Re: Update of activities over the web

2007-12-23 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Updating activities have been just implemented: http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/4906 Tomeu On Sat, 2007-12-22 at 18:59 -0800, Gerard J. Cerchio wrote: I have noticed that PlayGo is listed as an activity on the Austria download site. I think this great, but I have one problem: Updating the

Re: Status of SVG rendering on the XO

2007-12-23 Thread Marco Pesenti Gritti
On Dec 21, 2007 4:49 PM, Ed Trager [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A question to ask might be, when will the XO get updated to use FF3's new rendering engine? The new engine is supposed to be faster, although I have not found that to really be the case on our machines. We are currently using the

Re: Silly Question

2007-12-23 Thread Yuan Chao
On Dec 23, 2007 1:22 PM, Jeffrey Kesselman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (1) I have a 2 gig SD card in my card slot. I can see it in the journal, but I can't figure out how to use it for anything. Journal serves as file manager for XO. In particular Id like to dowload stuff to it But when I

Re: Status of SVG rendering on the XO

2007-12-23 Thread Jake B
Is the Browse activity using a stable version of XULRunner? If so, how are you able to use the stable release of XULRunner, and still use firefox 3 beta 1's rendering engine? Please let me know. Thanks. Jake On Dec 23, 2007 8:56 AM, Marco Pesenti Gritti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Dec 21, 2007

[Reminder] Please refresh your packages today to pick up new translations

2007-12-23 Thread Sayamindu Dasgupta
Hi all, As per the roadmap[1] today (23rd) is the date when packages are supposed to be refreshed in order to pick up new translations. So if you are the maintainer of a translated activity/module, please create new packages to include the latest translations. Also, if you use the MANIFEST file

[PATCH] Import copy-to-journal

2007-12-23 Thread Phil Bordelon
--- bin/Makefile.am |3 +- bin/copy-to-journal | 86 +++ configure.ac|2 +- 3 files changed, 89 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) create mode 100755 bin/copy-to-journal diff --git a/bin/Makefile.am b/bin/Makefile.am index

Re: [Xiph-dev] What's the status of Xiph codecs support in the Helix project?

2007-12-23 Thread Ralph Giles
On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 12:12:15AM -0500, Samuel Klein wrote: Has this been formally made a requirement yet? It seems like this is still being hashed out on the xiph lists. I have yet to comment on the proposal because I haven't completely groked the whole thread yet. For now Skeleton is

Re: Another proxy idea - web proxy logs from school servers?

2007-12-23 Thread Ian Stirling
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: James, I had thought of rproxy between the school server and the XO browser, if the time taken to checksum is low enough, and if there is a local cache on the XO. gosh no, I don't propose putting rproxy on the laptops themselves. The way it would work is

Re: multiple MTD partitions

2007-12-23 Thread Mitch Bradley
The main reason you have gotten no feedback is because we are ultra-busy right now with mass-production and other issues. I have been looking into partitioning schemes for some time now. We need to have a discussion about this, but now is not the time. Artem Bityutskiy wrote: Hello Mitch,

RE: #5583 NORM Never A: At The London Times Online the browser shows blank pages

2007-12-23 Thread Michael Crick
Hi Zarro, Sometimes I get a right angle with a twirling circle and then the page comes up. Other times the screen goes white and nothing seems to budge it. I just go the XO today so I haven't figured out how to find what version I am running. -- Mike Crick -Original Message- From: Zarro

RE: #5583 NORM Never A: At The London Times Online the browser shows blank pages

2007-12-23 Thread Michael Crick
I don't know how to find which build I have. My guess is that occurs on pages which have Flash at the top. I downloaded the Adobe Flash as my pages don't run with Grungy Flash. -- Mike -Original Message- From: Zarro Boogs per Child [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, December 20,

