Re: Problem to use with USB VGA dongle

2009-03-10 Thread Brian Jordan
Hi devel@, Tried screen mirroring again, Here are my xorg.conf and corresponding Xorg.0.log complete with segfault: Any ideas? Brian On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 1:33 PM, Brian Jordan wrote: Hi


2009-03-04 Thread Brian Jordan
Paul, On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 4:29 PM, wrote: [resend from subscribed address] last week i announced a daemon that would activate the grab keys on the XO keyboard. a day or two later there was a thread about how it would be nice if the action of the touchpad rotated with

Re: Problem to use with USB VGA dongle

2009-02-27 Thread Brian Jordan
Hi Ben, I had a bit of luck with the StarTech USB2VGA2 on 8.2 using this xorg.conf: A few notes: * Resolution on the VGA monitor I'm testing with is not perfect, the upper left side of the screen is cut off a bit * Right now, the XO display is not being

Re: [Sugar-devel] Pippy not ready for Sucrose

2009-02-23 Thread Brian Jordan
Hi Simon, Yup, I will have it completed this week. Apologies for my recent absence, and thanks for the reminder: -- Forwarded message -- From: Brian Jordan Date: Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 3:10 PM Subject: Re: Migrating activities from OLPC to SL To: David Farning

Re: [Sugar-devel] Pippy not ready for Sucrose

2009-01-26 Thread Brian Jordan
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 2:21 PM, Simon Schampijer wrote: Simon Schampijer wrote: Hi, the Sucrose package of Pippy is version 25 - when I last released it back in August. Since then there has been some development going into Pippy (now version 30)

Re: Emulating 8.2-767

2009-01-05 Thread Brian Jordan
-xo.html - Bert - On 21.12.2008, at 23:45, Brian Jordan wrote: Hi Bert, This is amazing, thanks! This would be great to have on Brian On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 11:43 AM, Bert Freudenberg wrote: Hi everyone

Re: Emulating 8.2-767

2008-12-21 Thread Brian Jordan
Hi Bert, This is amazing, thanks! This would be great to have on Brian On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 11:43 AM, Bert Freudenberg wrote: Hi everyone, even with XOs readily available now there are quite a lot of reasons

Dependencies (was [Activities] Tux Typing on OLPC XO)

2008-10-20 Thread Brian Jordan
How should dependencies like TuxType's be handled? (found list at,4,x86_64/tuxtype/deps ) Thanks Brian -- Forwarded message -- From: David Bruce [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 7:39 AM Subject: [Activities] Tux Typing on OLPC XO

Audio from demo of Scott's next-gen journal ideas, noon, 10/15/2008

2008-10-15 Thread Brian Jordan (170 MB) (127 MB) (flash player of MP3 file) Listen with headphones for the win -- was recorded with in-ear microphones. Brian On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 4:42

Re: Panorama activity

2008-10-11 Thread Brian Jordan
them into a country for weeks) for a while. Jeff, Ben Schwartz and Nirav are really interested in large-scale image splicing... SJ --- 617 529 4266 On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 2:08 AM, Brian Jordan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: *bump* (code? Nirav

Re: Read bug hit in Rwanda

2008-10-08 Thread Brian Jordan
On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 10:59 PM, Greg Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Sayamindu, Are you maintaining Read now or is Morgan? I got a ping from Brian who is in Rwanda and he confirmed that this bug: was actually seen by kids there. Just as cjl predicted in

Help the Help activity!

2008-09-16 Thread Brian Jordan
The Help activity is about to be used on a bunch of laptops (via the G1G1 activity page/activity updater)! The activity itself was originally written by marcopg, and its content is being (manually) generated from the FlossManuals remix system: . It is a

Re: Help the Help activity!

