[IAEP] Activities Under Emulation
Dr.-Ing. W. Rohrmoser
mail at rohrmoser-engineering.de
Sun Mar 1 06:10:14 EST 2009
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> Hi All,
> I am working on a presentation I will be doing about OLPC and Sugar at a
> huge educator's conference in Palm Springs next week. I realize I need
> some nitty-gritty type info about the current state of Sugar emulation on
> PCs and Macs. Can anyone fill me in on the latest, most up-to-date answers
> to these questions? Maybe Luke? Anyone else?
> Will the latest Live CD work with both PCs and Macs? (most educators prefer
> and have Macs)
yes, XO_LiveCD will work on Macs as well as on PSs
> Will the latest SOAS work with both PCs and Macs?
> Regarding various Activities...which run best under emulation?
emulation is just an option, it will run on Hardware as a LiveCD / LiveUSB as
well as in a virtual machine like virtualbox or others ..
> Will the following specific activities work under emulation:
> Record (on machines with built in cameras and mics)?
no, camera will not work yet
> Measure (on machines with built in mics)?
yes, depends on hardware
> Distance (on machines with bluetooth)?
bluetooth ??? I do not understand, because distance is an accustic
> Write? Paint? EToys? Squeak? TurtleArt? The TamTam suite of activities?
yes to all, there ar more than 50 activities included
> I have heard there is a way that other types of computers running under
> emulation can collaborate. Has anyone tried this successfully. What did
> you use and how did you do it? Was the neighborhood view and inviting
> collaborators enabled?
yes collaboration just works :)
> I'm sure I haven't thought of everything, but this will give me a start.
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