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Source : http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/index.shtml
Full Getting-started PDF : http://laptop.org/en/laptop/start/getting_started_3.pdf

side panel

You share from the Neighborhood view.


main panel

Sharing

From the mesh view, you see other XOs with whom you can share documents and activities. (Activities and documents being shared by others show up as icons and network access points are represented by circles.)


Step 1: Launch an activity

sharing, Step 1

Before you share, you should launch an activity—in this case Browse—by clicking on the taskbar icon.


Step 2: Select the Activity Tab

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The sharing menu is on the Activity Tab.


Step 3: Share with Neighborhood

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Select “share with neighborhood” on the pull-down menu.


Step 4: Sharing

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Once “share with neighborhood” is selected, you are sharing.


Step 5: The mesh view

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Your Browse session will appear to everyone on the mesh view.

Others can join your Browse session clicking on the browse icon in the mesh view.


Step 6: Sharing bookmarks

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Browse shares by sharing bookmarks. Whenever anyone bookmarks a page in the shared session, everyone sees the bookmark in their browser tray. (Note that you create a bookmark by clicking on the star in the Browse menu—see Step 2 above.)


Step 7: Following a shared bookmarks

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The shared bookmarks are clickable, hence everyone can surf the web together.


Sharing pictures

sharing examples



Sharing books

sharing examples

The read activity lets you share books on the mesh.


Sharing equations

sharing examples

The calculate activity lets you share variables and equations.


Sharing fun

sharing examples

Most games have multiplayer modes that are played together over the mesh.


Sharing music

sharing examples

TamTam Jam lets you play music with other laptops, sharing a common drum beat.

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