Re: #5564 HIGH Never A: browser render problem disallows t-mobile login on XO

2007-12-23 Thread Doug Jones
from rpm -q kernel, i get kernel-2.6.22-20071121.7.olpc.af3dd731d18bc39 I'm guessing that will specify also which build of the browser. I tried a rpm -q on firefox but not installed, browser app name not known yet. I don't the equivalent of 'about' on sugar. Attached is file that's result of rpm

Re: #5564 HIGH Update.: browser render problem disallows t-mobile login on XO

2007-12-23 Thread Doug Jones
Workaround to get logged on to t-mobile w/ XO. I called t-mobile customer service. They gave me a really long url that i believe started with service2 and ended with .jsp but since I couldn't find any url persistence on the XO browser only tried that at the Borders location. going to that url

Re: [OLPC-Games] Reducing pygame cpu-load to 4 %

2007-12-23 Thread Dave LeCompte
It's not just animation, though, right? Like the previous poster mentioned, any game that has a realtime simulation component is going to be using the CPU even when not responding to user input. Example of this would include games ranging from SimCity to Tetris. Similarly, any game with a

Re: Conf Call today for discussion of G1G1 Support, 2pm est

2007-12-23 Thread Kim Quirk
[Adam - can you check the email addresses for people? thanks] These minutes can be found here: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Support_mtg Attending: Noah, Danny, Kate Davis, Adam Holt, Jim Gettys, Kim, Yani, Mary Lou, Ricardo, Chui-Yui, Rob (Marvell), Mitch, Don Hopkins From our main wiki page,

Re: Browse in GS

2007-12-23 Thread Yuan Chao
On Dec 21, 2007 3:36 AM, Rob Logan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Got my GOGO yesterday. The pdf viewer does an outstanding job imaging http://rob.com/airports/afd/nc_212_25OCT2007.pdf but if I pre-process and pre-size it into 8 grays in a fixed colormap via gs | pnmcut | ppmquant -map 8gray |

Re: Give One Get One laptop for software development

2007-12-23 Thread ffm
It has wireless connectivity, so you should be able to ssh via wifi. -ffm On Nov 27, 2007 10:52 PM, Danilo Câmara [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm a student at State University of Campinas, Brazil. I'm researching efficient implementation of Elliptic Curve Cryptography in constrained

Re: Browse in GS

2007-12-23 Thread ffm
BTW, the way to install firefox is 'yum install firefox' (as root) -ffm On Dec 23, 2007 12:59 PM, Yuan Chao [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Dec 21, 2007 3:36 AM, Rob Logan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Got my GOGO yesterday. The pdf viewer does an outstanding job imaging

Re: Silly Question

2007-12-23 Thread Jeffrey Kesselman
Thanks all i foudn my problem. I was plugged into a USB slot on thr ight not the left. Interestingly enough, on the current software, if you do that the journal will still see the usb stick but not be able to open it. On Dec 23, 2007 9:16 AM, Yuan Chao [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Dec 23, 2007

Re: Fooling with Java

2007-12-23 Thread Jeffrey Kesselman
On Dec 22, 2007 3:25 PM, Jeffrey Kesselman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks Guys. I decided to try something a bit lighter weight so i installed JEdit. I discovered that alt-p/alt-n and at elast for JEdit that works to get my editor window up front. Two oddities in mtachbook/java pairing

Re: Give One Get One laptop for software development

2007-12-23 Thread Phil Bordelon
Jeffrey Kesselman wrote: Keep in mind though that it has the chicklet' keyboard that really isnt suited to writing a whole lot at once. I haven't tried plugging a USB kb in. I dont know if it would work. Plugging in a USB keyboard works great. That's how I used my XO at work over the past

Re: suspend/resume support?

