[Sugar-devel] Some questions about Sugar and Sugar Live Build

Chihurumnaya Ibiam ibiamchihurumnaya at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 12:36:26 EST 2020

On Fri, Nov 13, 2020 at 12:02 PM Martin Guy <martinwguy at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks to all, that's cleared up my confusion
> On 12/11/2020, Jui Pradhan <juipradhan2k at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The XO-color you choose is used to distinguish players for the activities
> > which include collaboration.
> OK. However I see that it chooses random colors initially in any case,
> so that should still work. What I'd like is for them to put the
> stick/CD in, turn it on and have it present the Home page rather than
> click-click-click every time. We shall see.

Sugar was designed that way but you can take that part out and select a
random colour for the user.

> >> * With a Live system, how does one change the language and
> >>   keyboard layout?
> >
> > Go to my Settings>Language to set the language preference.
> Ah, of course, by clicking on the XO icon. Silly me.
> At present the only available language option is EN-US but the
> keyboard layouts are there.
> > Make sure to restart your live build for the changes to apply.
> Mmm, that's unfortunate because it goes to the lightdm login box where
> the user hs no idea what the user/pass is, and even if they can guess
> "user" and it does have a password set, they have no way of knowing
> what it is! I Ctrl-Alt-F1, sudo passwd user, pass pass but I can't
> make them do that. I'll see if there's a better solution.

Are you running F33 SOAS?

> On 12/11/2020, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> > Give the settings keys a value and create the SSH owner key.
> >
> > On OLPC OS, based on Ubuntu, shell script /usr/bin/sugar detects UID
> > of 99, presence of /rofs, and username ubuntu, and responds by doing
> > this;
> >
> >     gsettings set org.sugarlabs.user nick 'You'
> > ...
> All good stuff, thanks.
> > Otherwise prompt for it at boot.  Fedora SoaS, last I checked, does
> > this in the bootloader, passes the language choice as a kernel command
> > line, extracted from /proc/cmdline and stored in environment variable
> > LANG or file ~/.i18n
> > For OLPC XO laptops, LANG was stored
> Right, I'll look into those.
> Blessings
>     M
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Ibiam Chihurumnaya
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