[Shr-User] [Community Updates] 2010-09-01 is out
sylvain.pare at gmail.com
Wed Sep 1 11:55:35 CEST 2010
2010/9/1 Jakob <jackramone at googlemail.com>
> On 9/1/10, Timo Jyrinki <timo.jyrinki at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Newest community update now available at
> > http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Community_Updates/2010-09-01 and plain
> > text version below.
> > In addition to myself the latest edition was brought to you by:
> > - Sre
> > - Leadman
> > - Toams
> > ( as usual, you can help out with the next edition at
> > http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Community_Updates/Draft_2010-10-01 )
> > ---
> > Period 2010-08-01 to 2010-08-31
> > *** Distributions ***
> > Debian GNU/Linux
> > Debian is a universal operating system used on many other embedded
> > devices, and also on home computers. Using Debian on the FreeRunner
> > gives access to the huge army of software packaged in the Debian
> > repositories, already compiled for the Neo's arm(v4) processor.
> > Moreover, one can build one's own source files for programs without
> > having to learn the OpenEmbedded way. For an existing Debian/Ubuntu
> > user, choosing Debian for Neo FreeRunner makes phone a very familiar,
> > trustworthy and flexible place to hack in.
> > General news:
> > * The ARM servers sponsored by ARM Ltd. got activated, thus
> > experimental packages are built for arm now. That means also fso-gsmd
> > got built for the Freerunner.
> > * SHR packages have been removed from pkg-fso repository, they all
> > arrived in Debian unstable, and just in time for Debian 6.0 freeze.
> > The biggest hurdle for official FreeRunner support in Debian is the
> > kernel, since basically everything else starts to be in, in one form
> > or another. There are currently two places with FreeRunner related
> > kernels in Debian:
> > * Official kernel support for Neo FreeRunner devices is being
> > developed by worked in a s3c24xx branch at
> > - thanks to Thibaut Girka and Google Summer of Code.
> > * The legacy 2.6.29rc3 kernel at
> > http://git.debian.org/?p=pkg-fso/linux-2.6-openmoko.git also saw a
> > slight update in August - this is still included in Debian
> > installations by default
> > Codename: 'sid'
> > Homepage: http://wiki.debian.org/DebianOnFreeRunner
> > Image: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Debian
> > QtMoko [v26]
> > Qtmoko is distribution for Openmoko Freerunner phone based on debian
> > and qtopia. Here is a list of notable changes since previous stable
> > version (v24):
> > * Fixed WS (white screen) problem in qmplayer & QX rotation (Gennady
> > Kupava)
> > * Fixed unresponsive touchscreen after resume (Gennady Kupava)
> > * Use blue indicator is used for wifi activity (Alex Samorukov)
> > * Reconnect wifi after resume (Alex Samorukov)
> > * Updated QtMaze with better graphics and other enhancements
> > (Anton Olkhovik)
> > * We use kernel modules for bluetooth
> > * Many updates and bugfixes to QMplayer
> > * More reliable GPRS connection (Alex Samorukov)
> > * Bluethooth updates
> > * APGS and GPS standby support (Piotr Gabryjeluk)
> > * Fixed "When locked" power management mode
> > * Bigger QTerminal (no tabs whith only one session)
> > * Raptor - GUI for apt package manager
> > * New nice theme called finximod (Joif)
> > * Many updates and bugfixes to Arora (Ant+Alex)
> > * New apps - qweather (Anton Olkhovik) and qneoriod game (Bala)
> > * PDF support in eyepiece (Alex Samorukov)
> > For a more complete list of changes and some additional info please
> > read the announcement mail
> > Codename: 'v26'
> > Homepage: http://qtmoko.org
> > Image: images
> > *** Applications ***
> > Application Updates
> > eStarDict 0.3
> > Offline dictionary reader made in C with Enlightenment Elementary UI.
> > Version 0.3 of eStarDict adds support for czech-english dictionary.
> > You have to remember, that right now it can manage only one dictionary
> > per instance.
> > Homepage: http://www.vaudano.eu/wiki/en/estardict
> > Package: http://www.vaudano.eu/wiki/en/estardictDownload
> > Tested on: SHR-Unstable,SHR-Testing
> > *** Community ***
> > Most important and change making mails on the mailing lists, blogs
> > etc.. Coolest hacks, screenshots, themes etc..
> > * TI OMAP3 SoC + 3G replacement board preserving Neo case &
> > display - discussion about the prospect is heating up:
> > http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2010-August/062671.html
> > * WikiReader sales and the future of Openmoko - Martix shares a
> > truly interesting interview with Sean Moss-Pultz:
> > http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/community/2010-August/062687.html
> > * Glamo timing improvements (= more speed without caveats) can be
> > done also in run time, and also pre-compiled Qi with settings set by
> > Qi are available:
> > http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Smedia_Glamo_3362#Timing_settings
> > *** Event News ***
> > * 2010 Autumn German Open Hard&Software Workshop in Munich; will
> > cover Openmoko, Beagle Board, Arduino, OpenPandora, ...; still in
> > planing phase, Doodle scheduling link:
> > http://www.doodle.com/93cu86vm2s69zsxc
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> Thank you for your work.
> It's great to have a summary/overview to see what happend in the Community.
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