> run Scratch  (Squeak, some DLLs for Windows) as well as sample
> projects and an image+sound library. We would like to have the
> equivalent for Ubuntu.

I see that it's under Creative Commons BY-SA which is fine.

Does it need packaging or porting to linux? Does it compile and run
okay on a linux system?

We can file a bug saying that it needs packaging but porting is
considerably harder.


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