Got also a WikiReader now
jcolbert at netins.net
Fri Sep 10 15:38:11 CEST 2010
It's easy to load languages on the card. But unfortunately, they don't have a
Polish Wiki yet. As long as you get the international Wikireader, it supports
up to a 16gb microSD card. International comes with an 8gb. English takes up
Summer 2010 Update (8GB, 16GB)
Download the base image and then download the language packs that you want to
Base Files (12.2 MB): All
English Wikipedia (5 GB): Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
中文 Wikipedia (449.8 MB): All
日本語 Wikipedia (1.4 GB): Parts 1, 2
Português Wikipedia (640.2 MB): All
Norsk (bokmål) Wikipedia (294.8 MB): All
Ελληνικά Wikipedia (106.7 MB): All
Français Wikipedia (1.6 GB): Parts 1, 2
Suomi Wikipedia (310.7 MB): All
Dansk Wikipedia (162.1 MB): All
Deutsch Wikipedia (1.9 GB): Parts 1, 2
Nederlands Wikipedia (678.2 MB): All
Español Wikipedia (1.1 GB): Parts 1, 2
Cymraeg Wikipedia (30.9 MB): All
Русский Wikipedia (1 GB): All
Magyar Wikipedia (311.4 MB): All
English Wikiquote (53.8 MB): All
English Wiktionary (388.1 MB): All
On Thursday, September 09, 2010 07:20:23 pm Adam Bogacki wrote:
> On -9/01/37 07:59, Alexander Lehner wrote:
> > Since 'Pulster' recently posted, that he has Germanized WikiReaders, I
> > could not resist and ordered one.
> > Now I've got it and started playing around (first removed the cap to
> > see the connector to the debug serial interface - disappointed, I need
> > a special adapter to it).
> > But what really surprised me was the fact, that the delivered SD card
> > not only held a german Wikipedia, but also a english and a dutch one!
> > and I can switch between then during runtime and even the history
> > function tracks the different country-specific entries correctly.
> > This function makes it valuable for me, since there are a lot of
> > country-specific pages which are not translated to other languages
> > (simply because it sometimes makes no sense).
> > Of course I was looking around to see some hacks or mods, but I was
> > too lazy to set up my own build-chain. The Fortran interface is nice
> > for some tests, indeed.
> > Just for the joy of "yes, we can" I'd be intersted in some different
> > ways of abusing that device, and I'm missing a email group like this
> > one for the OM handy.
> > Any pointers to active hackers for the WikiReader?
> > Thanks,
> > Alex.
> Is there a dual polish - english wikireader SD card available yet ?
> Adam Bogacki,
> adam.bogacki at clear.net.nz
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