12.1.0 devel build 2 released, for XO-1.5 and XO-1

Yioryos Asprobounitis mavrothal at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 29 08:12:14 UTC 2011

--- On Mon, 11/28/11, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com>
> Subject: 12.1.0 devel build 2 released, for XO-1.5 and XO-1
> To: techteam at lists.laptop.org, olpc at lists.fedoraproject.org, devel at lists.laptop.org
> Date: Monday, November 28, 2011, 3:30 AM
> The "two heads are better than one"
> release.
> Download from:
> http://build.laptop.org/12.1.0/os2/

Tried briefly os2 on the XO-1 and sugar seems to be in good shape apart from the known issues and some minor ones mostly relating to display (black block on home/journal screen, clock spilling out of screen etc).
Surf works almost ok (though in /usr/share/sugar/activities :-?) with the exception of the big default fonts and no journal integration, but has occasional crashes.

On the gnome side things are more sketchy, with empathy crashing constantly and then the whole session crashes. (BTW Firefox 8 from the repo works fine in both sugar and gnome).
Also NM appears inconsistent. Some times fails while usually inherits Sugar settings automatically (a feature?).

Power management does not appear to work in Sugar, while in Gnome has several issues mostly known and fixed in earlier builds (like remounting devices, dropping connections etc) and a new one: dimming the screen after 15 sec of inactivity! 
Hopefully this is not a feature ;-)

The other issue is the size of the build and the limited free space (~170MB) but I guess this is because packages removed in 11.3.0 are still included.

Overall I would say that os2 exceeded my expectations for such an early build!
Let us know when will be open for tickets or care for more extensive testing at this early stage.

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