Re: [sugar] notes from the field - Mongolia

2008-10-11 Thread rihoward1
You can transfers files between systems, (in the absence of an XS server), using a light weight web server such as boa To install boa on the XO: su - yum install boa If you want more details on how to configure boa let me know and I will post the instructions. I use boa to pull log files

Questions on activity signing and upgrade. (Some answers to follow later.)

2008-10-11 Thread Michael Stone
Dear devel@ and security@, Scott asked me to spend some time thinking on the topic of activity signing [1] in the context of activity upgrade [2, 3, 4]. Since I have some previous thoughts on this subject already available [5, 6], I will concentrate on new thoughts in this thread. Please enjoy my

Re: [sugar] 0.84/9.1 planning.

2008-10-11 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 9:33 PM, C. Scott Ananian [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 3:23 PM, Marco Pesenti Gritti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just to clarify: like our mini-conferences in the past, the plan is to have at least three days full of talks and hacking, so that we all

Re: getting mp3 sound working w/ Gnash easily

2008-10-11 Thread Carlos Nazareno
Hey OLPC dev. Yes please. Can we make step-by-step instructions getting mp3 sound working with Gnash an urgent priority? An instruction for dummies, if you will. Assume that the user trying to do this is not familiar with linux, so step-by-step listing of commands to type at the terminal is best.

Re: [OLPC-Philippines] getting mp3 sound working w/ Gnash easily

2008-10-11 Thread Jerome Gotangco
On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 4:13 PM, Carlos Nazareno [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Also, is it possible that we ship the Gnash 0.8.4 RC with build 8.2.0 final instead of 0.8.3? As I understand it from the Gnash dev team, Gnash 0.8.4 is very close to release and so many bugs have been fixed in the

Re: getting mp3 sound working w/ Gnash easily

2008-10-11 Thread Rob Savoye
On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 04:13:22PM +0800, Carlos Nazareno wrote: We were having a discussion at the Gnash developer mailing list about the absurdity of the situation where it was so difficult to get sound working with Gnash on build 767 that the easy workaround to get sound I have Gnash

Re: journal is hard + sugar and the digital age

2008-10-11 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
2008/10/9 Carol Hussein Lerche [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I think a lot of the frustration around the journal could be abated by publishing a roadmap with actual projected times when each feature is planned to be available for testing in a joyride and then projected release number. Many of the

Re: journal is hard + sugar and the digital age

2008-10-11 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 6:55 PM, Erik Garrison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 12:13:02PM -0400, Eben Eliason wrote: On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 10:15 AM, Carlos Nazareno [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Tomeu. Some personal feedback: 3) Basically - The journal is really hard for

Re: Gnash/Flash video support - Philippine CyberEd program

2008-10-11 Thread Sebastien Adgnot
Hi Carlos, For delivering video on the web, you can also create an account on http://www.dailymotion.com, a video sharing web site available in many languages, upload your videos, add them to the group OLPC and they will become available in .ogg, Theora + Vorbis, for the XO. You can already watch

Gnash/Flash video support - Philippine CyberEd program

2008-10-11 Thread Carlos Nazareno
Hi guys. Can we try to get a little more support for Gnash + sound on the OLPC for the purpose of Flash Video? Flash video is now the de-facto platform for delivering video on the web, and the following piece of news from the Philippines might be of interest. It's about the Philippine Cyber

Re: journal is hard + sugar and the digital age

2008-10-11 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 4:15 PM, Carlos Nazareno [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Tomeu. Some personal feedback: 3) Basically - The journal is really hard for people/ kids to use over a longer period of time. Kids and teachers can't find things that they did unless it was done within the last 30

Re: getting mp3 sound working w/ Gnash easily

2008-10-11 Thread Walter Bender
Perhaps we could add a section on installing Gnash in the Flossmanual for Sugar??? It may be that the it belongs in the Running GNU/Linux applications chapter of the Extending Sugar section, or maybe we should have a chapter devoted to Extending/Enhancing the Sugar Environment?? -walter ---

Re: [Server-devel] physical security of the XS and XO-as-XS

2008-10-11 Thread Bryan Berry
I have been discussing these issues off-list w/ Greg Smith. I will summarize some of our discussion and then reply to Sameer about physical security for the XS and to the general suggestion that the XO can serve as an XS. I have paraphrased Greg's question, don't blame him if I have bastardized

Re: Panorama activity

2008-10-11 Thread Nirav Patel
My roomate and I wrote an auto-stitching Panorama Activity during the Yahoo Hack Day at CMU yesterday (ended up winning the Hack for Good award). I'll be posting it in the wiki at some point today. It needs a whole lot of polishing, since it was written in 24 hours. I ran into the same problem

Hosting request for GCompris

2008-10-11 Thread Bruno Coudoin
1. Project name : GCompris 2. Existing website, if any : http://gcompris.net 3. One-line description : Educational Suite 4. Longer description : GCompris is an educational software suite comprising : of numerous activities for children aged 2 to

Re: Read bug hit in Rwanda

2008-10-11 Thread Sayamindu Dasgupta
Hi, On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 2:29 AM, 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: http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/7090 was actually seen by kids there. Just as cjl

Re: getting mp3 sound working w/ Gnash easily

2008-10-11 Thread Seth Woodworth
Rob, On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 5:44 AM, Rob Savoye [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 04:13:22PM +0800, Carlos Nazareno wrote: We were having a discussion at the Gnash developer mailing list about the absurdity of the situation where it was so difficult to get sound working

Re: Panorama activity

2008-10-11 Thread Brian Jordan
On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 10:26 PM, Nirav Patel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My roomate and I wrote an auto-stitching Panorama Activity during the Yahoo Hack Day at CMU yesterday (ended up winning the Hack for Good award). I'll be posting it in the wiki at some point today. It needs a whole lot of

Re: [Server-devel] physical security of the XS and XO-as-XS

2008-10-11 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 3:43 AM, Bryan Berry [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2) IMHO using the XO as XS is not a good idea. Nothing explains your post why it's a bad idea. If you are going to setup a safe cabinet of some sort, it's not very different to make an XO safe from making a tower pc safe.

[Server-devel] physical security of the XS and XO-as-XS

2008-10-11 Thread Martin Langhoff
[Note: this is a resend - with some better editing - the earlier email got sent prematurely...] On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 3:43 AM, Bryan Berry [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2) IMHO using the XO as XS is not a good idea. Nothing explains in your post why it's a bad idea. If you are going to setup a