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Revision as of 17:13, 13 August 2008


Om 2008.8 is one of the many distributions that currently work on the Openmoko phones. You can compare a distribution with an Operating System on normal computers. It gives the phone all the software needed for operating. For more information about the different flavors, see distributions.

Contents

Introduction

Om 2008.8 is the successor to Om 2007.2 and had ASU as a codename. It was launched on August 08, 2008. Om 2008.8 uses EFL for the launcher, custom UI applications and Qtopia on X11 for telephony. It is the first step from GTK+ on x11 to using multiple toolkits in combination. Om 2008.8 now supports EFL, Qtopia and GTK+ applications.

To see how it all got started go to Om 2008.8 Feature Plan.

Om2008 uboot.png
Om2008 home.png
Installer4.png
Om2008 installer1.png
Main.png
Edit1.png
Om locations4.png
List.png

What's New

Om 2008.8 was designed to be empty, for the very purpose of showcasing your ideas.

Think of our products as galleries. We're building the environment. Each one different from the next. You'll get all the free art supplies you could imagine because we want you to add your own meaning. You choose: consume, create, or both.

Either way you create your own meaning. It's about you.

Customize

Om 2008.8 allows you to customize your Neo in many aspects.

  • Use the Installer to find apps and modifications for your Neo.
  • Re-design themes by customizing your own Edje files.
  • Source Codes are publicly available, allowing for customization all the way down to low level sytems.

Share

you can use Locations to save your favorite spots and even send it to friends via sms. How cool is that?!
share your ideas with the world by adding packages to the Community Repository. It is a great database for all things openmoko and can easily be accessed by any user through the Installer.

Om 2008.8 Guide

A guide for getting to know Om 2008.8 : Om 2008.8 Guide

Download

Flash Om 2008.8 images

Download Om 2008.8 images

These images are to be flashed to the NAND memory of the FreeRunner :

Install

Alternative : running from microSD card

You may install this distribution on the microSD card, in order to boot from microSD card. Tarfiles available here: [1]. That allows you to keep another distribution installed in NAND (for instance to test 2008.08 while still having 2007.2 for default boot).

Known Issues

GSM

WiFi

Audio quality

System Software

Networking

  • No Updates/Installation are possible or pings to domains because dns is not working. This problem occurs because the /etc/resolv.conf is empty by default.Add this line in /etc/network/interfaces:


up echo nameserver 192.168.0.200 >/etc/resolv.conf

This is to be inserted below gateway address and above the bluetooth networking. After this rebooting is required. Then go to /etc/resolv.conf and fill it manually by just using the content of this file on your local machine, or DNS address.

This should solve most off your moko side networking issues. If you need any other help please refer to USB Networking

NOTE: resolvconf is installed so should probably be used


  • Usb-networking will not work until rebooted after initial boot.

Usabillity

  • The Pin-Dialog by default just shows letters. You have to slide your finger up/down over the keyboard to make the numbers/uppercase/special characters appear.
  • The installer app doesn't release administrative rights which results in not being able to use opkg. Sollution: run "killall packagekitd" (on the freerunner or when ssh'ed in).

Updates

There should be some official updates for 2008.8 setup soon, but in the meantime, you'll have to wait.

NOTE: There are *NO* updates available for 2008.8 anywhere on buildhost.openmoko.org - the daily-feeds directory is incompatible with 2008.8 and will corrupt your software configuration if you use it.
Personal tools
Key pages on:
Om 2008


Om 2008.8 is one of the many distributions that currently work on the Openmoko phones. You can compare a distribution with an Operating System on normal computers. It gives the phone all the software needed for operating. For more information about the different flavors, see distributions.

Introduction

Om 2008.8 is the successor to Om 2007.2 and had ASU as a codename. It was launched on August 08, 2008. Om 2008.8 uses EFL for the launcher, custom UI applications and Qtopia on X11 for telephony. It is the first step from GTK+ on x11 to using multiple toolkits in combination. Om 2008.8 now supports EFL, Qtopia and GTK+ applications.

To see how it all got started go to Om 2008.8 Feature Plan.

Om2008 uboot.png
Om2008 home.png
Installer4.png
Om2008 installer1.png
Main.png
Edit1.png
Om locations4.png
List.png

What's New

Om 2008.8 was designed to be empty, for the very purpose of showcasing your ideas.

Think of our products as galleries. We're building the environment. Each one different from the next. You'll get all the free art supplies you could imagine because we want you to add your own meaning. You choose: consume, create, or both.

Either way you create your own meaning. It's about you.

Customize

Om 2008.8 allows you to customize your Neo in many aspects.

  • Use the Installer to find apps and modifications for your Neo.
  • Re-design themes by customizing your own Edje files.
  • Source Codes are publicly available, allowing for customization all the way down to low level sytems.

Share

you can use Locations to save your favorite spots and even send it to friends via sms. How cool is that?!
share your ideas with the world by adding packages to the Community Repository. It is a great database for all things openmoko and can easily be accessed by any user through the Installer.

Om 2008.8 Guide

A guide for getting to know Om 2008.8 : Om 2008.8 Guide

Download

Flash Om 2008.8 images

Download Om 2008.8 images

These images are to be flashed to the NAND memory of the FreeRunner :

Install

Alternative : running from microSD card

You may install this distribution on the microSD card, in order to boot from microSD card. Tarfiles available here: [1]. That allows you to keep another distribution installed in NAND (for instance to test 2008.08 while still having 2007.2 for default boot).

Known Issues

GSM

WiFi

Audio quality

System Software

Networking

  • No Updates/Installation are possible or pings to domains because dns is not working. This problem occurs because the /etc/resolv.conf is empty by default.Add this line in /etc/network/interfaces:


up echo nameserver 192.168.0.200 >/etc/resolv.conf

This is to be inserted below gateway address and above the bluetooth networking. After this rebooting is required. Then go to /etc/resolv.conf and fill it manually by just using the content of this file on your local machine, or DNS address.

This should solve most off your moko side networking issues. If you need any other help please refer to USB Networking

NOTE: resolvconf is installed so should probably be used


  • Usb-networking will not work until rebooted after initial boot.

Usabillity

  • The Pin-Dialog by default just shows letters. You have to slide your finger up/down over the keyboard to make the numbers/uppercase/special characters appear.
  • The installer app doesn't release administrative rights which results in not being able to use opkg. Sollution: run "killall packagekitd" (on the freerunner or when ssh'ed in).

Updates

There should be some official updates for 2008.8 setup soon, but in the meantime, you'll have to wait.

NOTE: There are *NO* updates available for 2008.8 anywhere on buildhost.openmoko.org - the daily-feeds directory is incompatible with 2008.8 and will corrupt your software configuration if you use it.