[Olpc-open] Looking for an xo user support/community mailer

Paul Russell russelldad at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 08:54:04 EST 2007

My first project is to see if I can get the XO to talk to Air Tunes and
stream music over 802.11.

It appears that the work has been done for the streaming to air tunes using
a Mono App. http://www.last.fm/user/mischa/journal/2006/08/5/200156/

Anyone know if its possible to run Mono on the XO?


On Dec 4, 2007 1:30 AM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <znmeb at cesmail.net> wrote:

> Paul Russell wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I'm eagerly awaiting the arrival of my G1G1 XO laptop and it got me
> > thinking that I might have a question or two or be able to help out
> > fellow users once I get familiar with the XO.
> >
> > Is there a community mailer for users to ask questions, provide each
> > other support and share experiences with using the XO laptop?
> One thing that occurred to me over the weekend was that everyone who
> signed up for a G1G1 that can do so might well want to download an image
> and run it in Qemu or VMware, or install Fedora 7 or 8 and jhbuild. I
> did both jhbuild and VMware images of "joyride" and "ship2", and spent a
> few hours Sunday using the XO "chat" application over the Internet!
> The instructions on the Wiki are a tad cryptic, but I managed to get
> things to work with a few hours of experimentation. I don't know what
> the bandwidth is of the server that supports chat -- there were only
> about 10 or 15 people tops in my neighborhood yesterday. Next weekend
> I'm going to try to get the audio to work in a VMware image.
> Incidentally, my areas of expertise are mostly in computer music
> (CSound, for example), mathematical software (adult versions -- R, Blas,
> LAPACK, Maxima, etc.) and Linux kernel performance tuning. Unfortunately
> I have virtually no Python skills and negative Squeak skills -- I can
> actually lower the productivity of an accomplished Squeak programmer
> just by being in the room with him or her. ;)
> There used to be VMware images on the web somewhere, but in the rush
> towards shipment, they seem to have been abandoned in favor of Qemu and
> jhbuild. If there's enough interest, I'll hack up an image (with a
> slightly larger disk capacity than the standard ones -- it's so small
> you can't install VMware Tools.)
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