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Hello all:
 
Hello all:
  
The 12th community update is now available. For an easier access to the newest update, it can be also accessed from Community Box located at the left.  The old versions are put on Community updates page. I will like to thank the community for the help and for sharing us some interesting information.  
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The 12th community update is now available. For an easier access to the newest update, it can be also accessed from Community Box located at the left.  The old versions are put on Community updates page. I would like to thank the community for the help and for sharing with us some interesting information.  
  
 
--[[User:coolcat|Brenda]]
 
--[[User:coolcat|Brenda]]
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==Distributions==
 
==Distributions==
 
[[Image:Fyp.png|200px|align|right]]
 
[[Image:Fyp.png|200px|align|right]]
* [[Fyp]] is a Debian for Freerunner based distribution which uses [http://lxde.org/ LXDE] and [[Zhone]] on top. It is a FreeYourPhone.de community project. Now the first beta image is released.  You can download Fyp distribution [http://opensvn.csie.org/fyp/releases/ here], then uses [[NeoTool]] for installation. After you finished the installation and boot up, you can press AUX (short press) shows the keyboard, and use Power button to pops up the shutdown/suspend menu, then select the options.
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* [[Fyp]] is a Debian for Freerunner based distribution which uses [http://lxde.org/ LXDE] and [[Zhone]] on top. It is a FreeYourPhone.de community project. Now the first beta image is released.  You can download Fyp distribution [http://opensvn.csie.org/fyp/releases/ here], then uses [[NeoTool]] for installation. After you have finished the installation and booted up, you can press AUX (short press) to show the keyboard, and use Power button to pop up the shutdown/suspend menu, then select the options.
  
* [mailto:mickey@openmoko.org Mickey] announced [[Qi]] now it's "officially" supported by FSO.
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* [mailto:mickey@openmoko.org Mickey] announced [[Qi]], now it's "officially" supported by FSO.
  
* FSO meets paroli-for a fully functional paroli, FSO team came up with fso milestone 5.5. FSO MS 5.5 will contains everything needed by paroli.
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* FSO meets paroli - for a fully functional paroli, FSO team came up with fso milestone 5.5. FSO MS 5.5 will contain everything needed by paroli.
  
== Application ==
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== Applications ==
  
 
=== New Applications ===
 
=== New Applications ===
* Bytestore released a nice [http://lists.openmoko.org/nabble.html#nabble-td2353361%7Ca2353361 setting builder] script to install the most important configurations for 2008.12
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* Bytestore released a nice [http://lists.openmoko.org/nabble.html#nabble-td2353361%7Ca2353361 setting builder] script to install the most important configuration parameters for 2008.12
*[[Momtools]]-(momtools = MyOpenMoko tools) the idea of this tool is creating an easy-to-use application, allowing the freerunner (gta-02) to connect to wifi and gprs, and add some useful applications such as a slim media-player and a little accelerometers-game.  This project now is on progress. You can check this on it's wiki page.
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*[[Momtools]] - (momtools = MyOpenMoko tools) the idea of this tool is creating an easy-to-use application, allowing the freerunner (gta-02) to connect to wifi and gprs, and add some useful applications such as a slim media-player and a little accelerometers-game.  This project now is on progress. You can check this on it's wiki page.
  
*[[Enscribi]]-a new handwriting recognition input method, now it only support writing Japanese and Chinese characters. You can download ipk files and install it on FSO. Then goto "setup" --> "keyboard" --> "enscribi", then you get a Chinese input method.  For more inforamtion , you can check : http://olofsj.github.com/enscribi/ .  
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*[[Enscribi]] - a new handwriting recognition input method, currently it only supports writing Japanese and Chinese characters. You can download ipk files and install it on FSO. Then goto "setup" --> "keyboard" --> "enscribi", then you get a Chinese input method.  For more information, you can check http://olofsj.github.com/enscribi/.  
  
* [http://www.opkg.org/package_136.html OpenMiaoCat], like [[OpenMooCow]], makes your phone became a cat!  Simply stroke gently the lovely cat to make it purr!
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* [http://www.opkg.org/package_136.html OpenMiaoCat], like [[OpenMooCow]], makes your phone become a cat!  Simply stroke gently the lovely cat to make it purr!
  
