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[[File:Toaster.jpg|79px|thumb|right|flying toaster]]
 
[[File:Toaster.jpg|79px|thumb|right|flying toaster]]
 
This activity is intended to do two things
 
This activity is intended to do two things
* create USB sticks (such as Sugar on a Stick)
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* Create USB sticks (such as Sugar on a Stick)
* create a CD or DVD disc from an .iso image if the necessary hardware is available
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* Create a CD or DVD disc from an .iso image if the necessary hardware is available
  
 
The goal is to allow any XO or anyone walking up to an XO-1 in book mode to select and create a bootable USB stick or disc.
 
The goal is to allow any XO or anyone walking up to an XO-1 in book mode to select and create a bootable USB stick or disc.
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A CD or DVD drive connected via USB is anticipated required to create those discs.  Collaboration is encouraged as we get the project going.  You can provide input here, as bug reports or as code. Inspiration for this project derives from the [http://www.freedomtoaster.org/ Freedom Toaster] and other similar projects.
 
A CD or DVD drive connected via USB is anticipated required to create those discs.  Collaboration is encouraged as we get the project going.  You can provide input here, as bug reports or as code. Inspiration for this project derives from the [http://www.freedomtoaster.org/ Freedom Toaster] and other similar projects.
  
''email list'': http://groups.google.com/group/xotoaster/
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''Email list'': http://groups.google.com/group/xotoaster/
  
''wiki'': http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/index.php?title=Activities/Toaster&action=edit
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''Wiki'': http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/index.php?title=Activities/Toaster&action=edit
  
''bugs'': http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/
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''Bugs'': http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/
  
''code'': http://git.sugarlabs.org/projects/toaster
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''Code'': http://git.sugarlabs.org/projects/toaster
  
''theme song'': http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrF_K1w2haE
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''Theme song'': http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrF_K1w2haE
  
 
==== Other Software ====
 
==== Other Software ====

Revision as of 00:39, 7 December 2009

flying toaster

This activity is intended to do two things

  • Create USB sticks (such as Sugar on a Stick)
  • Create a CD or DVD disc from an .iso image if the necessary hardware is available

The goal is to allow any XO or anyone walking up to an XO-1 in book mode to select and create a bootable USB stick or disc.

This activity is not yet functional. Developers are needed.

A CD or DVD drive connected via USB is anticipated required to create those discs. Collaboration is encouraged as we get the project going. You can provide input here, as bug reports or as code. Inspiration for this project derives from the Freedom Toaster and other similar projects.

Email list: http://groups.google.com/group/xotoaster/

Wiki: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/index.php?title=Activities/Toaster&action=edit

Bugs: http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/

Code: http://git.sugarlabs.org/projects/toaster

Theme song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrF_K1w2haE

Other Software