Re: qemu wine experiments on ARM

2012-10-05 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Oct 5, 2012, at 12:59 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 12:22 AM, Martin Langhoff mar...@laptop.org wrote: Qemu's user-mode is a lot more practical. We would need a minimal fedora x86 chroot that has wine, and use qemu over that. After a bit of googling, I found PRoot,

Re: [Server-devel] Server rec for Kasiisi (Brian Ghidinelli)

2012-07-25 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Jul 25, 2012, at 4:30 PM, Brian Ghidinelli wrote: On 7/25/2012 8:18 AM, Tony Anderson wrote: The MSI has one ethernet port so that connection to the internet (WAN) will require a usb-ethernet adapter. Also, it is not possible to make a headless install on the MSI so that a monitor (vgb)

Re: [Server-devel] Server rec for Kasiisi

2012-07-23 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Brian, The server was purchased from here: http://www.logicsupply.com/categories/fanless_systems Let us know how we can help before and once you get there. Regards, Reuben On Jul 23, 2012, at 1:25 PM, Brian Ghidinelli wrote: Hi all, I'm leaving for Uganda next Monday and will be

Re: [Server-devel] Server rec for Kasiisi

2012-07-23 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On 7/23/2012 10:32 AM, Reuben K. Caron wrote: Brian, The server was purchased from here: http://www.logicsupply.com/categories/fanless_systems Let us know how we can help before and once you get there. Regards, Reuben ___ Server-devel

Re: [Server-devel] Antitheft system failure

2012-07-10 Thread Reuben K. Caron
the connection, the car/log/messages shows the XOs trying to connect and get connected.. Can you send the log? Also, have you reviewed the links? Do you have questions? Regards, Reuben De: Reuben K. Caron [mailto:reu...@laptop.org] Enviado el: lunes, 09 de julio de 2012 01:31 p.m

Re: [Server-devel] Antitheft system failure

2012-07-09 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Edward, Elias, Let's look at this in phases: -1: The XO has no lease and needs a lease to run. So using either method (a. Standard Leases) or (b. Delegated Leases) you preload the XS with leases. -2: You turn the XO and it the SD card, USB, and Open Wifi for a lease. -3. It finds an open AP

Re: [Server-devel] A virtual machine for Pathagar

2012-06-27 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Jun 26, 2012, at 11:27 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: A virtual machine with Pathagar Book Server preloaded and ready to use. If you've wondered what this thing is like, try it out! http://olpcsf.org/node/60 Nice work! Do you have one setup on a public IP that we could explore? How well does

Announcing OLPC OS 11.3.1 for XO-1, XO-1.5 and XO-1.75

2012-06-18 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Hi, We're pleased to announce the release of OLPC OS 11.3.1 for XO-1, XO-1.5 and as a formal release for XO-1.75. Details of new features, known issues, and how to download/install/upgrade can all be found in the release notes: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Release_notes/11.3.1 Many thanks to all

Re: [Server-devel] DNS/DHCP configuration questions/issues

2012-05-24 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Kevin, Xavier, On May 24, 2012, at 5:00 AM, Kévin Raymond wrote: It's only a DNS issue now between dhcpd/named and the xos. As we were not able to get the right dhcpd/bind configuration, we just dropped it, and used dnsmasq instead. dnsmasq is really easy to configure, and provide DNS

Re: [Server-devel] DNS/DHCP configuration questions/issues

2012-05-24 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On May 24, 2012, at 11:40 AM, Kévin Raymond wrote: On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 5:21 PM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: Kevin, Xavier, On May 24, 2012, at 5:00 AM, Kévin Raymond wrote: It's only a DNS issue now between dhcpd/named and the xos. As we were not able to get the right

Re: [Server-devel] DNS/DHCP configuration questions/issues

2012-05-22 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On May 22, 2012, at 8:45 PM, Xavier Carcelle wrote: Dear XS fellows, We are currently configuring the XS server for the deployment in Madagascar and have some issues on the DNS/DHCP. Could you resume the main part of the DNS/DHCP config on the XS (using 2 interfaces : eth0 for WAN uplink,

Re: [Server-devel] Problemas con servidor xs

2012-04-04 Thread Reuben K. Caron
IPADDR2= 172.18.0.1 NETMASK2= 255.255.255.0 IPV6 INIT = YES Works registration of XOs and schoolserver domain, but i can't connect to internet I have to add IP (172.18.96.1) from server XS in DNS on 2wire or ? 2012/3/28 Reuben K. Caron reu

Re: [Server-devel] Problemas con servidor xs

2012-03-27 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Fernando, Carlos, Hola Amigos. First, we'll troubleshoot this and then I'll tell you why this setup is problematic. 2wire: 192.168.1.254 XS: 192.168.1.253 XOs: 192.168.1.0 -- .252 On the XS: -Did you save the static ip changes to the file: /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0-local?

