[OLPC India] Minutes of Meeting of OLPC India Conference on 18th April, 2008
sverma at sfsu.edu
Sun Apr 20 16:47:17 EDT 2008
Marc Valentin wrote:
> I just want to add this : XO-LiveCD is nice but for those wanting to
> participate to the creation of manuals, tutorials or software
> development, using Virtualization is the way to go : with VMWare,
> VirtualBox,... (see wiki.laptop.org)
> You can work in MSWindows or Linux or Mac having the XO open in a
> Window... very useful for taking snapshots for example.
I would second that. VMs are great for documentation.
> On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 9:11 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
>> There is also a
>> perception that if you don't have an XO, you can't really do much. This
>> is not the case if you are using a live CD though. The current batch of
>> Live CDs (http://wiki.laptop.org/go/LiveBackup_XO-LiveCD) provide a
>> large proportion of the functionality that one would see on an XO.
>> Perhaps this avenue should be explored more. After all, its really a
>> Fedora-derived distro. You could very well run an entire classroom of
>> these LiveCDs on regular desktops and still avail the features of Sugar!
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