Re: [Server-devel] [support-gang] [UKids] Volunteers are tracking COVID-19 more informatively than the US Govt CDC (for now)

2020-03-18 Thread Sameer Verma
There's a Google Docs doc at https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/ and a Facebook site with lots of info...fast-moving, with an ok signal-to-noise ratio, but useful. https://www.facebook.com/groups/221979475862484/ There's also https://nextstrain.org/ncov that's mapping the genomic epidemiology of

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] 1TB microSD

2019-03-03 Thread Sameer Verma
IIAB content collections > > On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 10:32 PM Sameer Verma wrote: > >> Looks like 1 terrabyte microSD cards are coming. >> >> >> https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/2/25/18239433/1tb-microsd-c

[Server-devel] 1TB microSD

2019-02-25 Thread Sameer Verma
Looks like 1 terrabyte microSD cards are coming. https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/2/25/18239433/1tb-microsd-card-sandisk-micron-price-release Sameer ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org

[Server-devel] Provisioning services

2018-04-29 Thread Sameer Verma
? Comments? Please let us know. Andi Gros, Aaron Borden and myself are working on this currently. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ ___ Server-devel mailing list Se

[Server-devel] Fwd: Community Summit 2018

2018-03-15 Thread Sameer Verma
FYI -- Forwarded message -- From: Sameer Verma <sve...@sfsu.edu> Date: Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 11:36 AM Subject: Community Summit 2018 To: OLPC SF <olpc...@lists.laptop.org>, iaep <i...@lists.sugarlabs.org>, "olpc-o...@lists.laptop.org" <olpc-o

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] Video: Internet-in-a-Box in the Dominican Republic

2017-05-22 Thread Sameer Verma
ht after Wikipedia's own annual community > powwow in Montreal (https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org) co-located right in > the same city with DebConf17 (https://debconf17.debconf.org). Thanks in > advance to open-access librarians / factivist developers all for getting in > touch towards joi

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] auditing our "IIAB/XSCE 6.2 Networking" overview

2017-02-23 Thread Sameer Verma
; just prior to Internet-in-a-Box 6.2's release: >> >>https://github.com/XSCE/xsce/wiki/IIAB-Networking >> >> With this new reference alongside, thanks to George: >> >>https://github.com/XSCE/xsce/wiki/IIAB-Architecture (might later be >> renamed!?) >> >

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] Proposal | SIP VoIP server on XSCE

2016-10-15 Thread Sameer Verma
t;> Will look into IAX2. Is it supported by apps on different clients? For >> SIP, there are usually many client options available on various platforms. >> >> On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 9:22 PM, Sameer Verma <sve...@sfsu.edu> wrote: >>> >>> What server/service

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] Proposal | SIP VoIP server on XSCE

2016-10-14 Thread Sameer Verma
What server/service are you using? Look at IAX2 as well. Usually IAX2 does better on networks because unlike SIP, session initiation and voice call happen on the same port. Sameer On Oct 14, 2016 4:48 AM, "Anish Mangal" wrote: > Hi, > > A SIP server on the XSCE will allow

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] [Off Topic] More Linux users facing skype issues

2016-04-01 Thread Sameer Verma
Ring had a lot of active development. I've been using it since back when it was called SFLPhone. Sameer On Apr 1, 2016 6:25 PM, "Anish Mangal" wrote: > Unfortunately, Antox - The Tox client for Android is quite buggy, and > AFAIK, doesn't support audio/video calling. > > On

Re: [Server-devel] ext2 vs ext4 vs exFAT for XO content SD cards?

