What to do when apps keep crashing?

Tim Dobson lists at tdobson.net
Wed Mar 4 03:30:11 CET 2009

Adam Jimerson wrote:
>          > 4. GPS doesn't fully work, in the sets program that comes
>         with FDOM it
>          > takes a couple of minutes before it starts finding satelites
>         but in
>          > TangoGPS it never can find any even after 10+ minutes.
>          > 5. Installing/upgrading a program with opkg breaks it
>          >
>          > I have expectecd problems like these when I bought my
>         freerunner but I
>          > can't find a fix for any of them, flashing my kernel and
>         distro only
>          > delays the problem, it always comes back if not there after
>         flashing it.
>         Time for another distribution maybe - FDOM is kind of old?
>         Tried the new SHR testing?
>     I will give SHR Testing a try
> First off sorry about reposting, but after looking at the SHR wiki page 
> there is one concern and a question
> On the wiki page this is listed under the "Known Issues"
>       Address Book
> SHR is not implementing a PIM (Personal Information Manager) yet. Work 
> is in progress, but to included in SHR testing this has some 
> consequences on daily use:
>     * Only contacts on the SIM card are available. 
>     * It is not possible to import a Vcard file.
>           o It seems to be possible with this
>             <gopher://gopher.fnordpol.de/9/data/DbusAccessScripts_0.0.0.tar.gz>
>             script written by Zem
>             <http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/User:Zem#DBus_Access_Scripts>. 
> None of my contacts are on my SIM card and it would take forever to move 
> all of them onto it, the link the the script quoted is a dead link does 
> anyone have a correct link they can point me to or a suggested app that 
> can read Vcards so  I can import my contacts from FDOM, copied onto my 
> MicroSD card, into SHR?

this is unlikely to work for the time being I suspect.

I know it is possible to transfer contacts to a 2008.12 distro with the 
qtopia/x11 stack because I have done it, and with a few thoughts i could 
write a how to but :-/


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