Re: Cerebro v3.0: File sharing and buddy management made easy!

2009-01-11 Thread Arjun Sarwal
(sugar changed to sugar-devel) 2009/1/9 Polychronis Ypodimatopoulos ypo...@gmail.com: Want to exchange files between your desktop and your XO laptop? It can't get any easier! In the latest version of Cerebro (currently 3.0.3) you will find simplified file sharing and buddy management. Just

Re: child protection + anti-cheating

2009-01-11 Thread Carl-Daniel Hailfinger
Hi Carlos, On 11.01.2009 05:25, Chris Ball wrote: How do we protect children from accessing porn or other questionable content, and how do we prevent malicious persons from communicating with kids, like say, child predators in IRC? You can't prevent this, if you also want to

Re: child protection + anti-cheating

2009-01-11 Thread Caroline Meeks
On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 11:25 PM, Chris Ball c...@laptop.org wrote: Hi Carlos, I hope you don't mind if I give some blunt/opinionated answers: How do we protect children from accessing porn or other questionable content, and how do we prevent malicious persons from communicating

Re: child protection + anti-cheating

2009-01-11 Thread Bryan Berry
cjb wrote: I hope you don't mind if I give some blunt/opinionated answers: How do we protect children from accessing porn or other questionable content, and how do we prevent malicious persons from communicating with kids, like say, child predators in IRC? You can't prevent

Re: child protection + anti-cheating

2009-01-11 Thread Caroline Meeks
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Bryan Berry bryan.be...@gmail.com wrote: cjb wrote: I hope you don't mind if I give some blunt/opinionated answers: How do we protect children from accessing porn or other questionable content, and how do we prevent malicious persons from

Re: [Sugar-devel] Help me developing for Sugar

2009-01-11 Thread Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero
Hello My suggestion is that you try working with Ubuntu and install the sugar packages, they are pretty decent for developing.. Also you can check the new Activity team at sugar labs for resources. http://sugarlabs.org/go/ActivityTeam Hope this helps. Rafael Ortiz On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at

Re: [Sugar-devel] Help me developing for Sugar

2009-01-11 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
[adding sugar-de...@sugarlabs.org to cc] On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 12:44, master puppetz dec...@yahoo.com wrote: Hi, My name is Lazim and I'm a student from Malaysia. I am new in open source especially in Sugar development. Regard to my proposal at projectdb, I'd like to develop an e-mail

Re: Fedora Desktop on XO

2009-01-11 Thread Christoph Wickert
Am Dienstag, den 06.01.2009, 17:31 -0500 schrieb Erik Garrison: On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 10:54:24PM +0100, Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 06.01.2009, at 22:34, Benjamin M. Schwartz wrote: Carlos Nazareno wrote: Guys, maybe this can help. I whipped up a flash CPU benchmarking tool

New joyride build 2624

2009-01-11 Thread Build Announcer v2
http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/olpc/streams/joyride/build2624 Changes in build 2624 from build: 2623 Size delta: 0.00M -cerebro 3.0.4-1.olpc3 +cerebro 3.0.5-1.olpc3 --- Changes for cerebro 3.0.5-1.olpc3 from 3.0.4-1.olpc3 --- + 3.0.5: Fixed options in initscript -- This mail was

Re: child protection + anti-cheating

2009-01-11 Thread Jeffrey Kesselman
Like instant messaging each other during quizzes? The easiest way would be to have the teacher stand at the back of the class looking for anyone doing so. If network access is not needed during the quiz, you could also tell the children to turn on Extreme Power Management in 8.2.0

Help me developing for Sugar

2009-01-11 Thread master puppetz
Hi,   My name is Lazim and I'm a student from Malaysia. I am new in open source especially in Sugar development. Regard to my proposal at projectdb, I'd like to develop an e-mail client called SugarMail.   I'm not sure whether SugarMail is possible to be developed or not, but my proposal is to

Re: anti-cheating

2009-01-11 Thread Carlos Nazareno
Oh sorry, correction, please scratch completely eliminate cheating as kids are very smart and can always find a way ;P - in a way, maybe a form of this that is possitively channeled should be encouraged in order to nurture lateral thinking? Like MacGyver competitions? Part of the reason why

administrative security

2009-01-11 Thread Carlos Nazareno
Hi guys. Just a quick question: I haven't tinkered with the XO on an admin level, and it's something I don't plan to do as it's not my forte, but are mechanisms in place to prevent students from installing unauthorized apps, or malware? Basically stuff that will destabilize their productivity?

