[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] copy files to/from server
martin.abente.lahaye at gmail.com
Tue May 17 16:56:00 EDT 2011
On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 4:47 PM, <mokurai at earthtreasury.org> wrote:
> On Tue, May 17, 2011 3:42 am, Sridhar Dhanapalan wrote:
>> How can XOs copy files to/from their Journal with a server? We want
>> the ability for teachers to easily make files available for children,
>> and for children to upload to the server.
> This appears to be a problem for the Devel list. If the server can be made
> to appear in the frame in much the same way that an inserted USB drive
> appears, this task will be easy. Or I should say, a shared folder on the
> server, perhaps one per class or one per child.
That is exactly the approach I plan to follow for next backup system
in dextrose 3 OS build!
In the previous dextrose versions we simply used dsd's scripts to
rsync the datastore folder (raw). But we also think that emulating the
volumes would work a lot better + multi-selection for journal entries
which I plan to start working this week :)
> I would recommend that you file a feature request on Trac.
>> It's not practical to install another server (so an XS is not an
>> option). Most schools have a Windows-based server, so they could use
>> CIFS files shares. Accessing this is doable through GNOME, but not in
>> Sugar with the Journal.
>> Sridhar Dhanapalan
>> Technical Manager
>> One Laptop per Child Australia
>> M: +61 425 239 701
>> E: sridhar at laptop.org.au
>> A: G.P.O. Box 731
>> Sydney, NSW 2001
>> W: www.laptop.org.au
>> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
>> IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
> Edward Mokurai
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