[plt-scheme] DrScheme/OLPC sans Sugar

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Wed Nov 12 23:24:49 EST 2008

Hi Ben,

On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 9:51 PM, Ben Goetter <goetter at mazama.net> wrote:
> I am successfully running the vanilla Fedora 9 build of 4.1.2 on an XO-1
> running build 767 (the recent G1G1 refresh).

3.x works fine on top of Sugar, so no messing around with alternative
window managers or sd swap if one so desires:


> Memory is of course an issue.

Tell me about it:

> The DrScheme interface was unusable, with giant menus and giant fonts and a
> Preferences dialog that stretched far off the bottom of the screen, until I
> configured XFCE to scale its fonts to 150 DPI.  I am not a savvy enough X
> user to hack in the /etc/X11 directory, and DrScheme was not using the
> window manager's font preferences.

I didn't run into that on pre 4.x builds.

> The vanilla build requires GL, so I have Mesa installed, allowing MrEd to
> load.  However, the SGL samples appear to be dlopening the wrong library
> name (libGL.so instead of libGL.so.1).

I disabled OpenGL rather than use Mesa.

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