[kde-edu]: XO-LiveCD

Anne-Marie Mahfouf annemarie.mahfouf at free.fr
Sat Dec 15 00:53:40 CET 2007

Hi Kurt,

We had yesterday someone enquiring on this list about the OLPC and I was 
saying that emulating Sugar was not easy.
You're providing an easy way to do so now!

Any hint as from where to start if we were to put Qt and kdelibs on this?

Best regards,


Le Friday 14 December 2007 12:28:34 pm Kurt Gramlich, vous avez écrit :
> dear friends,
> We are proud to announce the initial version of our OLPC XO-LiveCD.
> This new project targets the main goals:
>    * give children, students, teachers and parents
>      the opportunity to participate and use the
>      educational software on a common PC
>    * support demonstration of OLPC software to non-developers
>    * provide an easy maintainable Live-System for developers to test
>      activities on the sugar desktop, this could be regarded as an
>      alternative to existing OLPC virtualbox and qemu images.
> The technology we choose embeds an unmodified official Redhat build
> into a framework (LiveBackup) which provides everything needed to run a
> live system. Going this way we are able to minimize the work for updates if
> a new OLPC build gets released.
> The ISO image are available at:
>      http://skolelinux.de:/XO-LiveCD/
> We encourage everybody to try it out and give us feedback
> for improvements, please send mail to XO-LiveCD at skolelinux.de.
> Further informations are available in the XO-LiveCD.pdf document
> at: http://skolelinux.de:/XO-LiveCD/XO-LiveCD.pdf.
> Regards
> Wolfgang Rohrmoser, Kurt Gramlich
> Kurt Gramlich
> Projektleitung skolelinux.de

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