My Old 650 Setup

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Sarah Elkins' Old Build 650 Setup

Favorite Activities Added: Opera, Moon, Speak, Star Chart

Non-Sugar Software: x11vnc

Modifications:

  • Fixed system clock
  • Disabled hot corners
  • Fixed Chat scroll bug
  • Installed x11vnc, Opera
  • Changed the Jabber server to xochat.org

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Fixed system clock

Mine came with the correct time zone, but the clock was off. I set it to the NIST clock and sync'd the hardware clock. Saved link to how to do this in [1]

Disabled Hot Corners

There's at least one thing about the standard Sugar interface which most users want to change. This is also known as the frame-shrink fix, and other names.

This requires just commenting out two lines in /usr/share/sugar/shell/view/frame/eventarea.py (as root, in Terminal):

   def _create_invisible(self, x, y, width, height):
       invisible = gtk.Invisible()
#        invisible.connect('enter-notify-event', self._enter_notify_cb)
#        invisible.connect('leave-notify-event', self._leave_notify_cb)

Fixed Chat scroll bug

 Saved how to do this somewhere in [http://www.connotea.org/user/selkins/tag/OLPC+how-to/

Installed x11vnc (for projector workaround)

Remote_Display (to display presentation on a projector via another Linux laptop with a data port)
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