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Re: [K12OSN] Updated Greatest Hits LiveCD



Yeah, I wasn't suggesting that you need to do more work on it.  I just
happened to notice the menu issue while I was using your live CD.  It's
the same on my Ubuntu system.

-Rob

On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 02:43:06PM -0600, Peter Scheie wrote:
> I'll look for the rogue space; thanks for spotting that.
> 
> As to the menus, that's heavily influenced by the KDE Edu project which 
> provides a lot of those apps.  It isn't necessarily difficult to change, 
> but it means redoing the work of people upstream, which can turn into a 
> maintenance headache.  In this first attempt, I was shooting mostly to 
> replicate what is in K12LTSP by adding whatever was missing from Edubuntu 
> and removing anything that wasn't in K12LTSP.  If Edubuntu already had the 
> app, I didn't worry too much about whether it was under Edutainment or 
> Games.  Since the point of the live CD is to allow teachers et al to 
> explore the educational apps that come with K12LTSP, I plan to just try to 
> mirror that.
> 
> Petre
> 
> Rob Owens wrote:
> >Petre,
> >
> >I ran version 0.2 of the live cd and have a small correction for you.
> >On the intro screen (the browser window), on of the sentences ends like
> >this . (a space and then a period).
> >
> >Another comment, which pertains not only to your live cd, but to most
> >distros I've tried, is that the distinction between "games" and
> >"education" or "edutainment" is very blurry.  Some things that I think
> >should be classified as education are in the games menu, and vice versa.
> >Does anyone think this needs more attention in the K12LTSP distro and/or
> >the live cd?  And is it easy to change?
> >
> >-Rob
> >
> >On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 04:20:02PM -0600, Petre Scheie wrote:
> >>All-
> >>I've posted an updated version of the 'K12LTSP Greatest Hits Live CD' to 
> >>the K12LTSP download site.  This new version includes two additions 
> >>blatantly copped from Knoppix:
> >>
> >>-At the end of the boot process, Firefox is launched with a "Welcome" 
> >>document on the CD that explains what it is, etc.
> >>
> >>-If you put the disk into the CD drive of a running Windows system, it 
> >>launches the web browser with a document similar to the "Welcome" 
> >>document mentioned above, but which also includes a section on how to use 
> >>it (reboot the machine with the CD in the CDROM drive).
> >>
> >>If you don't want these additions, the original version (0.1) is still 
> >>there, too.  Find them at 
> >>ftp://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/pub/K12LTSP/live-cd-demo/
> >>
> >>Petre
> >>
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