Re: Wellington test team vs Activities - 2008-09-13

2008-09-13 Thread Tabitha Roder
Tabitha's notes: XO Build 8.2-759 Mini vMac-1 - ctrl F for full screen is great! played with excalibur, note pad, calculator, puzzle, all good, but it is hard to shut down Mini vMac - seems you have to stop in the frame? Bridge-1 good Stopwatch-1 good Poll-17 - create own poll good, voted

Last XO test day of the year

2008-12-16 Thread Tabitha Roder
at the conference too. Andrew McMillan is attending so those who can't make I suggest you gleen insights from Andrew on his return. See you at the Cross 10.30am (ish). If you can't make it, have a great holiday break and see you 12 January. Kind regards Tabitha Roder (64)21482229 Support OLPC G1G1

OLPC testers getting together this Saturday

2009-01-06 Thread Tabitha Roder
you on Saturday. Happy new year. -- Kind regards Tabitha Roder (64)21482229 Support OLPC G1G1 - laptop.org/xo ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Subscribe to the OLPC NZ testing distribution list

2009-01-09 Thread Tabitha Roder
weekend. Kind regards Tabitha Roder (64)21482229 Support OLPC G1G1 - laptop.org/xo ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Testing summary - 10 January 2009

2009-01-09 Thread Tabitha Roder
...@lists.laptop.org by going to http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/olpc-nz Have a fantastic week! Kind regards Tabitha Roder (64)21482229 Support OLPC G1G1 - laptop.org/xo ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

OLPC and Catalyst invitation to meet Walter Bender - sugarlabs founder

2009-01-13 Thread Tabitha Roder
...@learning.ac.nz Looking forward to seeing you there. Tabitha Roder (64)21482229 Support OLPC G1G1 - laptop.org/xo ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

OLPC volunteers this Saturday Wellington - How to pull apart and rebuild your XO

2009-01-15 Thread Tabitha Roder
to seeing you on Saturday. Kind regards Tabitha Roder (64)21482229 Support OLPC G1G1 - laptop.org/xo ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Testing summary - 17 January 2009

2009-01-16 Thread Tabitha Roder
five XOs today. Great learning for us so we can refurbish and replace bits. Great for non hardware people in the group to fill in some gaps in our knowledge. We were all happy when we put them back together with no left over screws! Another successful day. Kind regards Tabitha Roder (64)21482229

Wellington OLPC/Sugar volunteer group - meeting this Saturday 10.30am, Southern Cross

2009-01-29 Thread Tabitha Roder
venue and refreshments, thanks Computer Clubhouse for paying for Walters flights) about Sugarlabs and has helped us to see different places Sugar can be used around NZ and the Pacific region. So usual story: 10.30am kick off at The Cross, 35 Abel Smith Street, see you there! Kind regards Tabitha

Testing summary - 31 January 2009

2009-01-30 Thread Tabitha Roder
on Mac iChat window unless you close it First), instead just got errors every time attempted to send messages from iChat to XO. Will do further debugging at home with packet sniffer. Thanks everyone! Kind regards Tabitha Roder (64)21482229 Support OLPC G1G1 - laptop.org/xo

OLPC volunteers this Saturday Wellington - Upgrading

2009-02-05 Thread Tabitha Roder
Hi Join us in welcoming back Martin Langhoff this Saturday after his XS work in Boston. The community is ready for testing 8.2.1 staging 25 so we can upgrade the XOs this weekend. Usual: 10.30am at The Cross, 35 Abel Smith St. Kind regards Tabitha Roder (64)21482229 Support OLPC G1G1

Wellington OLPC/Sugar volunteers group - meeting this Saturday 10.30am, Southern Cross

2009-02-18 Thread Tabitha Roder
, so testing could end with a bit of sight seeing in Cuba St! See you there! Tabitha Roder (64)21482229 Support OLPC G1G1 - laptop.org/xo ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Testing Summary - Saturday 28 March 2009

2009-03-27 Thread Tabitha Roder
XOlympics-1 seems to work without any problems, but doen't seem to do much. Cellgame-1 works well, but couldn't figure out the rules. Looked at Map-2, but doesn't seem to do anything without a connection to map server. Kind regards Tabitha Roder eLearning Consultant HRDNZ (Moodle Partner) tabi