2008-09-16 Thread Brian Jordan
Thanks Scott, and apologies to all -- I did a crap job bundling help-3 via zip (I was just told to get an activity bundle out quickly so people can hack on/fix it). Using is much, much better -- and look, it makes a MANIFEST :-D And for the lazy, you can get help-5: (1) through the

Re: [Activities] Combined Sugar/XO manual outline

2008-09-09 Thread Brian Jordan
What would a concise and accurate definition of the wireless lights (for 8.2) be? This information seems to suggest the lights aren't working how they ideally would Brian On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 12:55 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: brian

Re: [sugar] wireless lights

2008-09-09 Thread Brian Jordan
Maybe the best solution would be to just label them and not provide a description? I could call them Wireless activity lights? Brian On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 4:37 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: mikus wrote: What would a concise and accurate definition of the wireless lights (for 8.2) be?

Combined Sugar/XO manual outline

2008-09-08 Thread Brian Jordan
Hi all, What follows is the flow of chapters (devised by Seth, Adam, Cynthia and myself) for the Sugar / XO manual to (hopefully) be included on the XO for G1G1. Make all reviews, edits and contributions to these sections as soon as possible! XO - Introduction

Re: Panorama activity

2008-09-05 Thread Brian Jordan
*bump* (code? Nirav is interested in doing something similar!) Brian On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 11:56 PM, Benjamin M. Schwartz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 The XO happens to be perfect for shooting

Re: Attention! Activity authors: spanish title translations

2008-09-03 Thread Brian Jordan
On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 9:44 PM, Erik Garrison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Activity authors, (on devel AND sugar) (and [EMAIL PROTECTED]) :-O mailing lists just aren't very efficient... eh? The following activities (which can be downloaded from

Re: [sugar] OT: Anybody worked with robot and OLPC

2008-09-02 Thread Brian Jordan
Photos of a group Learn 2 teach, teach 2 learn that seems to have worked with a robot and XO: Found via tag olpc on flickr Cheers, and good luck Carlos! Brian On Tue, Sep 2,

Re: Survey of activity authors

2008-08-29 Thread Brian Jordan
developers and encourage activity development / maintenance? Cheers, Brian Jordan On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 11:39 AM, Morgan Collett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I surveyed authors/maintainers of activities hosted in git over the past few weeks. The results are summarised at http

Re: using wiki pageviews per country of origin to motivate translations

2008-08-26 Thread Brian Jordan
On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 1:12 AM, Erik Garrison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It has recently come to my attention that the majority of the traffic on the wiki is coming from Uruguay XO users (students it seems). I think this could motivate activity developers as well -- it's discouraging to think

Physics Game Jam / Competition - August 29-31, Cambridge MA

2008-08-12 Thread Brian Jordan
] with specific questions about registration. Spread the word! Brian Jordan ___ Devel mailing list

Re: [sugar] Proposal: Activity developers mailing list

2008-08-03 Thread Brian Jordan
On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 12:53 PM, Albert Cahalan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Morgan Collett writes: We didn't get to discuss this activity developers' mailing list at the Sugar meetings. However I've had no negative feedback. If anyone is opposed to this list, please speak up quickly and loudly.

Re: how to get a screenshot

2008-07-28 Thread Brian Jordan
DSD -- This reminds me... your script for having screenshots automatically scp'd to a remote server when they are taken is really cool/useful. Is this available online yet? Brian On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 11:35 AM, Victor Lazzarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks everyone, I got the screenshot

Re: olpcgames SVGSprite bug + fix

2008-07-24 Thread Brian Jordan
+ [EMAIL PROTECTED] 2008/7/22 Alex Levenson [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hello, I've been using olpcgames for some physics + puzzle games I'm writing. I just started using the SVGSprite class but I kept on getting an error when using it. I realized that in the SVGSprite class a module named 'svg' is

Re: Computer vision on the XO: what it is. what should it be?

2008-07-23 Thread Brian Jordan
Hey Nirav, games, devel! On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 10:43 PM, Nirav Patel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm writing computer vision functions for Pygame (available at;a=summary ), and I've gotten to the point where I very much need community input on where to go next.

