Community Updates/2009-04-17

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* '''[http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2009-April/045055.html Intone (0.24)]''' Elementary based mplayer frontend. Discussions on the testing of this version can be found [http://n2.nabble.com/Intone-%280.20---alpha-release%29-Elementary-based-mplayer-frontend-tp2587826p2614319.html here]  
 
* '''[http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2009-April/045055.html Intone (0.24)]''' Elementary based mplayer frontend. Discussions on the testing of this version can be found [http://n2.nabble.com/Intone-%280.20---alpha-release%29-Elementary-based-mplayer-frontend-tp2587826p2614319.html here]  
  
* '''[http://www.bitwiz.org.uk/openmoocow Openmoocow]''' Release of version 0.4  
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* '''[http://www.bitwiz.org.uk/openmoocow OpenMooCow]''' Release of version 0.4 with support for all the latest kernel changes
  
 
* '''[http://www.opkg.org/package_186.html OpenBmap 0.2.1]'''This is the bug fix release of the openBmap GSM/GPS.FSO and SHR distributions have it in their feeds
 
* '''[http://www.opkg.org/package_186.html OpenBmap 0.2.1]'''This is the bug fix release of the openBmap GSM/GPS.FSO and SHR distributions have it in their feeds
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* New Mailing list - [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/gta03/2009-April/000011.html GTA03] for us to spin ideas on what can be the next phone that Openmoko should build or more generally what is the next Open source/open hardware phone that the community+Openmoko can build?
 
* New Mailing list - [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/gta03/2009-April/000011.html GTA03] for us to spin ideas on what can be the next phone that Openmoko should build or more generally what is the next Open source/open hardware phone that the community+Openmoko can build?
  
* [http://www.opkg.org/news.html New Feature] with www,opkg.org which sends an email notification for any update on the site
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* [http://www.opkg.org/news.html New Feature] with www.opkg.org which sends an email notification for any update on the site
  
 
* The buzz fix party in Barcelona is this weekend on Saturday 18th, Pictures and videos will be uploaded on [http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/BuzzFixParty#Barcelona Buzz Fix Parties wikipage] for your enjoy.
 
* The buzz fix party in Barcelona is this weekend on Saturday 18th, Pictures and videos will be uploaded on [http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/BuzzFixParty#Barcelona Buzz Fix Parties wikipage] for your enjoy.
  
* The buzz fix party in Braunschweig is between May 1st-May 3rd.Please put your names on the [http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/BuzzFixParty#Braunschweig wikipage]  if you are planning to attend. Any other infos,locations etc will be updated there.  
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* The buzz fix party in Braunschweig is between May 1st-May 3rd.Please put your names on the [http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/BuzzFixParty#Braunschweig wikipage]  if you are planning to attend. Any other infos, locations etc will be updated there.  
  
 
==Event News==
 
==Event News==

Revision as of 12:59, 15 April 2009

Contents

Period 04, Apr ~ 17, Apr, 2009

Distributions

  • Om2009 The official release plan for Om2009 is June. The testing images can be downloaded from here.The wiki page also has the features list and know issues. Bugs can be submitted here. Bugs can be filed against the Om2009 milestone and please check for duplicates with this tag before submitting the bug.
  • AUIMD version 0.2 This is a user interface targeted at mobile devices, written with PyQt4. Auimd is both a sort of fullscreen X11 window manager, and a small "framework" suitable for rapid and easy build of new python/Qt4 applications.
  • FSO Extracts from Mickey's blog “As the FSO team is now without funding, we will continue working on it in our spare time, as much as we did work before Openmoko came around” Read here for more
  • SHR -Pau Espin Pedrol had the kindness to translate shr-settings and libframeworkd-phonegui-efl (the library handling the UI of the telephony stack) to spanish and catalan.
  • SHR -There's is partial Hebrew and Arabic, and full right to left support in SHR.There would be patch added to the SHR repos, so starting from the next image, this will be "built-in". (Of course, also available as packages).