Re: [Server-devel] oatslite under RHEL/CentOS x86_64

2012-03-27 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Does this effect xs-activation installed on XS 0.7? On Mar 27, 2012, at 12:32 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: We just had some fun debugging of oatslite on CentOS 6.2 x86_64. A quick note of warning in case someone else is mad or foolish enough to try it too :-) The short version of it is:

Re: [OLPC Engineering] [Techteam] 11.3.1 build 11 released for XO-1.75

2011-11-16 Thread Reuben K. Caron
After a few minutes of installation and a few s/r cycles I lost mouse and kb in Gnome… On Nov 15, 2011, at 5:04 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: The cpu0 on fire build, where runin can read cpu temp invoking black OFW magic. Also contains assorted fixes to audio, power management, a better s/r,

Re: [Server-devel] Setting for Machine to Automatically Reboot

2011-11-15 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Brian, Check it out here: http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/opgx240/en/ug/advfeat.htm#1101708 Regards, Reuben On Nov 15, 2011, at 10:03 AM, John Watlington wrote: Every BIOS that I've looked at has one, but they also have custom UIs. You need to halt the boot on that

Re: [OLPC Engineering] [Techteam] New F14-arm build os40 - Almost in sync with x86!

2011-08-23 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Aug 23, 2011, at 8:40 AM, Peter Robinson wrote: On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 1:30 PM, Martin Langhoff mar...@laptop.org wrote: On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 8:20 AM, Peter Robinson pbrobin...@gmail.com wrote: SOPs covering the basics are always useful though, being dynamic is a cop out excuse IMO

Re: [OLPC Engineering] [Techteam] New F14-arm build os40 - Almost in sync with x86!

2011-08-23 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Aug 23, 2011, at 9:27 AM, Chris Ball wrote: Hi, On Tue, Aug 23 2011, Peter Robinson wrote: I believe OOB is pulling activities and version information from here: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activities/G1G1 Update the links to the latest version and on the next build you should get the

Re: rpm installation via customization stick

2011-05-10 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On May 10, 2011, at 6:14 AM, Sridhar Dhanapalan wrote: On 05/05/2011 9:58 AM, Chris Ball c...@laptop.org wrote: There's interest, but it's more complicated than you think. As I understand it, customization sticks can be signed and run in secure mode because they perform no side-effects

Re: [Server-devel] Dansguardian on XS

2011-04-04 Thread Reuben K. Caron
German, You are at a point where you must define your own public DNS server. Hosted at your own public IP address. On the following site we show the technique. The configuration is not exactly the same but similar:

Re: [Server-devel] Dansguardian on XS

2011-04-04 Thread Reuben K. Caron
German, You are at a point where you must define your own public DNS server. Hosted at your own public IP address. On the following site we show the technique. The configuration is not exactly the same but similar:

Re: [Server-devel] Hibrid configuration for the XS-server|XS inside a network

2011-04-04 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Alvar, You could also: -Install on VM with one NIC -When installation is complete run xs-swapnics. -The one NIC should be assigned an IP on your network. -Add a record in your DNS server pointing to the XS IP address on your network. Regards, Reuben On Apr 3, 2011, at 6:14 PM, Martin

Re: [Server-devel] Help buying server for XS

2011-03-28 Thread Reuben K. Caron
| Programa Joaquin Victor Gonzalez La Rioja - Argentina On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 4:35 PM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.orgwrote: Guillermo, It would be also interesting to know what kind of user density you plan for when deploying these APs, e.g. 50 XOs to 1 AP. Are these APs independent

Re: Developer locking an unlocked XO

2011-02-15 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Feb 15, 2011, at 12:39 AM, devel-requ...@lists.laptop.org wrote: On 15 February 2011 13:27, Chris Ball c...@laptop.org wrote: Hi, ? # You can reverse the disable-security command by entering ? enable-security at the 'ok' prompt. Security will then be ? permanently enabled until

