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OLPC XO-1 Runs x86 Linux Binaries

I didn't realize it, but it turns out that the 433 MHz AMD Geode LX-700 CPU in the OLPC XO-1 is fully compatible with the x86 instruction set. That means the Sugar operating system on the XO can run x86 Linux binaries.

The XO-1.5 will be using the much faster VIA C7-M CPU, which is also x86 compatible. Therefore, it will be able to run x86 Linux binaries as well.

Chieh Cheng
Tue, 09 Jun 2009 08:57:28 +0000

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Title: Install TeamSpeak on OLPC XO-1
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Excerpt: After finding out that "OLPC XO-1 Runs x86 Linux Binaries", I was able to install and run TeamSpeak on the OLPC XO without any problem. Just had to install the sound driver using the following command: sudo modprobe snd-pcm-oss To start the sound driver automatically on boot, insert the foll . . .
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