2015-08-16 Thread Sameer Verma
James, Would it help to mark the content partition(s) as read only? Sameer On Aug 16, 2015 5:13 PM, James Cameron qu...@laptop.org wrote: Thanks, interesting questions. No, ext4 is not a slow journaled filesystem, and no, there are no obvious problems on SD when using ext4 given your use

Re: [Server-devel] [IAEP] Intel's attempt at an offline server

2015-01-26 Thread Sameer Verma
this looks like an interesting effort. Oh, and I really do like the inclusion of a (supposedly) 5 hour battery as this will come in really handy in places such as Nepal, rural Peru, etc. Just my 2 eurocents, Christoph On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 3:47 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: http

[Server-devel] Intel's attempt at an offline server

2015-01-25 Thread Sameer Verma
http://linuxgizmos.com/intel-spins-ubuntu-based-education-access-point/ cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org/ http://olpcjamaica.org.jm

[Server-devel] Lantern: One Device, Free Data From Space Forever | Indiegogo

2014-11-12 Thread Sameer Verma
Via Bruce Baikie. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/lantern-one-device-free-data-from-space-forever ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] copyright and licensing

2014-11-02 Thread Sameer Verma
but to use it. You cannot change it. The IP holder however may change licenses or use multiple ones, including non-FOSS licenses. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org/ http

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] CentOS 7.0 Released, 3 years after CentOS 6.0

2014-07-20 Thread Sameer Verma
On Jul 20, 2014 11:57 AM, Anish Mangal anis...@umich.edu wrote: When I had checked the release notes a few days ago, there wasn't any ARM support, at least officially. Keeping that constraint in mind, it may still be worthwhile to try out the build process on CentOS 7. I didn't get much

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] sugarstats and xovis

2014-07-09 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 2:26 AM, Martin Dluhos mar...@gnu.org wrote: On 06/27/2014 02:10 PM, Martin Abente wrote: Hello Martin! Do you have documentation on how XOvis pipeline works? I would like to see how it works after the data is store and the visualization is generated. Here is a

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] xovis on the XSCE 5.0

2014-07-09 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 7:45 AM, Martin Dluhos mar...@gnu.org wrote: On 06/24/2014 07:47 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: So, here are some observations: Thanks for the feedback, Sameer! Tim already addressed many of the things you point out in the latest xovis pull request, which has been merged

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] pathagar

2014-07-01 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sat, Jun 28, 2014 at 2:19 PM, Tim Moody t...@timmoody.com wrote: I now see a failure as below every time I runansible, even on a fast machine and fast network. TASK: [pathagar | Install pathagar requirements in a virtualenv] ** changed: [127.0.0.1] = (item=Django==1.4.5)

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] pathagar

2014-07-01 Thread Sameer Verma
My guess would be wrong system time. Sameer On Jul 1, 2014 2:42 PM, James Cameron qu...@laptop.org wrote: Try another tool to get more detail on the SSL handshake failure. Check the system time. An SSL handshake also fails if the system time is very wrong, depending on the remote

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] sugarstats and xovis

2014-06-24 Thread Sameer Verma
On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 9:32 PM, Martin Abente martin.abente.lah...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 9:43 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 6:12 PM, Walter Bender walter.ben...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 6:33 PM, Sameer Verma sve

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] xovis on the XSCE 5.0

2014-06-24 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 3:38 AM, Martin Dluhos mar...@gnu.org wrote: On 06/17/2014 08:49 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM, Martin Dluhos mar...@gnu.org wrote: When installing with install_xovis.sh script, the script will output the command that you need to run. Since

[Server-devel] XOVis posts

2014-06-23 Thread Sameer Verma
Two blog posts are up for XOVis. These should do a good job as an intro to XOVis. http://blog.olenepal.org/index.php/archives/902 http://www.olpcsf.org/node/208 cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] sugarstats and xovis

2014-06-22 Thread Sameer Verma
from Bhagmalpur, India, but we haven't done much with it as yet. I understand that AU may have a boatload of sugar-stats data as well, but not sure if they got around to doing anything with it. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] sugarstats and xovis

2014-06-22 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 6:12 PM, Walter Bender walter.ben...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 6:33 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 7:41 AM, Tim Moody t...@timmoody.com wrote: does xovis supersede sugarstats? From what I understand, sugar-stats runs

Re: [Server-devel] Recommended base for XSCE 5.

