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====='''Period 2009-11-12 to 2009-11-25'''=====
 
====='''Period 2009-11-12 to 2009-11-25'''=====
  
==Distributions==
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==Introduction==  
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This time Community Update does not overwhelm with a lot of information, but you could expect this, considering that previous Update contained a lot of news. However do not leave us, as this might be the calm before the storm... I mean before next CU ;)
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Codename='codename'|
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Homepage=http://www.homepage.org|
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Image=[http://www.homepage.org/path/to/ images]|
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Works={{Works}}
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==Applications==
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==Application Updates==
===New Applications===
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===Application Updates===
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==Community==
 
==Community==
Most important and change making mails on the mailing lists, blogs etc.. Coolest hacks, screenshots, themes etc..
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* '''#tangogps''' irc channel started at Freenode network ([http://risto.kurppa.fi/blog/2009/11/two-new-irc-channels-tangogps-and-smile-slideshow/ more information])
 
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* Our Glamo hero - Thomas White - keeps up great work on improving kernel drivers! You can find detailed posts about getting rid of busywaits: '''[http://www.bitwiz.org.uk/s/2009/11/look-ma-no-busywaits.html "Look Ma, No Busywaits!"]''', and about '''[http://www.bitwiz.org.uk/s/2009/11/internal-memory-bottlenecks-and-their-removal.html "Internal Memory Bottlenecks and Their Removal"]'''.
==Event News==
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* The Rasterman (Carsten Haitzler) "officially" leaked, that they (Enlightment) are working with, and are sponsored by a major electronics manufacturer. What they are working on, remeains a secret for now. It might be a phone, TV, game system, DVD player or anything else! Who knows? Name of this electronics manufacturer was not known, however recently '''they [http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=NzcxNQ identified their new sponsor] as Samsung'''.
* '''2009-MM-DD''' [http://example.url.xom Example event] | add your event here
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* SHR developers are working hard! They started to build '''[http://build.shr-project.org/shr-unstable/images/ Unstable version of SHR images]''' again! However do not get too excited, as Sebastian Spaeth said. You can read full announcement [http://lists.shr-project.org/pipermail/shr-devel/2009-November/001292.html here]
 
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[[Category:Community Update]]
 
[[Category:Community Update]]

Latest revision as of 17:28, 29 November 2009

Contents

[edit] Period 2009-11-12 to 2009-11-25

[edit] Introduction

This time Community Update does not overwhelm with a lot of information, but you could expect this, considering that previous Update contained a lot of news. However do not leave us, as this might be the calm before the storm... I mean before next CU ;)

[edit] Application Updates

SHR-TangoGPS-OSM.png tangogps 0.9.9

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

  • Segfault on downloading maps fixed
  • GPX track load added


Homepage: http://www.tangogps.org/gps/cat/About
Package: [http:// www.some.srv/path_to/Exampleapp.ipk Exampleapp]
Tested on: SHR-Unstable


Mokopod 480x640 1.png mokopod 0.1.5.1

mokopod allows you to retrieve and listen to podcasts. When listening to a podcast, the scrollbar changes the volume.


Homepage: http://projects.openmoko.org/projects/mokopod/
Package: mokopod
Tested on: SHR-Unstable,Om 2008.12 updated


Babiloo.png Babiloo 2.0.9-3

Babiloo is a free open source software developed to read offline dictionaries.

  • Now in the SHR feed! ( opkg install babiloo-efl )
  • Bug fixing


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


[edit] Community

  • #tangogps irc channel started at Freenode network (more information)
  • Our Glamo hero - Thomas White - keeps up great work on improving kernel drivers! You can find detailed posts about getting rid of busywaits: "Look Ma, No Busywaits!", and about "Internal Memory Bottlenecks and Their Removal".
  • The Rasterman (Carsten Haitzler) "officially" leaked, that they (Enlightment) are working with, and are sponsored by a major electronics manufacturer. What they are working on, remeains a secret for now. It might be a phone, TV, game system, DVD player or anything else! Who knows? Name of this electronics manufacturer was not known, however recently they identified their new sponsor as Samsung.
  • SHR developers are working hard! They started to build Unstable version of SHR images again! However do not get too excited, as Sebastian Spaeth said. You can read full announcement here
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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 2009-11-25 this content will be _moved_ to http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Community_Updates/2009-11-25, feel free to do it.
  • Post a note about CU release on the community mailing list.


Period 2009-11-12 to 2009-11-25

Distributions

System boot.png Distro Name [version]

Here comes some additional text to show you guys, how Template:DistributionBox will behave under heavy load of text. It is copied several times on purpose. This way you can see how layout would looke like if description of distribution is very complex or expanded.Here comes some additional text to show you guys, how Template:DistributionBox will behave under heavy load of text. It is copied several times on purpose. This way you can see how layout would looke like if description of distribution is very complex or expanded.Here comes some additional text to show you guys, how Template:DistributionBox will behave under heavy load of text. It is copied several times on purpose. This way you can see how layout would looke like if description of distribution is very complex or expanded.Here comes some additional text to show you guys, how Template:DistributionBox will behave under heavy load of text. It is copied several times on purpose. This way you can see how layout would looke like if description of distribution is very complex or expanded.Here comes some additional text to show you guys, how Template:DistributionBox will behave under heavy load of text. It is copied several times on purpose. This way you can see how layout would looke like if description of distribution is very complex or expanded.Here comes some additional text to show you guys, how Template:DistributionBox will behave under heavy load of text. It is copied several times on purpose. This way you can see how layout would looke like if description of distribution is very complex or expanded.


Codename: 'codename'
Homepage: http://www.homepage.org
Image: images

Hardware Works
Neo 1973 {{{Neo1973}}}
FreeRunner {{{FreeRunner}}}
GTA04 {{{GTA04}}}
HTC-Dream {{{HTC-Dream}}}
Other {{{Other}}}


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: Exampleapp
Tested on: SHR-Unstable


Application Updates

SHR-TangoGPS-OSM.png tangogps 0.9.9

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

  • Segfault on downloading maps fixed
  • GPX track load added


Homepage: http://www.tangogps.org/gps/cat/About
Package: [http:// www.some.srv/path_to/Exampleapp.ipk Exampleapp]
Tested on: SHR-Unstable


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: SHR-Unstable,Om2009T5


Community

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

Event News