Testing summary - Saturday 4 April 2009

2009-04-03 Thread Tabitha Roder
regards Tabitha Roder eLearning Consultant HRDNZ (Moodle Partner) tabi...@hrdnz.com www.hrdnz.com Cell +64 21 482229 ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Testing summary - 18 July 2009 Wellington, NZ

2009-07-17 Thread Tabitha Roder
Testing summary - 18 July 2009, Wellington, NZ Who: Tim, Tabitha, Grant, Uli, Stella, Leah, Becs, Brenda, Callum, Dave, Sigi Putting dev keys in the last XOs to be updated. Updating builds from 767 to 802 on all XOs Trying soas-strawberry in virtual machines on other laptops. tested out chat

Fwd: Testing summary - 22 August 2009 Wellington, NZ

2009-08-21 Thread Tabitha Roder
Barcamp will be there. Opportunity to involve them (and drink free coffee). Thanks for coming team! Kind regards Tabitha Roder eLearning Consultant HRDNZ (Moodle Partner) tabi...@hrdnz.com www.hrdnz.com Cell +64 21 482229 ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Fwd: olpc-nz Digest, Vol 9, Issue 4

2009-09-09 Thread Tabitha Roder
Forwarding message: Message: 1 Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2009 09:03:50 +1200 From: Vik Olliver v...@catalyst.net.nz Subject: [olpc-nz] OLPC Drives RepRap now To: olpc...@lists.laptop.org Message-ID: 4aa6c6b6.6050...@catalyst.net.nz Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 At long last I have code to

first play with new XO 1.5 machines

2009-10-20 Thread Tabitha Roder
Testing 5 of the new XO 1.5 machines - our first experiences... hardware seems more responsive great touch pad - can feel edges and has tap click on touch pad so you dont have to push the button, we like it video card issues with on screen animations - e.g. frame gives flickers on boot the

Continuation of testing XO 1.5 machine

2009-10-20 Thread Tabitha Roder
tested install activity from browse - installed geoquiz-4 successfully from wiki.laptop and started game successfully tried installing foodforce2-beta.xo from code.google.com - failed, gave file in journal but not activity can download foodforce2-1.xo from activities.sugarlabs.org and does

Re: first play with new XO 1.5 machines

2009-10-20 Thread Tabitha Roder
Thanks James Boot animation corruption I also observed on os30, but not on os32.  You didn't mention which build you were using. OLPC release 11 Leonidas Sugar 0.84.2 Firmware Q3A11 ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: first play with new XO 1.5 machines

2009-10-21 Thread Tabitha Roder
Hi Paul   many keys only work intermittently on some of these XOs. particularly   - frame key and the key next to it, search key, function key, hand   keys, divide/multiply key. is this reproducible in the OFW diagnostics?   (test /keyboard) we did diagnostics check, they intermittently

Re: [Testing] first play with new XO 1.5 machines

2009-10-21 Thread Tabitha Roder
2009/10/21 Mitch Bradley w...@laptop.org: /boot/olpc_version usually contains the right number. no such file or directory ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: [Testing] first play with new XO 1.5 machines

2009-10-21 Thread Tabitha Roder
No mesh: Just checking this scenario I am a teacher and have just been handed 5 XOs for my students. I am told you can have a child start writing a story and then have the other children join in to write together. How does the teacher do this - in less than 100 words and not one word

Re: Sugar on the Asus Eee 701

2009-10-27 Thread Tabitha Roder
On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 08:36 +, Peter Robinson wrote: You could use the current Fedora 11 Gnome LiveCD to install that and sugar is only around 20-30 meg on top of the standard gnome desktop and it will give you the same version of sugar but you'll probably get better hardware support for

Testing summary - 12 December 2009 Wellington, NZ

2009-12-11 Thread Tabitha Roder
Testing summary - 12 December 2009 Wellington, NZ Who: Tabitha, Alastair, Grant Updated 5 XO 1.5 machines and 4 XO 1.0 machines. On XO 1.5s the open firmware help is unhelpful. The new fs-update command for reflashing the XO is not described in the help and the old flash-nand command which no

