Neighborhood View

You can use the Neighborhood View to connect to the Internet and to collaborate with others.


To see the Neighborhood View, click the Neighborhood icon on the Frame. You can also use the Neighborhood button for this purpose if your keyboard has one, or press the F1 key.


1. Search menu
You can find find people, activities, or access points using the search menu.
2. Shared Activities
You can join an Activity by clicking the Activity's icon. Shared Activities appear as icons in the Neighborhood View.
3. XO icon
Other Sugar users appear in the Neighborhood View. By hovering over an XO icon, you can discover the nickname of that person and can add them as a friend or invite them to join you in a shared activity.
4. Mesh icon
A mesh icon lets you connect to a school server or other computers on a mesh (802.11s) network.  The OLPC XO has three mesh network channels. By clicking on a mesh icon you join that particular mesh network, and disconnect from an Access point network. The other XO icons are shown will change according to who is on that network.
5. Access point
WiFi hot spots (Internet access points) appear as circles in the Neighborhood view. If you hover over a circle, the name of the access point (the ESSID it broadcasts) appears.

Author : NeighbourhoodView
© Walter Bender 2008
adam hyde 2008
David Farning 2008
Janet Swisher 2008
Janis Grinbergs 2008
Morgan Collett 2008

License : General Public License

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