2014-06-19 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Richard Smith smithb...@gmail.com wrote: The docs I've looked at so far aren't clear on the OS base for XSCE 5. Does it need F20 or will it work on F18? -- Richard A. Smith ___ Server-devel mailing list

Re: [Server-devel] Recommended base for XSCE 5.

2014-06-19 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 11:39 AM, Adam Holt h...@laptop.org wrote: On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 2:29 PM, Richard Smith smithb...@gmail.com wrote: The docs I've looked at so far aren't clear on the OS base for XSCE 5. Does it need F20 or will it work on F18? Fedora 18 support is solid. Fedora

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] xovis on the XSCE 5.0

2014-06-17 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM, Martin Dluhos mar...@gnu.org wrote: On 06/16/2014 05:41 AM, Sameer Verma wrote: On Sun, Jun 15, 2014 at 3:58 AM, Martin Dluhos mar...@gnu.org wrote: On 06/15/2014 02:41 AM, Sameer Verma wrote: Hi Martin, I installed xovis on the XSCE 5.0 running on a XO 1.75

[Server-devel] xovis on the XSCE 5.0

2014-06-14 Thread Sameer Verma
? If not, how do I push the metadats into couchdb? cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org/ http://olpcjamaica.org.jm/ ___ Server

Re: [Server-devel] xovis on the XSCE 5.0

2014-06-14 Thread Sameer Verma
Forgot to cc Martin Dluhos. On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 5:41 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Hi Martin, I installed xovis on the XSCE 5.0 running on a XO 1.75 (512MB RAM, consuming 405MB or so right now). I've successfully registered a few XOs with the server. I see the backups

[Server-devel] pathagar admin pass

2014-06-07 Thread Sameer Verma
string, but I suspect that isn't the password. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org/ http://olpcjamaica.org.jm/ ___ Server

[Server-devel] wvdial

2014-06-07 Thread Sameer Verma
Anybody have on the ground experience with wvdial to run a USB modem directly from the school server? Does XSCE 0.5 have anything built-in? cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: [Server-devel] pathagar admin pass

2014-06-07 Thread Sameer Verma
That works. Will let Anish know. Sameer On Jun 7, 2014 10:49 AM, Miguel González Álvarez migonzal...@gmail.com wrote: Did you try `revreskoob` (bookserver reversed)? https://github.com/XSCE/xsce/blob/master/docs/CONFIG.rst#pathagar On Sat, Jun 7, 2014 at 7:41 PM, Sameer Verma sve

[Server-devel] ansible install on a 1.75 with low RAM

2014-06-05 Thread Sameer Verma
Installing services like this, with one playbook at a time works. After all the playbooks, I ran ./runansible again and it ran through completely. Putting this out there in case someone else gets stuck. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] Re: [IIAB] getting the archive

2014-06-01 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, Jun 1, 2014 at 2:40 PM, Braddock bradd...@braddock.com wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 05/31/2014 09:42 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: Looking to see what the quickest and easiest way is, of getting a copy of the full archive of IIAB. Thoughts? Ideas? Pointers

[Server-devel] getting the archive

2014-05-31 Thread Sameer Verma
Looking to see what the quickest and easiest way is, of getting a copy of the full archive of IIAB. Thoughts? Ideas? Pointers? cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org

Re: [Server-devel] [UKids] Re: [XSCE] Re: Nepal Focus: Thursday's XS(CE) 10AM NYC Time weekly call

2014-03-13 Thread Sameer Verma
Hope you all got a chance to talk about Martin Dluhos' visualization project. Andi Gros and I have been working with him for a few weeks now, and it is near completion. I have a test image running on a couple of machines. Still a few tweaks, but very promising. Matrin D. should be doing an update

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] [ANNOUNCE] Release 5.0 of XSCE

2014-01-22 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 6:30 PM, Tim Moody t...@timmoody.com wrote: This is a slightly belated announcement of the release of the XSCE School Server version 5.0. The full release notes are included below. Those who have been following the project will notice the order of magnitude jump in

Re: [Server-devel] [Sugar-devel] The quest for data

2014-01-03 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 4:15 AM, Martin Abente martin.abente.lah...@gmail.com wrote: Hello Sameer, I totally agree we should join efforts for a visualization solution, but, personally, my main concern is still a basic one: what are the important questions we should be asking? And how can we

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] Re: a kernel for our solidrun protos?

