[Bookreader] The FBReader Activity is out for testing

Sayamindu Dasgupta sayamindu at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 13:46:38 EDT 2009

Will do that. Would have put up the XO on activities.sugarlabs.org as
well - but there is no clear consensus on having activities with
binaries in that site.

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 11:02 PM, Samuel Klein <meta.sj at gmail.com> wrote:
> Let's keep [[fbreader]] and [[bookreader]] up to date on the wiki with
> the latest links and updates.  Testers rae starting to get their hands
> dirty, but not always finding the latest (many are not subscribed to
> this list :)   Even though still in draft stage, this activity
> deserves a brief wiki entry.
> SJ
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 2:04 PM, Sayamindu Dasgupta <sayamindu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> The FBReader activity is out for testing (consider this as a
>> pre-release), and bug reports will be most welcome :-)
>> The bundle can be downloaded from http://dev.laptop.org/~sayamindu/FBReader-1.xo
>> However, to read downloaded ebooks successfully with it, you will have
>> to download and install http://dev.laptop.org/~sayamindu/Browse-102.xo
>> as well (it is a patched edition of Browse which works around a nasty
>> mimetype/file extension related issue in Sugar/Browse)
>> The activity is at the moment associated with only .epub and .pdb files.
>> Another known issue with the activity is that it currently works only
>> on a XO (or a XO emulation image). This is because certain paths were
>> hardcoded to /home/olpc/Activities/FBReader.activity during build
>> time.
>> Thank you,
>> Sayamindu
>> --
>> Sayamindu Dasgupta
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