One tester's attempt at installing SoaS

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  1. http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick
  2. started download of iso around 0800
  3. collected USB
  4. read on how to format USB on ubuntu
    1. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=296219
    2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6Y7jp7jJpw
    3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hj3yKSDJW7Q
  5. formatted 4gig USB
  6. 0837 download complete
  7. 0839 Confirming a proper download
    1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2q7l7Npb0s
  8. 0842 confirmed
  9. 0845 reread instructions http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick went here http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Linux#Full_Fedora_11_Install_of_Sugar_and_XFCE_Desktops_to_USB and discovered that apparently I have downloaded wrong file!!! :( I need an .img file instead?
  10. 0850 go to irc...
  11. 0854 suggested I go here: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Strawberry#Linux_Users
I've already done this Download the SoaS iso image from http://download.sugarlabs.org/soas/releases/soas-strawberry.iso so now to install these three packages: syslinux, isomd5sum, and cryptsetup
sdziallas> dgd: the wiki is a mess right now.

<sdziallas> dgd: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Strawberry#Linux_Users <sdziallas> dgd: those are the *official* (blink blink!) instructions for strawberry. let me see what else is in the wiki. <sdziallas> dgd: and those are the instructions this is based on: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Linux#Put_SoaS_onto_a_stick_using_Fedora_and_Ubuntu <satellit_> dgd:http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Linux <satellit_> you can dl usb .img or do your own <sdziallas> dgd: the latest snapshots appear here: http://download.sugarlabs.org/soas/snapshots/3/ (however, those may be horribly broken - noting that again)

  1. 0900 install these three packages: syslinux, isomd5sum, and cryptsetup
    1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odSukElDyxQ
  2. 0905 http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Strawberry#Linux_Users Download this script: http://download.sugarlabs.org/soas/releases/livecd-iso-to-disk.sh
  3. 0916 script fails
  4. 0929 still not working my history

189 sudo /home/user/Desktop/./livecd-iso-to-disk.sh

  191  gedit livecd-iso-to-disk.sh<<<<<<<< it's there 
 192  sudo /home/user/Desktop//livecd-iso-to-disk.sh 
 193  sudo /home/user/Desktop/livecd-iso-to-disk.sh 

On the phone

  1. 0951 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGtGZqYaKCM
  2. 0953 script fails repeatedly

189 sudo /home/user/Desktop/./livecd-iso-to-disk.sh <<fails/not found

 190  ls<<<it's on the desktop
 191  gedit livecd-iso-to-disk.sh <<<the file is there
 192  sudo /home/user/Desktop//livecd-iso-to-disk.sh <<fails/not found
 193  sudo /home/user/Desktop/livecd-iso-to-disk.sh <<fails/not found
  1. 1001 approximately 90 minutes later (minus phone and video upload config etc.) aborting install