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==Distributions==
 
==Distributions==
* '''[QTMOKO]''' - V6 released [http://activationrecord.net/radekp/qtmoko/download/]
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{{DistributionBox|
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Name=QTMOKO V6|
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Description=Radek Polak has uploaded new QtMoko debian images. There are still problems with long SMS and contacts import. Changes from previous version include:
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* wifi should work
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* alarm should work (only first alarm after boot, second probably wont ring)
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* greatly improved boot speed (can be even more sped up if you replace bash with dash)
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* fixed blinking cursor after app in QX ended up
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* SSH and other services are starting after Qtopia is up (so you have to wait some time before you can ssh to neo)|
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Screenshot=Gpe-filemanager.png|
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Codename=''|
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Homepage=http://activationrecord.net/radekp/qtmoko/|
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Image=[http://activationrecord.net/radekp/qtmoko/download/ images]|
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Neo1973={{unknown}}|
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FreeRunner={{yes}}|
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HTC-Dream={{unknown}}|
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Other={{unknown}}
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}}
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* '''[QALEE]''' - 0.0.2 released [http://www.openmoko.openmatica.es/QALEE/]
 
* '''[QALEE]''' - 0.0.2 released [http://www.openmoko.openmatica.es/QALEE/]
  

Revision as of 18:51, 6 August 2009

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Contents

Period 2009-07-24 to 2009-08-06

Distributions

Gpe-filemanager.png QTMOKO V6

Radek Polak has uploaded new QtMoko debian images. There are still problems with long SMS and contacts import. Changes from previous version include:

  • wifi should work
  • alarm should work (only first alarm after boot, second probably wont ring)
  • greatly improved boot speed (can be even more sped up if you replace bash with dash)
  • fixed blinking cursor after app in QX ended up
  • SSH and other services are starting after Qtopia is up (so you have to wait some time before you can ssh to neo)


Codename:
Homepage: http://activationrecord.net/radekp/qtmoko/
Image: images

{{{Works}}}


  • [QALEE] - 0.0.2 released [1]

Applications

New Applications

System boot.png Exampleapp 0.0.1

Exampleapp 0.0.1 is an application to do some stuff..


Homepage: http://wiki.openmoko.org/
Package: [http:// www.some.srv/path_to/Exampleapp.ipk Exampleapp]
Tested on: Om2009T5,Om2008.8,SHR


Application Updates

OpenBmapGTK-0.4.0-Main.png openBmap 0.4.0

GSM/GPS logger. Help us to build a free database and map of GSM cells coverage. Focus: quality of data. Check how your area is covered at http://realtimeblog.free.fr/with_osm4.php

  • New graphical interface!
  • Glade file path not hardcoded anymore.
  • Application logging level now in config file.
  • Added cells seen statistics.
  • Details in CHANGELOG.


Homepage: http://www.openBmap.org/
Package: openbmap-logger
Tested on: Om2009T5, SHR, Debian


Mokomaze.png MokoMaze 0.5.5

Mokomaze is the opensource implementation of the classic game where you control a steel ball by tilting a wooden labyrinth. It is written in C using SDL and adapted for Neo Freerunner. Installation instructions have been updated on homepage. New game mode allows to create levels where screen space is used more rationally (less dead zones). Online level editor was also updated so feel free to share your multi-checkpoint levels. Major changes are:

  • Added "pass-through-checkpoints" game mode + 3 new levels to demonstrate it (##14-16)
  • Latest extended levelpack is included by default now
  • Keep level switching button pressed to fast-forward/fast-rewind
  • Works fine with libode from OM's repository
  • Many minor fixes and improvements


Homepage: http://www.opkg.org/package_121.html
Package: mokomaze
Tested on:


System boot.png Evopedia 0.2

Evopedia is a Wikipedia reader for offline use. After some serious changes in the dump format that will hopefully speed up the title search (aside from cleaning the dump a bit) and other changes in the software, evopedia version 0.2 is ready for testing. At the moment, there is only a dump of the German Wikipedia for evopedia 0.2 but others are being generated. Features include:

  • live title search
  • search for geographically near articles
  • images are included when there is a connection to the internet


Homepage: http://www.reitwiessner.de/openmoko/evopedia.html
Package: evopedia
Tested on: ?


Intone-1.png Intone 0.62

Intone is mplayer front end for audio files using elementary and sqlite. Manages playlists and albums for you. There is a lot of work going on Intone these days. Recent changes include:

  • Fixed some regressions
  • remembers bt state on restart
  • cleans up song tags
  • fixes not playing through headphones after pause bug
  • fixes two done button in set music home directory page


Homepage: http://www.opkg.org/package_190.html
Package: intone
Tested on: Om2009T5,Om2008.8,SHR


System boot.png Exampleapp 0.0.1

Exampleapp 0.0.1 is an application to do some stuff...

  • new example feature 1
  • new example feature 2


Homepage: http://wiki.openmoko.org/
Package: Exampleapp
Tested on: Om2009T5,Om2008.8,SHR


Community

Most important and change making mails on the mailing lists, blogs etc.. Coolest hacks, screenshots, themes etc..

