Features/Sugar Activity Library on a Stick

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Summary

140 plus activity.xo files to download and copy to a USB stick. The stick is used to install these application.xo files, by drag-drop to the Journal of a running Soas USB or CD

Owner

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  • Email: satellit@bendbroadband.com

Current status

Detailed Description

  • 140 plus activity.xo files to download and copy to a USB stick. The stick is used to install these application.xo files, by drag-drop to the Journal of a running Soas USB or CD
  • Includes a Open Office Spreadsheet for a key to Compatible Applications for different versions of Soas.

Benefit to Sugar

  • Allows sneaker-net installs and installs behind firewalls in schools.
  • Saves Multiple Downloads of Applications.
  • Can add and remove activities on demand without web connectivity.
  • Use and pass on the stick, locally.

Scope

Already in existence. just has to be updated as new Applications and versions are made available on ASLO.

UI Design

N/A

How To Test

  • On your PC:
  1. Download ASLOxo.iso from http://people.sugarlabs.org/Tgillard/ASLOxo-2+ss.tar.bz2
  2. transfer the contents of the extracted folder to 2nd 1GB USB ASLOxo stick
  • Boot a Soas USB or a running Soas CD
  1. insert ASLOxo USB into a USB slot, wait for it to mount.
  2. select journal on top of sugar's frame.
  3. drop down to bottom left corner of screen, the frame will retract and show 2 USB Icons.
  4. select the 2nd (right) USB (ASLOxo)
  5. drag-drop the desired application.xo (hold down the left button and drag the entry) from the listing into the sugar-journal on the bottom (left USB icon) corner of the monitor.
  6. OR double click on application.xo in the list of the ASLOxo USB.
  • The Application
  1. should start normally.
  2. shut down normally
  3. Collaborate if that is a feature
  4. resume from the saved journal

User Experience

  • Faster Installs, easy customization of Applications on Soas USB

Dependencies

None

Contingency Plan

None Needed already implemented

Documentation

Release Notes

http://people.sugarlabs.org/Tgillard/ASLOxo-2_ssREADME.txt

Comments and Discussion