2007-12-23 Thread Mitch Bradley
Jake B wrote: Are XO developers planning to implement support for suspend-to-RAM/resume on the XO? Please let me know. Thanks. That feature is already implemented. Press the power button and it suspends; press again to resume. Lid closures do it too. Jake

Re: Give One Get One laptop for software development

2007-12-23 Thread Yoshiki Ohshima
Danilo, I'm a student at State University of Campinas, Brazil. I'm researching efficient implementation of Elliptic Curve Cryptography in constrained environments. I'm working with an ARM XScale PXA270 platform but would like also to work with a x86-based constrained platform. I think the

Re: suspend/resume support?

2007-12-23 Thread Jake B
Doesn't work on mine. Neither closing the lid nor pressing the power button causes it to suspend. I'm fairly sure of this, as the power light stays lit, and the network activity light continues to flash. I'm using a G1G1 laptop with build 650. Do I need to be using a new joyride? Please let me

Re: Give One Get One laptop for software development

2007-12-23 Thread Jake B
I'm surprisingly happy with the XO laptop keyboard. After only a day of practice, I've acclimated enough to be productive. How do you swap out the window manager? Jake On Dec 23, 2007 1:33 PM, Yoshiki Ohshima [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Danilo, I'm a student at State University of Campinas,

Re: suspend/resume support?

2007-12-23 Thread Jordan Crouse
On 23/12/07 08:29 -1000, Mitch Bradley wrote: Jake B wrote: Are XO developers planning to implement support for suspend-to-RAM/resume on the XO? Please let me know. Thanks. That feature is already implemented. Press the power button and it suspends; press again to resume. Lid

Update instructions for normal users

2007-12-23 Thread ffm
I looked at the information on the wiki about updating the OLPC's software, and saw no info targeted for the G1G1 users. I thus decided to take the initiative and write my own (very) short instructions on how to update from stable to stable for normal users at

Re: Give One Get One laptop for software development

2007-12-23 Thread NoiseEHC
If you hit some areas where the spec (databook) does not describe reality, please update this page: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Geode Thanks! Danilo Câmara wrote: I'm a student at State University of Campinas, Brazil. I'm researching efficient implementation of Elliptic Curve Cryptography in

Re: Silly Question

2007-12-23 Thread Yuan Chao
On Dec 24, 2007 2:21 AM, Jeffrey Kesselman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was plugged into a USB slot on thr ight not the left. Interestingly enough, on the current software, if you do that the journal will still see the usb stick but not be able to open it. That's interesting... I used to use the

Re: suspend/resume support?

2007-12-23 Thread Jake B
Could I get more info on /sys/power/state please? For a project where intelligent power consumption is such a large concern, I would expect this to be solid. Could anyone weigh in on the status of suspend/resume on the XO, and perhaps explain why my G1G1 does not appear to implement this

Re: suspend/resume support?

2007-12-23 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, Doesn't work on mine. Neither closing the lid nor pressing the power button causes it to suspend. I'm fairly sure of this, as the power light stays lit, and the network activity light continues to flash. I'm using a G1G1 laptop with build 650. Do I need to be using a new

Re: Clock?

2007-12-23 Thread C. Scott Ananian
On Dec 22, 2007 10:06 PM, Hal Murray [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It looks in /etc/sysconfig/clock for the UTC flag. It defaults to local. My XO doesn't have an /etc/sysconfig/clock All the Linux boxes I've ever worked with have run with the hardware clock set to UTC. I'm not sure why XO is

Re: suspend/resume support?

2007-12-23 Thread Jake B
Can olpc-update be used to update to a joyride version? Jake On Dec 23, 2007 2:30 PM, Chris Ball [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Doesn't work on mine. Neither closing the lid nor pressing the power button causes it to suspend. I'm fairly sure of this, as the power light stays lit,

Re: suspend/resume support?

