Re: gitweb-cgit

2009-03-09 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Mon, 9 Mar 2009, Chris Ball wrote: Hi, http://dev.laptop.org/git/ now uses CGit instead of GitWeb. CGit is faster, has fewer features (no detection of forked trees, for example) but hopefully also has fewer horrific remote execution vulnerabilities:

Re: Allowing an activity to be launched multiple times in parallel

2008-10-30 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Thu, 30 Oct 2008, Gary C Martin wrote: I had the same mental hoop to jump through with my Moon activity, it's just a viewer of data, however after a version or so I soon has some useful state worth keeping (which viewing options a kid may have selected), and I do have more states to add in

Allowing an activity to be launched multiple times in parallel

2008-10-29 Thread Asheesh Laroia
I have a general sugar UI question: My activity, License, a simple comic book reader http://wiki.laptop.org/go/License that has a license chooser aspect to it, can be launched multiple times if clicked multiple times from the activity launcher. To me, that seems silly. Is it normal for Sugar

Re: Allowing an activity to be launched multiple times in parallel

2008-10-29 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Thu, 30 Oct 2008, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote: We have a ticket which proposes to switch to single instance by default, while still allowing the user to choose to open a separate one if he wants. Cool. As an activity developer, can/should I try to do something myself to handle this? --

Re: Hi, big qüestion!!!

2008-10-27 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Mon, 27 Oct 2008, Marc Rodriguez Tristany wrote: Hi to everybody, I've just been added to the developers list of OLPC, cause Martin Lanhoff told me I had to do it, and I don't know too much how it works... But anyway, I'm a guy from Spain (Barcelona) that I'm doing the final thesis of

Re: ibus, a new input framework

2008-08-29 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Thu, 28 Aug 2008, Edward Cherlin wrote: I'm on Debian Hardy. There's no such Debian release. I presume you mean Ubuntu Hardy. I compiled and installed Ibus, ibus-pinyin and Ibus-tables (apparently) but I'm having trouble with the others. I can't make the ibus-Hangul engine, and I can't

Re: Almost 50% less free memory in joyride-2302 compared with Update.1 (708)

2008-08-22 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Thu, 21 Aug 2008, Ton van Overbeek wrote: Noticed the following: After booting with all the joyride activities installed and then running top on vt2 (no activities running, only journal) joyride-2302 shows 44268k free. Booting into 708 with the same set of activities shows 82828k free.

Re: (another) WebKit port of Browse

2008-07-07 Thread Asheesh Laroia
I've snipped away the parts I have no comment on, but: On Mon, 7 Jul 2008, Martin Langhoff wrote: Well, there is quite a bit of thinking that needs to happen here, and I am working on something else at the moment. So, these are quick notes And me, too - just quick notes: - XS

Re: Video from last week's country meetings.

2008-05-30 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Thu, 29 May 2008, Edward Cherlin wrote: Although I haven't run into any missing graphics yet, the text layout in the PPTs are equally broken, but in OpenOffice Impress, I can read the text that runs off the page when I select the slide. It would be much easier to fix these files, but

Re: ssh key update IMPORTANT security advisory please read

2008-05-15 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Thu, 15 May 2008, Joshua Minor wrote: Can you clarify whether keys generated on an XO need to be regenerated or not. The XO, being a Fedora-based system, is not vulnerable to this problem. -- Asheesh. -- Formatted to fit your screen. ___ Devel

Re: [sugar] Microsoft

2008-05-15 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Thu, 15 May 2008, Nicholas Negroponte wrote: One Laptop per Child is announcing an agreement with Microsoft to make a dual boot, Linux/Windows, version of the XO laptop. In addition, our intention is to engage one or more third parties to port Sugar to run on Windows in order to reach a

Re: boot problem

2008-04-28 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Fri, 25 Apr 2008, Daly Ikbel wrote: I try to copy a repositery of 258Mb. How did you try to copy it? Can you explain the exact steps you took? What do you mena repositery? (But see below - answer this on the community-support email list.) I get an error of lack of space. while

Re: space on device

2008-04-28 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Mon, 28 Apr 2008, wahida mansouri wrote: Hi ; I want to know how can I resolve the problem of lack space on device because when compiling the kernel of my XO. I get this error: vmlinux error: no space on device. Are you compiling that kernel on an XO? Try doing the compile in an

Re: More Planning Thoughts

2008-04-16 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Wed, 16 Apr 2008, Michael Stone wrote: Dear devel@, While I'm still rather far away from done, I may have imposed enough structure on my present fragmented reflections on our goals to be worth your review [1]. [1]: http://teach.laptop.org/~mstone/planning/r1 Having just read it,

Re: Need Help

2008-03-04 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Tue, 4 Mar 2008, Michael Stone wrote: As Tomeu said, Rainbow has detected that your activity's directory, /home/olpc/activities/Qirat.activity, is writable by the activity. Activities are not permitted to modify their own bundles. Consequently, Rainbow scuttled the launch. That's good

Creative Commons branch of Sugar + Journal

2008-02-26 Thread Asheesh Laroia
I've been working behind the scenes on some changes to Sugar and the Journal that allow storing and modifying Creative Commons license metadata. It's pretty rudimentary, and it's more of a demo than code that should be merged the way it is, but I'd love to have some feedback on it.