Inventing games in python

2009-12-29 Thread Tabitha Roder
Useful website: http://inventwithpython.com/ It was recommended by Nat Torkington so worthy of sharing the link. It has links for downloading Python installer for multiple operating systems as well as the book as .pdf or web page. Tabitha ___ Devel

Battery LED flashing

2010-01-02 Thread Tabitha Roder
Tabitha Roder ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Recommend build for XO-1.0 deployment

2010-08-01 Thread Tabitha Roder
We are in Samoa helping out at two small deployments. We are installing a school server and wifi at each school. They are running 8.2.1 on XO-1 hardware (G1G1 donation). We have been running this build on our laptops and it feels like a big step down from the sugar 0.84 and bernies's 0.88 builds

Re: [IAEP] Recommend build for XO-1.0 deployment

2010-08-03 Thread Tabitha Roder
we confirm that it really will take 24 hours. There is the potential for a 4 hour round trip to deliver the collection stick data and again to check for the result. The wiki said it could take a couple of days. Thanks for the help. Hopefully access is better than we fear. -- Kind regards Tabitha

Re: [IAEP] Recommend build for XO-1.0 deployment

2010-08-03 Thread Tabitha Roder
Cameron qu...@laptop.org wrote: On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 07:45:59AM +, Tabitha Roder wrote: On 02/08/2010, James Cameron qu...@laptop.org wrote: Tabitha, check to see if the deployment can use unlocked laptops; and if the policy is acceptable, we can assist with use of Collection stick

Re: [Sugar-devel] backups

2010-08-14 Thread Tabitha Roder
On 12/08/2010, S Page skierp...@gmail.com wrote: Interesting! I think Journal backup to the school server has been a feature since XS 0.4 and Release 8.2, see http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Blueprints:Datastore_Simple_Backup_and_Restore , and that's what your picture shows. I assume you're

Re: [Sugar-devel] Joining the QA Teams

2010-09-30 Thread Tabitha Roder
you. Kind regards Tabitha Roder NZ based volunteer ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: [support-gang] spectacular new XO-1.5 disassembly guides

2010-10-09 Thread Tabitha Roder
Just sharing this pdf file of Dissecting an XO 1.5 created by Peter Domanski who just been introduced to XO. I put the links on disassembly page of wiki. Tabitha ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Test request time

2010-10-14 Thread Tabitha Roder
Hello world It is late Thursday night here in NZ so it is the time of the week I start looking for what we should download Friday and test in NZ on Saturday morning. Are there any test requests from anyone out there? I am assuming we are starting with a Sugar 0.90 test of some sort... I see

Re: [Sugar-devel] Edit/audit wikipedia activity

2010-10-21 Thread Tabitha Roder
On 22 October 2010 05:06, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: we are getting interesting news of not-quite-good content in Wikipedia content included in the Wikipedia activities. Schools wiki is quite good as it has images as well as text on 5000 pages of curriculum (British)

Re: Contents of Devel Digest, Vol 57, Issue 12

2010-11-11 Thread Tabitha Roder
From: Chris Ball c...@laptop.org Subject: XO-1.75 progress That's going to take several months, but we wanted you to know that it will be coming. Thanks! - Chris, on behalf of the OLPC Engineering team. Thanks Chris for giving us an update on XO-1.75 progress and keeping us in the loop;

Re: Contents of Devel Digest, Vol 57, Issue 14

2010-11-11 Thread Tabitha Roder
http://tabitharoder.wordpress.com/ No, but an XO-1.75 that uses half the power and therefore provides twice the battery life is an XO that is now available to many children who don't have the electrons to use XO-1.5 machines, or for whom a 4-hour battery life is inadequate but an 8-hour

Re: [IAEP] !! in 10.1.3, setting languages property clears all activities

2011-01-29 Thread Tabitha Roder
Hi Tim Reposting to the olpc devel list who might be better positioned to answer your question. Good luck! Tabitha On 29 January 2011 04:36, Timothy Falconer tee...@waveplace.org wrote: Hi folks, I'm done in Haiti, about to prep 120 laptops. Normally we use our handy-dandy prep script.