2007-12-23 Thread ffm
On Dec 23, 2007 2:52 PM, Jake B [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can olpc-update be used to update to a joyride version? Yes, assuming you have a developer keyhttp://wiki.laptop.org/go/Developer_Key . -ffm ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: Silly Question

2007-12-23 Thread Jeffrey Kesselman
On Dec 23, 2007 2:25 PM, Yuan Chao [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Dec 24, 2007 2:21 AM, Jeffrey Kesselman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was plugged into a USB slot on thr ight not the left. Interestingly enough, on the current software, if you do that the journal will still see the usb stick but

Re: [PATCH] CLI Interface to the Sugar Datastore

2007-12-23 Thread Walter Bender
Is there a corresponding copy from datastore? (It sure would make installing Java simpler for the faint of heart.) -walter On Dec 21, 2007 9:45 PM, Phil Bordelon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey there, folks. With the wonderful help of m_stone on IRC, I've managed to take a script I banged on

Re: Give One Get One laptop for software development

2007-12-23 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Danilo Câmara wrote: I'm a student at State University of Campinas, Brazil. I'm researching efficient implementation of Elliptic Curve Cryptography in constrained environments. I'm working with an ARM XScale PXA270 platform but would like also to work with a x86-based constrained platform. I

Re: Silly Question

2007-12-23 Thread Gerard J. Cerchio
Yuan Chao wrote: On Dec 24, 2007 2:21 AM, Jeffrey Kesselman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was plugged into a USB slot on thr ight not the left. Interestingly enough, on the current software, if you do that the journal will still see the usb stick but not be able to open it. That's

Re: Give One Get One laptop for software development

2007-12-23 Thread Rob Savoye
M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote: 1. Cross-develop on a more powerful platform, download the software to the XO, and test it. Which is the easiest way. You can also develop natively on Fedora 7, and just copy the executables over, as the XO is basically running Fedora 7 anyway. 2. Native

how to get an activation key without wifi ?

2007-12-23 Thread fr�ffffffffffe9d�ffffffffffe9ric
Hello I have a G1G1 olpc and I need an activation key http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activation_and_Developer_Keys The first method requires a wifi connection , I don't have wifi , and there is no wifi spot where I live The second method requires an account on https://activation.laptop.org I

Re: Give One Get One laptop for software development

2007-12-23 Thread Jeffrey Kesselman
The discussion thread rather looks like it suffered from a 'too many cooks problem. Aren't there any existing small ide's written in pyton for python? JK On Dec 23, 2007 3:57 PM, Jake B [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Dec 23, 2007 3:50 PM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Danilo

New joyride build 1470

2007-12-23 Thread Build Announcer Script
http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/olpc/streams/joyride/build1470/ +AcousticMeasure-11.xo -AcousticMeasure-9.xo -Chat-31.xo +Chat-32.xo -Paint-13.xo +Paint-15.xo -Pippy-14.xo +Pippy-16.xo -Record-47.xo +Record-49.xo -TamTamJam-45.xo +TamTamJam-46.xo -Web-81.xo +Web-83.xo +fontconfig.i386

Re: Give One Get One laptop for software development

2007-12-23 Thread Jeffrey Kesselman
Eic looks really nice. I tooka first stab at installing it but (a) it has a LOt of dependancies that take up a lto of room and 9b) one of the dependnacies, QScintilla, doesn't seem to be available as a binary and I gacve up at that point. I might look at idle to see if its as bad... JK On Dec

Re: Give One Get One laptop for software development

2007-12-23 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Rob Savoye wrote: 2. Native develop and test on the XO itself. GCC and G++ are both used with the XO. Used with an XO, sure. But not *installed on* the XO by default. I run virtual XOs in VMware Workstation 6. You can't install VMware Tools on one because: a. There isn't enough room for the

New update.1 build 667

2007-12-23 Thread Build Announcer Script
http://pilgrim.laptop.org/~pilgrim/olpc/streams/update.1/build667/ -Calculate-13.xo +Calculate-15.xo -Paint-13.xo +Paint-15.xo -Read-35.xo +Read-37.xo -Web-80.xo +Web-81.xo -evince-olpc.i386 0:0.3-1 -fontconfig.i386 0:2.4.2-3.fc7 +fontconfig.i386 0:2.4.2-4.olpc2 -kernel.i586

Re: Clock?

