Changes between Version 26 and Version 27 of GoogleCodeInTaskInstallHaiku


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Timestamp:
Oct 18, 2018, 9:35:31 PM (12 months ago)
Author:
pulkomandy
Comment:

Clarify some things in the steps description after beta testing the process.

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  • GoogleCodeInTaskInstallHaiku

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    2626== Show you're successfully running Haiku ==
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    28 Once you have Haiku running using one of the above methods, play around in Haiku and get familiar with it. Open HaikuDepot from Deskbar's "Applications" menu and install the "''QuickTour''". It'll place an icon on the Desktop that you can doubleclick to show you some of Haiku's most important features.
     28Once you have Haiku running using one of the above methods, play around in Haiku and get familiar with it.
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     300. In DeskBar leaf menu, find and open the HaikuDepot application. Use it to install "QuickTour". It'll place an icon on the Desktop that you can doubleclick to show you some of Haiku's most important features.
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    3032We want you to spend a little time in Haiku and explore it a bit, and then complete the following steps:
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    32 1. Open the Google Code-In website with WebPositive. *Note, if network isn't working for you, you can just leave this on the default page
    33 2. Open StyledEdit and write your Google Code-In username (DO NOT PUT IN YOUR REAL NAME) in the open window, change the font size so your username is bigger, and change the color and font as you wish.
    34 3. Read the UserGuide to learn about [https://www.haiku-os.org/docs/userguide/en/gui.html#stack-tile stack and tile feature], then stack or tile the StyledEdit window with the WebPositive window, the tabs should now allow you to drag the window group around the desktop.
    35 4. Find a "Google Code-In" logo on the internet and set it as background image of the Desktop and place it in the lower center of your desktop so that it shows under the stacked windows.[[BR]]
    36   ''Note, if network isn't working, just open the Backgrounds prefs and move the Haiku image lower to the bottom center of the screen.''
     341. Open the Google Code-In website with WebPositive.
     35  * Note, if network isn't working for you, you can just leave this on the default page
     362. Open StyledEdit and write your Google Code-In username (DO NOT PUT IN YOUR REAL NAME).
     37  * In the open window, change the font size so your username is bigger, and change the color and font as you wish.
     383. Read the UserGuide to learn about [https://www.haiku-os.org/docs/userguide/en/gui.html#stack-tile stack and tile feature]
     39  * Stack or tile the StyledEdit window with the WebPositive window, the tabs should now allow you to drag the window group around the desktop.
     404. Find a "Google Code-In" logo on the internet and set it as background image of the Desktop. Place it in the lower center of your desktop so that it shows under the stacked windows.
     41  * ''Note, if network isn't working, just open the Backgrounds prefs and move the Haiku image lower to the bottom center of the screen.''
    37425. Put the [https://www.haiku-os.org/docs/userguide/en/gui.html#replicants replicant] of ActivityMonitor in a lower corner of the Desktop.
    38436. Open the Workspaces applet and configure the arrangement to 2 rows, by 4 columns.  Put the replicant of Workspaces in the other lower corner of the Desktop.
    39447. Increase the icon size of the Desktop and the Deskbar.
    40 8. Open AboutHaiku from the leaf menu and position it so that we can view the info on the left hand side, including the Version info, Kernel build date, and the Time Running.
     458. Open AboutHaiku from the leaf menu. Position it so that we can view the info on the left hand side, including the Version info, Kernel build date, and the Time Running.
    41469. From the leaf menu, locate HaikuDepot, the find the "Weather" application and install it.  Configure it and then install it as a replicant on your desktop.  Set the options for it as you like.  Weather is an application the was written by Google Code-In students from past years.  You can help create new Haiku features too!
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