[QtExtended] Latest and greatest, progress mail 12

Lorn Potter lpotter at trolltech.com
Tue Jun 2 05:50:45 CEST 2009

Goffi wrote:
> Thank you for all the great work ! I compile your git branch regularly and it 
> works very well, it's my main distro for daily telephony (I keep an eye on 
> OM2009 too ;) ).
> I have some questions/remarks:
> - I didn't found any option for sms delivery receipt, will QTEi have this 
> option in the future ? It would be really handy :)
> - There is a french dictionary in the sources, but not activable during the 
> configure (only en_US is available). I cheat by copying french dict on en_US 
> files, but an option for other languages would be greatly appreciated (phone 
> key are IMHO unusable with a foreigner dictionary).

This would require someone to translate the ~3000 strings in Qtopia, and 
then configure it with that language enabled and then install that language.

> It would be very perfect to have the choice of the dict language when we use 
> phone keys.

Currently there is no way to do this, other than installing a new 
language and using it.
> - I my knowledge, it is not possible to change the volume during a call, it 
> would be nice to add a slider.

There is, but it is rather difficult. (during a call) Settings->Call 
Options->Call Volume. But it doesn't currently remember this setting.

> I found the sound a little weak in the speaker, it's difficult to hear somebody 
> in a noisy environment, is it possible to do a software boost ? I have already 
> put 127 in control 4 of  /usr/share/openmoko/scenarios/gsmhandset.state, but 
> it's not enough.
> - The alarm don't seem to awake the phone in deep sleep (need some tests: I 
> will try again and fill a bug report)

known bug. patches welcome. :)

> - sometime when I look into my sim's contacts, there is nothing (but 
> everything is ok most of time)
> - I have followed manually the instructions of the script when I have 
> installed my own compiled QTEi version, but for the bluetooth everything is 
> commented, and I can't install anything related to bluetooth with opkg ("opkg 
> search bluetooth" give nothing, "opkg install bluez-audio" says there is not 
> package of this name), so my BT is not working :( .
> It's not a big deal since I have usb cable, but I'd like to save my contacts, 
> and sending vcards via BT is a solution.
> Anyway everything is very usable, again thanks to you and the other devs for 
> all the work.
> I have no time for the moment, but I'd like to install a dev environment to 
> give some help in the future :).
> Cheers,
> Goffi
> On lundi 1 juin 2009 21:02:29 Franky Van Liedekerke wrote:
>> (install instructions and script updated on 2090601: see below)
>> It's been a while, but we haven't been sleeping :-)
>> New website:
>> ============
>> We have a new website now, thanks to Fale: http://www.qtmoko.org
>> There you can find all the latest changes, report bugs, etc ...
>> IRC channel:
>> ============
>> For those wanting to talk: on irc.freenode.net, channel #qtopia is open
>> for business.
>> Things solved/added/changed:
>> ============================
>> See http://www.qtmoko.org/wiki/Change_log
>> See http://github.com/liedekef/qtmoko/commits/master for the changelog
>> in detail
>> Problems found (more like small nuisances now):
>> ===============================================
>> See http://www.qtmoko.org
>> - if you set the time back to something in the past, the clock service
>>   crashes and you need to restart qtextended if you want to use the
>>   clock again
>> - bluetooth is not working totally ok, only after initial boot it
>>   works, not after suspend/resume. Seems to be kernel/bluez3 version
>>   combo issue ... After suspend/resume bluetooth seems to work, but
>>   receiving files for sure doesn't.
>> - if you try to delete the "Wireless Lan", the system crashes ... cool
>>   huh, a crashed phone? So for now: don't do it :-)
>> - slow building up of the Contacts, because of all the sql queries for
>>   a*, b*, c*, ...
>> Install instructions:
>> =====================
>> download the script
>> http://www.e-dynamics.be/openmoko/qtmoko_install.sh , read the
>> comments at the top and then execute the script on your openmoko (after
>> having flashed the device and made sure internet works).
>> The script has 2 options: "install" or "update". An update will just
>> download the tgz file and replace your current qtmoko with it.
>> For those who just want to replace their existing qtmoko manually,
>> here's the link: http://www.e-dynamics.be/openmoko/qte_20090601.tgz .
>> Enjoy!
>> Franky
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Lorn Potter, Software Engineer, Qt Software R & D, Nokia

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