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====='''Period 2009-09-17 to 2009-09-30'''=====
 
====='''Period 2009-09-17 to 2009-09-30'''=====
  
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Homepage=http://debian.org|
 
Homepage=http://debian.org|
 
Image=[http://wiki.debian.org/DebianOnFreeRunner HowTo Install]|
 
Image=[http://wiki.debian.org/DebianOnFreeRunner HowTo Install]|
TestedOnHardware=?|
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Works={{works on Debian}}
Neo1973={{yes}}|
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FreeRunner={{yes}}|
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HTC-Dream={{yes}}|
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Other={{yes}}
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}}
 
}}
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{{DistributionBox|
 
{{DistributionBox|
Name=ExampleDistro|
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Name=Android Cupcake|
Description=This is where you talk about the distro and what you did/will do etc etc. Changes from previous version:
+
Description=The community has released its first version of Android Cupcake for the Freerunner. This project is continuing the work started by Koolu and includes additional code contributed by the community. In addition to the patches, separate artwork is being developed.
* cool stuff
+
* Suspend during call issue is now fixed
* more cool stuff|
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* Alpha release of logo is available (see your left)
Screenshot=System_boot.png|
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* [http://code.google.com/p/android-on-freerunner/ Join the Project]
Codename=V0.0.1|
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<br>''NOTE: The install process overwrites everything on the NAND, including the bootloader.''|
Homepage=http://somewhere.com|
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Screenshot=Android-on-Freerunner-Splash.png|
Image=[http://also.somewhere.com/stuff images]|
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Codename=Android Cupcake on Freerunner v0.1.1|
TestedOnHardware=?|                              <!--Neo, FreeRunner, HTC Dream, others -->
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Homepage=http://code.google.com/p/android-on-freerunner|
Neo1973={{unknown}}|                             <!-- no, yes, maybe, unknown-->
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Image=[http://code.google.com/p/android-on-freerunner/wiki/GetIt How to install]|
FreeRunner={{yes}}|
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Works={{works on Android}}
HTC-Dream={{unknown}}|
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}}
Other={{unknown}}
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 +
{{DistributionBox|
 +
Name=QtMoko|
 +
Description=QtMoko is a Debian-based distribution for the Openmoko Freerunner phone. Phone and user interface are based on QT Extended, formerly known as Qtopia. We have all Freerunner hardware working and also as a phone it should be very usable. Now we have a growing number of packages in the qtmoko-apps repository and also it is possible to access endless packages from Debian. Changes from previous version:
 +
* fixed broken battery indicator after suspend (Jim Morris)
 +
* fixed swap and memory problems (Jim Morris)
 +
* fixed ogg in media player and as ringtone (Radek Polak)
 +
* installable mp3 support (Radek Polak)
 +
* virtual keyboard and window manager in X applications (Anton Olkhovik)
 +
* finger keyboard supports skins (Anton Olkhovik)
 +
* wlan script is now posix compliant (Torfinn Ingolfsen)
 +
* latest andy-tracking kernel
 +
<br>So enjoy, thanks to everyone who helped with this release and let Radek Polak know how you like it.|
 +
Screenshot=Qtmokomain.png|
 +
Codename='V12'|
 +
Homepage=http://activationrecord.net/radekp/qtmoko/|
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Image=[http://activationrecord.net/radekp/qtmoko/download/ images]|
 +
Works={{works on QtMoko}}
 