2014-01-03 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 3:47 PM, George Hunt georgejh...@gmail.com wrote: On our skype call Thursday, Jon suggested using the XO4 config file as a base for getting all the needed kernel capability. And James suggested looking at the upstream kernel conf. In any case I'll need to understand,

Re: [Server-devel] [Sugar-devel] The quest for data

2014-01-03 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 2:23 PM, James Cameron qu...@laptop.org wrote: Metrics can direct action. Unfortunately, in the absence of meaningful metrics, the meaningless metrics will also direct action. True. In fact, the reliability of the whole thing is dependent on the reliability of the

[Server-devel] The quest for data

2014-01-02 Thread Sameer Verma
Happy new year! May 2014 bring good deeds and cheer :-) Here's a blog post on the different approaches (that I know of) to data gathering across different projects. Do let me know if I missed anything. cheers, Sameer http://www.olpcsf.org/node/204 ___

Re: [Server-devel] XS 0.7 on a new Gigabyte Brix i3-4010u

2013-12-28 Thread Sameer Verma
AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Are you using the XS 0.7 iso? I've had better luck with installing CentOS 6.x and then adding the repos. Also, IIRC theft deterrence works on the 32 bit, but not the 64 bit version. Daniel Drake or Reuben Caron will know more. cheers, Sameer On Fri

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] Install python applications in a virtualenv without system wide packages using wheel binary package format

2013-12-17 Thread Sameer Verma
cc'ing pathagar list. Sameer On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 8:17 AM, Miguel González migonzal...@activitycentral.com wrote: I want to share with you my proposed approach to install Python web application in XSCE. The idea is to install them into a Python virtual environment isolated from the

Re: [Server-devel] Favorite School Server hardware?

2013-12-06 Thread Sameer Verma
for these tests was not over WiFi. Instead the loading machine and the XS were connected over a crossover CAT5 cable. There's also no intervening effect of XMPP conversations. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] End User Documentation / Basic Setup Guide / How to upload PDFs etc

2013-11-17 Thread Sameer Verma
(such as a reference that could be used by teachers, students, and/or volunteers in the field.) Is there such a guide? -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org/ http://olpcjamaica.org.jm

Re: [Server-devel] A couple of suggestions for making sure this week's XSCE sprint goes smoothly.

2013-10-21 Thread Sameer Verma
On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 9:52 AM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: 1. In a session like this, it can become easy to complain about what others are doing. (or not doing) Complaining is contagious. Le't use the complaint bowel. Any time someone complains about someone else is

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE]

2013-10-12 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 9:58 AM, George Hunt georgejh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Tony, I'd add to Tim's comments: Sridhar, early in the XSCE design, made a distinction between project, and product, which I find useful -See-

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] School Server Special Interest Group at OLPC-SF

2013-09-07 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 6:23 PM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.comwrote: On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 10:06 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 9:26 PM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: Great, I have been thinking of two parallel

Re: [Server-devel] XS 0.7 CentOS boot hang

2013-08-20 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 9:59 AM, Samuel Greenfeld greenf...@laptop.org wrote: Given the XS-0.7 does not run X Windows by default, this likely is not the problem. You can try disabling the pseudo-graphical progress bar to get more information. I usually hit F2 to see when it slows down or

[Server-devel] Peering into Journal Data

2013-08-12 Thread Sameer Verma
on GitHub. Use it, fork it, improve it and reshare it. This is similar to what Walter wrote for TurtleArt parsing and such. http://git.sugarlabs.org/ds-analysis-scripts cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] Root fs on XO1

2013-08-09 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 2:53 AM, George Hunt georgejh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Jerry, et al, The motherboard flash on an XO1 is 1GB. The kernel, rootfs, provided by OLPC Boston for the XO1 occupies 745MB. The server software (XSCE) we have been adding on top of the OS occupies about 1.3GB. So

Re: [Server-devel] XS to become XSCE???

