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==Requirements==
 
==Requirements==
 
*lighttpd
 
*lighttpd
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*changes in /etc/lighttpd.conf
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<pre>enable server-module "mod_cgi"</pre>
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<pre>#### CGI module
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cgi.assign                  = ( ".pl"  => "/usr/bin/perl",
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                                ".py"  => "/usr/bin/python",
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                                ".cgi" => "/usr/bin/perl" )
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</pre>
 
*squashfs-tools
 
*squashfs-tools
 
*python-core
 
*python-core

Revision as of 18:19, 21 September 2007

TODO: Support this project by adding ideas and comments to the discussion page and edit this article (See: To-Do List)

Mokopedia makes wikipedia accessible on your openmoko phone even without being online because all articles will reside in a compressed filesystem (squashFS) on your SD Card.

You will have to install lighttpd to access a local python script with the web browser of your choice. This script will offer you a text box to easily search your stored articles.

Contents

Feature Ideas

Please feel free to add anything that comes to your mind.

  • it will have no pictures - not enough room on any storage media
  • tex forumlas could be generated with a local LaTeX install but this may be too big for the phone
  • all wikipedia versions except the english one will fit on a 1GB SDCard (tested with the second largest wikipedia (german)) - compressability tests with en-wiki in progress
  • support for stripped down wikipedia versions (100MB, 500MB)

Development Status

Requirements

  • lighttpd
  • changes in /etc/lighttpd.conf
enable server-module "mod_cgi"
#### CGI module
cgi.assign                  = ( ".pl"  => "/usr/bin/perl",
                                ".py"  => "/usr/bin/python",
                                ".cgi" => "/usr/bin/perl" )
  • squashfs-tools
  • python-core
  • kernel-module-squashfs
  • kernel-module-loop

Credits

A big thank to the following people:

  • kahuna for bringing me back to the idea of mokopedia as served html to a browser of your choice
  • fgau for trying out everything I wrote on his neo
  • thomasg for suggesting the use of a compressed file system
  • Marcel_M for his great repository with squashfs and loop kernel modules http://celtune.morb-design.com/ipk/fic-gta01/
  • everyone on #neo1973-germany

All you guys helped me a lot!!

Personal tools
TODO: Support this project by adding ideas and comments to the discussion page and edit this article (See: To-Do List)

Mokopedia makes wikipedia accessible on your openmoko phone even without being online because all articles will reside in a compressed filesystem (squashFS) on your SD Card.

You will have to install lighttpd to access a local python script with the web browser of your choice. This script will offer you a text box to easily search your stored articles.

Feature Ideas

Please feel free to add anything that comes to your mind.

  • it will have no pictures - not enough room on any storage media
  • tex forumlas could be generated with a local LaTeX install but this may be too big for the phone
  • all wikipedia versions except the english one will fit on a 1GB SDCard (tested with the second largest wikipedia (german)) - compressability tests with en-wiki in progress
  • support for stripped down wikipedia versions (100MB, 500MB)

Development Status

Requirements

  • lighttpd
  • squashfs-tools
  • python-core
  • kernel-module-squashfs
  • kernel-module-loop

Credits

A big thank to the following people:

  • kahuna for bringing me back to the idea of mokopedia as served html to a browser of your choice
  • fgau for trying out everything I wrote on his neo
  • thomasg for suggesting the use of a compressed file system
  • Marcel_M for his great repository with squashfs and loop kernel modules http://celtune.morb-design.com/ipk/fic-gta01/
  • everyone on #neo1973-germany

All you guys helped me a lot!!