Opie-Reader qpk for the Qtopia distro

Tim Wentford timwentford at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 13:28:39 CEST 2008

I've had at least one report that it is at least usable and working
reasonably well so it is probably worth adding to the feed - it seems to be
at least good enough to read a few ebooks with and I'll make it all a bit
nicer when I get a chance.

2008/8/17 Tim Wentford <timwentford at gmail.com>

> Of course you can add it to the feed (the Greenphone was the original test
> environment, after all 8^).
> But check it works first....
> It is pretty much optimised for the Greenphone ATM, other than I flipped
> the flag to use screen touches for navigation so it is usable.
> Does the "touch and hold" right mouse button emulation work on the
> Freerunner? If not, it'll be painful "swapping mouse actions" to select
> navigation links, and then swapping back for page up/down etc.
> If it proves popular enough, and I can't get a build environment working,
> I'll go back to Qtopia again and sort it out.
> 2008/8/17 Lorn Potter <lpotter at trolltech.com>
> Tim Wentford wrote:
>> > I've used the Qtopia SDK to build an Opie-Reader package for the Qtopia
>> > image since it is the only SDK I can get working ATM.
>> >
>> > Now that Opie seems fairly irrelevant to the Freerunner I've renamed
>> > Opie-Reader to ArriereGo (thanks to Guylhem Aznar for the new name
>> > suggestion).
>> >
>> > I'm persisting with the 2008.08 image ATM since I am using my Greenphone
>> > as an actual phone, and I'm hoping to actually be able to build a QT app
>> > for 2008.08 one day, so I have no way of testing the current build,
>> > though a previous build did work. Could the first person to try it
>> > please reply to this thread with a confirmation of success or failure.
>> >
>> > You can get it at:
>> >
>> > http://www.timwentford.uklinux.net/ArriereGo_1.0.0-2_arm.qpk
>> >
>> > It defaults to using screen taps for page up/down/back/home/forward with
>> > the screen divided up like:
>> >
>> > UUU
>> > BHF
>> > DDD
>> >
>> > Where U is page-up (i.e. top third of screen, etc), B is back, H is
>> > home, F is forward and D is page down.
>> >
>> > If it doesn't work, and I don't get enough spare time to get a working
>> > SDK for QT apps under 2008.08, I'll go back to Qtopia and fix it so let
>> > me know.
>> Would it be ok for me to add this to the feed at qtopia.net? That way
>> people can install it without having to setup a local web server .
>> --
>> Lorn 'ljp' Potter
>> Software Engineer, Systems Group, Trolltech, a Nokia company
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