QtMoko v45

Griera griera at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 10:39:02 CEST 2012


On Tue, 12 Jun 2012 22:40:27 +0000
Radek Polak <psonek2 at seznam.cz> wrote:

> Hi,
> QtMoko v45 is out now. You can get images for GTA02 (Freerunner) here[1] and 
> GTA04 (Phoenux) here[2].

Thanks a lot!!

> For more info about QtMoko please visit our homepage [3].
> This is list of changes since previous v44 version:
>   * fixed wifi password not saving problem
>   * new big transparent keyboard
>   * GTA04 has new 3.4 kernel thanks to Neil Brown
>   * GTA04 has now vibra motor support
>   * show atmospheric pressure on home screen on GTA04 (Neil Jerram)
>   * removed all other input methods from build
>   * display wifi icon in title bar
>   * run ping on default DNS when wifi icon is clicked
>   * gps icon in title bar with number of satellites and fix indicator
>   * gps has now api for number of satellites
>   * gps plugin for GTA04 now makes gps always enabled
>   * GTA04 charge indicator is polling battery every 30s
>   * GTA02 gps - checking for ntpserver available with ping (Jiri Pinkava)
>   * qterminal can now run scripts using setDocument() api method
>   * scripts for powering on/off modem on GTA04A04
>   * charging udev rules for GTA04 (Neil Brown)
>   * options to boot from all mmc partitions in shutdown ui
>   * build fixes and various code improvements (Yann Dirson)
>   * added new freecell game
> Probably most noticeable is new keyboard. It has two layouts - one suitable 
> for terminal and one for SMS. They look like this:
> 	http://qtmoko.sourceforge.net/screenshots/abc.png
> 	http://qtmoko.sourceforge.net/screenshots/qwerty.png
> Layouts are completely customizable. You can easily change key size, position, 
> background. It's very easy to add international characters and new layouts. 
> Just have a look at /opt/qtmoko/etc/im/svgkbd/ The layouts are normal svg 
> images. You can use inkscape to open and edit them. It should be very clear 
> what to do. Only thing to explain is how you should name the key XML elements. 
> In Inkscape go to Edit->XML editor and click on key. The element name must be 
> in form:
> 	key_QtKeycode_unicode
> For possible QtKeycode values check this link[4] and for unicode values use 
> your favourite unicode character map.
> Please not that my layouts are just very simple. If you manage to create 
> better ones i will be glad to replace them. I can also make your national 
> keyboards variants easily installable from qtmoko apps page.
> As for the other changes - you can now make clickable elements in themes that 
> launch scripts in qterminal. So e.g. you can have icon on homescreen with your 
> favourite script. For example how to do it check what happens when you click 
> the new wifi icon in finxi theme (search for setDocument string here [5]).
> Another nice thing is atmospheric pressure indicator on GTA04 homescreen or 
> number of gps sattelites/fix indicator on title bar.
> One more is freecell game - you can now waste a lot of time here :)
> GTA04 owners can now enjoy latest 3.4 kernel thanks to Neil Brown's amazing 
> kernel work. I have been running this kernel for several days and all works 
> perfectly. No regressions were spotted. Many thanks for this Neil.
> Thanks also everyone for their support and work.
> Enjoy the release!
> Radek
> [1] http://sourceforge.net/projects/qtmoko/files/GTA02/
> [2] http://sourceforge.net/projects/qtmoko/files/GTA04/
> [3] http://qtmoko.sourceforge.net/
> [4] http://qt-project.org/doc/qt-4.8/qt.html#Key-enum
> [5] https://github.com/radekp/qtmoko/blob/master/etc/themes/finxi/title.xml
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