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Welcome to the OpenMoko public Wiki
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OpenMoko is an Open Source project to create the world's first free mobile phone operating system.

The OpenMoko project is a community that anyone can join, to help design their ideal phone.

The long term goal is that phone software won't be tied to a phone. You can install any OpenMoko software over the whole range of phones, and if you upgrade your phone, you don't lose the software. Bugs fixed on one phone are fixed on all.

The Neo1973 from FIC is the first of many phones that OpenMoko will run on. To show that OpenMoko the phone stack is not tied to the Neo1973, here is a report from somebody who seems to have OpenMoko up and limping on the Palm Treo680!

Please join us in collaborating on the OpenMoko project through any of the project resources including the OpenMoko wiki. Please see the wiki editing help page for information on making contributions to this wiki. A core team of developers funded by FIC, Inc. leads the project.

An introduction page is available, with both photos and videos. Moreover, the usual Frequently Asked Questions, FAQ, page might be helpful. Developers may find the daily software change log an important resource.

The members of the OpenMoko community would like to thank FIC Inc. for showing leadership and initiating the OpenMoko project.

OpenMoko Areas of Interest

Developer's Documentation

Hands-on Guides

Hardware Reference Documentation

Software Reference Documentation

  • Architectural
  • neo1973 host software
  • Device Software
    • Low-Level
      • u-boot - The bootloader we use, including documentation for our modifications
      • kernel - The Linux kernel we use, including documentation for our modifications
    • Userspace


User Interface Related

Misc. Development Related

Administrative / Organizational

  • Shipping Notes - Information to help FIC figure out how to ship products to you, and how much it might cost.
  • My Account - Ideas for what sort of account-based services FIC should provide with the phone.