Openmoko newbie dev questions

Dan danstowell+moko at
Thu Sep 11 17:24:57 CEST 2008


- but also -

is it better to ask these questions on devel@ or community@ ? The
latter seems to have more people


2008/9/10 Dan <danstowell+moko at>:
> Hi -
> I have just set up linux (xubuntu 8.04) on an old laptop. I'm an
> openmoko newbie, hopefully you can help me with a couple of questions:
> * I have followed Andreas Dalsgaard's tutorial [1] and the steps
> 1-to-5 seem to have worked fine, no complaints. However I don't have
> an openmoko unit, I want to test the application on the laptop. I have
> installed xoo and xephyr (from repository), and I think I have built
> the calculator app (although there was no "bin" folder produced by
> make; not sure where the binary is). So two questions, I suppose:
> What's the quickest way to run the calculator app to check if I've
> been successful?
> How do I run the calculator app under xoo/xephyr?
> * Another question: Do I need to worry about the difference between
> 2007 and 2008 (or other) versions of OM? The tutorial seems to use
> 2007.2
> Thanks for any tips -
> Dan
> [1]


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