Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 12:55:33 EDT 2007

On 4/18/07, Rodrigo Padula de Oliveira <rodrigopadula at projetofedora.org> wrote:
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> Hi!!
> Im a Master of Science student at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
> I would like to make my researchs(dissertation) in the OLPC Project.
> How can i obtain 2 archetypes for tests and simulations

It depends what you want to do. If you actually need the hardware,
apply to the Brazilian Ministry of Education. They will have a million
units. OLPC has fewer than a thousand prototype units, and gives them
out only to hardware developers and governments conducting trials.

But you should be aware that you can run Sugar on almost any computer
running Linux. Fedora Rawhide is the easiest, but you can get help on
the devel list for getting it running on other versions. See, in
particular, the Sugar on Debian page on the wiki.

> and to present this idea to my University and

If you tell us your idea, some of us can point you to resources you
can use. Some of us might even want to join in your project. I will be
recruiting schools in other countries to link with Brazilian schools.
Does that fit with your research idea?

> how can i contribute with the project?

Listen to the children, and tell the world what they need.

> Thanks!
> Good Job!!
> Rodrigo Padula
> Brazilian Fedora Ambassador
> FAMSCO Member
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