Re: [Sugar-devel] Suggestion about feature in sin-dientes activity

2011-03-09 Thread Tabitha Roder
2011/3/9 Yader Velásquez yajo...@gmail.com My problem is: How to allow only the teachers to customize the list words, and deny this feature to the regulars students? I use the FileChooserWidget for select a file with the new list, but is not a good idea that a child can do it. I don't

Re: [OLPC-AU] OLPC-AU revised release candidate

2011-07-01 Thread Tabitha Roder
Sorry we could not test this as it wasn't available in time this morning. Tabitha On Jul 2, 2011 7:53 AM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: Hi all: Please do not use RC1, there was a typo that broke some the customizations in the build. If you downloaded it I'm sorry for wasting your

Re: [Testing] OLPC-AU release candidate RC3 (au867)

2011-07-07 Thread Tabitha Roder
. Kind regards Tabitha Roder Cell +64 21 482229 tabi...@tabitha.net.nz On 8 July 2011 11:25, Andrew van der Stock vande...@gmail.com wrote: Are you going to have a test day for this image? I'm working in Melbourne CBD now, and although I have XO-1's, I'd be happy to help test the image

Re: [Sugar-devel] Pulse Sensor: an Open Source Heart-rate Sensor that Rocks by Yury Gitman — Kickstarter

2011-07-20 Thread Tabitha Roder
On 20 July 2011 15:07, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1342192419/pulse-sensor-an-open-source-heart-rate-sensor-that Can't see where they publish their code so asked them on their blog. Tabitha ___ Devel

Software Freedom Day 17 September 2011

2011-08-03 Thread Tabitha Roder
. Anyone else doing anything? Kind regards Tabitha Roder eLearning specialist and olpc volunteer Cell +64 21 482229 tabi...@tabitha.net.nz http://tabitharoder.wordpress.com/ Winner: NZ Open Source Contributor Award 2010 ___ Devel mailing list Devel

New prototype XO-1.75s in Auckland, New Zealand

2011-08-22 Thread Tabitha Roder
We have just today received 2 of the XO-1.75 prototype B1 without touch screen. They arrived with a serial adaptor for updating the firmware. The documentation is a bit chaotic so it's hard to work out what build and firmware should be on it. We spent the first few hours testing on an old build

Testing Summary: 27 August 2011 - Auckland, New Zealand

2011-08-27 Thread Tabitha Roder
Testing Summary: 27 August 2011 - Auckland, New Zealand We have two new XOs! These need names as we're currently referring to them by the unwieldy membrane keyboard XO-1.75 and clicky keyboard XO-1.75 which are also only unique within our group. They arrived earlier this week and we've fooled

Memorize - use scenario

2011-09-30 Thread Tabitha Roder
We have been seeing lots of changes to Memorize and some things are a bit confusing. I was thinking that it might help to write some scenarios for how you might use Memorize. So here goes... In class on Monday the teacher says each student is to make a Memorize game to help learn the elements of

Re: Potential volunteer offering technical writing

2011-10-19 Thread Tabitha Roder
On 4 October 2011 16:18, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: And the FLOSS Manuals feed into the Help Activity, so work there pays of many times over... So how do we feed the FLOSS manual into the Help activity? Rachel is keen to help, but keen to see her work on the XO. Is the

Re: Potential volunteer offering technical writing

2011-10-20 Thread Tabitha Roder
On 20 October 2011 11:21, Christoph Derndorfer christoph.derndor...@gmail.com wrote: not sure what the exact time difference is between San Francisco and NZ but maybe we could set up a Skype call between Rachel, you, and us in SF to coordinate our documentation efforts? Cheers, Christoph

Re: [Sugar-devel] Result of test activities on Sugar 0.94.1

2012-01-20 Thread Tabitha Roder
On 20 January 2012 00:49, Chris Leonard cjlhomeaddr...@gmail.com wrote: I will certainly be using the i18n / L10n information to investigate the possibility of soliciting more PO files for the Honey project by pestering developers about i18n. I hope someone has posted about this to the