  • Drdeath is working on implementing a true electronic compass for the FR based on the Honeywell HMC5843 geological magnetometer chip. You can monitor the progress of this project as well as place (non-binding) pre-orders on the I2C Compass Wiki Page
  • The freesmartphone.org core-team founds a BGB company to facilitate the further development of free and open source middleware for Linux-based mobile systems: "Lauer, Lübbe, Schmidt, Willmann, freesmartphone.org GbR". This legal entity is offering consulting, training, and implementation services around the freesmartphone.org middleware platform, also known as FSO. They now have a single point of contact for both commercial and non-commercial parties who want to use our services to create compelling solutions. You can read full announcement on lists.openmoko.org
  • Paul Fertser created Battery_Questions_and_Answers wiki page with answers to most popular battery-related questions. If you wonder about your battery replacement, what can it do or what it can not, this is the right place to start looking information
  • SHR logo contest started [2]
  • SHR Manual being written as part of cofundus project [3]

Event News

  • 2009-07-08 - [Example Event] Description of example event
Personal tools
Need improvement: This article or section needs improving. Feel free to add content.
NOTE: Use Disscuss page for discussion. If you are planning longer edition, please use {{Editing|your_username_here|date_here|editing_summary_here}} tag. Remember to remove it (or put between <nowiki> tags ) right after you save your work.


Take a moment and look at Discussion page to get a clue on how to contribute to Community Updates while following OM wiki editing guidelines please. Please fill in everything you think the community should know. On 8th August this content will be _moved_ to http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Community_Updates/2009-08-06, FEEL FREE TO DO IT on 8th, also post a note on the community mailing list!

Period 2009-07-24 to 2009-08-06

Distributions

  • [QTMOKO] - V6 released [1]
  • [QALEE] - 0.0.2 released [2]

Applications

New Applications

System boot.png Exampleapp 0.0.1

Exampleapp 0.0.1 is an application to do some stuff..


Homepage: http://wiki.openmoko.org/
Package: [http:// www.some.srv/path_to/Exampleapp.ipk Exampleapp]
Tested on: Om2009T5,Om2008.8,SHR


Application Updates

OpenBmapGTK-0.4.0-Main.png openBmap 0.4.0

GSM/GPS logger. Help us to build a free database and map of GSM cells coverage. Focus: quality of data. Check how your area is covered at http://realtimeblog.free.fr/with_osm4.php

  • New graphical interface!
  • Glade file path not hardcoded anymore.
  • Application logging level now in config file.
  • Added cells seen statistics.
  • Details in CHANGELOG.


Homepage: http://www.openBmap.org/
Package: openbmap-logger
Tested on: Om2009T5, SHR, Debian


Mokomaze.png MokoMaze 0.5.5

Mokomaze is the opensource implementation of the classic game where you control a steel ball by tilting a wooden labyrinth. It is written in C using SDL and adapted for Neo Freerunner. Installation instructions have been updated on homepage. New game mode allows to create levels where screen space is used more rationally (less dead zones). Online level editor was also updated so feel free to share your multi-checkpoint levels. Major changes are:

  • Added "pass-through-checkpoints" game mode + 3 new levels to demonstrate it (##14-16)
  • Latest extended levelpack is included by default now
  • Keep level switching button pressed to fast-forward/fast-rewind
  • Works fine with libode from OM's repository
  • Many minor fixes and improvements


Homepage: http://www.opkg.org/package_121.html
Package: mokomaze
Tested on:


System boot.png Evopedia 0.2

Evopedia is a Wikipedia reader for offline use. After some serious changes in the dump format that will hopefully speed up the title search (aside from cleaning the dump a bit) and other changes in the software, evopedia version 0.2 is ready for testing. At the moment, there is only a dump of the German Wikipedia for evopedia 0.2 but others are being generated. Features include:

  • live title search
  • search for geographically near articles
  • images are included when there is a connection to the internet


Homepage: http://www.reitwiessner.de/openmoko/evopedia.html
Package: evopedia
Tested on: ?


Intone-1.png Intone 0.62

Intone is mplayer front end for audio files using elementary and sqlite. Manages playlists and albums for you. There is a lot of work going on Intone these days. Recent changes include:

  • Fixed some regressions
  • remembers bt state on restart
  • cleans up song tags
  • fixes not playing through headphones after pause bug
  • fixes two done button in set music home directory page


Homepage: http://www.opkg.org/package_190.html
Package: intone
Tested on: Om2009T5,Om2008.8,SHR


System boot.png Exampleapp 0.0.1

Exampleapp 0.0.1 is an application to do some stuff...

  • new example feature 1
  • new example feature 2


Homepage: http://wiki.openmoko.org/
Package: Exampleapp
Tested on: Om2009T5,Om2008.8,SHR


Community

Most important and change making mails on the mailing lists, blogs etc.. Coolest hacks, screenshots, themes etc..

  • Drdeath is working on implementing a true electronic compass for the FR based on the Honeywell HMC5843 geological magnetometer chip. You can monitor the progress of this project as well as place (non-binding) pre-orders on the I2C Compass Wiki Page
  • The freesmartphone.org core-team founds a BGB company to facilitate the further development of free and open source middleware for Linux-based mobile systems: "Lauer, Lübbe, Schmidt, Willmann, freesmartphone.org GbR". This legal entity is offering consulting, training, and implementation services around the freesmartphone.org middleware platform, also known as FSO. They now have a single point of contact for both commercial and non-commercial parties who want to use our services to create compelling solutions. You can read full announcement on lists.openmoko.org
  • Paul Fertser created Battery_Questions_and_Answers wiki page with answers to most popular battery-related questions. If you wonder about your battery replacement, what can it do or what it can not, this is the right place to start looking information
  • SHR logo contest started [3]
  • SHR Manual being written as part of cofundus project [4]

Event News

  • 2009-07-08 - [Example Event] Description of example event