OLPC Live CD SDK is a Linux distribution created by Red Hat and based on Fedora Core for the One Laptop Per Child.
Version: Build 385OLPC Live CD SDK is a Linux distribution created by Red Hat and based on Fedora Core for the One Laptop Per Child.
Operating System: Linux
One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) is an initiative to build a low-cost laptop computer with a pre-installed operating system and applications designed for children in developing countries. The operating system is a Linux-based solution, a heavily customised edition of Fedora Core with a special graphical user interface called Sugar.
Among applications, the system includes a web browser built on Xulrunner, a simple document viewer based on Evince; the AbiWord word processor, an RSS reader, email, chat and VOIP clients, a multimedia authoring and playback environment, a music composition toolkit, graphics toolkits, games, a shell, and a debugger.
Software included in "OLPC Live CD SDK":
· A pared-down version of Fedora Core Linux as the operating system, with students receiving root access.
· A simple custom web browser based upon the Gecko engine used by Firefox (a special version of the Opera web browser is also available for download).
· A word processor based upon AbiWord.
· Email through the web-based Gmail service.
· Online chat and VOIP programs.
· A music sequencer with digital instruments: Jean Piché's TamTam
· Audio and video player software: Mplayer or Helix.