2013-08-06 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 6:06 AM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 12:13 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Just noticed that on http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Installing_Software_0.7 it says that stable version is XS 0.7 and unstable is XSCE 0.3

Re: [Server-devel] XS to become XSCE???

2013-08-05 Thread Sameer Verma
On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 1:16 AM, James Cameron qu...@laptop.org wrote: On Sun, Aug 04, 2013 at 10:13:25PM -0700, Sameer Verma wrote: Just noticed that on http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Installing_Software_0.7 it says that stable version is XS 0.7 and unstable is XSCE 0.3 Is this correct? What

[Server-devel] XS to become XSCE???

2013-08-04 Thread Sameer Verma
Just noticed that on http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Installing_Software_0.7 it says that stable version is XS 0.7 and unstable is XSCE 0.3 Is this correct? Is XSCE to become XS 0.8? I am all in favor of the two projects merging, but as I understand it, XS and XSCE are two very *different* projects

Re: [Server-devel] Server-devel Digest, Vol 75, Issue 25

2013-08-01 Thread Sameer Verma
will outperform a XO-1 running Moodle. cheers, Sameer Tony On 07/29/2013 07:56 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 11:56 AM, Tony Anderson t...@olenepal.org wrote: Hi, The XS-0.7 release of the school server software is built with CentOS 6.2. The main problem is that CentOS does

Re: [Server-devel] Server-devel Digest, Vol 75, Issue 25

2013-07-29 Thread Sameer Verma
On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 11:56 AM, Tony Anderson t...@olenepal.org wrote: Hi, The XS-0.7 release of the school server software is built with CentOS 6.2. The main problem is that CentOS does not support the ARM isa. XSCE, as I understand it, arose to fill an urgent need to implement the school

Re: [Server-devel] [support-gang] XSCE Sprint

2013-07-09 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 9:53 AM, Gonzalo Odiard gonz...@laptop.org wrote: 1 - An effective way to organize the digital library so that kids are attracted to find items they would like to download. We hope that we can evolve, and incorporate Pathagar for this in the short term. I've asked if

Re: [Server-devel] A Path to Pathagar.

2013-06-04 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 2:11 PM, Braddock bradd...@braddock.com wrote: I'm curious how Pathagar may be applicable to our Internet-in-a-Box (http://internet-in-a-box.org). Can it scale to the 40,000 epub books in Project Gutenberg? That's a good question. Scaling to hold the data should be ok.

Re: [Server-devel] 12 Volt power system for School Servers.

2013-05-29 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 1:03 PM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: Tony could you share more information about your work on 12 Volt power supplies for School Servers? Whenever I see a School Server setup containing a 12V Battery, an inverter, a power strip, and a couple of

Re: [Server-devel] 12 Volt power system for School Servers.

2013-05-29 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 3:26 PM, James Cameron qu...@laptop.org wrote: On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 04:51:47PM -0500, David Farning wrote: Any thoughts on powering the AP? They are all different. Yep. The one we use in Bhagmalpur (India) and in Jamaica is the Ubiquiti Picostation2 unit that runs

[Server-devel] Use case survey for deployments

2013-05-15 Thread Sameer Verma
from this effort into a report that we'll make available on wiki.laptop.org cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org/ http://olpcjamaica.org.jm

[Server-devel] the plan for Puppet

2013-05-01 Thread Sameer Verma
. If/how can activities be pushed to XOs seamlessly? RPM installations on the XO? Pulling logs via ds-backup? Should this be done via Puppet? Any input/feedback would be very helpful. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http

