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This activity is intended to do two things
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Our goal is to allow any XO user or XO in book mode (even as a kiosk) to select and create:
* Create USB sticks (such as Sugar on a Stick)
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* USB sticks (such as [http://spins.fedoraproject.org/soas/#downloads Sugar on a Stick]) An instruction document [http://mirrors.rit.edu/sugarlabs/soas/docs/creation-kit/index.html Creation Kit] is helpful
* Create a CD or DVD disc from an .iso image if the necessary hardware is available
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* a CD or DVD disc from an .iso image if an external drive is connected
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We will use as simple a user interface as possible for use semi-unattended as a kiosk.  We plan to do extensive compatibility testing on XO 1.0 and 1.5 hardware as well as on builds which are already deployed.  An important part of making this activity successful will be implementing methods that are usable on as wide a hardware and software user base as possible.
  
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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Our project [http://groups.google.com/group/xotoaster/browse_thread/thread/f9b9898056f6949d was approved] for the [http://blog.laptop.org/2010/02/25/xo-1-5-early-production-laptops-free-to-contributors-worldwide/ OLPC Contributor program] after completing a [http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Contributors_program/Project_proposal_form proposal].  Our development environments also include Virtualbox hosted .iso images.
  
== This activity is not yet functional. Developers are needed. ==
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== We are making progress. ==
  
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.
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There are many ways to create USB sticks and much work has been done that we can use.  Creating a CD or DVD is relatively simple with connected hardware.  Collaboration is encouraged as we get the project going.  We recommend you begin by providing input through the [http://groups.google.com/group/xotoaster/ email list]. Inspiration for this project comes from many similar projects to share free and open source software.
  
''Email list'': http://groups.google.com/group/xotoaster/
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''Email list'': http://groups.google.com/group/xotoaster/ <- please subscribe if interested
  
''Wiki'': http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/index.php?title=Activities/Toaster&action=edit
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''Wiki'': http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Activities/Toaster <- here
  
''Bugs'': http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/
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''IRC'': http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=toaster or your own client in #toaster
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''Bugs'': http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/query?component=Toaster
  
 
''Code'': http://git.sugarlabs.org/projects/toaster
 
''Code'': http://git.sugarlabs.org/projects/toaster
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''Open Hatch'': http://openhatch.org/+projects/Toaster%20Sugar%20Activity
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''Distribution'' : http://activities.sugarlabs.org/ when we are ready
  
 
''Theme song'': http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrF_K1w2haE
 
''Theme song'': http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrF_K1w2haE
  
==== Other Software ====
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=== our wiki pages ===
* usb-creator: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/usb-creator
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* [[Activities/Toaster/UI]]
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* [[Activities/Toaster/USB]]
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* [[Activities/Toaster/Disc]]
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* [[Activities/Toaster/Develop]]
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** [[Activities/Toaster/System Security]]
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** [[Activities/Toaster/Wishlist]]
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* [[Activities/Toaster/Schedule]]
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* [[Activities/Toaster/Cafe Questions]]
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==== other open source software ====
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* [[Sugar Creation Kit]] DVD - excellent reference for us
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* [[Sugar_on_a_Stick/Sugar_Clone | SoaS Sugar Clone]] shell scripts
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* [http://www.kiberpipa.org/burneronfire/ Burner On Fire] wodim wrapper GTK GUI program
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* usb-creator: https://fedorahosted.org/liveusb-creator (Fedora recommended for Fedora Linux)
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** [https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/usb-creator launchpad] source code
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** How To Sugarize liveusb-creator:[[Category:Live_USB#How_to_sugarize_liveusb-creator_to_run_it_from_your_Soas_USB]]
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** Duplicating_SoaS_with_customization [[Category:Live_USB#Duplicating_SoaS_with_customization]]
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**Mirabelle-remix:[http://people.sugarlabs.org/Tgillard/Mirabelle-Remix-pl--LiveCD-README.txt]* Make a Live or non-live USB from a booted CD*
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**Make a Soas-v2-Blueberry Installer USB (with liveusb-creator installed)[[Category:Live_USB#Make_a_Soas-v2-Blueberry_Installer_USB_.28with_liveusb-creator_installed.29]]
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* [http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/ UNetbootin] (Fedora recommended for other Linux)
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** uses syslinux
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* [http://trisquel.info/en Trisquel] and many other [[Supported distributions | Sugar distributions]] are developing similar features but not that I have seen at the activity level.
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** possible naming confusion (we are Toaster) with Trisquel on a Sugar Toast [[Trisquel On A Sugar Toast]]
 
* K3b: http://k3b.org/
 
* K3b: http://k3b.org/
 
* Brasero: http://projects.gnome.org/brasero/
 
* Brasero: http://projects.gnome.org/brasero/
* cdrkit: http://www.cdrkit.org/
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* cdrkit: http://www.cdrkit.org/ includes wodim binary
* cdwrite.sh: http://rww.name/scripts/cdwrite.sh
 
 
* 'buntustand: https://launchpad.net/buntustand
 
* 'buntustand: https://launchpad.net/buntustand
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* [http://www.freedomtoaster.org/ Freedom Toaster] inspired our Activity's name
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[[Category:Activities]]

Latest revision as of 23:57, 20 April 2016

flying toaster

Our goal is to allow any XO user or XO in book mode (even as a kiosk) to select and create:

  • USB sticks (such as Sugar on a Stick) An instruction document Creation Kit is helpful
  • a CD or DVD disc from an .iso image if an external drive is connected

We will use as simple a user interface as possible for use semi-unattended as a kiosk. We plan to do extensive compatibility testing on XO 1.0 and 1.5 hardware as well as on builds which are already deployed. An important part of making this activity successful will be implementing methods that are usable on as wide a hardware and software user base as possible.

Our project was approved for the OLPC Contributor program after completing a proposal. Our development environments also include Virtualbox hosted .iso images.

We are making progress.

There are many ways to create USB sticks and much work has been done that we can use. Creating a CD or DVD is relatively simple with connected hardware. Collaboration is encouraged as we get the project going. We recommend you begin by providing input through the email list. Inspiration for this project comes from many similar projects to share free and open source software.

Email list: http://groups.google.com/group/xotoaster/ <- please subscribe if interested

Wiki: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Activities/Toaster <- here

IRC: http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=toaster or your own client in #toaster

Bugs: http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/query?component=Toaster

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

Open Hatch: http://openhatch.org/+projects/Toaster%20Sugar%20Activity

Distribution : http://activities.sugarlabs.org/ when we are ready

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

our wiki pages

other open source software