Re: OLPC OS Builder recipe for forcing OpenDNS resolver

2010-09-28 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Martin, Isn't a pre-requisite to also remove root? Alternatively have you considered rebuilding initrd signed with ARG keys to check and readd the config on every reboot if it has been removed? Regards, Reuben On Sep 28, 2010, at 4:06 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: Working recently in La

Re: [IAEP] Mesh Dreams = OLSR

2010-09-03 Thread Reuben K. Caron
working out of the box with all hardware options. Regards, -Mike On 25/08/2010, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 11:13 AM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: Where Mesh != 802.11s but rather an adhoc, self healing, self organizing routable

Re: Devel Digest, Vol 54, Issue 49

2010-08-26 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Message: 3 Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2010 00:24:38 -0300 From: Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com Subject: Re: Installing single file via signed OFW script To: James Cameron qu...@laptop.org, Paul Fox p...@laptop.org, Mitch Bradley w...@firmworks.com, OLPC Devel

Mesh Dreams = OLSR

2010-08-24 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Where Mesh != 802.11s but rather an adhoc, self healing, self organizing routable network. Imagine a world where Sugar on a Stick machines can communicate on the same network as an XO laptop. A world where mesh capabilities are hardware agnostic allowing anyone to bring up a mesh network

Re: Mesh Dreams = OLSR

2010-08-24 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Aug 24, 2010, at 10:26 AM, Chris Ball wrote: The fact that a custom mesh algorithm would have to run on the CPU -- prohibiting any kind of idle-suspend -- makes it a non-starter for an XO deployment in my eyes. Did you have any thoughts on this? Hi Chris, Great point. Thank you for

Re: Mesh Dreams = OLSR

2010-08-24 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Aug 24, 2010, at 11:24 AM, Richard A. Smith wrote: On 08/24/2010 10:13 AM, Reuben K. Caron wrote: Consider the benefits of using open source software versus our closed source firmware and partnering with communities like Freifunk whose network is ~ 800 node, guifi.net is almost 10k

Re: Mesh Dreams = OLSR

2010-08-24 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Aug 24, 2010, at 12:08 PM, Richard A. Smith wrote: I'm not talking about comparison to our previous mesh. Thanks keeping me on track. I'm talking about comparison to an AP. Overall we currently don't have much need for mesh as most of our scenarios are a dense cloud of children in

Re: Mesh Dreams = OLSR

2010-08-24 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Aug 24, 2010, at 11:24 AM, Richard A. Smith wrote: The largest of our mesh problems did not have to do with scalability on sheer number of nodes but rather scalability in density. Is there any information available on how these networks perform when there are 50 - 100 of them next

Re: Mesh Dreams = OLSR

2010-08-24 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Aug 24, 2010, at 1:29 PM, L. Aaron Kaplan wrote: Hm well, you at least got me thinking how we can make a small dense indoor mesh working without APs interesting challenge. Like think about replacing those smart APs by a distributed version. Interesting... a. Maybe a

Re: Mesh Dreams = OLSR

2010-08-24 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Aug 24, 2010, at 1:34 PM, Richard A. Smith wrote: They are only able to achieve this with 30dB attenuators on the signal. We would want to see what one can do with stock cards without an attenuator. Can we adaptively get the signal down in driver/software?

Re: [Server-devel] Samoa Deployment - planned hardware for 30 July 2010

2010-07-27 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Jul 27, 2010, at 12:45 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: 1 EEE Box EB1012 - 2GB ram, 250GB hard disk, dual core 1.6GHz Atom 330 2 Ubiquity Networks NanoStation2 802.11b/g 400mW Outdoor AP/Bridge 1 Switch Very nice gear -- the EEE Box is fanless, and the NanoStation2 looks reasonably safe

Redesigning: Library, Read, Get-Books, and Content bundles

2010-07-20 Thread Reuben K. Caron
There has been a lot of great progress with the Read and Get-Books (IA) activities. However, we have neglected to think about how we can better fit all of these pieces together. For instance, consider deployments that would like to install content bundles. They package these files into

Re: USB2VGA adapters on XO-1.5 (and XO-1 with F11 images)

2010-07-16 Thread Reuben K. Caron
XO 1.5 Thanks, Reuben On Jul 16, 2010, at 12:46 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On XO-1? Or XO-1.5? Maybe I typo'ed the rpm name... m On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 12:07 PM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: Martin, Esteban found that xorg-x11-drv-sisvga is not available but xorg-x11

