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

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 04:49:05 EST 2009

For F-12 / SoaS 2 it should be in the current test release.
For F-11 / SoaS 1 it is currently in updates-testing.

The build in both cases is csound-5.10.1-13


On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 1:40 AM, Art Hunkins <abhunkin at uncg.edu> wrote:
> Hello, Peter,
> Does this mean that you've pushed your new Csound and csound-python modules
> to updates-testing or updates?
> Art Hunkins
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Peter Robinson" <pbrobinson at gmail.com>
> To: "Christoph Derndorfer" <christoph.derndorfer at gmail.com>
> Cc: "Sugar Devel" <Sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org>
> Sent: Monday, November 02, 2009 8:23 AM
> Subject: Re: [Sugar-devel] Latest school-ready image for XOs?
> 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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