OLPC Tuquito's team began to work at 1st January of 2007, with the knowledge acquisition about the project One Laptop Per Child and then with development educative applications, writing documentation in Spanish, and testing XO in different operating systems as Tuquito GNU/Linux for OLPC.
We divided in different areas to work: Tests of the prototype; Documentation; Development and programming; and Adaptation of Tuquito GNU/Linux for its operation in the XO. The principal target were:
- Write documentation in spanish.
- Test and install different version of Tuquito in XO. Testing performance.
- Development educative applications.
- Awareness and teacher qualification.
First we testing OLPC in software emulator, as Qemu or VMWare. This way can us to test and to learn Sugar (front-end) in a PC desktop. Today there's an OLPC book in Spanish, which speaking all technical aspect in software and hardware from XO machine.how-to, tips, suggests for Sugar in Gentoo, Hello World in Sugar, Create SVG icons for Sugar, a image gallery, and specific technical information.
In education subject, we wrote a complete implementation of OLPC Project in Argentina, which technical infrastructure, server configuration and additional elements, as teacher capacities, awareness and qualifications.
In addition we created a site for development of application named Trac to follow recently activities release. Applications development are:podcast, interviews and videocast and we released two type of Tuquito images in original version and Peeper version, which can be boot from USB drive without install in XO. You can find more information how copy image to USB in Tuquito OLPC site.
Now we are continuously developing, writing, talking about project, interviewing and a doing a campaign of diffusion for OLPC Tuquito project.