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====='''Period 2009-11-26 to 2009-12-09'''=====
 
====='''Period 2009-11-26 to 2009-12-09'''=====
  
==Distributions==
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==Applications==  
{{DistributionBox|
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Name=Distro Name [version]|
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Description=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.|
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Screenshot=System_boot.png|
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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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}}
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==Applications==
 
 
===New Applications===
 
===New Applications===
 
 
{{ApplicationBox|
 
{{ApplicationBox|
 
Name=emenu - openmoko program launcher|
 
Name=emenu - openmoko program launcher|
Description=This launcher was intended to use it with the hardware keys of the Openmoko phones. You can define own xml files for any of your target actions. Perhaps you will launch a other menu when you push the power or aux button. For example ⇒ pyemenu.py aux.xml [http://wiki.yourse.de/lib/exe/fetch.php?w=200&media=python:pyemenu.png screenshot].
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Description=This launcher was intended to use it with the hardware keys of the Openmoko phones. You can define own xml files for any of your target actions. Perhaps you will launch a other menu when you push the power or aux button. For example ⇒ pyemenu.py aux.xml [http://wiki.yourse.de/lib/exe/fetch.php?w=200&media=python:pyemenu.png screenshot]. emenu is written in python and in gtk.|
 
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emenu is written in python and in gtk.|
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Screenshot=System_boot.png|
 
Screenshot=System_boot.png|
 
Homepage=http://wiki.yourse.de/doku.php?id=python:emenu|
 
Homepage=http://wiki.yourse.de/doku.php?id=python:emenu|
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PackageName=
 
PackageName=
 
}}
 
}}
 
 
{{ApplicationBox|
 
{{ApplicationBox|
Name=Exampleapp 0.0.1|
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Name=Quickplay|
Description=Exampleapp 0.0.1 is an application to do some stuff..|
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Description=A light weight mp3 player/frontend for Ampache [http://ampache.org/ ampache ].
Screenshot=System_boot.png|
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* created ipk package
Homepage=http://wiki.openmoko.org/|
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* change nice -> continuous playing
TestedOn=SHR-Unstable,Om2009T5|
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* off suspend, when program running|
PackageName=[http:// www.some.srv/path_to/Exampleapp.ipk Exampleapp]
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Screenshot=Quickplay.png|
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Homepage=http://www.opkg.org/package_297.html|
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TestedOn=SHR-Unstable|
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PackageName=[http://www.multi.mluv.cz/quickplay_1.5-r2_all.ipk quickplay]
 
}}
 
}}
  
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* Blue Moons shown on both moon calendars
 
* Blue Moons shown on both moon calendars
 
* Several bugs fixed
 
* Several bugs fixed
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* Improved finger friendliness
 
* Worthless features removed, never to be spoken of again
 
* Worthless features removed, never to be spoken of again
* Automake files completely remade|
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* Automake files completely remade - no longer abominable|
 
Screenshot=OrreryMonthlyMoons.png|
 
Screenshot=OrreryMonthlyMoons.png|
Homepage=http://wiki.openmoko.org/orrery|
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Homepage=http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Orrery|
 
TestedOn=SHR-Unstable,Om2009T5, Om2008.x, Om2007.x (Note: Om2007.x needs a special .ipk file, available on the GForge page)|
 
TestedOn=SHR-Unstable,Om2009T5, Om2008.x, Om2007.x (Note: Om2007.x needs a special .ipk file, available on the GForge page)|
 
PackageName=[http://projects.openmoko.org/frs/download.php/926/orrery_2.7_arm_2008.8.ipk orrery]
 
