[Sugar-devel] Removing the 'Erase' options from activity righ click menu

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Mon May 4 09:56:40 EDT 2009

On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 15:51, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
> 2009/5/4  <noutash at paiwastoon.com.af>:
>> I basically don't want students to be able to erase any activities. After
>> our first deployment here in Afghanistan, we had to reinstall a lot of
>> laptops because students accidentally deleted most of their activities.
> We see this lots in Paraguay too.
> We have solved it here by:
> 1. Using a .xo bundle to install /home/olpc/Activities/.groups
> pointing to http://schoolserver/activities
> see http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Software_update#Activity_groups
> 2. Importing all the activities into the XS activity server
> see http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS-activity-server
> 3. Improving the in-school behaviour of the activity updater
> see http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/9259
> Then when the children delete activities, restoring them is just a few
> clicks...run the activity updater from the control panel and let it do
> it's thing. It is working well so far.

Yeah, we made easy deleting activities, including Browse, because we
thought we had made easy enough to update them.

If that's not the case because of the available infrastructure, we may
need to do something else.



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