Re: The XO and email

2008-02-21 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Thu, 21 Feb 2008, Shikhar wrote: Hi, I would like to get the general feeling about the XO and email. There is a Gmail activity but no possibility of composing and viewing emails offline, which I think is important. I think that might be nice also! - With Python, an email activity can

Re: [OLPC library] Overweight Wiki Page

2008-02-20 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Wed, 20 Feb 2008, drew einhorn wrote: I have nothing to add to the meat of this topic, but I can at least answer this: mediawiki bot? Could you point me to the skeleton? http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Pywikipediabot has the skinny on it. -- Asheesh. -- Two is not equal to three, even

Shell account

2008-02-15 Thread Asheesh Laroia
I would like to have a shell account (with the same SSH key as controls my git repository) so I can put the Licensing activity into a public_rpms directory. I don't know if blasting this to the whole devel list is the way to go, but http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Project_hosting doesn't suggest a

Re: Licensing for One Laptop Per Child

2008-02-05 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Tue, 5 Feb 2008, ffm wrote: On Feb 5, 2008 6:37 PM, Samuel Klein [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I can try to have Ubisoft donate versions of Chessmaster so the children can play chess as well. Outstanding. Unless there's a Linux port I don't know about, this might be hard to work out...

Re: Licensing for One Laptop Per Child

2008-02-05 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Tue, 5 Feb 2008, ffm wrote: On Feb 5, 2008 7:10 PM, Asheesh Laroia [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 5 Feb 2008, ffm wrote: On Feb 5, 2008 6:37 PM, Samuel Klein [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I can try to have Ubisoft donate versions of Chessmaster so the children can play chess as well

[ANNOUNCE] Beta release of Creative Commons licensing activity

2008-01-14 Thread Asheesh Laroia
I'm happy to announce a beta release of the Creative Commons licensing activity for the XO. This activity is a comic reader that includes simple English text to explain the images. This is based on a comic we published a few weeks back that was written with the XO audience in mind:

Re: [ANNOUNCE] Beta release of Creative Commons licensing activity

2008-01-14 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Mon, 14 Jan 2008, Edward Cherlin wrote: On Jan 14, 2008 4:10 PM, Asheesh Laroia [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm happy to announce a beta release of the Creative Commons licensing activity for the XO. This activity is a comic reader that includes simple English text to explain

Re: Free OLPC for someone who needs it

2008-01-07 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Mon, 7 Jan 2008, Jesse Molina wrote: I'm going through the replies that I received and I'm going to figure out who's getting the laptop here in a few minutes, or at least the final candidates. Wow, I feel like a big jerk now. I've got replies from all these great people, doing great

Re: root password

2008-01-02 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Wed, 2 Jan 2008, Bernardo Innocenti wrote: I think we should re-enable the empty root password for Update.1. The reason why is that we have plenty of documentation in the wiki and elsewhere suggesting people to login as root or to su as root. There should be at least a transition period

Re: Circumventing kernel signing

2008-01-02 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Thu, 3 Jan 2008, John Richard Moser wrote: I did not address the mass of other crap you could do to the system with root. I was only addressing evading the OFW security implementation for only booting signed OSes. Here's another vector: 1. On a laptop that comes from the factory with the

Re: Tricks to getting Java Frames working on the OLPC

2007-12-31 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Mon, 31 Dec 2007, Steve Lewis wrote: The following code allows Java JFrames to work properly on the OLPC - it assumes - only one active frame and that the frame is full screen. You can add it to common applications = the active sections work only on the OLPC The trick is to use showFrame

Re: licensing: GPLv2, v3, and Apache

2007-12-28 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Fri, 28 Dec 2007, ffm wrote: Apache or GPLv2 is fine. Anything that is GPL-compatable will be acceptable. Just to be clear, the Apache License v2 is only compatible with GPLv3: Apache License, Version 2.0 This is a free software license, compatible with version 3 of the GPL.

