My N900 experience compared to my FR experience (was: Re: [QtMoko] handset is (almost) unusable for voice calls with background noise)

Sebastian Reichel elektranox at
Wed Jul 7 22:30:06 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 10:12:31PM +0200, Michal Brzozowski wrote:
> 2010/7/7 Brolin Empey <brolin at>:
> > I know the N900’s kernel is relatively old (2.6.28.x) and the N900 is
> > less open than the FR, but this does not matter to me because it is an
> > acceptable compromise in order to have a far better experience with a
> > more powerful and current device.
> Thanks for your review, I'm glad you've had good experience.
> >From what you've written though, it seems you use your N900/ FR for:
> - SMS
> - voice calls
> - Wireless LAN connection
> I'm sure just about any phone is better than the FR in your case.
> I'd like to hear how the N900 compares to the FR in hackability. Like
> replacing pieces of software, like keyboard, window manager, etc. I
> wasn't able to find much information about this. It seems there is
> only one distribution that fully works on the N900, which is quite
> worrying.

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-- Sebastian
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