Cmap tools

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Dec 23 12:32:44 EST 2008


Click to bring up a menu and open a terminal.

Alternatively, edit the ".xinitrc" file to auto-launch any X  
applications you want started ("xterm &" is a common choice) before  
executing the window manager. This is also how you would bundle and  
launch a regular X app like cmap.

- Bert -

On 23.12.2008, at 16:34, Greg Smith wrote:

> Hi Michael and Bert,
>
> It got quiet enough that I had a chance to try this myself.
>
> I tried installing and running the X activity and I tried following  
> the instructions here: http://www.hackszine.com/blog/archive/2007/12/run_a_nested_x11_desktop_on_th.html
>
> In both cases I got a gray screen with a "bar" showing "Workspace"  
> with two triangles next to it (left and right facing) on the left  
> side of the bar and the time with the same triangles on the right  
> side.
>
> I didn't see my pointer in the Hackfest version but I did in the X  
> window version. In both cases I didn't see any place to enter text  
> (e.g. a window). Am I missing something?
>
> I was hoping to get an X window with a prompt so I could install  
> CMap tools from there.
>
> Any suggestions appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Greg S
>
> Greg Smith wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Picking up this old thread (http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-September/018835.html 
>> )
>> I want to move this forward again.
>> There is a beta version of a smaller Linux implementation of CMap  
>> tools now. Download it from here:
>> http://cmap.ihmc.us/download/cmaplite.php
>> Does anyone have time to try running this inside of the X windows  
>> activity mentioned below?
>> While we have some traction on other concept map tools (thanks  
>> Tomeu for Labrynth), CMap is "incumbent" in a number of countries  
>> and I want to figure out how close we are to supporting it. It will  
>> affect our ability to get XOs and Sugar in to more schools systems  
>> so its certainly valuable work.
>> Let me know if anyone has a chance to try this out and document  
>> what it will take to make it work.
>> Thanks,
>> Greg S
>> *************
>> On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 4:00 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at  
>> freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>> >
>> > Am 04.09.2008 um 01:06 schrieb Michael Stone:
>> >
>> >> On Wed, Sep 03, 2008 at 05:33:28PM -0400, Greg Smith wrote:
>> >>> Has anyone tried making the activity which is X-windows and  
>> inside
>> >>> which
>> >>> other activities can run?
>> >>
>> >> [1] and [2] seem apropos.
>> >>
>> >> Michael
>> >>
>> >> [1]: http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/7768#comment:8
>> >> [2]: http://www.hackszine.com/blog/archive/2007/12/run_a_nested_x11_desktop_on_th.html 
>>   >
>> > I couldn't resist making an activity for that:
>> >
>> >        http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activities/X
>> Anybody has any idea about how to make xephyr use the clipboard of  
>> the
>> external X server? DND may be even harder.
>> Regards,
>> Tomeu





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