Ubuntu on XO-1.5
Yang Ha Nguyen
cmpitg at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 07:39:32 EDT 2010
On Wed, Sep 08, 2010 at 11:47:19AM -0400, Samuel Klein wrote:
>I have not! I love puppy linux. I remember a group really wanted to
>be the underlying OS on the XO at the start of the project...
>On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 8:14 AM, David Farning <dfarning at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Have you seen the recent work happening in puppy linux for the XO?
>> Puppy is largely derived from Ubuntu. (last time I checked)
>> On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 11:24 PM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>>> Announcing XO-1.5 Ubuntu desktop and minimal builds, based on 10.04
>>> "lucid" and the "maverick" testing suite that should lead to 10.10.
>>> The desktop build is GNOME based, is 284 MB compressed, 814 MB
>>> installed, and is built on a 2 GB partition size.
>>> The minimal build avoids X and contains only text virtual consoles, is
>>> 138 MB compressed, 258 MB installed, and is built on a 512 MB
>>> partition size.
>>> The .zd files can be installed using fs-update on an unsecured XO-1.5
>>> with an internal SD size of 2 GB or more.
>>> Download from:
>>> These use the OLPC kernel as is, from our build os852 for 10.1.2.
>>> Please do not log bugs. Patches only, thanks.
>>> Known problems:
>>> - no power management, the olpc-powerd package is not yet installed,
>>> - "no notifications" either side of date in GNOME panel, probably some
>>> package is missing,
>>> git://dev.laptop.org/users/quozl/uxo is my repository of scripts that
>>> construct these builds. Thanks to Andres Salomon for the ideas in
>>> debxo that have been copied.
>>> James Cameron
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