auimd-0.2, a user interface for mobile devices (and especially the FreeRunner !)
pierrox at pierrox.net
Mon Apr 6 22:45:41 CEST 2009
Yes indeed, it's a strange coincidence ! But somewhere I believe that it
shows that the FreeRunner is a great source of inspiration ;-)
On Monday 06 April 2009, Guillaume Chereau wrote:
> Hello Pierre,
> Ha ! I just rear your announcement after I sent mine for a very
> similar project :O
> I am going to have a look at AUIMD for sure tomorrow (it is late here
> in taiwan) I like the idea of using your application as a simple x
> window manager to start other application embedded into it !
> Nice screen shots, it looks very promising !
> 2009/4/7 Pierre Hébert <pierrox at pierrox.net>:
> > Hello List !
> > I am pleased to announce the availability of AUIMD version 0.2.
> > In short AUIMD is a user interface targeted at mobile devices,
> > written with PyQt4. Auimd is both a sort of fullscreen X11 window
> > manager, and a small "framework" suitable for rapid and easy build
> > of new python/Qt4 applications.
> > AUIMD works best on the FreeRunner and relies on FSO for telephony
> > and other services, but it can also be used on other devices with
> > VGA/QVGA screens.
> > This second release includes a minimal phone application, enough to
> > send and receive calls, but no more. Use it with extreme care as it
> > has been tested with only one setup !
> > AUIMD is mainly a monolithic application : the idea is to keep
> > resources as low as possible and reduce applications startup time,
> > while still providing error management and dynamic application
> > reloading thanks to python mechanism.
> > The simplest way to run AUIMD is probably to use Debian, as apt-get
> > will easily fetch dependencies (see README for more), but it is also
> > possible to use OE to build PyQt4 and other needed packages such as
> > python-dbus (not tried it myself).
> > Some more infos here :
> > http://www.pierrox.net/auimd/
> > And some screenshots here :
> > http://www.pierrox.net/auimd/screenshots.html
> > AUIMD started a long time ago as a proof of concept, stagnate for
> > months, and got some revival a few weeks ago. It may or may not go
> > really further, but anyway all feedbacks and contributions are
> > welcome :-)
> > Cheers,
> > Pierre.
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