Uruguay CEIBAL booklet

2008-07-17 Thread Brian Jordan
/pdf_libro/Libro_CEIBAL_en_la_sociedad_del_siglo_XXI.pdf This is great! More, please! Cheers, Brian Jordan ___ Devel mailing list

Re: [sugar] Programming environments on the XO

2008-07-17 Thread Brian Jordan
The open source project Gobby also uses this sort of who-wrote-what text highlighting, SJ and I have recently (right before he left for Wikimania) been looking into getting similar functionality on the XO. Having this highlighting integrated with Write would be fantastic. Brian On Thu, Jul 17,

Network manager 0.7 for Joyride

2008-07-16 Thread Brian Jordan
* Neighborhood view * Frame for the mesh device representation See , and please indicate if you are interested in working towards this (or know someone who may be). Cheers, Brian Jordan ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: Reminder: Tuesday Release Wednesday Software Meetings -- 2:00 PM in #olpc-meeting on

2008-07-15 Thread Brian Jordan
Gobby notes from #olpc-meeting 2PM = Agenda from === Status Review last week action items * Where are we? (freeze status, general bugginess, ...) Differences between this and last week: Bugs have been

Re: Activity Backward Compatibility (was re: Re: joyride 2128 smoketest)

2008-07-15 Thread Brian Jordan
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 10:24 AM, Eben Eliason [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2008/7/14 Kim Quirk [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I've been thinking about this problem for the last year -- when it first became obvious (to me) that: 1 - we were definitely NOT going to be able to lock down APIs for at least a

Re: POT inconsistent against code for Record activity

2008-07-14 Thread Brian Jordan
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 5:23 AM, Korakurider [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 2:16 PM, Sayamindu Dasgupta [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, The main issue here seems to be the fact that the location of the Record repository has changed (earlier, the Record POT was fetched from

Re: Datastore/Journal + [IAEP] Coloring books on the XO?

2008-07-13 Thread Brian Jordan
On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 2:32 PM, Seth Woodworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How do you feel about providing coloring books like activities in sugar? I've found material from the American Red Cross on Disaster Preparedness in around 20 languages[1]. I feel that it would be fairly trivial work to

Fwd: [Olpc-open] Video/audio from David Cavallo's Learning team talk, Friday 2:10pm-3:45pm.

2008-07-13 Thread Brian Jordan
, 2008 at 8:26 PM Subject: Re: [Olpc-open] Video/audio from David Cavallo's Learning team talk, Friday 2:10pm-3:45pm. To: Brian Jordan [EMAIL PROTECTED] I am very happy to receive your E-mail and I would like to see it in video, but I am unable to get Windows player to accept the codec for OGG

Re: Geek Porn

2008-07-13 Thread Brian Jordan
On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 3:14 AM, John Watlington [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I posted some annotated photos of the production XO motherboard on the wiki at: How many Graffle users out there ? I would post

Re: [Olpc-open] Video/audio from David Cavallo's Learning team talk, Friday 2:10pm-3:45pm.

2008-07-12 Thread Brian Jordan
On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 1:57 AM, Bert Freudenberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anfang der weitergeleiteten E-Mail: Von: Brian Jordan [EMAIL PROTECTED] Datum: 12. Juli 2008 19:17:22 MESZ An: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Betreff: [Olpc-open] Video/audio from David Cavallo's Learning team talk, Friday 2:10pm

Re: Heads up: dropping mkinitrd from joyride, might break stuff

2008-07-11 Thread Brian Jordan
Dan-- I'd like to thank you for your tireless XO-dieting this week in the WAR against dependencies. I'm in charge of fixing any breakage here - I'll readd the important stuff through pilgrim as quickly as I can, but there might be a broken joyride build or 2 today. Some broken joyride

Physics activity project hosting

2008-06-18 Thread Brian Jordan
, or push their own. There is no need to list non-committer developers. Username Full name SSH2 key URLE-mail - -- #1 brian (need acct) | Brian Jordan |