Re: Devel Digest, Vol 53, Issue 32

2010-07-13 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Jul 13, 2010, at 12:00 PM, devel-requ...@lists.laptop.org wrote: Message: 7 Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 10:22:27 -0400 From: John Watlington w...@laptop.org Subject: Re: xo-1 os300 -- switch off mesh? To: Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com Cc: OLPC Devel devel@lists.laptop.org Message-ID:

Re: [Server-devel] problema con Instalacion XS

2010-05-01 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Kevin, When installing in text mode which option do you choose: -Upgrade/Install using text mode -Install using Kickstart. Then you do you press tab and add text to the end of the line to request the text based installer? As noted here:

Re: [Server-devel] Agregar Desktop a mi red Escolar

2010-04-30 Thread Reuben K. Caron
German, What are you assigning for static IP values on the Desktop? Martin, He is using a match rule granting only IPs with XO MAC addresses (now queue Wad yelling, DON'T DO THAT :-) (Although I don't think his allow and deny rules will do what he wants given the subnetting) Reuben On

Re: [Server-devel] Agregar Desktop a mi red Escolar

2010-04-30 Thread Reuben K. Caron
can't access to internet, if i use dynamic ip, the xs server give me a ip from this range pool { range 172.18.125.1 172.18.125.254; deny members of internet; } a i still can't acces to internet German El 30/04/10 08:54, Reuben K. Caron

Re: Adobe Flash 10.1 + AIR 2.0 on the XO

2010-04-06 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Mar 24, 2010, at 10:30 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 8:53 AM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: Yes and no. Anyone technically capable to rebuild our build system, as you mention below, will be able to easily script the installation of AIR. Nope. I am

Re: Adobe Flash 10.1 + AIR 2.0 on the XO

2010-04-06 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Apr 6, 2010, at 3:30 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 3:27 PM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: ./AdobeAIRInstaller.bin -silent -eulaAccepted Excelent! Where the #$%^ did you find that that documented? http://help.adobe.com/en_US/AIR/1.5/air_runtime_redist

Re: [Server-devel] PDF resources in public folders not opening in Reader

2010-04-02 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Apr 2, 2010, at 12:46 AM, James Cameron wrote: On Fri, Apr 02, 2010 at 08:44:17AM +1000, David Leeming wrote: We have many resources that are published in PDF that we want to make available in public folders. However, when you browse to them and click on a PDf file, it does not open

Re: [Server-devel] Fwd: [SoaS] wireless connection school server

2010-03-29 Thread Reuben K. Caron
the default IP range 172.18.xxx.xxx and collaborates OK. The XS is running with default configuration. David Leeming Leeming Consulting, P.O. Box 652, Honiara, Solomon Islands Tel: +677 747-6396 (m) 24419 (h) www.leeming-consulting.com -Original Message- From: Reuben K. Caron

Re: [Server-devel] Fwd: [SoaS] wireless connection school server

2010-03-29 Thread Reuben K. Caron
David, Also to be clear, the SOAS will not connect to the AA (Active Antenna). Reuben On Mar 29, 2010, at 3:42 PM, David Leeming wrote: OK so it should work I assume you're using an AP and I am using an AA. Thatb is the only difference as far as I can see. I will try again with a

Re: Adobe Flash 10.1 + AIR 2.0 on the XO

2010-03-24 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Mar 24, 2010, at 7:52 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 12:19 AM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: IMHO, OLPC would be able to provide deployments with the option of including Adobe Flash, while continuing to include Gnash as default There are some aspects

Re: Adobe Flash 10.1 + AIR 2.0 on the XO

2010-03-24 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Mar 24, 2010, at 12:44 AM, Chris Ball wrote: Hi, Maybe the reason we're miscommunicating is that you don't understand that we aren't willing to expect that our users have access to another computer running Windows (because they don't) [..] This is an odd argument considering it is

Re: Adobe Flash 10.1 + AIR 2.0 on the XO

2010-03-24 Thread Reuben K. Caron
that they needed to provide the Adobe Flash player, OLPC wasn't unreasonably making it harder than necessary for them. - Ed On Mar 24, 2010, at 8:53 AM, Reuben K. Caron wrote: On Mar 24, 2010, at 7:52 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 12:19 AM, Reuben K. Caron reu