}}
 
}}
  
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{{ApplicationBox|
 
{{ApplicationBox|
Name=Exampleapp 0.0.1|
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Name=Offline SHR Manager 0.1|
Description=Exampleapp 0.0.1 is an application to do some stuff..|
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Description=Offline SHR Manager is a tool for you Desktop machine to support managing your Freerunner with tasks such as:
Screenshot=System_boot.png|
+
* making backups; restoring files
Homepage=http://wiki.openmoko.org/|
+
* comfortable editing configuration files
TestedOn=Om2009T5<!--Om 2009 Tester's signature here-->,Om2008.8<!--Om2008 Tester's signature here-->,SHR<!--SHR Tester's signature here-->|
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* manage GPS informations (tracks)
PackageName=[http:// www.some.srv/path_to/Exampleapp.ipk Exampleapp]
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Please note: This app runs on your Desktop machine, NOT on your Freerunner.|
 +
Screenshot=Oshyreman.png|
 +
Homepage=https://projects.openmoko.org/projects/oshyreman/|
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TestedOn=Ubuntu 9.04 with SHR-U on Freerunner|
 +
PackageName=[http://projects.openmoko.org/frs/download.php/909/oshyreman-0.1.deb oshyreman]
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
{{ApplicationBox|
 +
Name=Arora git4|
 +
Description=First release of Arora web browser for QtMoko is online! Check the package feed (Main menu->Settings->Software Packages). Discussion is [http://n2.nabble.com/QtMoko-Arora-web-browser-tp3731747p3731747.html here]. The port is based on Arora 0.4. This is an old version, but its functionality (together with additional improvements) is more than enough for a smartphone:
 +
* tabs and windows
 +
* downloads
 +
* history
 +
* bookmarks
 +
* finger-scrolling
 +
* finger-friendly toolbar and menus
 +
* mobile user-agent (fake iPhone)
 +
* many minor tweaks|
 +
Screenshot=Arora_1.png|
 +
Homepage=http://code.google.com/p/arora/|
 +
TestedOn=QtMoko|
 +
PackageName=[http://github.com/Sektor/arora-neo arora]
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
{{ApplicationBox|
 +
Name=Eieruhr|
 +
Description=Eieruhr, german for egg-timer, is a simple countdown application. Right now, it supports one countdown at a time and counting down up to several hours, but is rather intended for helping hackers not to forget their pizza. :) Reaching zero, an arbitrary shell command, f.e. mplayer, can be executed. Eieruhr will appear in SHR's package feed when their build problems are resolved. Till then, the package should be available from the link underneath this text.|
 +
Screenshot=Eieruhr-screen.png|
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Homepage=http://d-a300.selfip.net/eieruhr/eieruhr.html|
 +
TestedOn=SHR<!-- Tanuva, developing it on SHR -->|
 +
PackageName=[http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Image:Eieruhr_0.3.1_all.ipk eieruhr]
 
}}
 
}}
  
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{{ApplicationBox|
 
{{ApplicationBox|
Name=Exampleapp 0.0.1|
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Name=ffalarms 0.2.4|
Description=Exampleapp 0.0.1 is an application to do some stuff...
+
Description=ffalarms is a finger friendly alarms application.
* new example feature 1
+
* now looks like other Elementary programs
* new example feature 2|
+
* add configuration option to change color of LED digits|
Screenshot=System_boot.png|
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Screenshot=Ffalarms_0.2.4_add.png|
Homepage=http://wiki.openmoko.org/|
+
Homepage=http://projects.openmoko.org/projects/ffalarms/|
PackageName=Exampleapp|
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TestedOn=SHR|
 +
PackageName=[http://projects.openmoko.org/frs/download.php/905/ffalarms_0.2.4-r0_armv4t.ipk ffalarms]
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
{{ApplicationBox|
 +
Name=tangogps 0.9.7|
 +
Description=tangogps is an easy to use, fast and lightweight mapping application for use with or without GPS. The new features include:
 +
* overzoom until level 20
 +
* upscaling of missing tiles
 +
* a map scale indicator
 +
* overhauled "this point" function
 +
* friend function simplified and you can now add a message to your position|
 +
Screenshot=SHR-TangoGPS-OSM.png|
 +
Homepage=http://www.tangogps.org/gps/cat/About|
 +
PackageName=[http://www.tangogps.org/downloads/tangogps_0.9.5-r0_armv4t.opk tangogps]|
 
TestedOn=Om2009T5,Om2008.8,SHR
 
TestedOn=Om2009T5,Om2008.8,SHR
 
}}
 
}}
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Most important and change making mails on the mailing lists, blogs etc.. Coolest hacks, screenshots, themes etc..
 
