[IAEP] youtube upload was Re: share videos from XO?
yamaplos at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 17:52:33 EDT 2009
OK, final report.
It all works now.
So I went back to the XO I had used in my trip to DC, where I had issues
I connected, tried the upload of one of my original DC files, and it
Thus reducing the variables to either a Gallaudet University filter or a
(circumstantial) Youtube software issue.
When listing the Activities in List view, there are some numbers.
Are those the version numbers?
Anyway, it doesn't matter now, for it all works, so it was not a Sugar
Activity bug (directly), maybe some circumstantial interaction. Kevin,
do you know if there is a Youtube upload filter at Gallaudet?
In any case, not our problem anymore hopefully, and again we can try to
have people upload videos.
Yama Ploskonka wrote:
> OK guys. The mystery is still on, but the whatever was not working is
> working now.
> Today I spent way too much time loading 6 different builds in as many
> XOs and testing each one as to
> 1) capture a video using Record
> 2) upload to youtube
> The usability of Sugar/XO was atrocious.
> I mean, I am a mean old dog, but it took me forever to get things
> running. Forget it for people who do not have the background or
> tenacity, or worse, if they have al life.
> That said, the fruits of my labors are at
> bottom line, I was able to upload to Youtube from builds 656, 703,
> 711, 767 (both GG and 'plain'), and 802. My 708 usb didn't run, so
> that one didn't make it.
> the "fresh" 656 vanilla was the winner in terms of ease to get it
> done. I loaded 656 also on a machine that had an "invalid system
> date", and that had peculiar quirks.
> the 711 was the worst, neither offering to update or having activities
> Loading activities through "software update" was painful ('plain' 767
> and 802), and had to be done in stages, for Record was not available
> as a software update. Luckily Browse was, so I loaded that one
> (slowwwwww) and then using Browse went to the Activities page and got
> Record from there. Record 8.2/64 gives options for Hi, Med and Low
> res. "Hi" was very fragmented. Maybe not enough light? I'll try out
> it further before I call it a victim to featuritis. Or is this the
> first example of features that work on the 1.5 but don't in the XO 1?
> that would be a crying shame, as any kind of feature creep is.
> oh well
> I had assumed for a while that my difficulties uploading were
> originally due to me being in Gallaudet, maybe a filter, so it was
> refreshing to find out when Walter tried that it wasn't that. Maybe
> some Youtube / Dailymotion simultaneous issue?
> Maybe a former release of Record?
> who knows....
> On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 2:07 PM, Walter Bender
> <walter.bender at gmail.com <mailto:walter.bender at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Curious. I just created a video on my XO and tried to upload it to
> dailymotion.com <http://dailymotion.com>. Dailymotion complained
> that the file type was not
> supported. I copied the file onto a USB key and then uploaded it from
> a firefox browser on Ubuntu. It load without any complaints.
> I'll dig a bit deeper. But meanwhile, we know that the problem is
> not .ogv.
> On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 10:57 AM, Yamandu Ploskonka
> <yamaplos at gmail.com <mailto:yamaplos at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > OK, how do you or anybody do it?
> > an XO-recorded video
> > How to share it?
> > Can it be seen on any other (non XO) platform?
> > thanks
> > Walter: Dailymotion gives error at every sort of attempt,
> whether from the
> > XO or uploading the file that I emailed from the XO to a Ubuntu box
> > SJ already explained to me yesterday how the "cow video" is
> mostly vaporware
> > (he didn't call it that, of course, but explained how it
> required completely
> > out of the ordinary hacking skills).
> > Yama
> > Walter Bender wrote:
> >> daliymotion.com <http://daliymotion.com> is Sugar/OLPC friendly
> in that it accepts OGG.
> >> -walter
> >> On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 5:58 PM, Yamandu
> Ploskonka<yamaplos at gmail.com <mailto:yamaplos at gmail.com>>
> >> wrote:
> >>> I've wasted too much time today already in trying to share
> >>> videos.
> >>> This is a major issue for deaf people, and as you know we're at
> >>> Gallaudet
> >>> (Washington DC university for the deaf) trying to do Good Things
> >>> http://en.flossmanuals.net/bin/edit/ClassActs
> >>> Anyway, it id work in November 2008 to upload to youtube
> directly from
> >>> the
> >>> XO
> >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgy1GQDjbL8
> >>> but that didn't work now, and neither did it work to email to
> another XO
> >>> through Google mail an attachment with the video, that I
> attached here.
> >>> I
> >>> later added the .ogv hoping that would help to open under
> ubuntu on a
> >>> desktop, no success.
> >>> I was able to open it again in the originating XO, but that
> was it.
> >>> At no time did the sound work, either.
> >>> Yama
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