[Sugar-devel] Latest school-ready image for XOs?

Sean DALY sdaly.be at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 08:43:44 EST 2009

Hi Christoph - we've been trying to keep this page up-to-date, as far
as I know it is:



On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 2:23 PM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 11:21 AM, Christoph Derndorfer
> <christoph.derndorfer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I'll be spending an afternoon at the Austria OLPC / Sugar pilot project
>> school on Thursday and was now wondering what the latest "school-ready"
>> software image for use on the XO-1s there was.
>> Looking around it seems that OLPC's 802 image (which they're using atm) is
>> still the way to go with the only real alternative being running SoaS from
>> the internal NAND. However according
>> to http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Installation/OLPC that
>> would mean dealing with either the "no sound / no automount of USB drives"
>> issue (for the older images), a lack of camera support or consistent
>> windowing issues (all of which I pretty much consider a no-go).
>> As always all comments and suggestions are welcome, especially if I missed
>> something (it's been pretty busy around here lately)...
> When doing the UK pilot I desperately wanted to use the latest 0.84
> release but in September Strawberry had issues with at least the
> camera, the Record activity and some of the TamTam stuff. Since then
> I've fixed the issue with csound on Fedora 11 which means with updates
> that will work (but not the base image) but there's still issues with
> the Camera and Record and I'm not sure what testing has been done with
> things like Measure using the MIC port with sensors.
> Unfortunately at the moment the 802 release is still the best.
> Regards,
> Peter
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