Monthly Archives: January 2008

How to make an OLPC Application

Someone forwarded me a slashdot article with a link to an IBM article on how to design an application for the OLPC. I haven’t gone to far into it, but it has goes into how to set up QEMU (at

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Making a bigger Harddrive

While using the OLPC under QEMU, I immediately started installing a bunch of development tools into the image. This quickly filled up the 1GB image, and so I wanted increase the size of it. Originally I tried to dd some

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One Laptop Per Child

Many of you have probably heard of the One Laptop Per Child [http://laptopl.org] Program or seen their recent commercials for their GiveOneGetOne program on mainstream TV. Well I bit the bullet and decided to get one of these. Costing $425

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