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For information about the official downloads and distributions, see Downloads. A CommunityRepository hosted by Openmoko Inc. was setup in August 2008.

WARNING: Never add feeds which are not for your installed distribution. Mixing feeds will break your system.

Angstrom Repository

Angstrong is the base distribution of Openmoko Linux distribution. It contains the basic set of Linux applications and they should be compatible with Openmoko. The repository package listing.

To add the unstable Angstrom feed, update your /etc/opkg/base-feeds.conf to include a line:

src/gz base

Om 2008.8

On Om 2008.8, run the following commands from the Neo:

 echo "arch base 50" > /etc/opkg/angstrom-feed.conf
 echo "src/gz base" >> /etc/opkg/angstrom-feed.conf

This repository contains the following useful packages:

  • Pidgin - Instant Messaging. Can connect to MSN, Google Talk, Yahoo, ICQ with additional plugins
  • Minimo - Web Browsing. AJAX capable, based on the Gecko rendering engine
  • Navit - Car Navigation with Routing Engine

ChooseOpen (2007.2) (Qtopia)


Latest recommended snapshot review


ScaredyCat also has a opkg repository for 2007.2 where e.g. gpe-filemanager and a lot more (e.g. ntpd) can be installed from. On the Neo do:

cd /etc/opkg
opkg update
opkg install gpe-filemanager
opkg install gpe-timesheet
opkg install gpe-todo
opkg install mysql
opkg install mtpaint
opkg install sqlite
opkg install ntp
#(you get the idea)
/etc/init.d/xserver-nodm restart    # to make the new applications appear in the menu

mwester unofficial builds


Celtune offers Standard-Builds (.jffs2, .tar.gz, .bin, .ipk) and several special-images with additional packages (e.g. monster-images,navigation-images,...) For more info take a look at You can find images, kernels and packages for other devices too on (e.g. HTC-Blueangel, Asus730W ...) A huge number of packages is located at Use the following line to add celtune's feed to your neo:

cd /etc/opkg && wget


Daily builds of the distribution can be found at: (is this still alive? )(

src/gz bearstech-fso-testing-all
src/gz bearstech-fso-testing-armv4t
src/gz bearstech-fso-testing-neo1973
src/gz bearstech-fso-testing-om-gta01
src/gz bearstech-fso-testing-om-gta02
src/gz bearstech-fso-unstable-all
src/gz bearstech-fso-unstable-armv4t
src/gz bearstech-fso-unstable-neo1973
src/gz bearstech-fso-unstable-om-gta01
src/gz bearstech-fso-unstable-om-gta02


If you want to add a link, it would be nice to enforce a standard format of these feeds so that they can be browsed automatically.