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== Source Code ==
== Source Code ==
[[LeapFrog_Pollux_Platform:_Source_Code#Explorer|Explorer Source Code]]
[[LeapFrog_Pollux_Platform:_Source_Code#Explorer|Explorer Source Code]]
== Tutorials/How To's ==
clean up note: Finished
''' Bootloader '''
*[[Leapster_Explorer:_Emerald_Boot| Emerald Boot]]
* [[File_Systems#Mounting_UBI_Image_on_PC_using_nandsim| Mount UBI Image on host Linux PC]]
* [[Leapster_Explorer:_Play_Theora_Videos|Play Your Own Theora Video Files]]
* [[Leapster_Explorer:_Play_Your_Own_Flash_Games|Play Your Own Flash Game Files]]
* [[Leapster_Explorer:_How_To_Make_a_NAND_Cartridge| How to make a NAND cartridge]]
* [[Leapster_Explorer:_USB Boot_settings| USB Boot Settings]]
* [[Leapster_Explorer:_GPIO_subsystem| GPIO Subsystem Boot Options]]
* [[Leapster_Explorer:_Testing_Kernels_via_USB_Boot|Modify Kernel for USB Boot]]
clean up note: Unfinished
''' Compiling '''
* [[Leapster_Explorer_Framebuffer_Driver|Linux Framebuffer Driver]]
* [[Didj_and_Explorer_MMC_Patch|How to Patch and Build the MMC Drivers]]
* [[Leapster_Explorer_Root_File_System|Building The Explorer Root File System]]
''' Hacks '''
* [[Leapster_Explorer:_Over_Clock|How to Overclock your Explorer]]
* [[Leapster_Explorer:_Changes_To_Make_Your_Life_Easy|Changes to your system that will make your life easier]]
* [[Leapster_Explorer_Camera|Camera Interface]]
''' Booting From External Sources '''
* [[Leapster_Explorer:_USB_Boot|USB Boot without LFConnect]]
'''Adding Device Drivers and Packages'''
* [[Leapster_Explorer:_Install_OE|How to Install OpenEmbedded and Bitbake]]
'''Building SDL'''
* [[Leapster_Explorer_Random_Notes|Random Explorer Notes]]
* [[Didj_and_Explorer_libSDL|Building libSDL]]
* [[Didj_and_Explorer_SDL_ttf|Building SDL_ttf font library]]
* [[Didj_and_Explorer_SDL_image|Building SDL_image library with jpg and png support]]
* [[Didj_and_Explorer_SDL_mixer|Building SDL_mixer audio library]]
* [[Leapster_Explorer:_tslib_Touchscreen_Library|Building tslib]]
* [[Leapster_Explorer:_SDL_resources|SDL Resources]]
* [[Leapster_Explorer:_mplayer|Compile and install mplayer for the explorer]]
* [[Didj_and_Explorer:_boot_pixel_format|Changing the fb driver to display the boot logo correctly]]
== Technical Information ==
== Technical Information ==

Revision as of 10:00, 23 July 2011

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The Leapster Explorer (Leapfrog Enterprises)


LeapFrog Pollux Platform

The Leapster Explorer is part of 3 different devices that all share a common hardware platform, based around the Pollux SoC. The platform page contains information generic across these devices, and it is recommended that you refer to that page as it is a good starting point to understanding the Leapster Explorer, and contains some basic How To's and Tutorials to get you started.

Project Summary

The Leapster Explorer (like its predecessor the Didj) is a toy produced by Leapfrog marketed as an educational handheld gaming console for kids aged 4-9. Although it has a proprietary graphical front end, it runs a generic Linux distribution on the same ARM9-based processor as the Didj. Console access to the Explorer is achieved using the same method as found on the Didj.

Lots more information on the Didj

Source Code

Explorer Source Code

Technical Information


Leapster Explorer Memory Map

File System Contents List

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Contents of erootfs version

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