Debian on the FreeRunner -- now official
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
raster at openmoko.org
Sat Aug 16 13:10:56 CEST 2008
On Sat, 16 Aug 2008 13:04:03 +0200 Marcel <tanuva at googlemail.com> babbled:
> Am Samstag 16 August 2008 12:38:59 schrieb Dariusz Łuksza:
> > On Sat, 16 Aug 2008 12:31:22 +0300
> > "Risto H. Kurppa" <risto at kurppa.fi> wrote:
> > > On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 12:22 PM, arne anka <openmoko at ginguppin.de>
> > >
> > > wrote:
> > > >> So now people, let's write a page that lists some cool (read:
> > > >> recommended or so..) apps that you can run on debian here :)
> > > >
> > > > i am far more intersted to switch to a useful desktop manager and
> > > > still to be able to use the phone part.
> > > > at least i'd like to know how i do access installed applications,
> > > > zhone only presents that four predefined buttons.
> > >
> > > .. let me know if you find it out. Installing gdm and xfce4 would take
> > > approx 85 megs, I only have 70 left after the installation on my
> > > kit-512MB card (didn't wanto to empty 8GB one - especially when
> > > there's been some sdhc io-reports..) so can't try it yet.
> > i actually runs on my 8GB sdhdc card and have no problems (excluding
> > problem with missing partition table after some time ...)
> > > Any smaller alternatives that would make sense. General window manager
> > > and a menu would be a good start and yes, being able to use phone apps
> > > as well.
> > XFCE4 would be nice alternative ... but using it by hands (without
> > stylus) would be IMHO pain full ...
> What about Illume? Has it already been packaged for Debian? (Can't look it up
> now, my installation just boots atm) I agree that using real desktop window
> managers on the neo isn't a good idea... f.e. the taskbar wouldn't work well
> on the portrait-oriented screen.
illume is a module for e. e is in debian experimental right now, so as such
it'd be a tiny stretch to use/add it. i intend to support illume formally as
part of e soon enough, so it'd be viable and give you all the things you
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at openmoko.org>
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