Testing Summary - Auckland 13 October 2012

2012-10-13 Thread Tabitha Roder
Auckland Testing Summary 13 October 2012 Who: Alana, Fabiana, John, Oliver, Tabitha and Tom Rosella: XO-1.5 One Education OS 1.2 (build au248), Firmware Q3C09 with first language Maori and second language English (Great Britain) Moon failed to start, but works if you change the language back to

Re: [OLPC New Zealand] Auckland Testing Summary 18 May 2013

2013-05-25 Thread Tabitha Roder
paint- can’t choose font when using text boxes with trackpad or touchscreen maybe due to wear the menu drops down, bold and italic works Can you explain a little more what the problem is? Gonzalo In Paint activity there is a text box tool. You use it to add text to your picture. You

Copying contents of Journal to transfer from XO-1.75 to XO-4

2013-07-07 Thread Tabitha Roder
Hi We are swapping out a classroom of XO-1.75s to XO-4s (known as XO-Duos in Australia I think). Is there a way of taking the majority of the contents of the Journal from XO-1.75 onto USB and then putting it into the Journal of the XO-4s? I am not too concerned with getting all the data, but

Thank you and an update on the New Zealand XO-4 deployment

2013-07-11 Thread Tabitha Roder
This week Barry Vercoe, Nicoletta Rata-Skudder and I had the pleasure of spending three days with the first New Zealand school to purchase XO laptops for their students. This school is also the first XO-4 touchscreen deployment (I think in the world??). I wanted to publicly thank all the people

[Server-devel] Fwd: Journal and Google

2010-07-21 Thread Tabitha Roder
posting on behalf -- Forwarded message -- From: Jan Zawadzki jan.zawad...@hapara.com Date: Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 9:15 AM Subject: [Server-devel] Journal and Google To: server-devel@lists.laptop.org There are API's for working with Google Docs, that's not the problem. We can do

Re: [Server-devel] [Fwd: Turn Editing On missing and joining multiple courses]

2010-07-28 Thread Tabitha Roder
From: David Leeming da...@leeming-consulting.com To: 'XS Devel' server-devel@lists.laptop.org Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2010 10:52:08 +1000 Subject: [Server-devel] Turn Editing On missing and joining multiple courses In our PNG deployment and elsewhere I am finding with Moodle that when the

Re: [Server-devel] Server performance feedback and testing suggestions

2010-08-01 Thread Tabitha Roder
state (where it turns on if it was on when power was lost). Then you can use your timer to automatically turn it on. -- Kind regards Tabitha Roder (actually it's Tom here) ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

[Server-devel] Recommend build for XO-1.0 deployment

2010-08-01 Thread Tabitha Roder
We are in Samoa helping out at two small deployments. We are installing a school server and wifi at each school. They are running 8.2.1 on XO-1 hardware (G1G1 donation). We have been running this build on our laptops and it feels like a big step down from the sugar 0.84 and bernies's 0.88 builds

[Server-devel] Moodle courses

2010-10-23 Thread Tabitha Roder
create a login if you are using XS as there are great forums on moodle.org that you can ask questions in. Moodle.org ran cool courses competition to gather courses for people to use - http://coolcourses.moodle.org/ - so this is also a good resource Tabitha Kind regards Tabitha Roder eLearning

Re: [Server-devel] Assistance with Setting up the School Server

2010-11-25 Thread Tabitha Roder
Do u mean as student, teacher or admin? Connect to the XS network via wifi or LAN. It should give u an IP address and route your traffic. Type schoolserver into browser URL. You are now connected. If you want non XOs to have accounts you have to create them using the admin login (refer wiki for

Re: [Server-devel] XS rebase review

2012-02-08 Thread Tabitha Roder
On 8 February 2012 11:58, Daniel Drake d...@laptop.org wrote: Moodle - seemed to fail on first boot, worked on second. Using moodle-xs-1.9.5.xs2-1.xs11.noarch. Need to dig further. Which moodle branch should I be working with? Hi Martin I have likely missed some previous discussions, but