Rev on OLPC Sugar OS?
ShieldsOnTour at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 12:48:58 EST 2008
We have tested Rev on XO in the office, and I can report that
standalone applications work without any (known) problems - as long as
you keep in mind the limitations of the XO Sugar Windowing system.
XO uses the Matchbox window manager. This window manager ALWAYS has
all windows fullscreen, with the exception of Modal windows. As a
result of this multi-window application will not appear correctly -
each window (or stack) will appear fullscreen and you have to flip
You can develop apps for the OLPC using Rev very effectively though if
you just use a single stack that is designed to the resolution of the
OLPC screen ( 1200x900 I believe).
On a similar note : Rev also works on the Asus Eee straight out of the
On 10 Jan, 17:29, viktoras didziulis <vikto... at ekoinf.net> wrote:
> try LiveCD:http://wiki.laptop.org/go/LiveCd. I tried running Revolution
> and apps compiled with it on Puppy Linux. It worked there... There is
> probably no reason why it shouldn't run on this XO Sugar thing :-)
> Best wishes
> John Patten wrote:
> > Hi All!
> > Just curious...
> > How possible would it be, now that Rev is also fairly Linux capable, would it be to get a version of Rev to work on the OLPC XO Sugar driven laptop?
> > Thank You!
> > John Patten
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