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Java on the OLPC

OLPC Dimas work

One Laptop per Child (OLPC
OLPC Hardware Specification
Getting involved in OLPC

Video of OLPC laptop

Our software

OLPC is working with Red Hat on a Linux kernel for the machine, but we are opening up the design; it is inevitable that there will be several variants of Linux to chose from, as well as some version of Windows, and perhaps an OS X offering.

Our technology
Our market
Our effect
Our mission

OLPC software task list

Developers' program

OLPC Mailing Lists
Devel – Software development mailing list
Devel-boards – Developer Board mailing list
Content – Discussions of OLPC content, both software and booklike
Sugar – Mailing list for discussion of the design, desktop platform and user experience on the laptop

One Laptop Per Child: Development site

Developers blogs:

Notes after speaking with Jim Gettys <> when he delivered prototype board Sep 1 2006:

Developers' program

Notes on using the OLPC developer boards

See Jim's Aug 31 post to the OLPC-Devel list

and a much more detailed explanation of the issues on the Devel-boards list:

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after installing LinuxBios you continue with:

You need to get a dev image onto a usb stick or a usb drive and then use the LinuxBios to startup which then starts the dev image. This updates LinuxBios and then you need to reboot.

Now you should have a working linux with a minimal layer of sugar running on top.

You can load a full Fedora dev environment if you need it Installing Fedora Core. The build images are described here: OS images. There are also tools for installing system to the Flash disk: Installing to NAND.

IRC channel on FreeNode (#olpc) where you can get help.

Sensor Mode
Audio driver for AD1888 - sensor input mode



SSM2211 - Low Distortion, 1.5 Watt Audio Power Amplifier
AD1888 - Low Cost 6 Channel AC' 97 Audio Codec

QEMU Emulation

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