Re: [Server-devel] the plan for Puppet

2013-05-01 Thread Sameer Verma
Daniel, This is immensely helpful! On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 10:44 AM, Daniel Drake d...@laptop.org wrote: On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: I was wondering if someone on this list (Daniel, or Martin, someone who knows more about puppet) can speak

Re: [Server-devel] Yet another ARM board for a server

2013-04-23 Thread Sameer Verma
On Apr 22, 2013 11:46 PM, Peter Robinson pbrobin...@gmail.com wrote: On 23 Apr 2013 01:21, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Beagleboard Black at $45 http://marcin.juszkiewicz.com.pl/2013/04/22/death-to-raspberrypi-beaglebone-black-is-on-a-market/ Why is it another server board

[Server-devel] Cubieboard - linux-sunxi

2013-04-20 Thread Sameer Verma
Another ARM board, courtesy of Robert Howard. http://linux-sunxi.org/Cubieboard cheers, Sameer ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel

Re: [Server-devel] [XSCE] Re: ds-backup

2013-04-17 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 5:47 AM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.com wrote: This brings up the interesting issue of basing the XS-CE on a long term release. I have trying to sit on my hands for these discussion to see how they play out. I am pulled between two sides Stability

Re: [Server-devel] [support-gang] My first School Server Installation

2013-03-29 Thread Sameer Verma
___ support-gang mailing list support-g...@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/support-gang Looks like that link is thru a logged in wordpress URL. The direct URL is http://schoolserver.wordpress.com/2013/03/29/my-first-school-server-deployment/ cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma

Re: [Server-devel] XSCE 0.2 - Network problems running xs-setup

2013-03-22 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 5:22 AM, Rodolfo D. Arce S. r...@sugarlabs.org wrote: Hello: I ran into a few problems when trying to install the XSCE 0.2. I downloaded the repo and installed, during the installation process i got this messages, but apparently everything was installed correctly.

Re: [Server-devel] Backup of XO 1.75 on XS 0.7

2013-03-10 Thread Sameer Verma
the domain. cheers, Sameer Don't wan't to go back to O.6 :=( installtion. So maybe I need try other computer to see what is the real problem. -Original Message- From: Sameer Verma [mailto:sve...@sfsu.edu] Sent: Sunday, March 10, 2013 02:39 PM To: tkk...@nurturingasia.com Cc: server-devel

Re: [Server-devel] Backup of XO 1.75 on XS 0.7

2013-03-09 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sat, Mar 9, 2013 at 8:40 AM, tkk...@nurturingasia.com wrote: Has anyone have a successfully done a /usr/bin/ds-backup.sh to backup the XO 1.75 on a 0.7 XS? After hours of waiting nothing seems to have happen. My XO are successfully registered. My ds-backup.log and datastore.log has 0

Re: [Server-devel] Backup of XO 1.75 on XS 0.7

2013-03-09 Thread Sameer Verma
-backup.sh. Will try a few more times once I get my energy back! -Original Message- From: Sameer Verma [mailto:sve...@sfsu.edu] Sent: Sunday, March 10, 2013 01:20 PM To: tkk...@nurturingasia.com Cc: server-devel@lists.laptop.org Subject: Re: [Server-devel] Backup of XO 1.75 on XS 0.7

[Server-devel] XSCE 0.2 on XO-1

2013-03-08 Thread Sameer Verma
I do it? Short answer: Because I can. Longish answer: I would like to see a common methodology of installation and provisioning of services on all platforms, irrespective of form factor or CPU arch. So far, it's promising. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San

Re: [Server-devel] XSCE 0.2 on XO-1

2013-03-08 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 11:32 AM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: On Fri, 2013-03-08 at 10:52 -0800, Sameer Verma wrote: For what it's worth (and me not giving a rodent's behind) contrary to popular consensus, I ran the XSCE instructions (http://wiki.laptop.org/go/User:Holt

