New home for the New FDOM

Steve Mosher steve at
Sat Oct 25 06:17:07 CEST 2008

  Thanks for GNUChess!


Ben Hussey wrote:
> wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> There is a new FDOM release uploaded at ... no, NOT at
>> as the topic suggest FDOM has a new home at  
>> and if you ask yourself why is because Tuxbrain is my brand new  
>> company and I finally have my own server to upload those "light" images
>> Saergio please configure compartida as mirror if you don't mind
>> This release is plenty of new things, the first and I believe the most  
>> Important is that you don't need to reflash your neo to FDOMize it :)
>> Thank's to Nacho, Armin and all of you who have give us ideas and  
>> links we have created the FDOMizer :) It can be considered a  
>> instruction's log of what we do from a OM2008.X to transform it to a  
>> FDOM,
>> The script has been structured to be able to update previous versions  
>> of FDOM to the latests one. even it has a "only fix" option in case  
>> some opkg update upgrade mess up things... better to say try to put  
>> order in the mess we created without success :)
>> I have to say we have  no much time to test it so surelly this is the  
>> most unstable release of FDOM we have released, but thanks of the  
>> script you will know exactly what we have done an will be easy to know  
>> how to fix it, if you want to collaborate to improve Fdomizer for next  
>> release fell free to register on the devel list.
>> Here is a few of the improvement we have added to this new version  
>> (maybe some of them will half-work and one or two doesn't work at all  
>> yet but surely in near future they will)
>> you can take a look directly at the script to see what and how is  
>> installed. here I post a list commented that can be used as guide to  
>> next steps (fix all that doesn't work out of the box)
>> *dillo (this is FAST app definition ;) it's a pity it doesn't comes  
>> with ssl included)
>> *ePdfview, not tested yet
>> *gutenflash (is so geek app that is a must),
>> *qt-x11 calculator works fine :)
>> *lint-wifi(no wifi arround when I tested)
>> *fbreader(install but not apear on the main screen, must investigate why)
>> *Updated remoko to 0.3.2 (do not work for a dependency problem  
>> python-textutils packages seem to have bad MD5 from every where I try  
>> to download)
>> In the game part :)
>> *Updated Duke3D a version without sound but that works like a charm an  
>> has a semitransparent buttons
>> *Pingus :) since I know it exists I was willing to have them on the neo
>> *of course the venerated openmoocow!!! so silly that you must smile  
>> any time you upside down your neo
>> *And this one is for steve GNUChess ;)
>> And a lot of cosmetic fixes(arrange icons, submenus, search bar on  
>> contacts...) and some no so cosmetic (hwclock, alsa states, storage  
>> issue...) thanks to Armin
>> And if you visit the page you will see one thing even my coadmins  
>> doesn't wait for }8-)>
>> Things to improve that I'm not proud of,
>> GPL stuff, I was intended to document  where any piece of code comes  
>> from but I have no time to do that, so I will try to improve this  
>> making comments on the  script itself any time I put a binaries  
>> directly and revamped confs.
>> Pindgin It has been update in angstrom repository and it segfaults,  
>> surely is dependency issue but I need more time to test.
>> In the first start you must disable automated sleep for a couple of  
>> minutes to let the system time to stabilize.
>> Well surely you will discover a lot more things to not to be proud of,  
>> but that's what we like it, FAT and DIRTY ;)
>> David Reyes Samblas Martinez
>> Open ultraportable solutions,
>> watch out!! there is a Linux in you pocket ;)
> The link titled,, points 
> to the same url but with FDOM in capital letters.  So I get a file not 
> found error.  The fdom needs to be changed to lowercase in the url.
> -Ben
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