2007-12-23 Thread Bernardo Innocenti
Jerry Van Baren wrote: Hmmm, odd. After setting the hwclock with --utc, my /etc/adjtime has UTC but, when I cycled power, my system clock was off by my timezone. Ahh, my /etc/adjtime has 0 instead of UTC on the second line. This is probably because adjtime is marked writable in /etc/rwtab,

Re: Silly Question

2007-12-23 Thread Ivan Krstić
On Dec 23, 2007, at 12:22 AM, Jeffrey Kesselman wrote: my journal, which I assume is hiding fiels somewhere in the main filesystem, yes? Yes. Is there a way to redirect downloads directly to the SD card? Not yet. If not, is ther a way from the interface to move downlaods to it after they

Re: Give One Get One laptop for software development

2007-12-23 Thread C. Scott Ananian
Pippy is a capable basic Python IDE. sshfs is a nice way to get access to the XO's filesystem from a full-scale development machine. The XO's flash is large enough to install emacs, git, and other such tools; a full C development environment is a bit of a stretch, but you can add an external SD

Re: how to get an activation key without wifi ?

2007-12-23 Thread C. Scott Ananian
On Dec 23, 2007 4:01 PM, Mr frÿffe9dÿffe9ric pouchal [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a G1G1 olpc and I need an activation key http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activation_and_Developer_Keys You mean, Developer Key. G1G1 machines are pre-activated from the factory. The first method

file compare ?

2007-12-23 Thread Mikus Grinbergs
G1G1. When in the Terminal application I enter 'cmp file1 file2', the response I get is: bash: cmp: command not found. How come ? mikus ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Playing with IDEs

2007-12-23 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Jeffrey Kesselman wrote: Figured it was time for a new thread for this Idle is actually included on the olpc in /usr/lib/python2.5/idlelib However trying to invoke idle.py gives this error... ** IDLE can't import Tkinter. Your python may not be configured for Tk. Question for

Re: file compare ?

2007-12-23 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, G1G1. When in the Terminal application I enter 'cmp file1 file2', the response I get is: bash: cmp: command not found. yum -y install diffutils. You could file a bug asking this to be included in the stock build. The RPM is large (500KiB), but the cause seems to be copious i10n

Re: [PATCH] CLI Interface to the Sugar Datastore

2007-12-23 Thread Phil Bordelon
Walter Bender wrote: Is there a corresponding copy from datastore? (It sure would make installing Java simpler for the faint of heart.) Not yet, although I have plans to work on something like that. It's considerably more complex, though, as the Sugar datastore is a much more opaque beast than

Re: suspend/resume support?

2007-12-23 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, I've got joyride 1466 Pressing the power button doesn't do anything. Is there something else I have to do or not do? You also need a C model, since suspend/resume features exposed hardware bugs in earlier models. C1+ is required for suspend, C2+ is required for shutting off

Re: suspend/resume support?

2007-12-23 Thread ffm
On Dec 24, 2007 3:59 AM, Jake B [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How can I tell what kind of model I have? Are the G1G1 laptops all of a particular model? IIRC, if you have a G1G1 laptop you do not have to wroory about any of this, as you should have the latest model. Only ones who got laptops

Re: suspend/resume support?

2007-12-23 Thread Hal Murray
[EMAIL PROTECTED] said (off list): Are you sure you're giving it long enough? Hold it down and give it a good 10 count. The machine should turn off long before then, but it is possible you're not holding it long enough. Worth a try, no? Thanks. Yes, It works if I hold it down for a long

Re: Conway's Life activity

2007-12-23 Thread Mitch Bradley
You may be amused to know that the firmware has an Easter Egg of the Conway's Life. If you press the rocker pad (left side of screen) to the right after powering on, you will get a randomly-select amusement, one of which is Life. It uses the traditional life-death rule with a wrap-around