[SoaS] [Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Restart

Sebastian Dziallas sebastian at when.com
Fri Jul 16 20:25:25 EDT 2010

On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 9:42 PM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org> wrote:
> El Fri, 16-07-2010 a las 09:37 -0400, Frederick Grose escribió:
>>         Anything else we would like feedback on?
>> Please also consider http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/503.
> I don't know... if we drop the Restart button in the menu, do we still
> need to take any action? Also, where's the proposed SVG icon for Restart
> X?
>> In SoaS, we used to be able to drop into Gnome by logging out.  With
>> the new, dual environment builds in, we should mimic that in SoaS.
> Couldn't SoaS use a variant of olpc-switch-desktop? I think it works
> well.

I think the last time I looked into this, olpc-switch-desktop depended
on olpc-dm, which comes with the entire olpc-utils package. Hence,
we're currently going with gdm. :)


>>   It may help permit user switching without rebooting the
>> workstation--Learners would swap sticks to access their Journal.
> We have a simple journal patch to show the Documents folder on the
> volumes toolbar. It covers 80% of the Gnome/Sugar interoperability needs
> adding just 20 lines of straightforward code to Sugar. Another
> possibility was developing a fuse interface to the datastore, but I
> think it brings too much complexity and fragility.
> --
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