eToys - a media-rich model, simulation construction kit and authoring
etoys [ option... ]
Squeak Etoys was inspired by LOGO, PARC-Smalltalk, Hypercard, and
starLOGO. It is a media-rich authoring environment with a simple
powerful scripted object model for many kinds of objects created by
end-users that runs on many platforms, and is free and open source. It
includes 2D and 3D graphics, images, text, particles, pres-entations,
web-pages, videos, sound and MIDI, etc. It includes the ability to
share desktops with other Etoy users in real-time, so many forms of
immersive mentoring and play can be done over the Internet.
The development of Squeak has been done inside the ViewPoint Research
Institute for several years. Since last years it’s being done in
collaboration with the OLPC project.
etoys has no options or arguments. Simply run it.
There several environment variables that can be set for the Squeak
virtual machine. Take a look at the squeakvm man page for more info.
To know all the options, take a look at the Environment section of the
squeakvm man page.
To know all the environment variables that can affect the squeak image
launching, take a look at the Environment section of the squeakvm man
This manual page was written by José L. Redrejo for the Debian project