Most important and change making mails on the mailing lists, blogs etc.. Coolest hacks, screenshots, themes etc..
 
* '''2009-09-15''' September Openmoko "Stammtisch" in Munich (informal meeting) - 7 attendants from Germany and 1 from Canada: a lot of hardware and software projects were represended and discussed
 
* '''2009-09-15''' September Openmoko "Stammtisch" in Munich (informal meeting) - 7 attendants from Germany and 1 from Canada: a lot of hardware and software projects were represended and discussed
* '''2009-mm-dd''' stuff happens...
+
* '''2009-09-19''' Christoph Mair posted about his working prototype of a Freerunner with HMC5843 three-axis magnetometer. It is part of a project which will include two gyros (XY, Z), the magnetometer and a MSP430 microcontroller which allows to add other features. [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/devel/2009-September/006262.html Link to original mail].
 +
* '''2009-09-20''' [http://gta02-core-news.blogspot.com/2009/09/weekly-news-for-20th-september.html gta02-core-news 3rd edition] released. Good news from University of São Paulo in Brasil.
 +
* '''2009-09-22''' Tom Yates and Tom White held a small but perfectly-formed OM meeting in the Granta pub in Cambridge, UK, and talked about many things including X on the FreeRunner.
 +
* '''2009-09-30''' Cmair added pressure sensor to his Freerunner, see http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/I2C_Pressure_Sensor
 +
* '''2009-09-30''' Jonkristian created awesome theme layout for Paroli, see http://jonkristian.no/2009/08/paroli-ui-theme-proposals/
 +
* '''2009-09-30''' SHR logo contest voting phase started.
 +
** You can vote for your favorite logo at http://www.doodle.com/if9mwpmen4btbxu4.
 +
** See the logos at http://wiki.shr-project.org/trac/wiki/LogoContest.
 +
** You can vote to as many logos as you like, so you don't have to choose your absolute favorite, you are welcomed to choose your top 3.
 +
** Voting will end at 19:00 12.10.2009 GMT, Have fun and good luck.
  
 
==Event News==
 
==Event News==
* '''2009-mm-dd''' [http://example.url.xom Example event] | add your event here
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* '''2009-10-01''' Open World Forum Paris. Bearstech and Hackable:1 giving presentations on the morning of the first day
 
* '''2009-09-16''' [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2009-September/055398.html Buzz fix in India] | 2 phones get buzz and 1024 fix in Delhi.
 
* '''2009-09-16''' [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2009-September/055398.html Buzz fix in India] | 2 phones get buzz and 1024 fix in Delhi.
  
 
[[Category:Community Update]]
 
[[Category:Community Update]]

Latest revision as of 00:17, 8 November 2009

Contents

[edit] Period 2009-09-17 to 2009-09-30

[edit] Distributions

Debian.png Debian

SHR has been added to the Debian pkg-fso repository. In particular the following packages have been added:

  • ophonekitd
  • shr-messages, shr-dialer, shr-contacts
  • intone
  • neon


Codename: unstable
Homepage: http://debian.org
Image: HowTo Install

Hardware Works
Neo 1973 yes
FreeRunner yes
GTA04 ?
HTC-Dream yes
Other yes


Android-on-Freerunner-Splash.png Android Cupcake

The community has released its first version of Android Cupcake for the Freerunner. This project is continuing the work started by Koolu and includes additional code contributed by the community. In addition to the patches, separate artwork is being developed.

  • Suspend during call issue is now fixed
  • Alpha release of logo is available (see your left)
  • Join the Project

NOTE: The install process overwrites everything on the NAND, including the bootloader.