 
=== Application updates ===
 
=== Application updates ===
 
[[image:OpenMooCow.png|100px|align|left]]
 
[[image:OpenMooCow.png|100px|align|left]]
* [[Kustomizer]]-[http://risto.kurppa.fi/blog/kustomizer-03-for-openmoko-200812/ version 0.3 released]. Now includes aGPS. Many new apps & fixes. It now gives you two different configurations, see [[Kustomizer#What_does_it_do.3F|here]]. [[Kustomizer#Changelog|Changelog]]
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* [[Kustomizer]] - [http://risto.kurppa.fi/blog/kustomizer-03-for-openmoko-200812/ version 0.3 released]. Now includes aGPS. Many new apps & fixes. It now gives you two different configurations, see [[Kustomizer#What_does_it_do.3F|here]]. [[Kustomizer#Changelog|Changelog]]
  
* [[Linball]]-Updates 0.1 version to 0.2 version. Download new version here : http://linball.sf.net/linball-openmoko_0.2_armv4t.opk
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* [[Linball]] - Updates 0.1 version to 0.2 version. Download new version here : http://linball.sf.net/linball-openmoko_0.2_armv4t.opk
  
* [[Qwo]]-Version 0.4 was released on Feb, 7. The changes include :window can be resized dynamically, added Paste, Alt key, page up, down, home, end plus others ...etc. You can download the new version [http://download.savannah.nongnu.org/releases/qwo/qwo_0.4_armv4t.ipk here]
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* [[Qwo]] - Version 0.4 was released on Feb, 7. The changes include : window can be resized dynamically, added Paste, Alt key, page up, down, home, end plus others ...etc. You can download the new version [http://download.savannah.nongnu.org/releases/qwo/qwo_0.4_armv4t.ipk here]
  
* [[Yaouh!]]-[http://minucci.net/file/opkg/yaouh_0.4_all.opk Version 0.4] is out. This release includes bugfix and add support for multiple wget download , probably faster.
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* [[Yaouh!]] - [http://minucci.net/file/opkg/yaouh_0.4_all.opk Version 0.4] is out. This release includes bugfix and adds support for multiple wget downloads, probably faster.
  
* [[Paroli]]-There is packages in fso MS5 openmoko unstable.  You can downloads paroli from : http://downloads.freesmartphone.org/fso- milestone5/feeds//armv4t/paroli_0.2.1+gitr7a2fdc16174258e9276e7c2d80f500b4dd624442- r0_armv4t.ipk
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* [[Paroli]] - There are packages in fso MS5 openmoko unstable.  You can download paroli from : http://downloads.freesmartphone.org/fso-milestone5/feeds//armv4t/paroli_0.2.1+gitr7a2fdc16174258e9276e7c2d80f500b4dd624442-r0_armv4t.ipk
  
* [[Guitartune]]- [http://www.opkg.org/package_115.html Version 0.30] released on 16 Feb. Changes include a new GUI, wider range (from A0 to C8) and threaded architecture.
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* [[Guitartune]] - [http://www.opkg.org/package_115.html Version 0.30] released on 16 Feb. Changes include a new GUI, wider range (from A0 to C8) and threaded architecture.
  
 
== Trick and Tips  ==
 
== Trick and Tips  ==
  
* MokoGeocaching Installing-After you install MokoGeocaching , if the app won't even start, you may need to install these dependencies manually (Om2008.12):
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* MokoGeocaching Installing - After you install MokoGeocaching, if the app won't even start, you may need to install these dependencies manually (Om2008.12):
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  opkg install python-netclient python-mime python-netclient
 
  opkg install python-netclient python-mime python-netclient
  
 
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* How to search bugs real quick, instead of using trac.openmoko.org ? You can use the [http://lindi.iki.fi/lindi/cgi-bin/openmoko-bugs.py Unofficial search of bugs.openmoko.org]. You can type the keyword or bug number on text box, then press "search", the results will be listed below the text box.
* How to search bugs real quick , instead of using trac.openmoko.org ? You can use the [http://lindi.iki.fi/lindi/cgi-bin/openmoko-bugs.py Unofficial search to bugs.openmoko.org]. You can type the keyword or bug number on text box , then press "search", the result will list below the text box.
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==Community ==
 
==Community ==
* Openmoko autobuilder is back online. It is generating images for gta01 and gta02 devices. You can check images status on this site :http://tinderbox.openembedded.net/builders/openmoko/. Unstable images will auto generate in http://downloads.openmoko.org/repository/unstable/ . There are some packages that are failing consistently, Openmoko distribution maintainer is going to try and debug these and send some fixes upstream.
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* Openmoko autobuilder is back online. It is generating images for gta01 and gta02 devices. You can check images status on this site : http://tinderbox.openembedded.net/builders/openmoko/. Unstable images will auto generate in http://downloads.openmoko.org/repository/unstable/. There are some packages that are failing consistently, Openmoko distribution maintainer is going to try and debug these and send some fixes upstream.
  