Re: Adobe Flash 10.1 + AIR 2.0 on the XO

2010-03-23 Thread Reuben K. Caron
This is an odd argument considering it is quite difficult for a user to create a simple reflash USB stick while using Sugar. Instead we recommend using another computer that uses a regular Desktop.(1) (1)http://wiki.laptop.org/go/No-fail_update On Mar 23, 2010, at 9:46 PM,

Re: Adobe Flash 10.1 + AIR 2.0 on the XO

2010-03-23 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Carlos, +1 Thank you for bringing this up. FYI: One of our largest deployments and two other smaller deployments have received approval to ship Adobe Flash in their builds. IMHO, OLPC would be able to provide deployments with the option of including Adobe Flash, while continuing to

Re: Devel Digest, Vol 49, Issue 40

2010-03-22 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Have you tried Firefox? Check the bug here for more details: http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/1700 On Mar 22, 2010, at 8:33 AM, devel-requ...@lists.laptop.org wrote: Message: 1 Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2010 20:53:18 -0300 From: Marcos Orfila morf...@marcosorfila.com Subject: Java applets in Browse

Re: q3a35 problem

2010-03-12 Thread Reuben K Caron
On Mar 12, 2010, at 12:52 AM, Mikus Grinbergs mi...@bga.com wrote: You have to ensure that the firmware reflash actually occurred properly before continuing. ... I believe the above actions are the normal ones to perform a firmware reflash. When you say you have to ensure -- what

Re: q3a35 problem

2010-03-11 Thread Reuben K. Caron
The same procedure worked correctly for me on a ramp unit that has the solar modification by Wad. On Mar 10, 2010, at 10:44 PM, Mikus Grinbergs wrote: XO-1.5 B2 (unmodified hardware). At ok prompt did 'flash u: \q3a35.rom'; after restart did 'fs-update u:\os112.zd'. That failed (with a

Re: Using SoaS Blueberry to emulate OLPC F11 builds

2010-02-09 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Martin, Blueberry is based on F12. The package differences will be much different. Reuben On Feb 9, 2010, at 1:02 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: (I am not sub'd to the soas list -- can a kind admin whitelist me?) Hi OLPC, SoaS folks, we have a deployment that wants to use SoaS for early

Re: Using SoaS Blueberry to emulate OLPC F11 builds

2010-02-09 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Martin, It looks like SOAS Strawberry will more closely relate to OLPC F11 builds. Strawberry is based on F11 and Sugar 0.84. Reuben On Feb 9, 2010, at 1:02 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: (I am not sub'd to the soas list -- can a kind admin whitelist me?) Hi OLPC, SoaS folks, we have a

Re: [SoaS] Using SoaS Blueberry to emulate OLPC F11 builds

2010-02-09 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Feb 9, 2010, at 4:53 PM, Sebastian Dziallas wrote: Martin Langhoff wrote: (I am not sub'd to the soas list -- can a kind admin whitelist me?) Your e-mail seems to have made it through to the archives, so you should be good. :) Hi OLPC, SoaS folks, we have a deployment that wants to

Re: B R E A K T H R O U G H -- F11-on-XO1 has working video player

2010-01-27 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Jan 27, 2010, at 2:29 AM, Raul Gutierrez Segales wrote: Any other major blocker that deserves attention? Have the items here been resolved? https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-olpc-list/2010-January/msg00020.html ___ Devel mailing list

Re: [Server-devel] We need: examples of XS hardware in use --

2010-01-13 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Jan 12, 2010, at 7:43 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote: List, David, Reuben, We are getting increasing enquiries what hardware can we use for an XS in a school with N laptops?, and frankly the http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Recommended_Hardware is a bit slim on concrete recommendations. So I

Re: [Server-devel] We need: examples of XS hardware in use --

2010-01-13 Thread Reuben K. Caron
The Fit PC2 and the unit previously described for OLPCorps were both tested for use in the OLPCorps and the FitPC2 failed heat tests where the other unit passed. Reuben On Jan 13, 2010, at 1:25 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: The Fit PC2: 1.6 GHz Atom, 1GB DDR2 RAM, 6 ports, etc. Full specs at

Re: [Server-devel] Pushing Activities to XOs

2009-12-22 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Additional detail is that cloning requires security-disabled receivers. On Dec 22, 2009, at 1:49 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: Yep - with the small detail that it overwrites the nand storage. The other options under discussion preserve user data, etc... cheers, m On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at