Re: administrative security

2009-01-11 Thread quozl
Physical access to the system gives full access, especially once the developer key is obtained, to install applications that their teachers or government had not considered. The system considers the user to be the authorisation authority. If specific applications are not welcome in a deployment,

Re: anti-cheating

2009-01-11 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 10:35 PM, Carlos Nazareno object...@gmail.com wrote: I've thought of a good method to do quizzes and eliminate cheating at the same time: Moodle's mod/quiz can do most (all?) of that. And - kids cheat anyway (check in the moodle.org forums for teachers discussing the

Re: anti-cheating

2009-01-11 Thread Jeffrey Kesselman
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 10:35 PM, Carlos Nazareno object...@gmail.com wrote: Since when is more equipment then a pencil and a sheet of paper necessary for a school quiz?? When they are not available. Im confused if the basic necessities like paper and a pencil arent available, what is any

Re: anti-cheating

2009-01-11 Thread Noah Kantrowitz
On Jan 11, 2009, at 11:06 PM, Jeffrey Kesselman wrote: On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 10:35 PM, Carlos Nazareno object...@gmail.com wrote: Since when is more equipment then a pencil and a sheet of paper necessary for a school quiz?? When they are not available. Im confused if the basic

Re: administrative security

2009-01-11 Thread Carlos Nazareno
On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 12:00 PM, qu...@laptop.org wrote: Physical access to the system gives full access, especially once the developer key is obtained, to install applications that their teachers or government had not considered. The system considers the user to be the authorisation

Re: administrative security

2009-01-11 Thread Chris Ball
Hi Carlos, Anyway, default installation of XO OS gives easy access to admin controls. This just a G1G1 thing, or is this something that's disabled by default? We intentionally give admin controls to children; we are trying to encourage them to explore, create, and solve problems with

Re: administrative security

2009-01-11 Thread James Cameron
On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 12:28:41PM +0800, Carlos Nazareno wrote: so does that mean that XO OS ships with all the kids having admin accounts? In deployments, the XO ships in a locked state with an activation security system for theft reduction. The operating system builds used by a deployment

Re: administrative security

2009-01-11 Thread Noah Kantrowitz
On Jan 11, 2009, at 11:28 PM, Carlos Nazareno wrote: On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 12:00 PM, qu...@laptop.org wrote: Physical access to the system gives full access, especially once the developer key is obtained, to install applications that their teachers or government had not considered.

Re: child protection + anti-cheating

2009-01-11 Thread Wade Brainerd
Something I hope will end up in Sugar someday are more classroom management tools. Maine's Apple-based classroom laptop system gives the teacher the ability to remotely watch the screens of all the kids in the room. No need to stand at the back of the classroom. Just the knowledge that the

Re: administrative security

2009-01-11 Thread Mikus Grinbergs
... are mechanisms in place to prevent students from installing unauthorized apps, or malware? That is a social issue - how can kids be motivated to do acceptable things, and forgo immoral ones ?? I am much more concerned about how to prevent *adults*. The original thought was that if an

HTML-based/Browser apps (was Re: anti-cheating)

2009-01-11 Thread S Page
Carlos Nazareno wrote: - I'd also like to see more work done on a method to easily bundle Gnash or HTML-based/Browser applications as stand-alone activities, or at least launch the browser with the wrapped activity loaded upon startup. See the Help activity in 8.2.0, it instantiates the

Re: anti-cheating

2009-01-11 Thread bruno
You should have a look a Wims. It seems like it does most of your requirements: http://wims.unice.fr/wims/wims.cgi?lang=en+session=UVA84EAD95.1; +module=home Le lundi 12 janvier 2009 à 11:35 +0800, Carlos Nazareno a écrit : Since when is more equipment then a pencil and a sheet of paper