 
* Openmoko started migrating content from the Om wiki to [http://en.flossmanuals.net/bin/view/NeoFreeRunner/WebHome FLOSS Manuals]. Basis for the manual will be derived from [[Getting_Started_with_your_Neo_FreeRunner|Getting Started With Your Neo FreeRunner]] and [[Openmoko_developer_guide|Openmoko Developer Guide]].
 
* Openmoko started migrating content from the Om wiki to [http://en.flossmanuals.net/bin/view/NeoFreeRunner/WebHome FLOSS Manuals]. Basis for the manual will be derived from [[Getting_Started_with_your_Neo_FreeRunner|Getting Started With Your Neo FreeRunner]] and [[Openmoko_developer_guide|Openmoko Developer Guide]].
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* Wiki news! As per [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/documentation/2009-February/001079.html documentation mailing list] justification, I reverted my previous revert of main page. People missing the old multitude of links should look at the improved left side navigation choices. I also combined "Openmoko:Community Portal" into "Development resources" and renamed the whole thing to "[[Community Resources]]". -[[User:TimoJyrinki|Timo]]
 
* Wiki news! As per [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/documentation/2009-February/001079.html documentation mailing list] justification, I reverted my previous revert of main page. People missing the old multitude of links should look at the improved left side navigation choices. I also combined "Openmoko:Community Portal" into "Development resources" and renamed the whole thing to "[[Community Resources]]". -[[User:TimoJyrinki|Timo]]
  
* The second Italian National NeoMeeting @ Milano (13/03/09) [info @ http://wiki.telefoninux.org/doku.php?id=neomeeting]
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* The first Italian National NeoMeeting @ Milano (13/03/09) [info @ http://wiki.telefoninux.org/doku.php?id=neomeeting]
  
 
* A first OM meeting took place in Karlsruhe, a second one is being planned. See [[Openmoko_Local_Groups:_Karlsruhe#Meetings.2C_Events|Local Groups Section]] in this wiki.
 
* A first OM meeting took place in Karlsruhe, a second one is being planned. See [[Openmoko_Local_Groups:_Karlsruhe#Meetings.2C_Events|Local Groups Section]] in this wiki.
  
* An OM meeting took place in Delhi(NCR) India. See [[Openmoko_Local_Groups:_Delhi|Openmoko Delhi Group]]
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* An OM meeting took place in Delhi (NCR) India. See [[Openmoko_Local_Groups:_Delhi|Openmoko Delhi Group]]
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* [http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Opensatnav.org Opensatnav project] requires help, especially from coders. Feel free to contact [mailto:cjhandrew@gmail.com Chris Andrew].
  
* [http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Opensatnav.org Opensatnav project] requires help, especially from coder . Feel free to contack with [mailto:cjhandrew@gmail.com Chris Andrew].
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[[category:Community Update]]

Latest revision as of 14:52, 9 October 2009

Hello all:

The 12th community update is now available. For an easier access to the newest update, it can be also accessed from Community Box located at the left. The old versions are put on Community updates page. I would like to thank the community for the help and for sharing with us some interesting information.

--Brenda

Contents

[edit] Distributions

align
  • Fyp is a Debian for Freerunner based distribution which uses LXDE and Zhone on top. It is a FreeYourPhone.de community project. Now the first beta image is released. You can download Fyp distribution here, then uses NeoTool for installation. After you have finished the installation and booted up, you can press AUX (short press) to show the keyboard, and use Power button to pop up the shutdown/suspend menu, then select the options.
  • Mickey announced Qi, now it's "officially" supported by FSO.
  • FSO meets paroli - for a fully functional paroli, FSO team came up with fso milestone 5.5. FSO MS 5.5 will contain everything needed by paroli.

[edit] Applications

[edit] New Applications

  • Bytestore released a nice setting builder script to install the most important configuration parameters for 2008.12
  • Momtools - (momtools = MyOpenMoko tools) the idea of this tool is creating an easy-to-use application, allowing the freerunner (gta-02) to connect to wifi and gprs, and add some useful applications such as a slim media-player and a little accelerometers-game. This project now is on progress. You can check this on it's wiki page.
  • Enscribi - a new handwriting recognition input method, currently it only supports writing Japanese and Chinese characters. You can download ipk files and install it on FSO. Then goto "setup" --> "keyboard" --> "enscribi", then you get a Chinese input method. For more information, you can check http://olofsj.github.com/enscribi/.
  • OpenMiaoCat, like OpenMooCow, makes your phone become a cat! Simply stroke gently the lovely cat to make it purr!