Re: [Server-devel] Problema con Squid en XS sobre Vmware

2009-12-21 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Alexis, This is the version you should be testing with: http://xs-dev.laptop.org/xs/OLPC-School-Server-0.6-i386.iso Regards, Reuben On Dec 21, 2009, at 3:53 PM, Alexis Pardo wrote: Estimados colaborades: Espero se encuentren bien. Les escribo para comentarles el inconveniente que tengo

Re: [Server-devel] specs for virtual machines

2009-12-10 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Hrmm, an interesting proposal. I'd be happy to talk to them. This of course would require a ~100% connectivity on site which may be more useful for SOAS deployment's but nonetheless it may be of some interest to OLPC deployments. Reuben On Dec 10, 2009, at 4:05 PM, Walter Bender wrote: I

Re: 1.5 - gnome-packagekit?

2009-12-08 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Dec 8, 2009, at 4:52 AM, Daniel Drake wrote: 2009/12/8 Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org: -Should we include gnome-packagekit to provide such functionality? -Or would including it increase the complexities of managing deployments? One disadvantage of doing this is that it would harm

Re: 1.5 - gnome-packagekit?

2009-12-08 Thread Reuben K. Caron
, Neil Graham wrote: On Mon, 2009-12-07 at 19:13 -0500, Reuben K. Caron wrote: Since .XO and .XOL bundles were specifically designed to be safe for installation and removal, I'm concerned the inclusion of gnome- packagekit would allow one to more easily break their installation but I also

Re: Alternative to Create a new wireless network

2009-12-08 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Dec 8, 2009, at 4:59 AM, Daniel Drake wrote: It's a good idea and is doable, although not for friday. You should put it in trac (and the SL one too). Done: http://dev.sugarlabs.org/ticket/1610 http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/9845 ___ Devel mailing

1.5 - gnome-packagekit?

2009-12-07 Thread Reuben K. Caron
In the sugar environment we have the great resource of activities.sugarlabs.org that children can browse through to add new activities. However, on the Gnome side of things we only have the yum terminal commands. While I realize children can add, remove, and install programs using such

Alternative to Create a new wireless network

2009-12-07 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Daniel, Since we've run into problems with creating ad-hocs networks on the XO 1.5 (1) (2), I've been thinking about this functionality, the change in UI behavior and perhaps the decrease in usability and I don't like it. I believe it is clunky to have children create their own

Re: Alternative to Create a new wireless network

2009-12-07 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Dec 7, 2009, at 9:12 PM, John Watlington wrote: On Dec 7, 2009, at 9:04 PM, Reuben K. Caron wrote: Daniel, Since we've run into problems with creating ad-hocs networks on the XO 1.5 (1) (2), I've been thinking about this functionality, the change in UI behavior and perhaps

Re: Wanted: List of Sugar activities for the XO-1.5

2009-12-06 Thread Reuben K. Caron
As I said it can be launched in Gnome through /home/olpc/Activities/ OOo4Kids.activity/resources/program/soffice. So I guess the question becomes is it sufficient to just link to this in the Gnome side and if so how can our build system incorporate this in the process? I believe we are doing

Re: Wanted: List of Sugar activities for the XO-1.5

2009-12-04 Thread Reuben K. Caron
With the localization question sorted out. Now how about my question on getting ooo4kids linked on the Gnome side so both sugar and Gnome can share the same program? I believe we are doing this with etoys. Can we do it with ooo4kids? Reuben On Dec 3, 2009, at 9:39 AM, Bastien wrote: Ed

Re: Wanted: List of Sugar activities for the XO-1.5

2009-12-03 Thread Reuben K. Caron
The only different one that comes to mind is WikiBrowse, a Wiki Slice. We have both an English and Spanish version. (*No French yet...*) However, as Martin said, aside from Activities where the localization work has not been done yet, OLPC does attempt to ship software that contains

Re: Wanted: List of Sugar activities for the XO-1.5

2009-12-02 Thread Reuben K . Caron
On Nov 30, 2009, at 3:54 PM, Chris Ball wrote: Hi, [Added ericb to CC; Eric, we're talking about which applications to include by default on our OLPC XO-1.5 software release.] How about suggestions for programs on the Gnome side? That's a good idea, thanks. I haven't decided what to do

