[IAEP] [support-gang] Still Problems Saving in Scratch. Who Can Solve This Mystery?
martin at martindengler.com
Sun Jul 5 09:12:56 EDT 2009
On Sat, Jul 04, 2009 at 10:55:39PM -0700, Caryl Bigenho wrote:
> OK, I tried the code in the Terminal Activity again a few times,
> being sure I was typing it in correctly and now I get this result:
> Then it returns a prompt. All very colorful, but I haven't a clue
> what it all means.
You're not typing what they asked you to (since it's gibberish to you
that's understandable). You typed
ls ld ~olpc/Activities/Scratch.activity
...but you want to type:
ls -ld ~olpc/Activities/Scratch.activity
(note the minus sign, and where the spaces are)
> See my initial message at the bottom to see what the problem is
> saving a Scratch project on XOs running build 802.
I think Bryan's answered your original question: one has to change the
folder in which one saves from the default that's offered.
> I do notice that the code on the prompt varies with the machine:
> olpc at xo-27-90-C8 ~]$
> olpc at xo-0D-5C-68 ~]$
> olpc at xo-27-8A-0F ~]$
> I assume these are just individual codes for each machine.
Your assumption is correct.
> Have others experienced this problem saving in Scratch? Is it new
> to 802? Is there an easy fix? I will be happy to "grannie-fy" it
> into the wiki and or FLOSS manual if you tell me what it is!
The fix is what Bryan said:
> > You can save projects in scratch by putting them in a certain folder.
> > (1) Click save
> > (2) When the save dialog comes up, click the "Desktop" button on the
> > left.
> > (3) Type the name of your project, and click OK
> > The Desktop shortcut goes to
> > /home/olpc/isolation/1/uid_to_home_dir/10000/data, which I guess you
> > can save to from within Scratch.
> > Screenshot of dialog after clicking Desktop (and revealing the path):
> > http://shell.sugarlabs.org/~bjordan/Picture%2038.png
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