Nepal Customization 702


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For Build 702. This is the custom build OLE Nepal used for teacher training on March 29th, 2008

Berrybw 05:34, 27 March 2008 (EDT)


Activities Added using the Customization key

  • EPaati-9.xo
  • Chat-35.xo
  • Browse
  • Paint
  • Write
  • Read
  • Record
  • Etoys
  • Scratch
  • Maze
  • GCompris
  • Memorize
  • Speak
  • SocialCalc
  • Ruler
  • Stopwatch
  • Terminal

We left out other activities because we simply didn't enough time to test them. We included these activities because we think they will be of special interest to the teachers AND we have tested them.

Other Customizations

  • Firmware changes ** Not supported by OLPC **
    • Updated firmware to Q2D13
    • Disabled security -- disable-security
    • Changed locale (LO) in the firmware to ne_NP.UTF-8
  • Sugar
    • changed DEFAULT_JABBER_SERVER in /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/sugar/ to schoolserver2 (specific to OLE Nepal)
    • installed Flash rpm, rpm -ivh flash. . .plugin.rpm
    • Installed latest Language pack for Nepali

Contents of My Customization Key

  • customization 2 unzipped to the root of the key
  • q2d13.rom, q2d13.asc in /ofw
  • Copies of the .xo files for activitity bundles in /bundles
  • flash-plugin-
  • os702-1.img, os702-1.crc
  • /security/develop.sig


  • I made the changes to os702 and then deleted /home/olpc/.sugar/config
  • ran save-nand u:\os702-1.img with a USB, this also generates os702-1.crc
  • Inserted USB key into a fresh laptop, made firmware changes, flashed to q2d13.rom
  • Ran copy-nand u:\os702-1.img
  • voila!
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