the sugar desktop looks also very interesting, but at first glance it is too different from typical western computers interfaces to be intuitive for a european.
the home desktop screen is very inspiring, but we wonder: why is it all gray?
does that safe energy? 😉
it does not offer many programs and those which are installed take long to start.
they are mostly educational software and no games, except a memory.
we have a lot of ideas for this machine.. our tabstarter is already running on a Debian System.
there is a debian project that works on OLPC support and they released an installer.
its relativly easy to get X up and running, but it is slooow.
our tabstarter interface in Python GTK is working and we are testing out some programs now..