Neovento

From Openmoko

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
m
(neovento 5 released)
Line 6: Line 6:
 
neovento is a [[Debian|Debian for Freerunner]] based [[Distributions|distribution]] which uses [http://lxde.org/ LXDE] and [[Zhone]] on top. It is a [http://freeyourphone.de FreeYourPhone.de] community project.  
 
neovento is a [[Debian|Debian for Freerunner]] based [[Distributions|distribution]] which uses [http://lxde.org/ LXDE] and [[Zhone]] on top. It is a [http://freeyourphone.de FreeYourPhone.de] community project.  
  
'''Status:''' ''[http://opensvn.csie.org/fyp/releases/3.18/ release 3.18 is ready]''
+
'''Status:''' ''[http://opensvn.csie.org/fyp/releases/5/ release 5.3 is ready]''
  
 
= Concept =
 
= Concept =
Line 15: Line 15:
 
* completely fingerfriendly
 
* completely fingerfriendly
 
* window based environment
 
* window based environment
* a new [[Zhone]] theme
+
* three new [[Zhone]] themes
* preinstalled applications (Fennec/Lynx, [[Pidgin]], [[TangoGPS]], Wifi-Radar, EpdfView, Mokomaze, [[CellHunter]])
+
* preinstalled applications (Woosh, [[Pidgin]], [[TangoGPS]], Wifi-Radar, EpdfView, Mokomaze, [[CellHunter]])
 
* it fits on the 256MB NAND flash
 
* it fits on the 256MB NAND flash
  

Revision as of 18:08, 11 May 2009


Upcoming neovento 5: Main screen with Zhone.
Upcoming neovento 5: Application page

neovento is a Debian for Freerunner based distribution which uses LXDE and Zhone on top. It is a FreeYourPhone.de community project.

Status: release 5.3 is ready

Contents

Concept

The main concept is the use of LXDE and Zhone which is embedded in the background and the whole is based on Debian/FSO as a subsystem. This distribution has the aim not only to be fully finger friendly, but also to give you a full featured desktop environment.

Features

  • completely fingerfriendly
  • window based environment
  • three new Zhone themes
  • preinstalled applications (Woosh, Pidgin, TangoGPS, Wifi-Radar, EpdfView, Mokomaze, CellHunter)
  • it fits on the 256MB NAND flash

Installation

  • download latest release
  • flash the image and the kernel with NeoTool
  • optional: make use of the latest patch

Usage

Buttons

  • AUX (short press) shows the keyboard
  • Power (short press) suspends the Neo

Recommendations

  • use the recommended Kernel
  • make and use a swapfile on your µSD (warning: this may destroy the µSD card after uncertain time)
  • save the TangoGPS map files on the µSD as there is little space left on the NAND

Links

Personal tools


Upcoming neovento 5: Main screen with Zhone.
Upcoming neovento 5: Application page

neovento is a Debian for Freerunner based distribution which uses LXDE and Zhone on top. It is a FreeYourPhone.de community project.

Status: release 5.3 is ready

Concept

The main concept is the use of LXDE and Zhone which is embedded in the background and the whole is based on Debian/FSO as a subsystem. This distribution has the aim not only to be fully finger friendly, but also to give you a full featured desktop environment.

Features

  • completely fingerfriendly
  • window based environment
  • three new Zhone themes
  • preinstalled applications (Woosh, Pidgin, TangoGPS, Wifi-Radar, EpdfView, Mokomaze, CellHunter)
  • it fits on the 256MB NAND flash

Installation

  • download latest release
  • flash the image and the kernel with NeoTool
  • optional: make use of the latest patch

Usage

Buttons

  • AUX (short press) shows the keyboard
  • Power (short press) suspends the Neo

Recommendations

  • use the recommended Kernel
  • make and use a swapfile on your µSD (warning: this may destroy the µSD card after uncertain time)
  • save the TangoGPS map files on the µSD as there is little space left on the NAND

Links