Neo Freerunner Quickstart Guide

Neil Davey neil at
Sat Apr 19 09:36:45 CEST 2008

Hi Michael,
Just had a read through the guide.. you've covered the topics that I'd 
be after (toolchain, sample app build and install)..
Looks good so far...

Neil Davey

Michael Shiloh wrote:
> Since Steve dropped the hint that I've been working on a user guide of 
> sorts for the Neo Freerunner, some of you have been asking me about 
> it, so we've decided to push it to the website before it's really ready.
> The intended audience is a reasonably technical developer, but a 
> newcomer to the community, one that doesn't have the background that 
> most of you have.
> Furthermore, the guide is not intended to explain everything. It's 
> just a way to get started. That's why I called it a quickstart guide.
> The guide does not describe how to use the current applications. I 
> expect they will change a lot, and anyway, most people receiving these 
> early samples are more interested in developing their projects based 
> on the Freerunner, and are less interested in using the device as 
> their daily phone.
> Finally, the web page is intentionally free of any decorations. At 
> some point we will define a standard Openmoko appearance such as font, 
> background color, etc., but for now it's just text. My normal tool for 
> creating web pages is vi, and it shows, although I did try to use Open 
> Office for this one.
> As you will see, I have a lot more to fill in, but I would welcome 
> your feedback on what is already there, and suggestions for topics you 
> think should be included.
> The quickstart guide can be found at
> Sincerely,
> Michael
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