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====='''Period 2010-04-01 to 2010-04-30'''=====
 
====='''Period 2010-04-01 to 2010-04-30'''=====
  
 
==Distributions==
 
==Distributions==
 +
===Distribution Updates===
 
{{DistributionBox|
 
{{DistributionBox|
Name=Distro Name [version]|
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Name=Qtmoko [v22]|
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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Description=QtMoko is distribution based on Qtopia (or QtExtended) from Trolltech for your
Screenshot=System_boot.png|
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Neo Freerunner.
Codename='codename'|
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Homepage=http://www.homepage.org|
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Here is list of changes since stable version (v19):  
Image=[http://www.homepage.org/path/to/ images]|
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Works={{Works}}
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* hopefully fixed bug #80 (lost sms, thanks to Judge_Gregg's great bug report)
 +
* SMS messages should stay on SIM now
 +
* wifi always available after boot (OM bug #2327) thanks to Gennady for his fix.  
 +
* more sane power management values by default (suspend after 5 minutes)
 +
* added path to /usr/games (for scummvm and other games)
 +
* modified kernel config - all FR hardware is now build in
 +
* in QX you can enable rotation using accelerometers
 +
* QMplayer uses /media/card for saving media if possible
 +
 
 +
Changes since v20&v21:
 +
 
 +
* fixed power management to correctly detect cable
 +
* fixed GPS power up script (NeronGPS now works just fine again)
 +
* workaround for the GSM (restart not needed now)
 +
* added omhacks for controlling Neo hardware from command line
 +
* new application Neocontrol for controlling Neo sysfs and other tasks
 +
* implemented power management for locked/unlocked screen
 +
* build fixes and code improvements (Bartlomiej Zimon)
 +
 
 +
|
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Screenshot=Qtmokomain.png|
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Codename=v22|
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Homepage=http://www.qtmoko.org|
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Image=http://sourceforge.net/projects/qtmoko/files/|
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Works={{Works on QtMoko}}
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}}
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===New Distributions===
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{{DistributionBox|
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Name=[[GameRunner]]|
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Description= GameRunner is an Openmoko Linux distribution. It aims convert
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the Freerunner open mobile phone in a Linux-based handheld
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game console.  
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It is simple, and contains cool and suitable open source games for
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Linux mobile devices.
 +
 
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|
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Screenshot=Gr56.png|
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Codename=GameRunner|
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Homepage=http://gamerunner.sourceforge.net/|
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Image=http://gamerunner.sourceforge.net/download_installation.html|
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Works={{Works on GameRunner}}
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
==Applications==  
 
==Applications==  
===New Applications===
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 +
===Application Updates===
 
{{ApplicationBox|
 
{{ApplicationBox|
Name=Exampleapp 0.0.1|
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Name=OMNewRotate 0.5.8|
Description=Exampleapp 0.0.1 is an application to do some stuff..|
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Description=OMNewRotate is a screen rotation program for OpenMoko
Screenshot=System_boot.png|
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* it integrates Tim Abell’s improvements to rotation sensitivity
Homepage=http://wiki.openmoko.org/|
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* some code added so it is smarter about detecting the paths for setting the brightness level while rotating which changed in more recent Linux (2.6.32 and beyond, I think).|
TestedOn=SHR-Unstable,Om2009T5|
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Screenshot=OmNewRotate.png|
PackageName=[http:// www.some.srv/path_to/Exampleapp.ipk Exampleapp]
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Homepage=http://code.google.com/p/omnewrotate/|
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TestedOn=SHR-Unstable|
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PackageName=[http://omnewrotate.googlecode.com/files/omnewrotate_0.5.8-r2.4_armv4t.ipk Package]
 
}}
 
}}
  
===Application Updates===
 
 
{{ApplicationBox|
 
{{ApplicationBox|
Name=Exampleapp 0.0.1|
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Name=Bright Player 0.4|
Description=Exampleapp 0.0.1 is an application to do some stuff...
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Description=Quick and easy music player
* new example feature 1
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* application structured in layers
* new example feature 2|
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* Enlightenment & GTK interfaces
Screenshot=System_boot.png|
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* new configuration file |
Homepage=http://wiki.openmoko.org/|
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Screenshot=BrightPlayer0.4.png|
TestedOn=SHR-Unstable,Om2009T5|
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Homepage=http://www.faltantornillos.net/gnu/bright-player/|
PackageName=[http:// www.some.srv/path_to/Exampleapp.ipk Exampleapp]
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TestedOn=SHR-Testing|
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PackageName=[http://www.opkg.org/packages/brightplayer_0.4_all.ipk
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Bright Player 0.4]
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}}
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{{ApplicationBox|
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Name=Podboy 1.6.2|
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Description=Podboy is a podcast aggregator/player. Its interface aims to be easy and finger friendly. Main changes since version 1.5.0 are:
 +
* Enabled OGG audio format support. Ogg support has been added 3 months ago, but it was so far disabled due to a bug in GStreamer oggdemux pipeline element.
 +
* New internal widget: Notify dialog. It is used to notify user when an operation, that can take some time, ends.
 +
* Improved/fixed download of episodes. |
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Screenshot=Podboy.png|
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Homepage=http://code.google.com/p/podboy/wiki/Overview|
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TestedOn=SHR-Testing, SHR-Unstable|
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PackageName=[http://podboy.googlecode.com/files/podboy_1.6.2-r0_all.ipk podboy]
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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. Program can searching transports a save it to DB.
 +
* Fixed bug: changes in DB didn't save.
 +
* Now also package is in SHR feed.|
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Screenshot=spojegui-V0.4.1.png|
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Homepage=http://multi.xeres.cz/programovani/spojegui|
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TestedOn=SHR-Testing|
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PackageName=[http://data.xeres.cz/spoje_0.4.2_all.ipk SpojeGUI]
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
==Community==
 
==Community==
Most important and change making mails on the mailing lists, blogs etc.. Coolest hacks, screenshots, themes etc..
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Christoph & Michele [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2010-May/061673.html announced] the Freerunner Navigation Board. 
 +
It is a small PCB which is able to measure rotations as well as the magnetic field in 3D respectively (i.e. compass and gyroscopes integrated).
 +
More info at follow page: [[Freerunner_Navigation_Board]].
  