PackageName=[http://projects.openmoko.org/frs/download.php/926/orrery_2.7_arm_2008.8.ipk orrery]
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}}
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{{ApplicationBox|
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Name=SpojeGUI|
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Description=SpojeGUI is GUI program which use CLI program/modul [http://code.google.com/p/spoje/ spoje.py] which is used mainly for Czech and Slovak transport.
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* update for new SHR unstable|
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Screenshot=spojegui.png|
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Homepage=http://www.multi.mluv.cz/programovani/spojegui.html|
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TestedOn=only new SHR-Unstable|
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PackageName=[http://www.multi.mluv.cz/spoje_0.3.2_all.ipk SpojeGUI]
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}}
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{{ApplicationBox|
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Name=PyRadio|
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Description=PyRadio is TUI program in python for receiver stream of internet radio.
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* change nice -> continuous playing
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* off suspend, when program running|
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Screenshot=System_boot.png|
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Homepage=http://www.opkg.org/package_265.html|
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TestedOn=SHR-Unstable|
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PackageName=[http://www.multi.mluv.cz/pyradio_0.2-r1_all.ipk PyRadio]
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}}
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{{ApplicationBox|
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Name=Neomis Version 1.0.1|
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Description=A computer version of the well-known electronic game named Simon
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* Fixed callbacks with new python-elementary (revision >= 43900)
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* Nicer icons for Stop and Quit buttons|
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Screenshot=Neomis.png|
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Homepage=http://code.google.com/p/neomis/|
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TestedOn=SHR-Unstable|
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PackageName=[http://neomis.googlecode.com/files/neomis_1.0.1-r0_all.ipk Neomis]
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}}
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{{ApplicationBox|
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Name=NeoLight Version 1.3.2|
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Description=An application to turn your phone into a flashlight
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* Fixed callbacks with new python-elementary (revision >= 43900)|
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Screenshot=NeoLight.png|
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Homepage=http://code.google.com/p/neolight/|
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TestedOn=SHR-Unstable|
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PackageName=[http://neolight.googlecode.com/files/neolight_1.3.2-r0_all.ipk NeoLight]
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}}
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{{ApplicationBox|
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Name=NumberX Version 1.0.1|
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Description=A mathematical puzzle game that will challenge your mental math abilities!
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* Fixed callbacks with new python-elementary (revision >= 43900)|
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Screenshot=NumberX.png|
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Homepage=http://code.google.com/p/numberx/|
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TestedOn=SHR-Unstable|
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PackageName=[http://numberx.googlecode.com/files/numberx_1.0.1-r0_all.ipk NumberX]
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}}
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{{ApplicationBox|
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Name=Babiloo 2.0.9-4|
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Description=Offline dictionaries reader.
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* Fixed callbacks with new python-elementary (revision >= 43900)|
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Screenshot=Babiloo.png|
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Homepage=http://babiloo-project.org/wiki/index.php/Babiloo:Neo|
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TestedOn=SHR-Testing,SHR-Unstable|
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PackageName=[http://www.opkg.org/packages/babiloo_2.0.9-4_all.ipk babiloo]
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
==Community==
 
==Community==
Most important and change making mails on the mailing lists, blogs etc.. Coolest hacks, screenshots, themes etc..
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* '''Sebastian Spaeth has created a new shr-testing image!''' Sebastian expects that upgrades will happen every 3-4 weeks or similar. He will try to upgrade things to a working set of revisions. All testing will be restricted to shr-lite-image for now. Full thread is reachable on '''[http://lists.shr-project.org/pipermail/shr-devel/2009-December/001557.html Shr-Devel]''' mailing list. But remember that there is no way bugs are going to be fixed (or even debugged) if developers don't know about them, so go for it and [http://trac.shr-project.org/trac/wiki/Bug-report report bugs]. Testing branch is supposed to do the following:
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** always give you a working phone
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** care about opkg upgrade'ability
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** Be conservative in the number of cool on-the-edge features it takes
  
==Event News==
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* There is great work going on '''[http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/gta02-core/ gta02-core]''', to redesign FreeRunner into a better device! Looks like a lot of work is already done, but all skilled (and partially skilled ;) ) electronic engineers and software developers are welcome to help. There are many things that need to be done and as Werner Almesberger said, for some of them, it can even be better to be a newbie, because you have fewer preconceptions. Tasks that need to be done includes [http://svn.openmoko.org/trunk/gta02-core/STATUS schematics reviews] or [http://svn.openmoko.org/trunk/gta02-core/docs/ecn/STATUS ECN reviews] but there is also [http://svn.openmoko.org/trunk/gta02-core/docs/kicad-wishlist kicad-wishlist] for C++ developers, thus if you have some spare time do not hesitate and help resolve software issues with KiCAD. For all those, who want to help '''[http://svn.openmoko.org/trunk/gta02-core/docs/REVIEW REVIEW]''' and '''[http://svn.openmoko.org/trunk/gta02-core/docs/GETTING-STARTED GETTING-STARTED]''' is a good place to look for information.
* '''2009-mm-dd''' [http://example.url.xom Example event] | add your event here
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* Mike Crash is working on a new car, bike and outdoor '''[http://www.mikecrash.com/index.php?name=News&file=article&id=115 navigation]''' with vector maps imported from OSM data. There is a lot to do, but Mike expects first public version around turn of year.
  
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* Anton Olkhovik showed interesting project which unleashes gaming abilities of Neo FreeRunner - [[USB_Gamepad_(NeoPlay)]]
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==Event News==
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* '''2010-02-6/7''' '''[http://www.fosdem.org FOSDEM]''' Let's go to [[Fosdem 2010]]
 
[[Category:Community Update]]
 
[[Category:Community Update]]

Latest revision as of 10:01, 11 December 2009

Contents

[edit] Period 2009-11-26 to 2009-12-09

[edit] Applications

[edit] New Applications

System boot.png emenu - openmoko program launcher

This launcher was intended to use it with the hardware keys of the Openmoko phones. You can define own xml files for any of your target actions. Perhaps you will launch a other menu when you push the power or aux button. For example ⇒ pyemenu.py aux.xml screenshot. emenu is written in python and in gtk.


Homepage: http://wiki.yourse.de/doku.php?id=python:emenu
Package:
Tested on:


Quickplay.png Quickplay

A light weight mp3 player/frontend for Ampache ampache .

