[Etoys] Another experimental version of OLPC image for non-XO environments

Yoshiki Ohshima yoshiki at vpri.org
Tue May 13 04:27:58 EDT 2008

At Tue, 13 May 2008 13:47:19 +0530,
K. K. Subramaniam wrote:
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> On Tuesday 13 May 2008 8:04:22 am Yoshiki Ohshima wrote:
> >   Hello,
> >
> >   We've been doing this on and off, but we put together another set of
> > files that could be an Etoys system downloaded from squeakland.org as
> > the official new version.  This time, it is closer.
> >
> >   Please download:
> >
> > http://tinlizzie.org/olpc/Squeakland-OLPC-080512.zip
> On Linux, this starts off with a window which is larger than the actual screen 
> (1024x768). I had to maximize+minimize to get it to fit within the display.

  Hmm.  It didn't happen to me on Gnome on a computer with 1024x768
display.  But let me check again.

> The attached small patch for etoys.sh will enable images to be started on 
> console also (useful for machines with limited RAM that don't need to run X). 
> Of course, the framebuffer module should be loaded and the user account must 
> have permissions to access /dev/fb0 and /dev/psaux.

  Hehe.  If we include this, it probably means we commited to support
it^^;  A good idea, though.

  Thank you for the suggestions!

-- Yoshiki

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