Re: Devel Digest, Vol 45, Issue 53

2009-11-30 Thread Reuben K. Caron
How about suggestions for programs on the Gnome side? On Nov 23, 2009, at 6:57 PM, devel-requ...@lists.laptop.org wrote: Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2009 14:05:53 -0500 From: Chris Ball c...@laptop.org Subject: Wanted: List of Sugar activities for the XO-1.5 To: devel@lists.laptop.org Cc:

Re: Devel Digest, Vol 45, Issue 37

2009-11-17 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Martin, By modifying the jffs2 images directly won't we lose the customized tarball and contents file that the XS uses to provide OS updates to XOs? DSD has a good how to here that illustrates what I mean: http://wiki.paraguayeduca.org/index.php/Construir_OS Reuben On Nov 17, 2009, at

Re: [Server-devel] Question from University of Delaware XO Class

2009-10-21 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Not by default. The only way this can be achieved now is by backing up the XO to the XS and then retrieving the backup from the XS to the XO. On Oct 21, 2009, at 3:06 PM, Josh Totoro wrote: Is it possible to save and retrieve files from an XO to an XS server. I guess it would be similar to

Re: New F11 for the XO-1 Build 7

2009-09-23 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Steven, Great. I'll look forward to testing. Would it be possible and make sense to begin including DSD's the implement mesh support for F11: http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2009-September/025645.html Regards, Reuben On Sep 22, 2009, at 7:39 PM, Steven M. Parrish wrote:

Re: [Server-devel] xs-dev.laptop.org Down?

2009-08-17 Thread Reuben K. Caron
XS-Dev appears to have lost power or been abruptly shutdown. I found the box not powered on and then after powering on the server took over an hour to check the filesystem. Everything appears to be running fine now. Reuben On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 7:01 AM, Ed McNierney e...@laptop.org wrote: I

Re: [Server-devel] the first user is admin moodle policy

2009-07-29 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Joshua N Pritikin wrote: On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 03:25:35PM +0200, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 2:16 PM, Joshua N Pritikinjpriti...@pobox.com wrote: Can I create regular logins just to get started on exploring moodle? - If you want to get 'admin' on the

Re: [Server-devel] Graphci card

2009-07-21 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Henry, You should be able to complete the installation using a text based install. At the boot screen select the boot option press tab and add 'text' at the end of the line to request the text-based installer. Regards, Reuben Henry Vélez Molina wrote: Hello we have an incompatibility

Re: [Server-devel] Upgrade to 0.6

2009-06-23 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Anyone have any luck fixing this? Regards, Reuben On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 7:22 PM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 3:03 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 5:28 PM, Reuben K. Caronreu...@laptop.org wrote: Glad

Re: [Server-devel] XS Moodle admin login

2009-06-22 Thread Reuben K. Caron
I have experienced this with every 0.6d2 install. The passchange.php method mentioned in this link did NOT work: http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=18103 On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 5:04 PM, tkk...@nurturingasia.com wrote: I wasn't sure initially if I type in wrongly, etc. After have the

Re: [Server-devel] Upgrade to 0.6

2009-06-17 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Martin, Glad to hear you found the root cause. If we can come up with one or two simple commands for the OLPCorps teams to type at the command line to fix this and then enable squid; I'm sure they will be glad to do so. Thanks, Reuben On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 4:51 PM, Martin Langhoff

Re: [Server-devel] Server configuration

2009-06-01 Thread Reuben K. Caron
using Active Antenna to connect the XO's to the Server Regards Neo Masilo ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel -- Reuben K. Caron Country Support Engineer One Laptop

Re: [Server-devel] XS 0.6 preview

2009-05-27 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Today I performed a fresh install. yum update -y --enablerepo=olpcxs-testing reboot /etc/sysconfig/olpc-scripts/domain_config olpc.test reboot Observations: -hostname not changed -the login banner still shows 0.5.2 -registered two XOs: --Both can see each other in Neighborhood. --Both are

Re: [Server-devel] Browse-101 for 0.82 and XS-0.6 interop

2009-05-21 Thread Reuben K. Caron
The G1G1 set of activities (1) on wiki.laptop.org was updated to include Browse-102, I believe at the time the composite image was created for 8.2.1. This version does appear to work on 8.2.1 and has your auto-login magic working with an updated XS 0.5.2. Can we get a definitive answer on which