Re: Toolbar in OLPCGames

2007-12-27 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Thu, 27 Dec 2007, Ross Andrews wrote: I have been banging my head against this for a while, and I am lost. I've got a program made using OLPCGames. I am trying to add a toolbar to it with some custom buttons, and I can't find any example code on the wiki that works. I've looked at

Re: Mounting a USB drive (windows format)

2007-12-21 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Fri, 21 Dec 2007, Jeffrey Kesselman wrote: Hmm. It is a FAT file system. But it isn't automounting :( And I can't figure out what it name would be to manually mount it... Maybe its the weird U3 Cruiser software. I'll get a second drive, they're cheap now, and reformat it and see if

Re: New joyride build 1452

2007-12-19 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Wed, 19 Dec 2007, Build Announcer Script wrote: http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/olpc/streams/joyride/build1452/ -Chat-31.xo +Chat-32.xo +libpcap.i386 14:0.9.7-1.fc7 -olpc-utils.i386 0:0.53-1.olpc2 +olpc-utils.i386 0:0.59-1.olpc2 +sudo.i386 0:1.6.8p12-14.fc7 +tcpdump.i386

My git repository is stuck with a lock problem

2007-12-14 Thread Asheesh Laroia
My git repository hosted on laptop.org seems to be stuck for the past three or four hours. Here are the messages I when I try to git push: [EMAIL PROTECTED] License.activity]$ git push updating 'refs/heads/master' from bb231162b87e27a389754b67bfafd8cdeafe03d0 to

Re: My git repository is stuck with a lock problem

2007-12-14 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Fri, 14 Dec 2007, Ivan Krstić wrote: On Dec 14, 2007, at 4:57 PM, Asheesh Laroia wrote: Who could fix this, and/or is there a way for fix it myself? (And is this the right place to ask?) Please try now. Cheers, Sweet, thanks! All's well now. -- Asheesh. -- Hackers of the world

Restarting a half-started activity

2007-12-10 Thread Asheesh Laroia
As I debug how to start my activity with an LD_LIBRARY_PATH (or for other reasons), sometimes it fails to start correctly at all. In those cases, my activity's icon just sits in the ring that shows running activities. When I move the mouse over it, Sugar tells me it is Starting..., but when I

Activity depends on Fedora-packaged binary code

2007-12-10 Thread Asheesh Laroia
My activity reads RDF files and uses libraptor.so.1 to do that. Fedora does package this in the raptor.i386 RPM. This package is not installed on the Build 650 I'm using. I also see no way to specify RPM dependencies in a .xo nor a way that deployed XOs could be guaranteed to be able to get

Re: Activity depends on Fedora-packaged binary code

2007-12-10 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Mon, 10 Dec 2007, Bernardo Innocenti wrote: Asheesh Laroia wrote: I suppose I'll have to include a libraptor.so.1 in my own .xo's lib/ directory. Is the normal(ish) way to do this by just unpacking the RPM and yoinking the Fedora-compiled .so and jamming that file into my .xo

First pre-release sample thing of Creative Commons' Licensing activity

2007-12-10 Thread Asheesh Laroia
I'm deeply fearful^W^Wproud to announce the first version of the CC licensing activity. Let me give you all some background, and then scar you all with a link. One of the core activities of the Creative Commons organization is getting software (apps and platforms) to support metadata showing

Re: GCompris activities for joyride

2007-12-07 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Sat, 8 Dec 2007, Bruno Coudoin wrote: - New sugar compliant icon (but not very cute) Where in the docs does it say how to make a sugar compliant icon? I noticed that my icons don't do the cool color-changing thing that other Sugar apps' do. Searching the wiki for icon doesn't seem to be

Bundling Python extensions that depend on C libraries

2007-12-07 Thread Asheesh Laroia
I'd like to bundle a Python C extension and use it from my activity. This requires Python to dlopen() a shared library whose path can change depending on where the activity is installed, but also whose path is different than on my desktop where I built the .xo. Initially I tried to set

Re: joyride, ship.1 etc.

2007-12-06 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Thu, 6 Dec 2007, Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero wrote: Hi all i've put some notes in here.. http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Stable_Upgrade Thanks for writing it up! I just tried it with a USB memory key (an SD card in a multi-card reader), and my XO said this: Trying disk:\fs.zip

Displaying formatted text (HTML)

2007-12-05 Thread Asheesh Laroia
Part of the Creative Commons licensing activity I'm working on is a cartoon that explains CC licensing. The display of it has two parts: a picture, and some formatted text. Right now, we have the formatted text in HTML format. I don't really want to embed Mozilla, but is there a lightweight

Re: clocks, watches, stopwatches, chronometers

2007-11-14 Thread Asheesh Laroia
On Wed, 14 Nov 2007, Ed Montgomery wrote: (Or is it possible to get started on that using the liveCD?) Since I'm in Japan at the moment, my XO is being shipped to my home address in Canada, so it may be some time before I can tackle this. FWIW I'm on vacation in Tokyo until Monday evening,

Hosting application for Creative Commons licensing information activity

2007-11-02 Thread Asheesh Laroia
project's code repository, or push their own. There is no need to list non-committer developers. UsernameFull name SSH2 key URL E-mail - -- #1 paulproteus Asheesh Laroia