Codename: Android Cupcake on Freerunner v0.1.1
Homepage: http://code.google.com/p/android-on-freerunner
Image: How to install

Hardware Works
Neo 1973 ?
FreeRunner yes
GTA04 ?
HTC-Dream ?
Other ?


Qtmokomain.png QtMoko

QtMoko is a Debian-based distribution for the Openmoko Freerunner phone. Phone and user interface are based on QT Extended, formerly known as Qtopia. We have all Freerunner hardware working and also as a phone it should be very usable. Now we have a growing number of packages in the qtmoko-apps repository and also it is possible to access endless packages from Debian. Changes from previous version:

  • fixed broken battery indicator after suspend (Jim Morris)
  • fixed swap and memory problems (Jim Morris)
  • fixed ogg in media player and as ringtone (Radek Polak)
  • installable mp3 support (Radek Polak)
  • virtual keyboard and window manager in X applications (Anton Olkhovik)
  • finger keyboard supports skins (Anton Olkhovik)
  • wlan script is now posix compliant (Torfinn Ingolfsen)
  • latest andy-tracking kernel

So enjoy, thanks to everyone who helped with this release and let Radek Polak know how you like it.


Codename: 'V12'
Homepage: http://activationrecord.net/radekp/qtmoko/
Image: images

Hardware Works
Neo 1973 yes
FreeRunner yes
GTA04 ?
HTC-Dream ?
Other ?


[edit] Applications

[edit] New Applications

Babiloo.png Babiloo 2.0.9

Babiloo is a offline dictionaries reader.

  • Supports dictionaries in SDictionary and StarDict formats.
  • Voice capability.


Homepage: http://www.babiloo-project.org/wiki/index.php/Babiloo:Neo
Package: Babiloo
Tested on: SHR


Oshyreman.png Offline SHR Manager 0.1

Offline SHR Manager is a tool for you Desktop machine to support managing your Freerunner with tasks such as:

  • making backups; restoring files
  • comfortable editing configuration files
  • manage GPS informations (tracks)
Please note: This app runs on your Desktop machine, NOT on your Freerunner.


Homepage: https://projects.openmoko.org/projects/oshyreman/
Package: oshyreman
Tested on: Ubuntu 9.04 with SHR-U on Freerunner


Arora 1.png Arora git4

First release of Arora web browser for QtMoko is online! Check the package feed (Main menu->Settings->Software Packages). Discussion is here. The port is based on Arora 0.4. This is an old version, but its functionality (together with additional improvements) is more than enough for a smartphone:

  • tabs and windows
  • downloads
  • history
  • bookmarks
  • finger-scrolling
  • finger-friendly toolbar and menus
  • mobile user-agent (fake iPhone)
  • many minor tweaks


Homepage: http://code.google.com/p/arora/
Package: arora
Tested on: QtMoko


Eieruhr-screen.png Eieruhr

Eieruhr, german for egg-timer, is a simple countdown application. Right now, it supports one countdown at a time and counting down up to several hours, but is rather intended for helping hackers not to forget their pizza. :) Reaching zero, an arbitrary shell command, f.e. mplayer, can be executed. Eieruhr will appear in SHR's package feed when their build problems are resolved. Till then, the package should be available from the link underneath this text.


Homepage: http://d-a300.selfip.net/eieruhr/eieruhr.html
Package: eieruhr
Tested on: SHR


[edit] Application Updates

Openttd snap3.png OpenTTD 0.7.2

Opentransport tycoon deluxe is game about trains.

  • Stylus controllable
  • Open graphics
  • Open sounds
  • Works portrait or landscaped
  • Lots of languages


Homepage: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/OpenTTD
Package: [1]
Tested on: SHR


Ffalarms 0.2.4 add.png ffalarms 0.2.4

ffalarms is a finger friendly alarms application.

