ParrotGeek Software

OLPC XO Activities

NES

GUI front-end to the TuxNES emulator. It has no journal support and can only load from the filesystem or USB/SD.

Tested with OLPC OS 10.1.0 and higher. Not compatible with OLPC OS 8.2.x. Intermediate versions untested.

Bugs
Assumes it is located in /home/olpc/Activities, making it not function on non-OLPC computers.
Only compatible with 32-bit x86 OSes (XO-1 and 1.5).

To enable sound, run in Terminal:

sudo modprobe snd-pcm-oss
You have to do it every reboot.



Radio

Player for MP3, M3U, and PLS files. Supports loading from USB drives, SD cards, and the Journal.

Tested with OLPC OS 10.1.0 and higher. Not compatible with OLPC OS 8.2.x. Intermediate versions untested.

Bugs
Assumes it is located in /home/olpc/Activities, making it not function on non-OLPC computers.
Only compatible with 32-bit x86 OSes (XO-1 and 1.5).
The play button doesn't work the first time it is paused.



Time Lapse Photo

Makes the XO webcam take photos at a defined interval, allowing a time lapse to be created. It saves the photos to the Journal.

Tested with OLPC OS 10.1.0 only. Not compatible with OLPC OS 8.2.x or 13.2.9. Intermediate versions untested.