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Terminal {{Application}}
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Command line terminal is a vital tool in all Linux installations, so is on Openmoko smartphones.
 
Command line terminal is a vital tool in all Linux installations, so is on Openmoko smartphones.
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== vala-terminal ==
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[[Vala-terminal]]
  
 
== openmoko-terminal2 ==
 
== openmoko-terminal2 ==
  
The [[Om 2008.8]] (and Om 2008.9 update) does not have a terminal application pre-installed, but the '''openmoko-terminal2''' is available in the default package sources.  
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The [[Om 2008.8]] (and Om 2008.9 update) does not have a terminal application pre-installed, but the '''openmoko-terminal2''' is available in the default package sources.
  
 
To install it, after configuring some kind of networking like for example [[USB Networking]] or [[Wifi]], you can use the software installer on the bottom of the screen, or type this one the phone via SSH connection
 
To install it, after configuring some kind of networking like for example [[USB Networking]] or [[Wifi]], you can use the software installer on the bottom of the screen, or type this one the phone via SSH connection
  
opkg install openmoko-terminal2
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opkg install openmoko-terminal2
  
 
To have a "terminal friendly keyboard", install the '''illume-config''' package and reboot. Clicking the strange icon at the new keyboard's corner will let you choose "Terminal" layout. See also [[Om 2008.8 Keyboard]] and [[Keyboard_Debate]].
 
To have a "terminal friendly keyboard", install the '''illume-config''' package and reboot. Clicking the strange icon at the new keyboard's corner will let you choose "Terminal" layout. See also [[Om 2008.8 Keyboard]] and [[Keyboard_Debate]].
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== Release historical note ==
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On Thu, 13 Nov 2008 19:03:56 -0500, "D. Gassen" wrote:
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<pre>
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> I also have trouble with openmoko-terminal2. It seems that there is
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> a package missing. If you run from the command line:
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>
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> > DISPLAY=:0 openmoko-terminal2
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>
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> then you will see that it complains about:
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> > (openmoko-terminal2:1535): Vte-WARNING **: can not
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> > run /usr/libexec/ gnome-pty-helper
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>
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> and indeed /usr/libexec/gnome-pty-helper doesn't exist.
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> Unfortunately, I don't know which package provides this.
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</pre>
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Daniel Willmann responded: Yeah, openmoko-terminal2 was broken for some time. Mickey fixed it (now
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renamed to vala-terminal), but too late for milestone4 which included a
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working gpe-terminal instead.
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[[Category:System Applications]]

Latest revision as of 22:27, 25 January 2009

Terminal -- is one of the applications that runs on the Openmoko Phones. For a list of all applications, visit Applications

Command line terminal is a vital tool in all Linux installations, so is on Openmoko smartphones.

[edit] vala-terminal

Vala-terminal

[edit] openmoko-terminal2

The Om 2008.8 (and Om 2008.9 update) does not have a terminal application pre-installed, but the openmoko-terminal2 is available in the default package sources.

To install it, after configuring some kind of networking like for example USB Networking or Wifi, you can use the software installer on the bottom of the screen, or type this one the phone via SSH connection

opkg install openmoko-terminal2

To have a "terminal friendly keyboard", install the illume-config package and reboot. Clicking the strange icon at the new keyboard's corner will let you choose "Terminal" layout. See also Om 2008.8 Keyboard and Keyboard_Debate.

[edit] Release historical note

On Thu, 13 Nov 2008 19:03:56 -0500, "D. Gassen" wrote:

> I also have trouble with openmoko-terminal2. It seems that there is
> a package missing. If you run from the command line:
> 
> > DISPLAY=:0 openmoko-terminal2
> 
> then you will see that it complains about:
> 
> > (openmoko-terminal2:1535): Vte-WARNING **: can not
> > run /usr/libexec/ gnome-pty-helper
> 
> and indeed /usr/libexec/gnome-pty-helper doesn't exist.
> Unfortunately, I don't know which package provides this.

Daniel Willmann responded: Yeah, openmoko-terminal2 was broken for some time. Mickey fixed it (now renamed to vala-terminal), but too late for milestone4 which included a working gpe-terminal instead.

Personal tools

Command line terminal is a vital tool in all Linux installations, so is on Openmoko smartphones.

openmoko-terminal2

The Om 2008.8 (and Om 2008.9 update) does not have a terminal application pre-installed, but the openmoko-terminal2 is available in the default package sources.

To install it, after configuring some kind of networking like for example USB Networking or Wifi, you can use the software installer on the bottom of the screen, or type this one the phone via SSH connection

opkg install openmoko-terminal2

To have a "terminal friendly keyboard", install the illume-config package and reboot. Clicking the strange icon at the new keyboard's corner will let you choose "Terminal" layout. See also Om 2008.8 Keyboard and Keyboard_Debate.