 
==Event News==
 
==Event News==
 
* Reception of applications for [http://lvee.org Linux Vacation/Eastern Europe 2010] is opened. More info [http://lvee.org/en/news/42 here].
 
* Reception of applications for [http://lvee.org Linux Vacation/Eastern Europe 2010] is opened. More info [http://lvee.org/en/news/42 here].
 
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* [http://www.openmobility.cz Openmobility] 2010.0 was on 24 April 2010 in Zlín. There was speaks about Openmoko, Qt Moko, SHR and other wonderful open & mobile projects. Furthermore FreeRunner rework party, which included [[GSM buzz|buzz fix]], [[1024|recamping fix]] and [[GTA02_bass_fix|bass fix]] reworks, was successul. More on [http://blog.shr-project.org/2010/04/shr-project-gets-a-successful-presentation-at-openmobility-conference.html The SHR Project blog] and on [http://www.abclinuxu.cz/clanky/reportaz-openmobility-2010 AbcLinuxu.cz].
  
 
[[Category:Community Update]]
 
[[Category:Community Update]]

Latest revision as of 22:11, 4 May 2010

Contents

[edit] Period 2010-04-01 to 2010-04-30

[edit] Distributions

[edit] Distribution Updates

Qtmokomain.png Qtmoko [v22]

QtMoko is distribution based on Qtopia (or QtExtended) from Trolltech for your Neo Freerunner. Here is list of changes since stable version (v19):

  • hopefully fixed bug #80 (lost sms, thanks to Judge_Gregg's great bug report)
  • SMS messages should stay on SIM now
  • wifi always available after boot (OM bug #2327) thanks to Gennady for his fix.
  • more sane power management values by default (suspend after 5 minutes)
  • added path to /usr/games (for scummvm and other games)
  • modified kernel config - all FR hardware is now build in
  • in QX you can enable rotation using accelerometers
  • QMplayer uses /media/card for saving media if possible
Changes since v20&v21:
  • fixed power management to correctly detect cable
  • fixed GPS power up script (NeronGPS now works just fine again)
  • workaround for the GSM (restart not needed now)
  • added omhacks for controlling Neo hardware from command line
  • new application Neocontrol for controlling Neo sysfs and other tasks
  • implemented power management for locked/unlocked screen
  • build fixes and code improvements (Bartlomiej Zimon)


Codename: v22
Homepage: http://www.qtmoko.org
Image: http://sourceforge.net/projects/qtmoko/files/

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


[edit] New Distributions

Gr56.png GameRunner

GameRunner is an Openmoko Linux distribution. It aims convert the Freerunner open mobile phone in a Linux-based handheld game console. It is simple, and contains cool and suitable open source games for Linux mobile devices.


Codename: GameRunner
Homepage: http://gamerunner.sourceforge.net/
Image: http://gamerunner.sourceforge.net/download_installation.html

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


[edit] Applications

[edit] Application Updates

OmNewRotate.png OMNewRotate 0.5.8

OMNewRotate is a screen rotation program for OpenMoko

  • it integrates Tim Abell’s improvements to rotation sensitivity
  • some code added so it is smarter about detecting the paths for setting the brightness level while rotating which changed in more recent Linux (2.6.32 and beyond, I think).


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


BrightPlayer0.4.png Bright Player 0.4

Quick and easy music player

  • application structured in layers
  • Enlightenment & GTK interfaces
  • new configuration file


Homepage: http://www.faltantornillos.net/gnu/bright-player/
Package: [http://www.opkg.org/packages/brightplayer_0.4_all.ipk Bright Player 0.4]
Tested on: SHR-Testing


Podboy.png Podboy 1.6.2

Podboy is a podcast aggregator/player. Its interface aims to be easy and finger friendly. Main changes since version 1.5.0 are:

  • Enabled OGG audio format support. Ogg support has been added 3 months ago, but it was so far disabled due to a bug in GStreamer oggdemux pipeline element.
  • New internal widget: Notify dialog. It is used to notify user when an operation, that can take some time, ends.
  • Improved/fixed download of episodes.


Homepage: http://code.google.com/p/podboy/wiki/Overview
Package: podboy
Tested on: SHR-Testing, SHR-Unstable


Spojegui-V0.4.1.png SpojeGUI

SpojeGUI is GUI program which use CLI program/modul spoje.py which is used mainly for Czech and Slovak transport. Program can searching transports a save it to DB.

  • Fixed bug: changes in DB didn't save.
  • Now also package is in SHR feed.


Homepage: http://multi.xeres.cz/programovani/spojegui
Package: SpojeGUI
Tested on: SHR-Testing


[edit] Community

Christoph & Michele announced the Freerunner Navigation Board. It is a small PCB which is able to measure rotations as well as the magnetic field in 3D respectively (i.e. compass and gyroscopes integrated). More info at follow page: Freerunner_Navigation_Board.

[edit] Event News

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


Period 2010-04-01 to 2010-04-30

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: [http:// www.some.srv/path_to/Exampleapp.ipk Exampleapp]
Tested on: SHR-Unstable,Om2009T5


Application Updates

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: [http:// www.some.srv/path_to/Exampleapp.ipk 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