qtopia and x11 [was] Re: [qtopia] rotate screen?

Lorn Potter lpotter at trolltech.com
Thu Sep 11 20:29:30 CEST 2008

Cédric Berger wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 08:54, Lorn Potter <lpotter at trolltech.com> wrote:
>> Qtopia already has been "ported" to X11 by Trolltech.
>> Openmoko is trying to make it more usable and integrate with other toolkit.
>> Kind of like what the maemo-qt4 guys are doing to the n810.
> I'll have a look... what are they doing ?
> I am trying to make cohabit qtopia framebuffer and X11 apps.
> I like to have the whole qtopia stack (with menus and config apps)
> I installed qtopia fb on 2008.8 base and for now just switch totally
> through scripts (stop qpe / start xserver-nodm). (not really
> functional yet sometime I need to reboot... but I did not write yet
> clever scripts !)
> My goal is to be able to just switch graphical part :
> let qpe run and handle incoming calls/sms/... while using X11 apps....
> or using qtopia while X11 apps run in background (ex tangogps
> recording a track...)

ok. in that case. Back in the qtopia 1/2 Zaurus days there is a thing 
called xqt, that runs an Xserver in a qtopia window.


It could possibly be ported to Qtopia 4.

OR, you could 'port' qvfb to arm and run qtopia in a qvfb window on X.

Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Systems Group, Trolltech, a Nokia company

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