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Fedora on an OLPC XO
On an OLPC XO-1 laptop, run olpc-update as root.
Normally you only need to run olpc-update in the Terminal application with a build number, like this:
# sudo olpc-update 767
Note: Now you can do this by means of the graphical Sugar Control Panel.
See OLPC:Future releases, the Joyride train is in the round house.
Joyride is for developers; it is not supported. Joyride builds may cause data corruption and in rare cases, even cause hardware damage, so please do not use Joyride on mission-critical systems.
Joyride contains all the "bleeding-edge" features that are being debugged for inclusion in the next release.
Open the Terminal application and type the following, substituting 2469 for the latest version number.
# olpc-update joyride-2469
What's the latest version? You can find the latest build number (shown above as 1779) at the bottom of http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/xo-1/streams/joyride/
Updates usually takes 10–15 minutes. It's advised that you plug your XO in while Sugar updates itself, then reboot it to see the new OS take effect.
These are options that can be used with the update command:
# olpc-update --help
olpc-update [options] --hints hints-file
olpc-update [options] [-rf] build-number
olpc-update [options] [-rf] --usb
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-f, --full skip incremental update attempt.
--force force update to an unsigned build.
-r, --reboot reboot after a successful update.
--hints=FILE name of json-encoded hints dictionary identifying the desired
-u, --usb upgrade from new build on inserted USB stick.
-v display verbose progress information; repeat for more verbose
-q, --quiet don't output anything; use exit status to indicate success.
--version display version and license information.