New to OpenMoko

Nick Guenther kousue at
Thu Jan 17 10:11:43 CET 2008

On 1/16/08, andy selby <andyfrommk at> wrote:
> On 16/01/2008, Wilkinson, Alex <alex.wilkinson at> wrote:
> > Ok, OpenMoko newb (waiting for FreeRunner release) - so bare with me.
> >
> > Why would I use Qtopia images as opposed to OpenMoko images ?
> I haven't flashed an openmoko image in a while so I'm not sure how
> easy it is to get it usable as a phone but qtopia worked straight away
> and..
> *I like the UI
> *There is a gps app on qtopia
> *Usable with fingers (I lost my stylus)
> * ..Err help me out here Lorn
> Unfortunatly
> *there is no terminal
> *if it doesnt register to the network the phone stays locked

When this happens to me I just reboot it and the next time it works
(stays unregistered but I can use the apps).

> * battery life of ~ 5hours

Isn't this a hardware problem? The max idling time is about 7 hours
for the OpenMoko software; for actually using it as a phone, probably
5 hours.

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