[SoaS] [soas] modified browse index.html works in a live soas USB as "start new" screen on sugar-browse

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 12:33:29 EDT 2010

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 3:46 PM, Thomas C Gilliard
<satellit at bendbroadband.com> wrote:
> Peter;
> 1- ) I did this exercise as a follow up to our nice IRC conversation.
> I am very inexperienced in html edits.
> In fact, most of the things I did here were a large stretch for my skills.
> I have no knowledge of how to package:
> http://people.sugarlabs.org/Tgillard/Modified-Browse.html
> Into a .rpm.

Well I can do that, I thought you might have been interested.

> I am sure that there are many others that could do this more successfully.
> The .html needs to be polished and have a Mirabelle.png and background
> added. Skills I do not have.

It won't have backgrounds, it should just be plain text. It also won't
be for Mirabelle, it will be for v4. Mirabelle development is now

> 2-) Another thing that has to happen before we go any farther:  The Soas
> Project and Sebastian, have to agree that this is a good idea, and accept it
> as a feature.
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/Revised_Browse_default-bookmarks.html

Yes, I am part of the process and we need 2 out of 3 of the SoaS team
to approve. I don't think that will be an issue.

> Thanks for your help on this....

No probs.


> Tom Gilliard
> satellit
> Peter Robinson wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> The modified browse index.html now works.
> I can install modified-index.html in a live USB.:
> Look at:
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/Revised_Browse_default-bookmarks.html#Change-Browse.activity_index.html-to-use-Modified-Browse-html_in_a_live_USB
> I request that this be considered for a feature for Soas and the fedora
> spin of it.
> The Browse index-html file needs to be detailed (polished-up) for the
> spin and put in the build of V4, and pointed to a modified soas firefox
> default start screen location, so that it can be updated and installed
> from the repositories.
> Looking good! We'll need to have this packaged up in a sugar-bookmarks
> rpm file. Let me know if you'd like some help getting this packaged up
> so we can get it in upstream Fedora.
> Cheers,
> Peter

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