[edit] Application updates

align
  • Qwo - Version 0.4 was released on Feb, 7. The changes include : window can be resized dynamically, added Paste, Alt key, page up, down, home, end plus others ...etc. You can download the new version here
  • Yaouh! - Version 0.4 is out. This release includes bugfix and adds support for multiple wget downloads, probably faster.
  • Guitartune - Version 0.30 released on 16 Feb. Changes include a new GUI, wider range (from A0 to C8) and threaded architecture.

[edit] Trick and Tips

  • MokoGeocaching Installing - After you install MokoGeocaching, if the app won't even start, you may need to install these dependencies manually (Om2008.12):
opkg install python-netclient python-mime python-netclient
  • How to search bugs real quick, instead of using trac.openmoko.org ? You can use the Unofficial search of bugs.openmoko.org. You can type the keyword or bug number on text box, then press "search", the results will be listed below the text box.

[edit] Community

  • Wiki news! As per documentation mailing list justification, I reverted my previous revert of main page. People missing the old multitude of links should look at the improved left side navigation choices. I also combined "Openmoko:Community Portal" into "Development resources" and renamed the whole thing to "Community Resources". -Timo
  • A first OM meeting took place in Karlsruhe, a second one is being planned. See Local Groups Section in this wiki.
Personal tools

Hello all:

The 12th community update is now available. For an easier access to the newest update, it can be also accessed from Community Box located at the left. The old versions are put on Community updates page. I will like to thank the community for the help and for sharing us some interesting information.

--Brenda

Distributions

align
  • Fyp is a Debian for Freerunner based distribution which uses LXDE and Zhone on top. It is a FreeYourPhone.de community project. Now the first beta image is released. You can download Fyp distribution here, then uses NeoTool for installation. After you finished the installation and boot up, you can press AUX (short press) shows the keyboard, and use Power button to pops up the shutdown/suspend menu, then select the options.
  • Mickey announced Qi now it's "officially" supported by FSO.
  • FSO meets paroli-for a fully functional paroli, FSO team came up with fso milestone 5.5. FSO MS 5.5 will contains everything needed by paroli.

Application

New Applications

  • Bytestore released a nice setting builder script to install the most important configurations for 2008.12
  • Momtools-(momtools = MyOpenMoko tools) the idea of this tool is creating an easy-to-use application, allowing the freerunner (gta-02) to connect to wifi and gprs, and add some useful applications such as a slim media-player and a little accelerometers-game. This project now is on progress. You can check this on it's wiki page.
  • Enscribi-a new handwriting recognition input method, now it only support writing Japanese and Chinese characters. You can download ipk files and install it on FSO. Then goto "setup" --> "keyboard" --> "enscribi", then you get a Chinese input method. For more inforamtion , you can check : http://olofsj.github.com/enscribi/ .
  • OpenMiaoCat, like OpenMooCow, makes your phone became a cat! Simply stroke gently the lovely cat to make it purr!

Application updates

align
  • Qwo-Version 0.4 was released on Feb, 7. The changes include :window can be resized dynamically, added Paste, Alt key, page up, down, home, end plus others ...etc. You can download the new version here
  • Yaouh!-Version 0.4 is out. This release includes bugfix and add support for multiple wget download , probably faster.
  • Guitartune- Version 0.30 released on 16 Feb. Changes include a new GUI, wider range (from A0 to C8) and threaded architecture.

Trick and Tips

  • MokoGeocaching Installing-After you install MokoGeocaching , if the app won't even start, you may need to install these dependencies manually (Om2008.12):
+
opkg install python-netclient python-mime python-netclient


  • How to search bugs real quick , instead of using trac.openmoko.org ? You can use the Unofficial search to bugs.openmoko.org. You can type the keyword or bug number on text box , then press "search", the result will list below the text box.

Community

  • Wiki news! As per documentation mailing list justification, I reverted my previous revert of main page. People missing the old multitude of links should look at the improved left side navigation choices. I also combined "Openmoko:Community Portal" into "Development resources" and renamed the whole thing to "Community Resources". -Timo
  • A first OM meeting took place in Karlsruhe, a second one is being planned. See Local Groups Section in this wiki.