Applications

New Applications

  • PISI Pisi is an application (written in Python) for synchronizing all sorts of PIM data. Currently, mainly contacts from several sources may be synchronized. You can choose between GUI and Command Line Interface
  • Call Recorder Enjoy recording your calls, and don't forget it's illegal to do so without the other side's confirmation in many places around the world.
  • Arabic keyboardArabic keyboard for openmoko, optimised for easy use.There are few other upgrades to some of the keyboards


Application Updates

  • ePDFView Small change for better scrolling
  • gvSIG Mobile for Openmoko 0.1.2. It contains various updates and improvements, even a choice of GUI language. The full list of changes can be found here
  • Intone (0.24) Elementary based mplayer frontend. Discussions on the testing of this version can be found here
  • OpenMooCow Release of version 0.4 with support for all the latest kernel changes
  • OpenBmap 0.2.1This is the bug fix release of the openBmap GSM/GPS.FSO and SHR distributions have it in their feeds

Community

  • Milestone stable-kernel-2009.1 has been created to fix bugs to tag current Andy tracking kernel as the stable kernel. Current list of bug can be found here.More on this in the mail from Nelson
  • Results for the first programming contest for Openmoko phones has been published with the reviews
  • New Mailing list - GTA03 for us to spin ideas on what can be the next phone that Openmoko should build or more generally what is the next Open source/open hardware phone that the community+Openmoko can build?
  • New Feature with www.opkg.org which sends an email notification for any update on the site
  • The buzz fix party in Barcelona is this weekend on Saturday 18th, Pictures and videos will be uploaded on Buzz Fix Parties wikipage for your enjoy.
  • The buzz fix party in Braunschweig is between May 1st-May 3rd.Please put your names on the wikipage if you are planning to attend. Any other infos, locations etc will be updated there.

Event News

  • 2009-04-06/08 CELF Embedded Linux Conference | ELC 2009 San Francisco, California.
  • 2009-05-12/13 OSiM Asia | The Kowloon Shangri-la hotel, Hong Kong | Openmoko will give a speech
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Period 04, Apr ~ 17, Apr, 2009

Distributions

  • Om2009 The official release plan for Om2009 is June. The testing images can be downloaded from here.The wiki page also has the features list and know issues. Bugs can be submitted here. Bugs can be filed against the Om2009 milestone and please check for duplicates with this tag before submitting the bug.
  • AUIMD version 0.2 This is a user interface targeted at mobile devices, written with PyQt4. Auimd is both a sort of fullscreen X11 window manager, and a small "framework" suitable for rapid and easy build of new python/Qt4 applications.
  • FSO Extracts from Mickey's blog “As the FSO team is now without funding, we will continue working on it in our spare time, as much as we did work before Openmoko came around” Read here for more
  • SHR -Pau Espin Pedrol had the kindness to translate shr-settings and libframeworkd-phonegui-efl (the library handling the UI of the telephony stack) to spanish and catalan.
  • SHR -There's is partial Hebrew and Arabic, and full right to left support in SHR.There would be patch added to the SHR repos, so starting from the next image, this will be "built-in". (Of course, also available as packages).


Applications

New Applications

  • PISI Pisi is an application (written in Python) for synchronizing all sorts of PIM data. Currently, mainly contacts from several sources may be synchronized. You can choose between GUI and Command Line Interface
  • Call Recorder Enjoy recording your calls, and don't forget it's illegal to do so without the other side's confirmation in many places around the world.
  • Arabic keyboardArabic keyboard for openmoko, optimised for easy use.There are few other upgrades to some of the keyboards


Application Updates

  • ePDFView Small change for better scrolling
  • gvSIG Mobile for Openmoko 0.1.2. It contains various updates and improvements, even a choice of GUI language. The full list of changes can be found here
  • Intone (0.24) Elementary based mplayer frontend. Discussions on the testing of this version can be found here
  • OpenMooCow Release of version 0.4 with support for all the latest kernel changes
  • OpenBmap 0.2.1This is the bug fix release of the openBmap GSM/GPS.FSO and SHR distributions have it in their feeds

Community

  • Milestone stable-kernel-2009.1 has been created to fix bugs to tag current Andy tracking kernel as the stable kernel. Current list of bug can be found here.More on this in the mail from Nelson
  • Results for the first programming contest for Openmoko phones has been published with the reviews
  • New Mailing list - GTA03 for us to spin ideas on what can be the next phone that Openmoko should build or more generally what is the next Open source/open hardware phone that the community+Openmoko can build?
  • New Feature with www.opkg.org which sends an email notification for any update on the site
  • The buzz fix party in Barcelona is this weekend on Saturday 18th, Pictures and videos will be uploaded on Buzz Fix Parties wikipage for your enjoy.
  • The buzz fix party in Braunschweig is between May 1st-May 3rd.Please put your names on the wikipage if you are planning to attend. Any other infos, locations etc will be updated there.

Event News

  • 2009-04-06/08 CELF Embedded Linux Conference | ELC 2009 San Francisco, California.
  • 2009-05-12/13 OSiM Asia | The Kowloon Shangri-la hotel, Hong Kong | Openmoko will give a speech