Re: [Server-devel] XS 0.7 and XO 1 1.75 registration

2013-02-28 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 4:55 AM, tkk...@nurturingasia.com wrote: It has been sometime since I played with the XS. Have a few problems: 1. Registered went OK with a XO 1 and can login automatically on the Moodle but when try to force a manual back up with sudo /usr/bin/ds-backup.sh I get the

Re: [Server-devel] XSCE wants to become a framework for the next 10 years

2013-02-28 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 4:10 PM, George Hunt georgejh...@gmail.com wrote: Tony, et al, The group of developers, working on the XSCE, are indeed attempting to build upon the good work that Daniel Drake did on the XS-0.7. But we are trying to extract the essential information from the history

Re: [Server-devel] Hardware for Schoolservers (EDIT)

2013-01-23 Thread Sameer Verma
in Jamaica. I use a FitPC-1 in Bhagmalpur, India for about 25 XOs. The FitPC2 pulls about 15W at the AC brick. The LogicSupply box pulls 25W to 26W and the FitPC-1 pulls 8W at the AC end. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http

Re: [Server-devel] Feasibility of installing XS-0.7 on different mediums

2013-01-10 Thread Sameer Verma
XS on virtualbox. http://schoolserver.wordpress.com/2012/05/01/school-server-holodeck-style/ Sameer On Jan 10, 2013 12:54 PM, Ajay Garg a...@activitycentral.com wrote: Hi all. I was wanting to have the XS-0.7 set-up, and have been using

[Server-devel] restoring from ds-backup

2012-12-23 Thread Sameer Verma
What's the approach to restoring a child's *entire* journal from the backup in /library/users/ on the XS as pushed by /usr/bin/ds-backup.sh on the XO? cheers, Sameer ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: [Server-devel] Running complete Wikipedia offline

2012-12-18 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, Dec 16, 2012 at 4:36 AM, Daniel Drake d...@laptop.org wrote: On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 9:28 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: I've been debating the possibility of running a *complete* copy of Wikipedia (txt and images) offline on the XS. At this point, the targets are English

Re: [Server-devel] Running complete Wikipedia offline

2012-12-15 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 1:37 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 4:28 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: I've been debating the possibility of running a *complete* copy of Wikipedia (txt and images) offline on the XS. At this point, the targets

Re: [Server-devel] Backup of schoolserver

2012-12-14 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 2:57 AM, vanessa ramos da cruz v.ramosdac...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone! I am locking for a way to make a backup of my XS 0.7 machine, for safety. I tried the Mondo rescue, that OLE Nepal uses, but i have any success with the istallation... You are looking to do an

[Server-devel] offline a.sl.o

2012-11-25 Thread Sameer Verma
Has anyone looked into running an offline copy of activities.sugarlabs.orgon a server that isn't on the Internet (a la XS)? cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org/ http

[Server-devel] gathering use cases

2012-11-02 Thread Sameer Verma
, but that may be limiting. What should we gather? Location, school, size, personnel, skills, electricity, Internet access, language, sugar version, ... Feedback? cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

[Server-devel] LibraryBox

2012-09-25 Thread Sameer Verma
Some of you may like this. Kinda like the XS, this thing runs on the TP Link. http://jasongriffey.net/librarybox/ cheers, Sameer ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel

Re: [Server-devel] pushing activities to XOs

2012-09-05 Thread Sameer Verma
On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 5:02 PM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: On Mon, 2012-09-03 at 14:51 -0700, Sameer Verma wrote: Is there a way to push activities (new or upgrades) or activity bundles to XOs seamlessly via the XS? Been looking at the documentation on the wiki, but no luck as yet

Re: [Server-devel] pushing activities to XOs

2012-09-05 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 11:47 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 5:02 PM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: On Mon, 2012-09-03 at 14:51 -0700, Sameer Verma wrote: Is there a way to push activities (new or upgrades) or activity bundles to XOs seamlessly via the XS

[Server-devel] pushing activities to XOs

2012-09-03 Thread Sameer Verma
Is there a way to push activities (new or upgrades) or activity bundles to XOs seamlessly via the XS? Been looking at the documentation on the wiki, but no luck as yet... cheers, Sameer ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: [Server-devel] antitheft:: avoiding the need - cont.

