[olpc-help] Updating and Software Builds
kim at laptop.org
Tue Jan 1 19:37:26 EST 2008
If you laptop is up and running, start up a virtual linux terminal by
pressing: Alt-Ctl-Mesh (3rd key from the left in the top row).
Hit return. The message right above the log in has the build info.
In the next release you will be able to get this info from the home sugar UI
by hovering over the XO where you shutdown or reboot.
On Dec 30, 2007 4:32 PM, Doug Jones <djsdl at frombob.to> wrote:
> Krishnan wrote:
> > How do I determine what is the current build on the XO ?
> I'm still looking for a simple foolproof way of determining which build
> is running. (One that works through the Sugar GUI.)
> This method is a little tricky, but may continue to work with future
> Power down the computer.
> Then, hold down the game button that has the check mark on it, just
> above the power button. While holding that button down, push the power
> XO should now boot up in a verbose mode. Watch the messages flying by.
> Towards the end, right before the GUI starts up, you should see a line
> that starts with "OLPC Build 650" or something like that.
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