Collaboration test environment problem
Gary C Martin
gary at garycmartin.com
Mon Mar 2 14:20:27 EST 2009
On 2 Mar 2009, at 16:35, James Simmons wrote:
> There is another difference I thought of. The machine that seems to
> be working OK is running in a Xepher window. I'm using a wide
> screen flat monitor running at 1440 x 900.
> The machine that doesn't seem to be working runs at 1024 x 768 and
> Sugar takes up the entire screen. When I was running Xubuntu on the
> same box it was able to run at a higher resolution (don't know what
> it was, but Sugar ran in a window). Fedora doesn't want to run at a
> higher resolution. So maybe the "buddy" is going offscreen somehow.
Just as a sanity check, open a Terminal and try the olpc-xos command,
it provides a text list of all the buddy names it currently sees.
> Now the toolbar, etc. for the neighborhood view doesn't look
> truncated, so I don't know.
> I'm not exactly sure that the same users are appearing in both
> neighborhoods (other than the one I know is missing). I'll try and
> verify that tonight.
> James Simmons
> Benjamin M. Schwartz wrote:
>> James Simmons wrote:
>>> I have two PCs running Fedora 10 and the Sugar RPMs that come with
>>> that. One of the computers runs GNOME and the other uses Window
>>> I run sugar-emulate on both. One copy of Sugar uses the name
>>> "jim" and
>>> the other uses "jsimmons". Both use the schoolserver.media.mit.edu
>>> jabber server. Both are connected to the same router using
>>> Ethernet cables.
>>> When I go to the neighborhood view (F1) on both I see a number of
>>> "buddies". However, while on the "jim" machine (Window Maker) I
>>> can see
>>> and invite "jsimmons". When I look at the same view on "jsimmons"
>>> (GNOME) I cannot see user "jim", although I can see other users.
>> Do they see the same other users?
>> schoolserver.media.mit.edu is using the "shared roster", so every
>> should be able to see every other user. If the asymmetric
>> visibility that
>> you describe persists for more than 10 minutes, then you have found
>> extremely bizarre bug.
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