  • created ipk package
  • change nice -> continuous playing
  • off suspend, when program running


Homepage: http://www.opkg.org/package_297.html
Package: quickplay
Tested on: SHR-Unstable


[edit] Application Updates

OrreryMonthlyMoons.png Orrery Version 2.7

Orrery displays the night sky

  • Monthly Moon Calendar prettier
  • Blue Moons shown on both moon calendars
  • Several bugs fixed
  • Improved finger friendliness
  • Worthless features removed, never to be spoken of again
  • Automake files completely remade - no longer abominable


Homepage: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Orrery
Package: orrery
Tested on: SHR-Unstable,Om2009T5, Om2008.x, Om2007.x (Note: Om2007.x needs a special .ipk file, available on the GForge page)


Spojegui.png SpojeGUI

SpojeGUI is GUI program which use CLI program/modul spoje.py which is used mainly for Czech and Slovak transport.

  • update for new SHR unstable


Homepage: http://www.multi.mluv.cz/programovani/spojegui.html
Package: SpojeGUI
Tested on: only new SHR-Unstable


System boot.png PyRadio

PyRadio is TUI program in python for receiver stream of internet radio.

  • change nice -> continuous playing
  • off suspend, when program running


Homepage: http://www.opkg.org/package_265.html
Package: PyRadio
Tested on: SHR-Unstable


Neomis.png Neomis Version 1.0.1

A computer version of the well-known electronic game named Simon

  • Fixed callbacks with new python-elementary (revision >= 43900)
  • Nicer icons for Stop and Quit buttons


Homepage: http://code.google.com/p/neomis/
Package: Neomis
Tested on: SHR-Unstable


NeoLight.png NeoLight Version 1.3.2

An application to turn your phone into a flashlight

  • Fixed callbacks with new python-elementary (revision >= 43900)


Homepage: http://code.google.com/p/neolight/
Package: NeoLight
Tested on: SHR-Unstable


NumberX.png NumberX Version 1.0.1

A mathematical puzzle game that will challenge your mental math abilities!

  • Fixed callbacks with new python-elementary (revision >= 43900)


Homepage: http://code.google.com/p/numberx/
Package: NumberX
Tested on: SHR-Unstable


Babiloo.png Babiloo 2.0.9-4

Offline dictionaries reader.

  • Fixed callbacks with new python-elementary (revision >= 43900)


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


[edit] Community

  • Sebastian Spaeth has created a new shr-testing image! Sebastian expects that upgrades will happen every 3-4 weeks or similar. He will try to upgrade things to a working set of revisions. All testing will be restricted to shr-lite-image for now. Full thread is reachable on Shr-Devel mailing list. But remember that there is no way bugs are going to be fixed (or even debugged) if developers don't know about them, so go for it and report bugs. Testing branch is supposed to do the following:
    • always give you a working phone
    • care about opkg upgrade'ability
    • Be conservative in the number of cool on-the-edge features it takes
  • There is great work going on gta02-core, to redesign FreeRunner into a better device! Looks like a lot of work is already done, but all skilled (and partially skilled ;) ) electronic engineers and software developers are welcome to help. There are many things that need to be done and as Werner Almesberger said, for some of them, it can even be better to be a newbie, because you have fewer preconceptions. Tasks that need to be done includes schematics reviews or ECN reviews but there is also kicad-wishlist for C++ developers, thus if you have some spare time do not hesitate and help resolve software issues with KiCAD. For all those, who want to help REVIEW and GETTING-STARTED is a good place to look for information.
  • Mike Crash is working on a new car, bike and outdoor navigation with vector maps imported from OSM data. There is a lot to do, but Mike expects first public version around turn of year.
  • Anton Olkhovik showed interesting project which unleashes gaming abilities of Neo FreeRunner - USB_Gamepad_(NeoPlay)

[edit] Event News

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 2009-12-09 this content will be _moved_ to http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Community_Updates/2009-12-09, feel free to do it.
  • Post a note about CU release on the community mailing list.


Period 2009-11-26 to 2009-12-09

Distributions

System boot.png Distro Name [version]

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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 emenu - openmoko program launcher

This launcher was intended to use it with the hardware keys of the Openmoko phones. You can define own xml files for any of your target actions. Perhaps you will launch a other menu when you push the power or aux button. For example ⇒ pyemenu.py aux.xml screenshot. emenu is written in python and in gtk.


Homepage: http://wiki.yourse.de/doku.php?id=python:emenu
Package:
Tested on:


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: SHR-Unstable,Om2009T5


Application Updates

OrreryMonthlyMoons.png Orrery Version 2.7

Orrery displays the night sky

  • Monthly Moon Calendar prettier
  • Blue Moons shown on both moon calendars
  • Several bugs fixed
  • Worthless features removed, never to be spoken of again
  • Automake files completely remade


Homepage: http://wiki.openmoko.org/orrery
Package: orrery
Tested on: SHR-Unstable,Om2009T5, Om2008.x, Om2007.x (Note: Om2007.x needs a special .ipk file, available on the GForge page)


Community

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

Event News