  • now looks like other Elementary programs
  • add configuration option to change color of LED digits


Homepage: http://projects.openmoko.org/projects/ffalarms/
Package: ffalarms
Tested on: SHR


SHR-TangoGPS-OSM.png tangogps 0.9.7

tangogps is an easy to use, fast and lightweight mapping application for use with or without GPS. The new features include:

  • overzoom until level 20
  • upscaling of missing tiles
  • a map scale indicator
  • overhauled "this point" function
  • friend function simplified and you can now add a message to your position


Homepage: http://www.tangogps.org/gps/cat/About
Package: tangogps
Tested on: Om2009T5,Om2008.8,SHR


[edit] Community

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

  • 2009-09-15 September Openmoko "Stammtisch" in Munich (informal meeting) - 7 attendants from Germany and 1 from Canada: a lot of hardware and software projects were represended and discussed
  • 2009-09-19 Christoph Mair posted about his working prototype of a Freerunner with HMC5843 three-axis magnetometer. It is part of a project which will include two gyros (XY, Z), the magnetometer and a MSP430 microcontroller which allows to add other features. Link to original mail.
  • 2009-09-20 gta02-core-news 3rd edition released. Good news from University of São Paulo in Brasil.
  • 2009-09-22 Tom Yates and Tom White held a small but perfectly-formed OM meeting in the Granta pub in Cambridge, UK, and talked about many things including X on the FreeRunner.
  • 2009-09-30 Cmair added pressure sensor to his Freerunner, see http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/I2C_Pressure_Sensor
  • 2009-09-30 Jonkristian created awesome theme layout for Paroli, see http://jonkristian.no/2009/08/paroli-ui-theme-proposals/
  • 2009-09-30 SHR logo contest voting phase started.

[edit] Event News

  • 2009-10-01 Open World Forum Paris. Bearstech and Hackable:1 giving presentations on the morning of the first day
  • 2009-09-16 Buzz fix in India | 2 phones get buzz and 1024 fix in Delhi.
Personal tools
Need improvement: This article or section needs improving. Feel free to add content.
NOTE:
  • 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.
  • I you are planning longer edition, please use {{Editing|your_username_here|date_here|editing_summary_here}}tag. Remember to remove/comment out it right after you save your work.
  • Please fill in everything you think the community should know.
  • On 2009-09-30 this content will be _moved_ to http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Community_Updates/2009-09-30, feel free to do it.
  • Post a note about CU release on the community mailing list.


Period 2009-09-17 to 2009-09-30

Distributions

Debian.png Debian

SHR has been added to the Debian pkg-fso repository. In particular the following packages have been added:

  • ophonekitd
  • shr-messages, shr-dialer, shr-contacts
  • intone
  • neon


Codename: unstable
Homepage: http://debian.org
Image: HowTo Install

{{{Works}}}


System boot.png ExampleDistro

This is where you talk about the distro and what you did/will do etc etc. Changes from previous version:

  • cool stuff
  • more cool stuff


Codename: V0.0.1
Homepage: http://somewhere.com
Image: images

{{{Works}}}


Applications

New Applications

Babiloo.png Babiloo 2.0.9

Babiloo is a offline dictionaries reader.

  • Supports dictionaries in SDictionary and StarDict formats.
  • Voice capability.


Homepage: http://www.babiloo-project.org/wiki/index.php/Babiloo:Neo
Package: Babiloo
Tested on: SHR


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

Openttd snap3.png OpenTTD 0.7.2

Opentransport tycoon deluxe is game about trains.

  • Stylus controllable
  • Open graphics
  • Open sounds
  • Works portrait or landscaped
  • Lots of languages


Homepage: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/OpenTTD
Package: [1]
Tested on: 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..

  • 2009-09-15 September Openmoko "Stammtisch" in Munich (informal meeting) - 7 attendants from Germany and 1 from Canada: a lot of hardware and software projects were represended and discussed
  • 2009-mm-dd stuff happens...

Event News