Re: [Server-devel] [Sugar-devel] Browse-101 for 0.82 and XS-0.6 interop

2009-05-21 Thread Reuben K. Caron
mailing list server-de...@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel -- Reuben K. Caron Country Support Engineer One Laptop per Child Mobile: +1-617-230-3893 reu...@laptop.org Deployments Support http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Deployments_Support

Re: [Server-devel] [Sugar-devel] Browse-101 for 0.82 and XS-0.6 interop

2009-05-21 Thread Reuben K. Caron
mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel -- Reuben K. Caron Country Support Engineer One Laptop per Child Mobile: +1-617-230-3893 reu...@laptop.org Deployments Support http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Deployments_Support

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-28 Thread Reuben K. Caron
On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 6:34 PM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: On Tue, 2009-04-28 at 16:34 -0400, Reuben K. Caron wrote: All of the documentation is contained within their download. It appears like a nice lightweight solution. It is basically a captive portal that requires

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread Reuben K. Caron
...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.orgwrote: A free and simple solution, while not bullet proof (no content filter is that I am aware), is Open DNS. They are even CIPA compliant in the US: http://www.opendns.com/solutions/k12

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Anna wrote: On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: As far as limiting the internet connection to authorized XOs, that's an issue we're probably going to run into at some point once we broaden the XS deployment. So far at the pilot school, the staff

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread Reuben K. Caron
John Watlington wrote: On Apr 27, 2009, at 11:18 AM, Reuben K. Caron wrote: Anna wrote: On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: As far as limiting the internet connection to authorized XOs, that's an issue we're probably going to run into at some point

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-26 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Martin Langhoff wrote: On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 11:15 PM, david da...@leeming-consulting.com wrote: maybe the connection with the public Internet can be pointed to an online proxy service so the filtering is done online That is my strong recommendation. There is little benefit in

Re: [Server-devel] Fwd: Hoping for assistance with XS 0.5 configuration difficulties (ejabberd)

2009-04-25 Thread Reuben K. Caron
with XS 0.5 configuration difficulties (ejabberd) To: Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org mailto:reu...@laptop.org Cc: Michael Ishaku michaelish...@gmail.com mailto:michaelish...@gmail.com Reuben, Thank you for the quick reply and the hints. I've cc'd Michael Ishaku on this thread. He's

Re: [Server-devel] Understanding registering xo process

2009-04-21 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Ciro, On the XO side you need to make sure the XO is connected to an Access Point that is connected to the XO, like: XS---AP---XO Once the XO is associated with the Access Point. You can register the XO to the school server. You can do this on the Home Screen. Hover the mouse of the XO Child,

Re: [Server-devel] Understanding registering xo process

2009-04-21 Thread Reuben K. Caron
. __ Dirección General de Tecnologías Educativas DIGETE - MED - PERU tel: 615-5800 (1236) Cel: 991-331-163 De: Reuben Caron [caron.reu...@gmail.com] en nombre de Reuben K. Caron [reu...@laptop.org] Enviado el: martes, 21 de

Re: [Server-devel] Understanding registering xo process

2009-04-21 Thread Reuben K. Caron
wrote: I have never been able to get this to work. Whenever we try to register one of the XOs, we get a message that we could not connect to the server. However, we can ping the server from the XOs and the XOs from the server. Any ideas? Gerald On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 4:13 PM, Reuben K. Caron

Re: [Server-devel] Serving 400+ students w/ a single central XS - ejabberd nightmare?

2009-03-10 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Daniel Drake wrote: 2009/3/9 Bryan Berry br...@olenepal.org: We will have roughly 8+ AP's. We have found that off-the-shelf AP's can handle around 60-70 users. But that doesn't still doesn't solve the problem of the XO's getting bogged down by tons of ejabberd chatter. DSD: do you have any

Re: [Server-devel] @a...@...?

2009-03-05 Thread Reuben K. Caron
ps_mem.py, is I believe what Martin recommended to me. Daniel Drake wrote: 2009/3/4 Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com: One little change -- if you have 85 XOs, I would want to see what the memory usage of ejabberd is. How do you suggest that we measure this? Thanks,

[Server-devel] @a...@...?

2009-02-22 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Since @online@ is broken in 0.5.1. How should the directions be changed at http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Installing_Software: Type Online and click Add New. Click on Online and enter Online for Name, @online@ for Members, and Online for Displayed Groups. Click Submit. I'm just wondering how

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