2012-08-27 Thread Sameer Verma
mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel Excellent! Can you submit a proposal, if you haven't already, to discuss such issues? http://olpcsf.org/summit cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State

Re: [Server-devel] Is a Community Edition of XS happening? or should it?

2012-07-29 Thread Sameer Verma
release cycle, and pick up the features that had been well tested via the six month Fedora release cycle. Sridhar seems to have the energy, resources, and management skills to make the stripped down XO-XS happen. Tony Anderson, Sameer Verma, Abhishek Singh have all expressed to me

Re: [Server-devel] Error Installing XS 0.7 from USB: can't find image #1 on disk

2012-07-28 Thread Sameer Verma
://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel I simply copied the iso to the stick and that worked. See step 4 here: http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/server-devel/2012-February/005822.html cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http

[Server-devel] ReadySet Go: How A Simple Solar Power Pack Is Driving Wealth In The Developing World | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

2012-07-21 Thread Sameer Verma
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/07/ready-set-go-how-a-simple-solar-power-pack-is-driving-wealth-in-the-developing-world/ From what I remember, these are the same guys who were doing the yoyo charger... Also reminds me of George Hunt's efforts of preventing the batteries from completely

[Server-devel] PirateBox...

2012-07-16 Thread Sameer Verma
the whole stack via USB power! Perfect for an offline server like Pathagar :-) cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org/ http://olpcjamaica.org.jm

[Server-devel] getting books and media from the Internet Archive...

2012-06-30 Thread Sameer Verma
Some background here. http://olpcsf.org/node/61 fetch_IA_item script here: https://github.com/rajbot/fetch_ia_item Try it out and see if it breaks. Then fix it or let the author (rku...@archive.org) know :-) cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco

Re: [Server-devel] failed to register

2012-06-04 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 3:24 PM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: On Sat, 2012-06-02 at 13:15 -0700, Sameer Verma wrote: On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 10:10 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: XS 0.7 OLPC build 874 Sugar 0.92.2 The XO fails to register, but a folder is created for the XO

Re: [Server-devel] failed to register

2012-06-04 Thread Sameer Verma
(the WAN port) on the XS should be in a different subnet than the laptops (the LAN ports).    If for some reason it is not, difficulties will ensue as the routing tables will be screwed up. Cheers, wad On Jun 4, 2012, at 6:19 PM, Holt wrote: On 6/4/2012 3:27 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: On Sun

Re: [Server-devel] failed to register

2012-06-04 Thread Sameer Verma
, at 6:19 PM, Holt wrote: On 6/4/2012 3:27 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 3:24 PM, Jerry Vonaujvo...@shaw.ca   wrote: On Sat, 2012-06-02 at 13:15 -0700, Sameer Verma wrote: On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 10:10 AM, Sameer Vermasve...@sfsu.edu   wrote: XS 0.7 OLPC build 874

Re: [Server-devel] failed to register

2012-06-04 Thread Sameer Verma
On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 6:11 PM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: On Mon, 2012-06-04 at 17:49 -0700, Sameer Verma wrote: On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 5:44 PM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: On Mon, 2012-06-04 at 20:04 -0400, Holt wrote: On 6/4/2012 7:32 PM, John Watlington wrote: On Jun 4

[Server-devel] failed to register

2012-06-02 Thread Sameer Verma
XS 0.7 OLPC build 874 Sugar 0.92.2 The XO fails to register, but a folder is created for the XO on the XS under /library/users/ The XO shows no collaboration server under Control Panel | Network Any ideas? Pointers? cheers, Sameer ___ Server-devel

Re: [Server-devel] failed to register

2012-06-02 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 10:10 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: XS 0.7 OLPC build 874 Sugar 0.92.2 The XO fails to register, but a folder is created for the XO on the XS under /library/users/ The XO shows no collaboration server under Control Panel | Network Any ideas? Pointers

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